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Software Architect

Posted about 1 month ago

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! Our core value of 'Love Work, Love Life, Be You' has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow. We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026. What are we all about? At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit's to Construction, and many more. We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more. About you: As a Software Architect at you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technical direction of our software solutions. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, and lead the implementation of high-quality code. The ideal candidate will thrive on solving complex technical challenges and has a passion for creating innovative and scalable software solutions that customers love to use. Proven experience as a Software Architect or a similar role in a software development environment. Expertise in designing and implementing scalable and distributed systems. Able to propose Enterprise-level strategy for software solutions with clear cost/benefit analysis Have experience with leading teams of Engineers to ensure consistent solution and implementation across the portfolio. Foster open communication and collaboration within cross-functional teams, ensuring a shared understanding of architectural decisions and their impact Exhibit a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving, finding elegant solutions to complex technical challenges. Showcase a successful track record of modernizing and decomposing monolithic applications into microservices or other modern architectures. Understand the challenges associated with legacy systems and possess the ability to devise and implement strategies for their transformation and improvement. Day-to-day, you will: Define and articulate the overall software architecture for complex systems, ensuring scalability, modularity, and maintainability. Collaborate with product managers and development teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical specifications - design documents. Provide guidance and leadership to development teams, ensuring adherence to best practices, coding standards, and architectural principles. Mentor and coach team members on software design and development methodologies. Oversee the integration of various software components and third-party systems to ensure seamless operation and optimal performance. Evaluate and recommend technologies and tools to enhance the development process and improve overall system architecture. Collaborate with QA teams to define and implement effective testing strategies, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software products. Conduct code reviews and contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes. Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for software architectures, design decisions, and best practices. Ensure that documentation is accessible and understandable for both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Your skills and experiences might also include: Proven experience as a Software Architect in a cloud SaaS environment. Expertise in designing and implementing scalable and distributed systems. High levels of proficiency in multiple programming languages, primarily .NET, C# & MS SQL but may also be JavaScript, TypeScript, Java etc. Strong knowledge of cloud computing platforms, microservices architecture, and containerization technologies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. Leadership experience and a collaborative mindset. What does Access offer you? We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference. Healthy, friendly, and inclusive culture Work - life balance Hybrid/Remote working Flexible working hours Competitive salary package Great Holiday Package (starting from 25) Charity day - day off paid by the company for volunteering activities Private Healthcare - Life Insurance Sport Allowance Meal tickets Referral Bonus Christmas Bonus Big Break - all-inclusive holiday paid by the company Other benefits At Access we're all about helping everyone Love Work, Love Life and Be you. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't match perfectly, we'd still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for. We love the fact that we're all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it's just more fun! What's holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family! Love Work. Love Life. Be You.