Software Architect / Development Lead - SaaS Cloud Tech

People Source
65000.00 - 72000.00 GBP Annual + GBP65000 - GBP72000 per annum + benefits
07 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time
An amazing company has a new opening for a Software Architect.

This role is to coordinate the technical progression across multiple development teams, taking accountability for the technical direction and frequent releases.

This is NOT a role to be boxed in as a high level architect. You must be hands on and you'll conduct frequent code reviews and technically assist developers.

The company create market leading SaaS cloud based tech which is rolled out on a global level. They've got a head office in Hampshire, plus offices in New York, San Francisco and Europe.

In the past 8 years they've grown to 400 people and recently had a heavy round of venture capital investment which is helping with future growth plans.

They love people who are passionate about what they do. You'll find most people there are active bloggers, run meet ups, attend conferences etc... It's an environment that will give you career options and inspire you to continually learn new techs.

This is a role to own and guide key aspects of their architecture, working closely with development and operations teams to evolve and improve the software in a continuous delivery environment.
You will facilitate and lead the technical product development and design to ensure the system is scalable, performant and secure

The development team follows Agile processes, using a mixture of Scrum and Kanban with iterations ranging from 2-4 weeks. TDD, Pair Programming and Continuous Integration are central to development.

In order to apply, you will be a talented and passionate Architect.

You should be skilled in applying architectural principles in an agile context. Typical skills include: evolutionary architectures, design patterns, domain driven design, microservices, REST, API Design and refactoring.

Underpinning your development will be an excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP), SOLID coding principles and the desire to work on cutting-edge web systems.

Some technologies you'll work with;
C#, Java, Javascript, C++, Python, Ruby, React, Mono, MySQL, Chef, Docker, Cassandra, Spark, RabbitMQ, AWS, Kong, Windows, Linux

The Company - Why Work There?

* Join a great team of highly driven, passionate technologists with an inclusive, collaborative culture
* Improve your daily development experience by using the latest web technologies in an Agile development environment
* Work for a management team that has real pedigree in the software industry, having built and scaled technology business that you know and respect
* Make the most of opportunities to progress your career quickly, into technical architecture or

The Package

Role based in Basingstoke with free parking if preferred. Commutable from: Reading, Thames Valley, Berkshire, West London, Surrey, Hampshire.
Central London commute is viable with a train from Waterloo (Waterloo - Basingstoke takes between 42 - 50 minutes depending on the service)

Benefits: Non-contributory pension, private health insurance, long-term sickness cover, life assurance, 25 days' holiday

If you are a talented Software Architect with a passion for the cloud it doesn't get much better than this.

Please apply now for more information.

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