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Software Architect / Software Development Manager

Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SS, UK

£65,000-£70,000 depending on experience


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Were looking for a Software Architect / Software Development Manager with a significant focus on Operational Excellence and Data.

In this role youwill lead our Development Teams in delivering features and systems that delightour customers, enhance our offer to our brand partners or create operationalefficiency and excellence within our internal teams and for our third partywarehouse.

As an e-commerce business at the scale-up stage this means delivery and development of all of our internal systems including:

  • E-Commerce Platformfor multiple branded websites

  • ERP / Fulfilment

  • Customer ServicesHelpdesk

  • Data warehousing

  • Mobile Applications

Reporting to ourCIO and working alongside the Product, QA and DevSecOps teams the role consistsof three core responsibility areas:


  • Ownership of theoverall systems architecture and roadmap to enable the delivery of businessgoals

  • Technical authorityand lead architect for all development efforts, including non-functionalrequirements and standards

  • Create a clear viewof the target architecture

  • Scope and assesskey component parts to create a clear vision of the long term platform

  • Articulate the longterm platform to the teams to enable them to make good decisions in terms ofplans and priorities


  • Owning andimproving development processes to enable the teams to collaborate with thecommercial teams delivering the right features on time, on budget and in highquality


  • Management of ourin-house and remote development teams (including direct line management of therelevant Technical Leads)

  • Recruitment andretention of development staff

Essential Skillsand Experience

  • Experience intechnical leadership role

  • Significantdevelopment experience of at least one of:






  • Extensive knowledgeand experience of AWS based systems

  • Recruiting andretaining technical staff

  • Coaching anddevelopment of technical staff

  • Softwaredevelopment processes and process improvements

  • Keen eye for detailand a deep understanding of the use of data to improve business decisions

  • Ability tocommunicate across the business, from new team members to Execs and totranslate technical concepts to non-technical users

  • Experience workingwith in-house and remote teams


E-commerceexperience would be beneficial but is not essential


  • Workplace pension -we're set up with The Peoples Pension to make sure we're contributing to helpyou save for retirement.

  • Culture if you love being active youll love our office

  • Holiday 22 days of holiday a year, and we encourage you take it. Well also throw in an extra day off for your birthday.

  • Socials A social budget which grows every time we hit budget, with a social team that just loves using it!

  • The Workspace complex kitted out with showers, a cafe, and a Pure Gym.

About Us:

SportPursuit is the UKs leading private shopping community for sports men and women. We negotiate amazing offers on the best sports products and services from the worlds leading sports brands and offer them to our members in week long flash sales. Our deals are only available to our members behind our sign in wall; this gives our brands the confidence to deliver exclusive offers to our members whilst protecting their brands and their full price retailers from continual discounting.

If youre ambitious, talented, and want to shape the future of the business but dont mind getting your hands dirty this could be just the place for you.

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