Software Architect - React/C#/AZURE (Team Lead) at New Signature, London, 6 Months, £500-£550 per day

£500 - £550 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London/Remote, UK
  • Nov 18, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

We are hiring for Technical Software Architect to join our team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! New Signature's AppDevteam is growing fast.


What impact will you have in this role?

In line with the explosive growth of our AppDev business you will be directing our customers, providing pre-sales technical leadership on Microsoft's Azure Platform (PaaS), showcasing a deep understanding of platform services and how to use these services to develop innovative and realisable designs within required timescales and to documented customer requirements. Once a design has been agreed, you will then take a delivery focussed mindset working with New Signature's Technical Teams to implement the solution for the customer.

What skills and experience do you need to be successful in this role?

  • Strong software development backgrounds; requiring deep knowledge of architecture and design patterns utilising the following Development languages - C#, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, React and .NET Core and have experience working within an Agile/Scrum Environment
  • Team leadership experience - Has lead a team of full stack developers Good understanding of software design patterns & best practices
  • Domain Driven Design knowledge is a plus
  • Reinsurance domain knowledge a big plus
  • Enterprise design patterns
  • Best practices regarding Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Cloud (PaaS) development platform services (Azure) and how to apply these correctly to the architecture and design of a customer solution
  • Is able to build and code limited proof of concepts using Microsoft tools eg C# in Visual Studio
  • Scaling models for services on Azure
  • Hybrid cloud solutions covering PaaS/IaaS where appropriate
  • Use of templated builds in Azure - ARM templates.
  • Relational database best practices - SQL Server, Oracle
  • An understanding of security and threat models (OWASP top ten)
  • Demonstrable experience of Azure Deployments within the last 6 months for production workload
  • Knowledge of Dev-Ops approaches to the software life cycle and their impact on solution architectures
  • Understanding on the pricing model of Azure services and its impact on solution architecture


Who are New Signature?

We are a pure Microsoft, pure public Cloud solutions provider. The 2017 Acquisition of Paradigm Systems & Dot Net Solutions by New Signature accelerated a suite of capabilities to support the world's most prestigious and recognisable brands, helping them to become digital organisations powered by the Cloud.

We have over 500 people across the UK, US, Canada, South Africa, the Philippines and Australia, with our UK office growing over 70% YoY and headcount more than tripling.

How has this been possible?

Our values of being Generous, Authentic, Innovative and most importantly, Human, has enabled a unique approach to provide outstanding customer experiences, drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes & successfully deliver pioneering solutions that challenge the status quo. We've quickly established ourselves as a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft's technology stack with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.


Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.