Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect

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Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect

Merapar by alfa1 are looking for a Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect to join our team and be part of the Software Movement

Full-time · London

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About the role

We help globally recognised brands deliver groundbreaking digital experiences to their customers. Merapar by alfa1 was founded by  leading media and TV experts and we continue to grow fast. TV is our first love, but we are rapidly expanding into new areas including IoT (Internet of Things), Data Management and Analytics.

As a Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect you will work with our clients and development teams to deliver innovative software in an Agile environment. You will help shape the projects of our clients and the fabric of our company during this exciting and dynamic phase in our journey. We offer flexibility and freedom in return for passion and commitment.

If this job does not look like a perfect fit but you like our vision and think you have something to offer, check out our other vacancies or get in touch for an informal chat.

You will:

  • Lead the design and delivery of cutting edge distributed software systems.

  • Build relationships with our clients and drive new sales opportunities.

  • Coach and motivate others in the team, listen and share knowledge.

  • Act as a bridge between our development teams and clients, often technical to non-technical.

  • Design complex integrations and write technical documentation.

  • Learn new technologies, design patterns and processes, introducing them where appropriate.

About You

  • Substantial experience as a software architect and/or developer.

  • Hands-on cloud experience, preferably AWS.

  • The ability to identify and solve problems and work with minimal guidance and direction.

  • An open-mind and a natural curiosity for new technologies.

  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery and Agile methodologies.

  • Excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ideally published blog posts and/or contributed to open source projects.

  • Experience in the Media industry is desirable but not essential.


This is a full time position based in the UK. You should be able to work from home but prepared to commute to London on a daily basis if needed.

Occasional travel within the UK and Europe may be required.

How a alfa1 career looks 

Personal Growth: We’ve said it, and we’ll say it again.. We will invest in your career and personal growth.

Cutting Edge Tech: You’ll work with the latest tech on a daily basis, always with time to explore and be introduced to emerging techs and innovations.

Top Clients: Work with key players in the industry. See your work making a difference to the brands you know most.

Flexible Working: Options for office based and remote work, with options for all. School run no problem... work life balance is everything.

Newest Mac Kit: From day one, you’ll be given the latest Mac, trackpad, AirPods, a top- notch screen and more.

Work and Play: We are particularly good at getting the alfa1 family together to have fun and celebrate successes.

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Apply for the jobDo you want to join our team as our new Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect? Then we'd love to hear about you!