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Application Architect

Job Title: Application Architect
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom
REF: 1399
Contact Name: Teo Rusu
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Application Architect – up to 65k + bens - Leicester

Our client is looking for an experienced Application Architect to join their growing IT Department. You will play a crucial part in helping us to drive forward in a fast moving retail environment.

About the Role

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that technical solutions and strategies developed within the project development teams comply to department standards and direction.
  • You will take a leading role in the systems design of new projects and undertake impact analysis on all technologies introduced.
  • The Applications Architect is recognised as a designated holder of the over-arching architectures, coding and security standards and will conduct code reviews to ensure compliance as part of the application lifecycle.
  • You will be highly skilled in a broad range of development techniques with a proven track record of enterprise application design. This role demands strong leadership skills and technical ability aligned with excellent management and communication skills.

About You

  • A ‘finisher’- who delivers what they commit to do, resilient in the face of difficulty.
  • Energy and drive; willing to work long hours when required.
  • Team player.
  • Integrity and honesty; able to deliver bad news as well as good.
  • Able to demonstrate commercial experience designing enterprise IT solutions.
  • Excellent communicator to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Proven ability to interpret technical documentation, architectures and functional specifications.
  • Excellent knowledge of application security.
  • Knowledge of interoperability technology (e.g. web services, message oriented middleware, enterprise service bus).
  • Excellent knowledge of regression testing methodologies, usability, coding, accessibility and Web Standards.
  • Practical experience in non-Microsoft database solutions (e.g. DB2).
  • Experience working with C#/.Net is essential

For immediate consideration please contact Teo Rusu on 01908 886030 or email