Software Architect - Stevenage

Engineering
Ref: 1130 Date Posted: Saturday 27 Nov 2021
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Software Architect
Location:           Stevenage
Salary:              Up to £70,000 P/A + benefits (+ bonus, and pension)
Hours:               37 hours per week
 
Context
It’s a world leading, Stevenage based, technical engineering organisation, with 10000 staff across Europe. They have an exciting opportunity for a Software Architect. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They are stable with steady controlled growth and dynamic working wherever possible. This is what sits behind the great bonus and pension.
 
The position Software Architect
 
This business’ Software Product Lines & Capability Function in Stevenage or Bristol requires a Software Architect.
 
Context
 
It’s a senior engineering role. You’ll be able to showcase and develop your technical leadership abilities whilst helping to deliver game changing defence capabilities. You will apply your technical skills and share best practice across several projects across different domains of their UK sites. You’ll be working in a dynamic working environment.
 
What they’re looking for:
 
Practicing Software Architect or someone looking to take the next jump in their career to Software Architect.
  • Technical leader, comfortable with making important and influential technical decisions.
  • Can communicate clearly and precisely at different levels.
  • Proven experience teaching, mentoring, coaching in a technical capacity.
  • Proponent of the benefits of practices like continuous integration and good design.
  • A negotiator, able to communicate trade-offs between aspects of Software Architecture.  
  • Knowledge of modern and established software architecture techniques and design patterns.
  • Understanding of software specification languages, methods and abstraction layers.
  • Able to define and influence tools, frameworks and technologies used in current and future projects
  • Strong background with development languages such as C and C++
  • Experience of development of software in safety related and security context advantageous.   
 
More benefits of working there
  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged
  • Light and airy university type campus
  • Generally accepted they have a great restaurant
  • Friendly environment!
    • On site Medical Centre
    • Parking / Easy Access to train station
    • Coffee Shops and onsite shop
    • Sports & Social Club
    • On-site gym
    • There’s more…
 
Please note
Rules onsite require sole British Citizens. You will be required to undergo security clearance.
 
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
 
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