Solutions Architect (Team Manager / Lead) (Java, .NET, OO, Web techs) - retail - nr Blackburn (with home working)
A Manager of a team of Solution architects is sought by this leading successful eCommerce retail based organisation.
This is a newly created role and is a strategically important position, working on guiding and developing a team of Architects and liaising with various business stakeholders. In managing the team you will be involved in leading the implementation of their software driven IT architectural road-map; meeting organisational needs in leading design and development of new solutions across a range of areas including eCommerce retail, financial and business operations.
With a passion for R&D you will provide ownership for technology platforms and systems, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, and offer coaching and support across IT delivery and the organisation. You will also be working within IT delivery governance and controls
You will have demonstrable technical experience of successfully designing and delivering IT solutions and have a good understanding of the concepts of OO and Agile methodologies, as they work through their digital transformation. Technically you will ideally have a background in developing Java, .NET or Web-based solutions
Will suit an architect with proven managerial experience who can both lead a team and develop the function as well as chip in with a strong technical skills base and have a real 'can-do' attitude and a desire to really make a difference in delivering complex development driven solutions across a multi-million£ retail organisation
Easily accessible off the M65 from areas including Blackburn, Preston, Accrington, Bolton, North Manchester, etc. This role will also involve an element of home working so happy to consider candidates a little further afield