Job Description

Waracle are looking for a Lead 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 and is open to both permanent and contractor candidates.

You’ll be expected to:

Act as a subject matter expert in solution design pertaining to web, mobile and API development
Define 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

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