Technical Architect
2d ago

Sage is a global company

with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people, and payroll software, we empower the world’s business heroes from single-person startups to large enterprises.

Our people are passionate and positive. We inspire our colleagues to serve business builders everywhere and champion their success.

As a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 colleagues across 24 countries, we do business the right way, while giving back to our local communities through the Sage Foundation.

Sage is passionate about building a culture where our 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 receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Description*This role is available for Newcastle and Manchester offices*

To define and set the technical architecture roadmap that enables a product or product setKey Responsibilities

  • Translate commercial priorities and customer requirements into a compelling solution for the technologies that enable the products in scope
  • Create technical plans that deliver against the vision and architecture strategy
  • Own the technical solution design, architecture decisions and governance for the technology in scope.
  • Drive the adoption of the Sage Business cloud model
  • Deep customer empathy and ability to quickly translate learnings into solid, scalable architecture with an API first approach
  • Provide 3rd tier support and / or expertise for the area of responsibility
  • Be an active and enthusiastic team player. Partner effectively with all team members to deliver against commitments.
  • Commitment to team success and positive team dynamics
  • Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools & techniques
  • Skills, know-how and experience :

  • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of software architecture.
  • Deep technical expertise for the technologies in scope
  • Complex problem-solving ability
  • Passion for being hands on techie
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications in software architecture
  • Deep knowledge around building global products
  • Knowledgeable in operationalizing 21st Century trends like Cloud, Social, Mobility, IoT, Big Data,
  • Knowledgeable implementing Architecture Best Practices and Patterns like Microservices, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Domain-Driven Design,
  • Proven hands-on experience
  • Experience in AWS
  • Experienced using a TDD & BDD approach
  • Experienced working with Open Source projects and in an Open Source approach internally
  • Expert creating API-first products
  • Preferred :

  • Specific technology qualifications relevant to role
  • 2-5 years professional experience.
  • Why you would love to join us :

  • You’ll work alongside highly capable engineers
  • We offer a competitive salary, share scheme, and bonus options.
  • Fantastic tech environment, using best of breed and cutting-edge technologies
  • Make a difference to communities we live and work in, with your 5 volunteer days every year
  • You will receive brand-new high-spec equipment to work on
  • Flexible start times on the tech team
  • Regular social events, team outings, conference and meet-ups.
  • Please feel free to reach out to for any questions you may have!


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