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Chief Architect - Hands-on | London | Retail

Job Title: Chief Architect - Hands-on | London | Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Bonus+Bens
Start Date: ASAP
REF: NW/346829_1508866809
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Chief Architect - Hands-on | London | Retail

I'm working in partnership with a market leading, retail organisation with two immediate requirements for a hands-on Chief Architect (Microservices, Java, React.js, Machine Learning, Big Data, SaaS, PaaS etc.) to join them on-site in central London. The primary function of the Principal Technologist / Chief Architect role will be at act as a Technology Subject Matter Expert to all the Software Engineering Teams across the business, providing advice and Enterprise Programme Management & Architecture expertise.

The Principal Technologists / Chief Architects will work closely with; the CTO, the Director of Engineering, Software Development Managers, Architects and Lead Developers to change technology platforms from a monolithic architecture to microservices, based on Java, React.js, Machine Learning and Cloud computing. You'll have a strong belief in Agile Delivery and clean, maintainable code allowing you to help scale systems and improve the experience for customers.

The ideal candidate for the Principal Technologists / Chief Architects roles will have a strong background, which is clearly evidenced, and passion for first-class Software Engineering and applying emerging technologies, specifically; microservices, based on Java, React.js, Machine Learning and Cloud computing. This is an opportunity to work alongside the C-Suite to create technical strategies and take ownership of delivery, acting as a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in all areas and to provide a consultative view on the issues the business faces.

In return you'll be offered the chance to help shape the future technical direction for one of Britain's best loved high street brands. You'll work as part of a close-knit Leadership team of Software Engineering experts and have the opportunity to implement some of the newest and most exciting technology available today. You'll also be rewarded with a basic salary of £100,000-£110,000, plus car allowance, pension, bonus and other additional benefits.

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.