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Software Architect

Derby, Derbyshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Software Architect to join the software development team. The software engineering department is responsible for all software engineering activities at Node4, centering around our platform. Nexus is a key business system to Node4, driving many of our business processes, and presenting data to our customers, staff and partners through their respective customer, staff, and partner portals. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for an experienced Software Architect who is comfortable making decisions and leading on business processes. What will you be doing? Designing new software applications or systems, as well as evaluating existing ones. Recommending changes to existing designs to improve efficiency or performance Conducting research into new technologies, techniques, and approaches to design Creating technical documentation such as design specifications and development plans Recommending appropriate tools, technologies and processes for the development of scalable and software solutions Establishing coding standards, guidelines and project practices Providing technical (not managerial) leadership and support to the Software Development Team Validating enterprise solutions and obtaining customer feedback and Creating enterprise software documentation Drive improvements to architecture standards to ensure they are kept in line with current development methodologies and industry standards. Consistently demonstrate and champion ESaaS & L4 behaviours acting as a role model & ambassador for Node4 Challenge the status quo, acting as a positive role for innovation Take personal responsibility for and actively engage in product, systems and skills training and development What will you bring? Experience in Software Architecture for technology platforms supporting complex business engagements and engineering collaborations Technical expertise in PHP, JavaScript (Vue.js), MongoDB, MySQL and Docker Experience designing systems for high availability, high throughput, and low latency Excellent understanding and a good level of competency of good practice in the end-to-end processes of designing, building, testing and releasing solutions. Demonstrable experience of designing solutions for a fast-paced, high impacting, digital delivery environment. Able to communicate a complicated problem succinctly, accurately and coherently to a team with different skill sets. Assess and collect all relevant information for design decisions and be able to interpret customer needs into business applications. Influence others through verbal communication and be able to articulate and present technical information in a structured and authoritative manner while gaining credibility for your own technical expertise. Strong problem-solving nature, with the ability to examine a problem and involve the appropriate people at the appropriate time. Able to lead by example and participate in group activities and knowledge sharing with other team members, guiding others and expanding their knowledge base. Have excellent communication skills (verbal, written and face-to-face) Demonstrate a good understanding of Node4 solutions Be an effective manager of your own time with a positive can-do attitude You must have excellent writing skills and exceptional attention to detail Enjoy working in a fast paced and energetic environment Excellent verbal communication Presentation preparation and delivery Organisation, numeracy and a structured approach to work A team player who can work with diverse areas within Node4 Why join us? Recognised as one of the UK s 100 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work , Node4 is an innovative Managed Services Provider, offering IT infrastructure and services, all flexibly deployed across our own infrastructure fabric and the public cloud. We provide a range of solutions, including cloud services to support hybrid and multi-cloud models, connectivity, data services, collaboration and security. This enables us to help UK businesses in every sector do more in the digital age. Work for Node4 and you will be part of a friendly, supportive culture focused on delivering Exceptional Service as a Standard (ESaaS) to our customers and one another
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  • Job Reference: 707262555-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Node4 Ltd
    Node4 Ltd
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent