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Senior Technical Architect


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Job Summary

As a successful candidate you will be working in the IRIS Cloud division business unit.  This part of IRIS produces software for UK accountancy, payroll, and bookkeeping practices. 

IRIS has a large and successful desktop application portfolio and a growing cloud division.

This is a highly competitive field with all the major players starting to build a cloud product portfolio.

The successful candidate will get the opportunity to get in at the ground level and play a large part in moulding the future of the cloud division as well as working with the latest technology.


Main responsibilities 

Work with other technical architects to design and lead the implementation of the IRIS Cloud platform.


Design and lead the implementation of cloud products and services that are built using best design practices.


Investigate and review commercials and open source components and how they could be used in the platform.


Understand operational costs and operational implications when designing and building systems.


Document and present technical designs to the rest of the team, then work with the team to bed them in.



Ideally degree qualified in computer science or a math’s on engineering background.




Experience in building cloud platforms

SOA(Service Orientated architectures)

Micro services

NOSQL Databases


Caching (Redis, Memcache etc)

Web services (Rest, Soap)

Building a API Platform

TDD (Test Driven development)




Proven project and organisational skills

Excellent Technical knowledge

Excellent Communication skills

Excellent planning and time management experience

Self-motivated, self-starter that enjoys personal and team success

Good attention to detail

Up to date with latest web trends

Team Player

Ability to deliver to timescales



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Closing date:
18 Dec 2015


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