Delivery Architect/Technical Lead (Work from Home, Ireland|UK|US)
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What your day looks like
Today, like every day, is going to be busy; you grab a cup of coffee and turn on your monitor. You check your calendar and have your daily standup with the development team to check on sprint progress. After that, you have a call with the client to groom the backlog. Then you walk over to the deli you love and grab some lunch. Your afternoon is a mix of collaborative problem solving across all areas of the stack, code reviews, and above all what you like best, coding!
What you’ll be doingAt nearForm, we work with international clients who are industry leaders in their respective fields. Our role is to help them build solutions and platforms; help them to launch new product ventures and fundamentally change how they operate.
As a Delivery Architect (DA) you lead a highly skilled multidisciplinary team; typically consisting of designers, front-end and back-end experts, DevOps engineers, and also members of the client team. This mix follows a modern agile development methodology where we run 2-week sprints with a defined backlog, daily standups, weekly demos, sprint planning and sprint retros; all with as little ceremony as necessary.This is a varied role with your time being shared across Leadership tasks, Story definition and Specification, Sprint Management, DevOps processes, Technical Oversight and of course Development.
This is a key role where you provide management and leadership on a project; fully supported by the nearForm technical directors and the management team.
What we ask of you
- 7+ years experience developing at a software architect level
Proven track record of delivering software applicationsExperience in managing client expectations
Experience working with an Agile MethodologyWilling to work across the delivery landscape which includes Development, Support and Deployment
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environmentExcellent analytical and multitasking skills
Fluent English & outstanding communication skills (written and oral)Continuous learning mindset
Located in Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United StatesAvailability for short-term travel on a semi-regular basis
Fluent in English
- Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
- Experience with Ajax, JSON, RESTful web services, SQL and document-oriented databases
Modern DevOps mindset with experience in Architecture to Infrastructure development, CI and Tooling, TechOps, InfoSec and Pentest support and Production Deployment supportExperience with Cloud architecture, administration and Systems Integration including tools such as Terraform and Ansible, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
Knowledge of best practices and design patterns
- Security awareness throughout the stack
Knowledge of Versioning tools, in particular, GITExperience Testing and Debugging
What you'll getWe have a genuine dedication to work/life balance. You can work from home and build a schedule that fits your style. We understand how important family is, so our flexible environment allows you to work around what matters - school run, no problem! On top of this, we offer Marriage leave, Birthday Leave, The Wellness Hub, Knowledge perks and many other benefits such as Healthcare.