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Lead Architect: £90-£130k: South West London

Lamb Personnel Ltd

Sector: IT

We have a phenomenal opportunity for a Lead Architect to join one of the global leaders in sports technology. This organisation has a very strong experienced and supportive leadership team, is well funded and is closely partnered with one of the worlds most advanced engineering, research and development centres.

The technology, systems and tools that you would have in-house ownership of, are highly innovative and cutting-edge, and joining them on their mission would give you the opportunity to lead and mentor a team of very talented engineers.

This lead architect role is hands-on, and this person will be responsible for all technology direction and delivery of live working solutions to a large consumer base. We need someone who is adept at implementing high performance, high availability, reliable and secure software.

Some key responsibilities:

Architect modern and innovative solutions using highly innovative technology. Hands on to contribute to the codebase, Leadership of the software team both technically and professionally nurturing alignment around strategy and direction. Alignment with Management on Company Vision, and Leadership. Lead and participate in the conceptual phases of identifying and solving business problems and initiatives. Optimization of the development process. Mentorship and leadership of the Engineering Team. Provide an environment that supports communication, collaboration, and alignment to the bigger vision of the company. Participation and Thought Leadership in Steering Committees. Optimization of the Product Build Lifecycle.

Required Skills

Programming languages: C++, Java, Swift…

API definition, Startup environment experience, Critical Thinking, SCRUM, Agile, Infrastructure (Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Microservice Architecture Experience, Authentication Standards and Best Practices, Development Standards and Best Practice, Continuous Integration and Deployment, Client/Server Architecture Experience (Mobile, Web via Angular2, ReactJS, ReactNative, etc…) Application Development Experience.

Required Background 

Experience in implementing high performance, high availability and secure software that can scale.  4 Year Degree in Computer Science or related subject.

Prior experience of languages (at least 3 of the following): Java / Android, Objective C or Swift, or C. Experience in Front-end technology stacks, API and Server technologies e.g.  MS Web frameworks (including Angular, React JS etc.), XSL/XSLT, Node.js and Java  scripting languages – Ruby, PowerShell, Linux/Unix Shell scripts, and/or Perl etc. Experience in two or more of the following databases: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, Mongo, Cassandra Experience: Cloud computing implementation and integration Implemented components’ communications in various protocols, and possibly IoT protocol stacks.

If you feel that this opportunity could be a good fit for your skills and experience, please apply below, with an optional cover note and someone will be in touch with you very soon.

Salary: 130,000
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