Technical Architect

  • Job Reference: 1156600039-2
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Mobilus Limited
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: £80,000 to £85,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client, a renowned fitness brand, has been recognized as one of the top 50 places to work by Glassdoor. With prestigious awards for best flexible working and mental health support, the company fosters a culture of innovation, creativity, and collaboration. Working in their stimulating environment is not only rewarding but also fuels passion for driving success and contributing to a healthier, happier world. They are currently seeking a Technical Architect to join their exceptional Product and Engineering team.


As Technical Architect you will be responsible for hands-on engineering where your expertise in web, cloud, and data technologies will be put to the test, tackling fascinating challenges. Your valuable input will be instrumental in achieving the goal of becoming an industry-leading, fully headless, cloud-native, and always-available architecture. Collaborating with Product, Engineering, Platform, and Site Reliability teams, you will be the subject matter expert in Digital and Cloud Engineering, you'll guide the company towards architectural best practices while balancing cutting-edge tools with a practical approach to legacy systems.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

Actively participate in engineering tasks and solutions, applying expertise in web, cloud, and data technologies to address various challenges.

Play a key role in driving the transition to an industry-leading, fully cloud-native, and always-available architecture, leveraging your extensive experience in cloud technologies.

Work closely with Product, Engineering, Platform, and Site Reliability teams to maintain the platform and applications roadmap. Foster collaboration and ensure alignment between different teams.

Maintain a strategic vision for the technology landscape and guide the development cycle towards the desired target architecture.

Strongly advocate for cutting-edge tools and practices while maintaining a practical approach to address legacy systems' challenges.

The successful candidate should be a highly skilled Technical Architect with a talent for producing clear documentation and design artefacts. They will excel in presenting complex concepts to technical and non-technical audiences and have extensive experience in UML, Cloud Architectural Patterns, software design patterns, and API-based interaction design. Their expertise includes Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, SQL Server or other databases and APM tools. Additionally, they are proficient in programming or scripting languages like C#, JavaScript/TS, bash, PowerShell, or python, and have a strong background in modern web application development practices.