Technical Architect Lead

**Technical Architect Lead – £70,000 – £80,000 + Benefits – Bristol or Epsom**

As part of the expanding Digital Development team our award winning not for profit organisation are seeking an experienced Technical Architect to help design and lead the development of Digital services supporting mission-critical business applications including the corporate website and booking platforms using the latest Cloud technologies. Our client are undergoing a multi-year, cross-divisional transformation change programme that is underpinned and enabled by Digital technology. Considerable IT, Digital, and communication skills are required to lead the Technical Architecture definition and delivery of new IT solutions and services aligned against the overall IT Architecture Strategy.


  • Leading and working collaboratively as part of a multi-functional team, focused on one or more agile projects
  • Ensuring the overall technical design of products meet user needs and acceptance criteria, whilst conforming to time and budget constraints, using agile methods
  • Leading a community of developers and architects, adding value through innovation and collaborative development of technical standards
  • Provide technical leadership and consultancy to development teams, ensuring infrastructure is fit for purpose, whilst meeting time and budget restraints
  • Designing technical services or planning system integrations, selecting necessary platforms and technologies to meet project / user needs
  • Building and maintain technical roadmaps, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers, and ensuring decisions by development teams align with strategy
  • Forming relationships with external suppliers to inform backlog, current work, and future strategy
  • Advising product managers and technical leads on the estimated effort and technical implications of current user stories, as well as those in the backlog
  • Applying agile methods to development and completing quality assurance reviews
  • Helping develop services by contributing code, testing technologies, and producing technical prototypes
  • Mentoring developers, setting standards, and ensuring delivery targets are met
  • Being responsible for living the vision of “automate everything”, pursuing technologies and approaches that enable this vision
  • Creating patterns, tools, and components, enabling re-use across NH
  • Assist Architects in the creation and evolution of the Nuffield Health’s IT Strategy and Architecture


  • Experience leading technical teams and delivering digital or integration services
  • Strong software development and application architecture experience, with good knowledge of open source technologies, testing, and at least one programming language
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies
  • Experience scaling online services
  • Awareness of emerging security issues
  • Experience creating, reading, and understanding solution design documentation
  • Understanding of how to prioritise work in a fast, customer-centric environment
  • Understanding of agile environments, continual delivery techniques and dev-ops cultures
  • Understanding of how to influence senior management and communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences

**Technical Architect Lead – £70,000 – £80,000 + Benefits – Bristol or Epsom**

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