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Technical Architect

Smart Pension
🏢 Smart Pension 🇬🇧 Greater London, United Kingdom 🕑 January 13

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As we build out our platform and enter new markets, so we build out our team. We are now recruiting for a Technical Architect with deep knowledge of Ruby on Rails to join our ever-growing Engineering team and help us future proof our platform. With a lot of new opportunities for us to explore, this is an ideal role for a creator, someone who likes to push the technology boundaries and provide strong leadership to those around them.

Main responsibilities:

  • Identifying Smart’s technical needs with one eye always to the future. Scalability is key.
  • Be a coder – This is a hands-on role and requires deep technical Ruby on Rails knowledge.
  • Mentor and coach more junior members of the team.
  • Ensure our platform and API’s are built to last.
  • Break down large scale projects into manageable KPI’s and working heavily with the Delivery Manager to ensure these get cascaded through the team.
  • Explaining to our design team what's required and overseeing the progress.
  • Producing documents that monitor progress and ensure we future proof our platform.

About you:

  • Excellent knowledge of Ruby on Rails – This is a must for the position. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the business and communicate clearly with key stakeholders
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information.
  • Good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice
  • Ability to be adept and prioritise.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems/issues and find solutions.


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