British Heart Foundation

Web Application Solutions Architect - Digital

26 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
6050 (40033)
Full Time
Contract Type
We have an exciting new job opportunity for a Web Application Solutions Architect to play a leading role in the work with the IT, Digital and Customer Experience teams, ensuring customer facing web systems, marketing systems and other applications are well integrated, robust, scalable and secure.

Your job will be to provide leadership and support to the Digital and Customer Experience department, as well as the wider BHF, finding solutions to achieve better integration between systems that are easy to monitor and maintain, cost effective and meet agreed technical standards.

You'll support the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in moving towards an API based architecture hosted in the cloud with data flowing securely and smoothly between systems including our web site(s), marketing platforms, CRM, customer service tools and other BHF systems.

About you

A subject matter expert in API centric architecture, you'll have experience working with Sitecore 8.1 / 8.2 or greater, as well as best practice in enterprise integration, API development, content management and scalability.

You'll also need to have expert knowledge of:
* Microsoft stack (from on-premises to Cloud PaaS/IaaS)
* Web platform technology (e.g. .Net 4 and above)
* MS web technologies (inc SQL Server, replication, ARR)
* Monolithic Server architecture
* Cloud architecture (eg. Docker, RDS, Lambda, Web Services)
* SSO technologies
* Javascript

You'll be adept at working alongside software developers and infrastructure teams to ensure that web apps, services and provisions are highly scalable, elastic and tolerant.

With strong analysis and explorative ability working (having previously worked with 3rd parties and vendors) you'll be able to work with staff at all levels up to and including senior management and have excellent communication skills, able to liaise and work with non-technical people in a clear manner.

You'll have good web platform experience, including awareness of the latest techniques, standards and best practices and have a proven track record of delivering complex platforms at scale. This will be matched by your excellent analytical skills and your ability to detail and explain information clearly and effectively

About us

Everyone who works at the British Heart Foundation is part of something bigger - a mission to beat heartbreak from the world's biggest killers. Heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 people in the UK and that's heartbreak on a scale we simply don't accept. Across our offices and stores, we are helping fund research that saves lives. If that's a mission that inspires you, and you have the skills we need, you could be the Web Application Solutions Architect we're looking for.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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