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Solutions Architect

North East England

  • Reference: 386012
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Up to £75,000 with excellent benefits

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

The Company

We're working with one of the leading technology businesses in Newcastle who're looking to recruit a Solutions Architect to lead on the re-platforming of their core platform. Working in a hugely competitive market my client has built up an enviable customer base over the last 10 years, supplying software and support to a range of blue-ship clients.

The Role

The company are embarking on a major transformation project that will see a complete replacement of their legacy applications with cloud based solutions. This re-platforming project will provide a unique opportunity for an experienced architect to move away from a legacy monolith to an Azure, .net core and Kubernetes based solution.

The key driver is to deliver improvement to the non-functional aspects of the application landscape focusing on "portability", "supportability" and "testability". 

This really is an excellent role and an opportunity for an Architect to play a key role in working on the development of solutions that will allow the client to maintain a market leading position by ensuring the delivery pipeline allows services to be released to the users as quickly as possible.

The Person

Candidates should be experienced architects, able to demonstrate an indepth knowledge of the full stack, front-end, back-end, data platform etc. The client are a large and well established organisation and therefore enterprise scale experience is required. Preferably coming for a regulated background candidates will need to be able to work within defined parameters however also capable of challenging where appropriate. 

You should have strong technical skills and have worked with

  • Event Driven Architecture
  • Containerisation
  • Orchestration Frameworks
In addition, worked with Business Process Management tools and able to engage with the business to really understand requirements both current and future. 

The role will pay up to £75,000 and come with an excellent benefits package. There is a good level of flexibility and whilst being able to spend time in the office, Newcastle, would be beneficial strong candidates could manage with only 1-2 days per month if need be.

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