Lead Architect

Lead Architect – Amersham £60,000 - £70,000

We’re working with a household name within the retail space who is embarking on an exciting period of growth and a restructure across their IT and Project Delivery function and subsequently are hiring for a Lead Architect.

This is a great opportunity for a Solutions Architect to transition into a Lead Architect role and really own the process of building out the Architect function and developing the capability of the current team and offering. The successful Lead Architect will have 1 direct report and total autonomy on the direction of the team moving forwards.

Previous retail experience will be essential for this role and you’ll evaluate, design and analyse and be responsible for ensuring the solutions meet the business needs and the architectural standards are set and maintained.

Daily Responsibilities for the Lead Architect:

  • Lead brainstorming sessions to develop potential solutions for business needs or problems
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Prepare and document testing requirements
  • Identify areas where IT can support business needs and goals
  • Work with business units to develop IT strategies and to improve current IT implementations
  • Work with product and delivery teams to develop scalable solutions and products.


Essential Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience working with IT architecture frameworks.
  • Proven track record within enterprise architecture.
  • Experience developing and implementing architecture policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Prior experience working in a retail environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience of working in a service orientated environment.

If you have the above technical experience and want to be part of a squad of engineers working on a high-profile software project this could eb a great role for you.

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Danielle Keegan, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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