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Lead Product Architect / Technical Architect
Location: Central London (some WFH)
Salary: circa £130 - £140k plus bonus & great benefits
We are looking for a Lead Software Architect for the London offices of a global software vendor. They have circa 300 product / development staff split across 11 delivery centres worldwide & they are working on the delivery of multiple web based applications. Reporting directly to the CTO they need someone to primarily support their ongoing transition to a microservices architecture & the adoption of leading cloud based technologies.
Provide leadership and direction to the technical leads across the software / product development business unit - dispersed globally but with a focus on US, Indian & European resources.
Ensure the teams adopt best practice across all product development especially where it comes to their dependence on common microservices and their implementation of continuous delivery.
Operate at the cutting edge of new technologies, validating their suitability & translating their benefits to the future of the product development activities.
Work closely with key stakeholders to define product strategy & roadmaps to ensure their scalability, reliability, performance & cost efficiency.
Experience you’re likely to bring:
Previous experience providing architectural direction to multiple software product teams.
A depth of experience working with microservices based architectures.
A depth of experience working with API based web applications (multi-tenant) utilising the leading cloud technologies.
Agile, Agile, Agile.
Strong knowledge of current technologies & future trends (you’ll get to go to all the events!!), especially regarding cloud technologies e.g. Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform.
Strong knowledge of development best practices especially continuous delivery, DevOps etc.
Someone who fosters a collaborative environment this is absolutely key
High intellect & a focus on continuous learning.
Despite the global operations the travel in this role is not extensive. Most of the meetings are carried out remotely & at sensible times of the day (India in the morning / US in the afternoon). Also, it is helped that the leadership for the product teams is centred from the London office.
If you’re potentially interested please give me a call for a confidential discussion … or drop me through your CV of course! Many thanks.
Key words: Head of Product Architecture, Lead Product Architect, Lead Technical Architect, Lead Software Architect, Micro services, Microservices, Micro-services, SOA, Agile, SCRUM, Continuous Delivery, CI, CD, DevOps, API, Secure APIs, Cloud Platforms, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform etc.