Technical / Software Architect – Leeds based Global Services / Software vendor REF 560

August 23, 2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
50,000 + Benefits


Purpose: To support the design, development and delivery of the Product Roadmap in conjunction with sales, operations, technology and senior management within Agile/SCRUM and PRINCE2 methodologies.

Stakeholder & Technical Management

• Work collaboratively with key business stakeholders and the Product and Innovation Manager to create technical specifications (both functional and non-functional) as required for new software and updating existing software.

• Use tools as appropriate to create representations for requested changes of user interface or underlying product behaviour

• Define all technical implementation aspects of feature delivery, contributing to coding & style guide standards as required and ensuring at all times that implementation adheres to the strategic guidance set by the Chief Technology Officer

• Communicate all concepts and guidelines effectively

• Ensure development progress adheres to initial design

• Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers if required

• Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

Client Engagement

Supports Product & Innovation Manager and the sales teams during client demonstrations where in depth technical discussion is required.


• Proven experience as software architect

• Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, .NET, Java etc.)

• Excellent knowledge of software application design and architecture

• Excellent knowledge modelling methods

• Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design

• Understanding of software quality assurance principles

• A technical mind set with great attention to detail

• High quality organisational and leadership skills

• Outstanding communication and presentation abilities with the ability to communicate at all levels, technical and non-technical


• Experience of a growth company with multiple products in a continuous delivery model

• Experience of and/or understanding of working in a global marketplace and across global cultures

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