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Technical Architect

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 8th February
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £Competitive
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Technical Architect here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. Led by Glassdoor's top scoring UK CEO during the Covid-19 crisis, we're a FTSE 100 tech company with over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.
This isn't just a Technical Architect role working with a product that businesses around the world depend on. It's a fantastic opportunity to learn and innovate, working alongside a team of local tech specialists, whilst honing your skills and knowledge. And, as you continually aim for world-class solutions, you'll become a key player in the development of one of the most innovative financial tech solutions - our SME accounting software.
Ideal skills
By defining the technical architecture roadmap, you'll play a central part in paving the way for the future of products. Our Technical Architect will:

Know the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of software architecture and possess both the academic and practical implementation skills to put these plans into deployable actions
Be knowledgeable in operationalising 21st Century trends like Cloud, Social, Mobility, Iot and Big Data
Come with a deep technical expertise, and be willing to learn any new tech in scope
Have experience using TDD and BDD approaches
Experience working with Open Source projects

Key responsibilities

Translate commercial priorities and customer requirements into a compelling solution for the technologies that enable our products
Create technical plans that deliver against the vision and architecture strategy
Develop deep customer empathy, to be able to quickly translate learnings into solid, scalable architecture with an API-first approach
Provide 3rd tier support and expertise

About Sage
Sage is a global company built on the unique personalities and characteristics of 13,000 colleagues across 24 countries. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people and payroll software, we empower the world's business heroes. Steve Hare has been recognised by colleagues as the top scoring CEO on Glassdoor throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, due to the high levels of communication and engagement throughout. As a worldwide FTSE 100 company, we do business the right way while giving back to our local communities. By giving each colleague five paid days a year to support the Sage Foundation, they can volunteer in whatever way they feel best. We believe in building a culture where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they'll be judged on their performance and behaviours - not their identity. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment and not discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability.