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Technical Architect
London, United Kingdom · Contract

We are seeking a highly skilled Technical Architect with expertise in e-Commerce, CRM technologies and web front-end development. The ideal candidate will bring over 10 years of technical architecture experience, coupled with a proven track record in the Financial Services sector.

At Firewood, we work with prestigious FTSE100 firms across sectors such as Financial Services, Energy, and Infrastructure. Additionally, we collaborate closely with central and local government organisations. Our team is renowned for developing industry best practices, and we are passionate about enabling our clients to enhance their capabilities.

Working as part of a project team, you will be responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of complex web front-end solutions integrated with CRM systems. The role is primarily remote but 2 days per week in London offices (within M25) will be expected.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and architect end-to-end solutions for web front-end applications integrated with CRM systems.

  • Evaluate business requirements and technical constraints to create scalable and maintainable architecture designs.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define architecture standards, guidelines, and best practices.

  • Integrate web front-end applications seamlessly with CRM platforms such as Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, or similar systems.

  • Define data exchange mechanisms, APIs, and protocols to ensure smooth communication between front-end and CRM components.

  • Ensure that web front-end applications and CRM integrations adhere to security standards and compliance requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 10+ years of technical architecture experience is required

  • A deep knowledge of e-Commerce, CRM platforms and web technologies is required

  • Previous experience working in the Financial Services sector is required

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyse complex technical challenges

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Awareness of professional best practice and ability to implement effective processes

  • Already possessing or working towards relevant Technical Architect/Project Management qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Finance, or a related field

We want you to succeed, have fun and be happy to work at Firewood. We hold all our team members to very high standards and we have a healthy and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Please note you must be a British National or have an existing UK Right to Work status to apply. 

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