Job Description

Waracle are looking for a Solution Architect for an exciting new role joining the UK’s Largest Mobile App Developer.

Waracle is already an industry leading team delivering digital solutions that transform how we live, work and play. We’ll not hide from the fact we have exciting growth plans and this has been recognised with our recent inclusion in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, listing the UK’s fastest growing tech companies.

It’s an amazing time to join our team and you’ll be supported by a rapidly growing team of experienced specialists in design research, UX, UI, Scrum, product, data and cyber security, alongside developers specialising in native, hybrid and web technologies.

This position will be based in our Glasgow office but right now is remote working.

You’ll be expected to:

Act as a subject matter expert in solution design pertaining to web, mobile and API development
Support best practices for solution design and implementation
Analyse technologies used within the project to drive improvements and recommendation
Create sequence diagrams and architecture documentation
Support the development team and provide technical guidance and assistance where required
Work closely with project management teams to successfully monitor progress and to spot, prevent and foresee technical impediments
Work with the Waracle and the client to map requirements to IT solutions

Develop a Cloud Computing Strategy, including:

Cloud adoption plans, application design, management and monitoring;
Support for development teams on application architecture and deployment in cloud environments;
Expert guidance to development teams regarding infrastructure;
Responsibility for the IT environments throughout their life cycles;
Plan, design and assist with all cloud environments;
Understand the concepts and provide expertise on infrastructure and build-and-release to development teams.

Requirements

  • Leadership skills are essential
  • Experience developing IT and cloud infrastructure
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
  • Experience in the financial services sector desirable

Benefits for Permanent Members of Staff

  • Company pension Company pension
  • Medicash proactive Medicash proactive
  • Group sickness cover Group sickness cover
  • Death in service benefit Death in service benefit
  • Udemy personal development account Udemy personal development account
  • Regular fun activities Regular fun activities & team meetups
  • Employee discounts Employee discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme Cycle to work scheme
  • Remote first ethos Remote first ethos
  • 31 days holiday 31 days holiday
  • Your birthday off work Your birthday off work
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave Enhanced maternity / paternity pay

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