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Technical Design Lead

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Technical Design Lead for UK Law Firm

Job Title: Technical Design Lead
Location: Manchester or Liverpool (2 days a week in the office)
Salary: Up to £65,000

About the Role

My client are a prestigious UK-based law firm seeking a skilled and driven Technical Design Lead to join their dynamic team. This role is essential in steering and ensuring the success of their technical designs across various software projects. As a Technical Design Lead, you will:

  • Collaborate with development teams to champion best practices, drive continuous improvement, and ensure the successful execution of change initiatives.
  • Conduct proof of concept work to evaluate the viability of new technologies, methodologies, and design patterns.
  • Provide technical mentorship to development teams, promoting a culture of learning and skill enhancement.
  • Engage in research and development activities focused on emerging technologies and future organisation interests.
  • Lead knowledge-sharing sessions within the IT Applications team, boosting cross-team collaboration and skills development.
  • Work closely with the Infrastructure Technical Design Lead and Head of IT Applications to shape their application strategy.
  • Participate in solution architecture discussions, ensuring technical designs align with the organisations goals and architectural standards.

About You

  • You have a solid background in software development, particularly with experience in an object-oriented language.
  • You are committed to software craftsmanship, clean code, solid principles, and service-oriented architecture.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud platforms is desirable, aiding our cloud-centric initiatives.

Why Work With Us

My client are an accredited living wage employer committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity. They welcome applications from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and disabilities.

They offer a wide range of benefits, including:

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working with home office equipment provided
  • Healthcare cover/Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4x salary
  • Interest-free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme, including counselling and legal advice services
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Various offers and discounts
  • Reward and recognition schemes

Join a firm where people matter. Apply now to be a part of my clients forward-thinking and supportive team.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Architecture

Industry: Legal

Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per annum + Healthcare, Medicash, Life Insurance

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Language: English - Professional Working

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: T9I7J3-61FC596E

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Danny Davies

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