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Solution Architect

Posted 3 months 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 passion 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 100,000 customers to have the freedom to do more.

 

Solution Architect

We are seeking a highly skilled Solution Architect to join our Products & Engineering team. As a Solution Architect, you will provide technical guidance and support to divisional product teams on integrating their products into our central platform that connects all of our products together. 
You’ll also help guide and support engineering acceleration squads that can supplement the divisional product teams looking to carry out the work required.
 This is a challenging role in an exciting, fast-paced company that offers lots of opportunities to work on a variety of interesting projects.
You will work directly with internal engineering teams, product and UX, distributed across the UK, APAC and European geographies. Working as part of an ambitious team, you will have the opportunity to have a big impact on our company's strategic goal.
The ideal candidate will have extensive technical experience, enjoy finding solutions to challenging problems, and be able to communicate effectively to a range of stakeholders, both technical and non-technical.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Serve as a technical contact for divisional product & engineering teams and guide them through the integration process into our central platform.
  • Evangelize the platform’s feature set and demonstrate the value from integrating into our platform.
  • Understand and analyse the product requirements of divisions to help their product teams understand the integration work items required.
  • Understand and analyse the technical architecture of divisional products and provide recommendations to their engineering team for integration into our platform.
  • Guide acceleration engineering teams on the work needed to be carried out where it can make the largest strategic impact.
  • Undertake peer code review alongside other members of the team, providing constructive feedback to other engineers.
  • Work closely with the divisional engineering teams to ensure that the necessary technical requirements are met for successful integration of divisional products.
  • Collaborate with divisional engineering teams to identify and resolve any technical issues that arise during the integration process.
  • Communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Provide technical support and create training for divisional product teams as needed.
  • Help support and educate the acceleration teams on the steps to integrate into the central platform and any new features.
  • Champion divisional requirements on our roadmap and document best practice integration guidelines.
  • Learn through each product integration and identify ways that we could accelerate future product integrations.

     

Requirements:

  • At least five years of experience in a technical role, ideally with a background in software development.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies and the full software development life cycle.
  • Strong understanding of software industry engineering standards, applying them appropriately to the scenario at hand.
  • Experience with API design, security best practices, and modern software development.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based platforms and services.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proven track record of being able to guide engineering teams on work items they need to complete.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

     

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.
In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:
  • 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
Become part of our amazing Access family.