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Solution Architect

Job Title: Solution Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 12333/001
Contact Name: Dave Page
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

I am urgently recruiting for a Solution Architect for my well respected client implementing multi-channel solutions across the retail sector

Since 1994,my client, a recognised and respected multi-channel expert, has been at the forefront of transforming traditional retailers into highly competitive, modern omni-channel businesses. Our portfolio includes an impressive suite of state-of-the-art products and an unparalleled set of Professional Services. We offer advice on omni-channel issues and we deliver solutions across Retail.

The team that the successful candidate would become part of is the Professional Services, who are spread across the UK and Malaysia offices- a total of about 12-15 members.

You would be reporting to either the Chief Technical Architect or the GM- Professional Services depending on the project they start with.

A retail background will also be essential for successful progression in this role

Practice Area : Professional Services

Work Stream : Development/ Architecture

Location : London, Ealing or Hertfordshire

General skills/knowledge:

  • .NET/C#
  • SOLID principles
  • Dependency injection
  • TDD
  • BDD (Specflow)
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (eg: Jenkins)
  • Git (GitHub/GitHub Enterprise)
  • ASP.NET MVC/Web Api
  • Reactive services awareness (
  • SQL/Database awareness
  • NoSQL awareness (Mongo/Cassandra/ Couchbase)
  • Security principles/practices (e.g. hashing vs encryption, whitelist vs blacklist, server validation even if client has validated, etc.)
  • Agile Scrum (e.g. Jira)
  • SOA
  • Microservices

Soft skills:

Mentor a distributed team as needed

People management - friendly guidance and helping inexperienced developers gain confidence in questioning things (cultural differences)

Career Level Required

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required

10+ years

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree, other technical certifications/qualifications