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Technical Architect

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Manchester, Greater Manchester
£75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Date Added
July 9th, 2024

Technical Architect - Manchester (hybrid remote)

Help unlock the full-potential of a newly created large scale, high availability, low-latency, proprietary platform used by millions across the UK and abroad.

  • Manchester City Centre (2 days a week in office)
  • Flexible start times between 7am and 10am
  • £75k - £90k per annum plus 10% bonus + benefits


Reporting to the Head of Architecture and in unison with a community of other Technical Architects, you will be optimising and adding new services to enterprise-grade platform that processes 1000's of transactions and calculations every second and handles large amounts of live incoming data.

Working very closely with the Lead Developers, you will be:

  • Transforming business requirements into solution designs that align with the business strategy.
  • Leading 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.



  • Annual bonus of up to 10%
  • 25 days holiday +BH
  • Hybrid remote working (2 days a week in office)
  • Flexi-start times (7am-10am)
  • Up to 6% matched pension
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity pay
  • Sick pay
  • 24/7 GP access
  • etc.


  • Prior experience as a Solution, Application, Software or Technical Architect.
  • Background in software development (C# .Net)
  • Knowledge of software design patterns (and anti-patterns).
  • Awareness of architectural patterns.
  • Knowledge of architecture engagement throughout the SDLC.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels.
  • Experience in leading a delivery team in an architecture capacity.

Any experience in designing Cloud and/or Hybrid solutions or knowledge of security architecture and secure design would be beneficial.



The technology backbone of the UK's largest independent bookmaker who have been in operation for over 50 years and have over 9500 employees and 1350 retail sites. Whilst large, their technology division is comprised of approximately 350 people, giving you the best of both worlds; an organisation big enough to have the financial reserves to invest in innovation, but still small enough for you to make a real impact, have your ideas heard and be recognised for your contributions.

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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