Lead MACH Technical Solutions Architect

Lead eCommerce (MACH) Solutions Architect, based Bracknell with flexible working, home based options, however excellent work life balance.

A Lead technical solutions architect, you will bring your extensive experience designing, developing and deploying full stack (java, kotlin, javascript, cloud) based software solutions for enterprise customers to enterprise ecommerce projects. In this role you will work directly with customers to identify solution requirements, turn those requirements into a detailed, implementable architecture and work with developers to deliver the solution. Your excellence in software engineering and API first, microservices solutions will enable our customers and partners

Market leading ecommerce solutions provider, delivery of most sophisticated API-based enterprise commerce platforms and SaaS solutions. Customers from industries as diverse as travel, telecoms, publishing, software and retail enjoy the benefits of a flexible, open architecture that drives brand-defining customer experiences.

What impact will you have?

  • Lead high-level requirements-gathering with customers to help identify and prioritize solution requirements
  • Provide guidance on design alternatives and their implications (function, cost, complexity etc.) to select the most appropriate design
  • Convert the high-level requirements into a complete solutions architecture that the development team can implement. The architecture will specify necessary extensions to existing software products components and/or APIs, integrations with external systems, deployment topology, and so forth
  • Communicate the architecture to project stakeholders
  • Transition the project to the development team, explain the design and remain available to address questions or problems that arise during implementation
  • Participate in constructing architecturally significant aspects of the solution when required
  • Assist with pre- and post-sales guidance, time and budget estimates, and the design and coding of proof-of-concept solutions
  • Be an architectural and design resource for professional service projects, clients and partners
  • Be a strong advocate for the client’s technical needs
  • Improve efficiency and reduce cost of client projects through identification and harvesting of reusable components


  • 10+ years relevant experience which includes 5+ years’ experience as an architect designing complex solutions for mid-size and enterprise companies
  • Experience working directly with customers in service/consulting engagements at all levels
  • Significant development and delivery experience with large-scale Java and cloud based solutions, SaaS, PaaS, distributed microservices architectures .
  • Solid knowledge of advanced software engineering techniques, specifically with Java, Full Stack JavaScript, Kotlin, Scala or similar
  • eCommerce experience in any of the following; commercetools, elastic path, Big Commerce
  • Linux operating systems knowledge
  • Familiarity with front end, serverless, javascript (react, node, next) and other web technologies.
  • Spring framework, serverless, terraform, Vercel
  • Microservices, SOA architectures
  • Drive best practices adoption
  • Mentor and coach to ensure growth of teams
  • Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure or similar)
  • Solid understanding of APIs, microservices architecture and cloud deployments (serverless)
  • Good knowledge of application security and performance
  • Can drive quality and innovation with team, build things that can scale
  • Can articulate and document complex things in a simple, structured and concise way for senior stakeholders
  • Agile Delivery experience, DevOps, Automation, CI/CD, containerisation, Kubernetes, Docker, Openshift, Terraform, Vercel tc
  • Experience of working in an Agile teams agile tools including JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs & services
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Integration
  • TDD/TDD) experience
  • Experience with other eCommerce applications or products

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