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Lead Solutions Architect - Software

£58520 - £86547 per annum
Hybrid working

Job description

Morgan Hunt seeks an accomplished Lead Solutions Architect - Software to provide invaluable support during a dynamic and demanding period for Glasgow, London or Cardiff.

We are in search of an ideal candidate who possesses the following skills:

  • Lead a team of Architects with overarching responsibility for shaping the Architecture of the Delivery and Schemes applications.
  • Design technical services or intricately plan system integration, selecting the requisite platforms and technologies to meet project requirements and user needs.
  • Design solutions, including data storage and security, in alignment with clients reference architecture.
  • Collaborate and foster networks with colleagues in infrastructure, security, data, and operations.
  • Spearhead the implementation of a Micro-service Shared Service Architecture.
  • Develop and maintain clear, concise architecture documentation and designs.
  • Provide Solution Architecture expertise to Technical Leads and Developers, facilitating the design and implementation of the Technical Architecture and solution.
  • Construct and sustain technical roadmaps, anticipating future opportunities or challenges and ensuring development teams' decisions align with the overarching strategy.
  • Promote communication across multiple development teams, identifying strategic requirements and dependencies.
  • Contribute actively to the Technical Design Authority.
  • Foster a positive technical culture by applying agile methods to development and executing quality assurance practices.
  • Advise product managers on the estimated effort and technical implications of current user stories, as well as those in the backlog.
  • Play a pivotal role in enabling the reuse of patterns, tools, and components across the entire government service landscape.

Essential Criteria:

  • (Lead criteria) Demonstrate robust software development and application architecture experience, testing, and proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • (Lead criteria) Exhibit expert-level technical knowledge for designing, implementing, and supporting technology architecture across a broad range of Microsoft technologies.
  • Proven experience managing and leading a team in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Extensive proficiency with cloud technology architectures, predominantly within Azure.
  • Understanding of influencing senior management and effective communication with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Showcase a robust track record of applying IT security to technology architecture and software life-cycles.
  • Possess experience working with CRM/XRM software, such as Salesforce, highlighting your adaptability and versatility.


  • £58,570- 86,574
  • Hybrid Working- 1 day per week in the office
  • Office locations include Cardiff, London or Glasgow
  • UK Government Pension

If you're seeking a hybrid opportunity and believe you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be the Lead Solutions Architect - Software, kindly get in touch with our team by submitting an up-to-date CV.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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