Remote-first

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Employment type
Contract

Job Description

hedgehog lab is a global technology consultancy and we are on a growth trajectory. We are looking for a Solution Architect who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe.

While we have always been about premium digital experiences, to deliver the ambitious product roadmaps of our current customers (who consist of some of the biggest FTSE 100 & Fortune 500 companies) we need to take our skills & the team to the next level to deliver a world-class service. We would love for you to come on that journey and help us do some award-winning work.

We are happy to accept applications from candidates based across the UK for this role. You may work remotely, with ad-hoc travel to client sites when required.

You must have the right to work in the UK to be considered, we are not accepting candidates requiring sponsorship at this time.

Why hedgehog lab?

  • Ranked #1 globally for mobile app development on Clutch
  • We work with clients of all sizes, from startups to FTSE 100 companies across a range of sectors. If you want to build your portfolio, this is the place to do it. Check out some of our past client work here.
  • A transparent and open company culture based on trust, where politics is shunned and everyone works as a team.
  • Our People are our greatest asset, and we are so proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work, as rated by 91% of our business.
  • We’re a fully Flexified Employer, certified by Flexa. We know a one size fits all approach doesn’t work for everyone, we work with our employees to establish a model that benefits both parties.

Responsibilities

Working full time with our Commercial team, as a solution architect you will understand client requirements, engage with the client’s technical team, plan, estimate and help present technical solutions, then undertake a detailed handover to your delivery team colleagues who will build the solution.

  • Full-time, permanent Solution Architect
  • Responsible for sharing knowledge with commercial staff, and engaging potential clients in making sound decisions, and providing technical leadership and guidance throughout the entire process of projects.
  • You will enable us to have confidence that we have architected and built our software correctly, and to industry best practices.
  • You are proficient in at least one development language, and preferably more than one, ideally with both backend and frontend mobile development experience, or substantial industry experience in either discipline

Must have requirements

Requirements

  • Previous experience of, development in at least one of iOS, Android, Python, or React JS environments
  • A strong understanding of both frontend and backend technologies
  • Deep knowledge of the services and capabilities of at least one of the major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience of how components are designed and interact to form an efficient, cohesive, and functional, system
  • Previous experience of working in an advisory / consultancy role
  • Previous experience of working with a pre-sales or technical estimations team, in a software development environment, to estimate a new project or change request.
  • Be able to provide the commercial team with technical advice, especially in relation to projects and clients
  • Earn the trust and confidence of clients to become their technical advisor
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

About You

  • Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products
  • Detail oriented and customer focused, with the ability to think big. This opportunity involves working on technical solutions with global clients
  • An ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients, especially at the CXO level
  • Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy going
  • Open to feedback from your team to benefit client relationships
  • Always eager to learn and to share knowledge
  • Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment

We offer

What We Offer

  • Unlimited holidays. While we count paid leave, it's not metered.
  • Flexible working environment (flexi-time, hybrid working environment)
  • An enhanced maternity policy.
  • A transparent and open company culture where politics is shunned and everyone works as a team.
  • Annual Learning & Development budget inclusive of 4 L&D days.
  • Annual personal Wellbeing budget inclusive of 2 wellbeing days.
  • Access to free therapy sessions and financial wellbeing services.
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Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly