Applications Architect

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction, architectures, and risk consultation for Engineering and Product teams.
  • Develop and document the detailed technical design of core application system, interfacing applications and underlying infrastructure.
  • Be responsible for implementing the detailed technical design solution providing direction, governance and assurance throughout the project lifecycle and transformation.
  • Provide technology consulting to internal project teams.
  • Maintain knowledge of leading edge technologies and industry/market domain knowledge.

General Requirements

  • 8+ years of relevant technical professional experience
  • Experience of recognized architecture frameworks
  • Demonstrable sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to design and scope multiple deliverables across a number of technologies.
  • Experience of application modernisation and transformation.
  • Experience of public could platforms (Google , Azure, AWS)
  • Experience of working in an agile environment, continual delivery techniques and dev-ops cultures
  • Strong application development background
  • Experience of leading a technical team through the delivery lifecycle.
  • Ability to develop solutions that enhance the availability, performance, maintainability and agility of a particular application.
  • Ability to read, understand and develop solution design documentation
  • Ability to build and maintain technical roadmaps, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers and ensuring decisions taken by development teams align with the strategy.
  • Proven ability to diagnose complex technical problems to their root cause.

Nice to have skills:

  • Retail industry experience.
  • TOGAF certificate.

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