Solution Architect

  • Job Reference: CAD026
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2021
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £700 to £750
  • Sector: Digital
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Solution Architect (contract £700 - £750 outside IR35)

Remote working preferable with some travel to London office when required

Re-platform / AWS / Azure / Kubernetes / Cloud / .Net / PHP / Architect / API / Microservices

Our client who operate in one of the fastest growing markets in the last few years are currently looking for an experienced Solution Architect to take on an exciting re-platforming project due to further expansion. The Solution Architect will take ownership of the current architecture/product, which consists of a PHP core and .Net microservices on Kubernetes, and move it to a fully scalable microservices architecture to support their next phase of global growth.


  • Re-platform the current Product set into a re-usable, scalable, multi tenant microservices architecture. (Kubernetes/Azure/AWS experience desired)
  • Own the technical roadmap for the products.
  • Be the technical owner and SME for the current product set.
  • Work with the product owner to refine the product roadmap.
  • Research, assess and lead the initiation of new technologies & capabilities to maximize performance.
  • Initiate and implement architecture level quality control reviews.
  • Define development quality standards with the development manager.
  • Collaborate with other architects to update architecture documents and other development processes documents.
  • Ensure a smooth iteration of applications and the infrastructure.
  • Provide code-level guidance and guide development teams.
  • Create prototypes and working examples to drive solutions.
  • Handle multiple projects with cross functional teams and business processes.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience designing, developing, communicating and delivering technology/products solutions
  • Experience architecting & communicating complex, multi-system solutions
  • Experience developing and enforcing architecture principles and standards
  • Worked with an implemented payment solutions (hosted and non hosted)
  • 10 plus years of experience in multiple languages (ideally PHP,.Net)
  • Design and development experience in building large scale high transaction systems and user centric platforms.
  • Experience in API development and integration with 3rd Party systems (SOAP/REST)
  • Competent in relational and non-relational databases.
  • Experience working with Cloud platform experience (GCP, Azure, AWS, etc) and developing solutions.
  • Experience in micro services-based solutions and headless architectures.
  • POS Integration experience highly desired
  • Retail or eCommerce experience desirable

Re-platform / AWS / Azure / Kubernetes / Cloud / .Net / PHP / Architect / API / Microservices