Job posted on: 23rd August 2018

Solutions Architect

Job Specification

As part of our journey to a new SaaS based model, we are looking for a strategic thinking solutions architect to define our future software platform for our market leading nursery management software.

You will work on designing a common platform for Native mobile and desktop web applications. Using modern tooling, frameworks and cloud-based infrastructure in a friendly, focused environment which promotes a continual learning culture.

From a technical background, you will co-ordinate the creation of architectural guidelines, design principles and technology/solution selection to shape the product platform in line with company strategic goals.

Required Skills
  • Background in web/mobile software development
  • Minimum conceptual knowledge of cloud-based services (AWS)
  • Experience of creating common/integrated software services
  • Effective communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Stakeholder management
  • Technical requirements gathering
  • Problem solver and solution designer
  • Evidence of strategic and tactical thinking
Desirable Skills
  • Interest in data analytics
  • Exposure to full development lifecycle
  • Experience of release management and route to live environments
  • Decision making and influencing
  • Working in an Agile environment
  • Awareness of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment
  • Knowledge of SQL (MS SQL/Postgres)
  • Understanding of RESTful APIs


  • Salary: excellent package for the right candidate
  • Holiday: 24 days and Bank Holidays (increasing with service)
  • Additional Benefits include: flexible working, free car parking, free fruit, healthcare cash plan, pension plan, regular training opportunities and social events

Chance to be a key continually develop your abilities with new technologies and opportunities to grow your career with a rapidly expanding company.

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Job Specification
  • Location Burnley Office
  • Experience Required
  • Salary Excellent for the right candidate
  • Holidays 24 days & Bank holidays