Software Architect - Manchester / Remote

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Software & Web Development

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus Scheme

  • Contact:

    Lauren Vesey

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Software Architect (PHP | NodeJS | AWS | Go)

  • FTSE 100 company
  • Manchester based / Remote
  • £45,000 - £55,000 DOE
  • 10% bonus scheme, 4% pension, flexible hours, tech training

This is a brand-new opportunity for a Software Architect to come on board and join a multichannel retail team who are working on a system that is the backbone of the company.

This is a FTSE 100 company and a unique opportunity to join one of the UK's largest retail groups. Established in Manchester over 20 years ago, this company are now a multi-million pound business with footprints across the globe. They have a rigid growth strategy and over the past few years have grown by 30%. It is their well-established engineering team that have played a huge role in the success of the business and we are now looking for a Software Architect to join the continued success.

The role

As the Software Architect, you will play an integral role in leading the development, testing and deployment of the system which is used to process customer's order data. You will provide your expertise to the system's development and really take control of the new functionality.

Day-to-day you'll get involved in things such as:

  • Lead and own the system's architecture, alongside the Solutions Architects
  • Play a deciding factor in the use of languages, tools and systems
  • Guide the Software Engineers on the team on best practices, coding standards, testing and database design
  • Collaborate with the wider IT team including Solutions Architects, Product Owners, Project Managers, CTOs etc
  • Drive activities such as code reviews, sprints, stand-ups, team discussions etc
  • Ensure all code provided by the team is to a high standard and 'future-proof'

The requirements

  • Experience of designing and implementing system architecture
  • Experience of leading and guiding Software Engineering teams
  • Experience with modern backend technologies eg. PHP / NodeJS / Golang
  • Javascript, jQuery
  • Typescript (desirable)
  • AWS
  • DevOps (desirable)

Location: HQ is based in either Greater Manchester or Manchester City Centre. Remote working will be involved.

Apply today for immediate consideration or for more information please contact:

Lauren Vesey



Software Architect (PHP | NodeJS | AWS | Go)

  • FTSE 100 company
  • Manchester based / Remote
  • £45,000 - £55,000 DOE
  • 10% bonus scheme, 4% pension, flexible hours, tech training

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