Technical Architect

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Technical Architect

Salary: Competitive, based on ability and experience

About the Company: We are a forward-thinking, fast-paced and growing digital agency, based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

Job Brief: 6B are looking to recruit a Technical Architect who demonstrates a deep passion for the area. Working closely with developers, UI/UX designers, delivery managers and clients this is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Architect to have a real impact on a growing business.

About the Role: As Technical Architect you will be the point of contact for technical architecture and design queries from the delivery team and clients. Using your technical understanding of how similar products are architected, you will be crafting, planning and delivering detailed technical specifications, diagrams and insights to guide delivery teams and clients to the best solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and build digital solutions considering maturity, integrity, stability, scalability, maintainability, user profile and security
  • Articulate the different architectural views to depict aspects of the solution and common mechanisms for interactions between components
  • Know the longer-term technical strategy and how the solution will consider this, whilst ensuring the solution is compatible with the overall architecture
  • Appreciate non-technology aspects of the solution (eg business strategy and commercial limitations)
  • Support the solution throughout its construction, providing support to the development and delivery teams
  • Relay key messages to other architects, managers, developers and clients consistently
  • Convince the team to adhere to and effectively leverage the architecture and maintain modifications in architecturally relevant documents
  • Creation of detailed technical specifications and technical diagrams and presenting to clients

Requirements:

  • Experience working in with Agile methodologies
  • Must be experienced in digital technologies, platforms and be able to drive a client's digital agenda
  • Service oriented architecture knowledge/background (SOA)
  • UML experience (Unified Modelling Language)
  • Deep understanding of common software design patterns/architectures
  • Microservice experience
  • PHP or .NET development background with capability in a Javascript framework such as React
  • RESTful API Design and modelling
  • Curiosity, continuous learning and willingness to get hands-on when needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points for:

  • Education to Degree level in a Computer Science subject
  • Experience working in another digital product consultancy
  • A proven track record in a senior technical architect role

Benefits of working with 6B:

  • The basics - generous holidays and a good pension scheme
  • Office treats  - regular fully subsidised lunches and breakfasts
  • Keeping fit - 50% subsidised gym membership
  • Having fun - regular team days out and activities
  • Appraisals - appraisals and salary review every 6 months
  • Easy going - flexible start and end times to work around your lifestyle
  • Flexible workstation - let us know what tech you need to do your job well
  • Working from home - flexibility to work from home/a coffee shop/anywhere.

No recruitment companies please.

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