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We're Hiring: Senior Technical Architect

FlowForma is a fast growing, successful, pioneering innovator in the ‘no-code’ process automation market. Our clients use FlowForma to free them from the constraints of complex technology implementations and to enable them to relentlessly drive their digital competitive edge.

We are taking the next step in our product innovation with ambitious plans to expand the scope of our offering and bring it to a wider audience. Reporting to the CTO, the Senior Technical Architect will shape the architecture that we use to achieve our product and business goals and lead the R&D team to successfully deliver on them.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

• Develop a detailed understanding of the FlowForma product set as it is today and where it is going.
• Define the architecture for the next generation of FlowForma and work with the R&D team to deliver it.
• Keep up to date with the technology landscape and determine how and when new technologies and approaches can be adopted.
• Communicate clearly and succinctly their ideas and recommendations both verbally and in a written format.
• Continually look for opportunities to improve our development processes, methods and practices.

If you have 8+ years of experience designing and building SaaS solutions then we want to hear from you.

 

Main responsibilities: 

• Recommend software architectures, technologies and approaches to deliver the next generation of our SaaS offering.
• Create meaningful prototypes to explore technologies, demonstrate concepts, ensure fit and identify pitfalls.
• Define the technical requirements and build a plan to achieve the agreed architecture.
• Work with the R&D team to engineer key components of the FlowForma product.
• Guide and mentor our software engineers as they develop new elements of the product set.
• Participate in product planning at a functional and technical level.
• Manage the technical roadmap through regular updates and prioritization based on product direction and technology trends.
• Ensure appropriate technical documentation is in place to support the transfer of knowledge on key technologies and algorithms.
• Assist the support, marketing and sales roles in FlowForma with advice, views and opinions.
• Work with the R&D leadership team to develop and grow our R&D capabilities.


Required experience & characteristics:

• Excellent understanding of the Microsoft Azure platform and its application building technologies.
• Multi-year experience designing and building solutions using some of the following: ASP.NET, C#, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Azure Functions, Azure Web Apps, Azure SQL, Azure Data Factory, Event Grid, Message Bus, Cosmos DB/MongoDB, Kubernetes, Docker, NodeJS, REACT, VUE.
• Track record of designing and building scalable, secure and robust SaaS applications.
• Detailed knowledge of architectural patterns.
• Detailed knowledge of multi-tenant, data management and security considerations when building SaaS applications.
• Security best practices with a good understanding of OWASP.
• Strong problem-solving skills whether trying to understand an application issue or grappling with a new concept. 
• Passion for technology with a desire to keep up to date.
• Always looking for a better way to do things with great attention to detail.
• Great communication skills – both listening and speaking – to make sure your ideas are well communicated and understood.

Strong evidence of skills & experience in:

• Designing and building SaaS applications for a wide user base.
• Modern cloud-based, scalable software architectures.
• Microsoft software technologies and architectures.
• Test driven development, test automation, continuous integration and deployment approaches.

Education:

• A third level Degree or Diploma in Computing or similar related qualification.
• Relevant Microsoft Certification is an advantage.

Knowledge of:

• BPM/DPA products and IT delivery projects
• Microsoft Office365 integration
• ISO 27001
• Data analytics
• UX & HCI design
• Mobile technologies
• AI technologies

Sounds like you? Please send your CV to careers@flowforma.com

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