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Technical Architect

We’re looking for a Technical Architect who’s dedicated to their craft and can hit the ground running.

Role summary

We are a forward-thinking, fast-paced digital agency based in Wakefield. We’ve grown quickly over the past few years and we are now looking for an individual who can help shape the future of our solutions team operation.

United by our love of digital and our desire to do things differently, we aim to be the global digital partner of choice for ambitious organisations who want to create real, positive change in their businesses, and better outcomes for their customers. But we need your help to do it!

Your responsibilities

  • Work with customers, Product Owners and Developers to propose system architecture and the best solution
  • Work with the team to estimate effort, technical implications and complexity surrounding your designs
  • Advise customers, managers and team on the solutions
  • Mentoring and coaching junior team members, from design patterns through to server architecture
  • Responsible for architecting, designing, and delivering whole or part of a significant software – PHP, .NET and React, or cloud based project (AWS, Azure, GC)
  • Enabling a CI/CD toolset to be adopted
  • Oversee all aspects of technical relationships with clients assisting in the development of the technical roadmap whilst maintaining an emphasis on the client facing aspects of projects
  • Assist the organisation to maintain existing systems while maintaining a balance between new developments in content, quality, and delivery dates
  • Develop solutions for new projects, including scoping and evaluating potential vendors
  • Work closely with the front office sales team by offering technical advice and documentation, client pitches and high-level estimates based on effort
  • Engaging with a collaborative team of designers and developers to assist in the design and development of beautiful digital experiences and pushing innovation within both teams
  • Provides leadership and direction to teams, as well as guidance in solving problems

Skills, experience and traits you need to have

  • Proven track record in the delivery of software designs for multi-tiered, modern software applications – With one or more of the following PHP, .NET, React. Ideally you will have come from a full-stack background
  • Experience of technical ownership for a product/software project, including architecture, estimation, product planning and user story/requirement creation
  • Understanding of an agile software development lifecycle
  • Understands non-functional concerns for customers and has experience incorporating these into the application design. 
  • Experience mentoring and coaching members of your team and wider community. 
  • Comfortable across a broad range of technologies with previous, hands-on experience as a fully fledged developer
  • Stays informed about technical knowledge, best practices, skills and trends in the industry
  • Experienced in maintaining relationships with our clients in order to identify and understand their needs and requirements, and managing the development of solutions
  • You’re hands on, leading by example – you know how to get into the details and work at any level
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and innovative environment

Nice to haves

  • Experience with public cloud platforms, such as AWS and Azure, including SaaS and PaaS offerings
  • A background in technology surrounding primary and secondary care. Eg EMIS, TPP/SystmOne, Cerner, Epic etc

Email your CV to careers@6bdigital.com to apply.

No recruitment companies please.

Benefits of working for 6B

Basics

Generous holidays and a good pension scheme

Office Treats

Regular fully subsidised lunches and breakfasts

Keeping Fit

50% subsidised gym membership

Having Fun

Regular team days out and activities

Appraisals

Appraisals and salary review every 6 months

Easy Going

Flexible start and end times to work around your lifestyle

Flexible Workspace

Let us know what tech you need to do your job well

Working From Home

Flexibility to work from home/a coffee shop/anywhere

Perkbox

Access to hundreds of perks, freebies & discounts, free online GP and prescription delivery to home or work

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