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Principal Architect - Integration, API & Microservices - Luton

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    Information Technology

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    £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus & benefits

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    about 2 years ago

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Principal Architect - Integration, API & Microservices - Luton - £90,000 + bonus

Our client a global e-commerce organisation who operate in over 180 countries and had a revenue over 20 Billion EUR last year, are actively seeking a Principle Architect to join their team based in Luton.

You will play a key part in the delivery of large, complex strategic transformation initiatives. This role will focus on defining the strategic roadmap for key API products as well as producing Architecture blueprints for implementation of the APIs including back-end Microservices.

You will also have an end to end ownership of assuring all solutions, products, services and platforms in the Digital Customer Domain are fully integrated adopting best practice integration patterns and technology

Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience in delivering large scale SaaS/PaaS/CRM/MDM/Analytics/Mobile/API/Microservice Architectures
  • Proven senior technology practitioner with experience in delivering large and complex technology solutions across a variety of platforms
  • Experience in defining and evolving API product roadmaps
  • SME knowledge in Enterprise Integration Patterns and the design and development of RESTful APIs
  • Experience in domain driven data modelling and API contract definition
  • Proven track record of design and implementation of microservice architectures in the Cloud
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in designing solutions in AWS (Certifications preferred)
  • Experience of working in distributed multicultural teams with near shore and offshore based services providers


  • Take full ownership of the technical designs of their most critical integrations and APIs and present these at relevant Architecture and Design Assurance boards.
  • Work with Architects across local market teams to keep a focus on end-to-end aspects of all solutions, ensuring they are integrated as per our Group ABC (API/Cloud/BigData) strategies, scalable, adaptable and in line with ever changing and evolving business needs. You will also have involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that set the selection, development, implementation and use of new technologies and capabilities within the Group Digital Customer domain.
  • Simplify and standardise integrations across the domain and promote re-usability and agility through design and build of a set of high value business and utility APIs.

If this Principle Architect role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Principal Architect - Integration, API & Microservices - Luton - £90,000 + bonus