Solution Architect

Create complex designs that help solve major everyday issues for our clients. Be an important part of building life changing apps for major consumer brands.
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We’re Future Platforms, an award-winning digital services company with long-term customers like Domino’s, EE, Premier League and Wembley Stadium. We don’t just build apps, we make people’s lives better through technology. We inspire efficiency, loyalty and insight.

We're currently looking for a Solution Architect (full-time, permanent) to work closely with clients and technical teams to design complex technical solutions for mobile apps (Android & iOS).

 

About you

You will have experience working on a variety of projects, including enterprise web and mobile solutions involving large backends with multiple integrations. You will have an excellent ability to liaise between clients (both technical and marketing) and in-house development teams.

We’re all about innovation in our work, so you will have the opportunity to learn on new platforms and tools as you go, expanding your experience and knowledge.

You will be observant, have good attention to detail, and will be able to communicate with clarity and confidence when interacting with other developers and project managers and QAs. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Working with our customers to understand their business and specific requirements
  • Identifying business and technical constraints
  • Definition of the overall architecture and technical solution
  • Creation of appropriate documentation for technical solutions that is agreed with the client, shared with the development teams and used to effectively demonstrate how the solution works overall.
  • Working with the development team, answering questions and providing input to the development process
  • Ensuring that the solution implemented meets the customer requirements
  • Overseeing the development process for the solutions which you have helped design, ensuring a feedback loop to internal teams and client stakeholders

MUST HAVE experience

  • Experience with Cloud based platforms such as Azure and AWS
  • Analytical systems and monitoring tools such as Application Insights, CloudWatch, New Relic, Firebase
  • Full-stack mobile development experience (iOS and/or Android)
  • Proven track record of working in a Solution Architect role on medium to large scale solutions and working with a variety of teams during the development lifecycle, ideally with SCRUM.
  • Strong knowledge of common security vulnerabilities, how to prevent them, and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of software architectural design patterns

Preferred experience

  • Continuous integration and deployment systems
  • Build distribution platforms



What we believe in

For over 20 years we’ve been helping our clients to define and build solutions that deliver better value to customers, and we believe in products that solve problems for users. It’s an approach that suits leading names like Domino’s Pizza, EE, the Premier League and The FA, and we build long-lasting relationships with the ambitious brands we work alongside.

What we do

We’re there at every step of the project lifecycle, from strategy, UX and design through to build, testing, release and maintenance. Digital is always shifting and changing, and we see it as an on-going investment; constantly seeking new and exciting ways to enhance our clients’ digital presence.

Who we are

Based in a single central London office, our diverse team of developers, designers, testers, and strategists bring knowledge and experience from across the globe with them. You won’t see us outsourcing your work though, and it’s this promise that guarantees a final solution that’s been crafted and considered by our most senior individuals.

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Benefits and Perks

  • Enjoyable days

    Sociable, divers, helpful colleagues and ultra-flexible working conditions

  • Amazing clients

    Long-term clients include Domino’s Pizza, EE & Glastonbury, The Premier League and Wembley Stadium.

  • 28 days paid holiday leave

    We urge our staff to take all their holidays, and we close between Christmas and New Year.

  • Training budget

    Annual training budgets for everyone!

  • Pension scheme

    Because everyone should be saving something for later in life

  • Private health and dental cover

    Top notch provision from Vitality and BUPA

  • Cycle to work scheme

    Access support to buy a bike

  • Flexible working, plus a central London office

    Fully flexible working location, with a Soho based office for social and professional collaboration

  • Curly Wurly's

    More then you could possibly eat!

  • Online & store perks

    Access to hundreds of savings and discounts from retailers like M&S, John Lewis, Expedia, Costa Coffee, etc.

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