Solution Tech Lead
Hitachi Europe Ltd.
London, England, United Kingdom
3d ago

Role Overview

The Solution Tech Lead owns thearchitectural decisions for the team. The TL is an executor and the visionaryforce behind the technical solution.

The TL values simplicity and is unafraidto challenge technical constraints and procedures to achieve an Agile design.The TL works closely with all team members to create a modular, scalablesolution that addresses / incorporates future architectural changes and designs.

The TL will drive the teams engineering practices in test driven development,continuous integration, and automated deployment.

The TL is a hands-on teammember who actively coaches the team to solve complex problems.


  • Designs the overall technological architectureof the solution with the help of the team.
  • Guides solution team on technology strategy relatedto coding practices, continuous integration and automated deployment.
  • Responsible for the technical design of thesolution.
  • Mentors and coaches the technical team,specifically with code reviews.
  • Be hands on and engage in coding to help theteam to develop the solution and solve all surfacing problems at handIdentifies and removes technical impediments.
  • Works with Solution Owner to align the roadmapwith strengths and opportunities within the technical stack.
  • Thought partners with the Solution owner onacceptance criteria and communicate trade-offs effectively with Designers.
  • Constantly looking for better ways of solvingtechnical problems and designing the solution, not afraid of challenging thestatus quo.
  • Provides the team a roadmap for implementingsoftware engineering practices for higher code quality.
  • Shares responsibility with Solution Owner forbuilding reusable and scalable components.
  • Key skills

  • Seen as an expert within the technicalcomponents of the domains / products / journeys.
  • Seasoned developer or technical lead with deepinsight into newest technologies and trends, Java / JVM, and nice to haveexperience with functional programming (Scala).
  • Can make architecture decisions at a team andproduct level.
  • Be able to code and architect back and front-endsolutions with multiple types or architecture.
  • Familiar with production Cloud / DevOpsenvironments Domain Expertise.
  • Experience in Agile Development, with specificSolution Architect (or similar) experience preferred.
  • Understands relationship with Solution Owner,Scrum Master, Design Lead and rest of technical team.
  • Experience managing technical prioritiesAgile / Digital Experience.
  • Strong communication skills with ability toalign the organization on complex technical decisions.
  • Active coach and mentor whose goals are to growand maximize the team’s potential Individual Skills.
  • High energy and passionate individual whoinspires teammates to reach their maximum potential.
  • Excited about trying new solutions outsidestandard approved.
  • Embraces a culture of trust, free thoughtcomplete transparency.
  • Willing to challenge status quo.
  • Benefits Package

    In addition to offering a market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme, Hitachi also provide an attractive benefits package, which is regularly reviewed, and offers a wide range of benefits that you can choose from, including :

    Company Funded Benefits

    Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme

    Generous holiday entitlement- with the option to buy up to an additional 8 days per year

    A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year

    Group Personal Pension

    Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members

    Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees

    Personal Accident Insurance

  • Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including;
  • Gym Membership

    Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

    Company Overview

    Hitachi Europe Ltd is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Maidenhead, England. The company’s European operations employ over 550 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas.

    The company's portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, European procurement and sourcing, research and design, information systems.

    HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company's business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create lean’ processes and support growth and development - including HR, IT, Legal, Finance & Accounting, Corporate Communications & Sustainability, and Business Development.

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