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Software Architect

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Manchester, Greater Manchester
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April 26th, 2024

This is an excellent opportunity to work on enterprise-grade platforms used by millions, across the UK.

Based in the centre of Manchester and working on a hybrid remote basis (2 days a week in office), this position is paying between £75k - £90k per annum plus bonus


You will be working with the Head of Architecture and another Technical Architect on the optimisation and stabilisation of the new platform that was rolled out across the UK earlier this year. The platform has been built using a modular design to improve consistency, reduce development time, and improve flexibility, with modern technologies.


  • Transform business requirements into solution designs that align with the current business strategy.
  • Lead workshops/whiteboard sessions to establish architecture solutions to complex problems.
  • Collaborate with other architects to ensure solutions are compatible with the wider landscape and long-term vision.
  • Work closely with engineering teams providing support, direction, and technical guidance during design and implementation.
  • Contribute to the Architecture Strategic Road Map and overall capability.
  • Ensure architecture work meets standards and aligns with the current business and architecture principles.



  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Hybrid remote working (2 days a week in office)
  • Flexi-start times (7am-10am)
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay
  • etc.



Processing 1000's of transactions per second and handling massive amounts of data on a scale similar to that of a stock exchange, this company is the software engineering division of the world's largest independent bookmaker. Comprised of over 350 personnel, 120 of whom are developers, they offer an environment where ones individual contributions have a meaningful impact and you will never be "just a cog in the machine".



  • Prior experience in an Architect
  • Background in software development.
  • Knowledge of software design patterns (and anti-patterns)
  • Awareness of architectural patterns
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Experience of leading a delivery team in an architecture capacity

*Please note that visa sponsorship cannot be offered*


Interested? Contact Philip Boltt at Lorien Global



Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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