Technical Lead / Solution Architect job in NG16 Langley Mill Derbyshire

Technical Lead / Solution Architect | Microlise

Technical Lead / Solution Architect

Technical Lead / Solution Architect

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Do you have?

  • Proven abilities in coaching technical performance within a team and across a business, setting technical objectives and measuring progress etc.
  • Highlighting training requirements within a multi discipline agile team
  • Technical domain design skills
  • Technical debt identification and pay down.
  • Strong communication skills for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advocate and leadership of design review
  • Technical evangelism
  • Able to implement patterns of enterprise architecture
  • Working with architecture focussed road maps         

What do we do?

Microlise is an established but growing software house and telematics company based in Nottingham. Working for us, you’ll be involved with a number of innovative and industry leading projects and developing technology for our fleet and vehicle telematics, safety, health and compliance, journey management and delivery management options that we offer to our extensive and growing customer base.

We’re expanding our 3 development teams and have a number of opportunities available!

What products do the development teams manage?

Wes and his 2 UK teams manage Fleet & Vehicle Telematics and Safety, Health & Compliance, these areas give customers complete control and full sight of all of their vehicles with real time visibility of fleet utilisation.  In addition Safety, Health & Compliance helps monitors the status of each vehicle in real time to help organise maintenance schedule and avoid unforeseen mechanical failures as well as continually monitor safety working practices and incidents to ensure compliance which can include integrated camera‘s. Some of the customers that come under this area include Tata Motors, JCB, DAF, MAN, DHL and Babcock.

Qurr and his 2 UK teams manage Journey Management & Consignment side of the Fleet, these areas give the customers complete control to manage their fleet journeys and brief their drivers to organise deliveries \ consignments. This domain generally operates on over 400 Retail Customers worldwide. Some of the customers are Sainsbury's, ASDA, Tesco, Coles,  Knorr-Bremse & Eddie Stobbart.

Here’s an example of what you will be involved in.

  • Daily: Kata's, Stand ups, Pair Programming, Unit Testing, Submitting Pull Requests, Reviewing Pull Requests, Code Reviews, Fixing Bugs, Paying down Technical Debt, Monitoring, Project work and Design work.
  • Weekly: Public Code Reviews, Dojo's, Refinements (twice a week)
  • Fortnightly: Planning, Retrospectives, Sprint Reviews and Demos.
  • Monthly: Projects, product release cycle, reports, mobile development, stakeholder demo & product review

What’s the team structure?

The team’s comprises of entry level developers through to solution architects and we provide clear career ladders for each employee to forge the career they desire with full training, support and mentoring from senior member of the team.

Here’s an example of the technologies you will use.

C#, Xamarin, .NET Core, Micro Services, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL

Why Microlise?

  • We believe in our culture, values and staff successes
  • We believe in developing our staff and support our employees with their professional development goals. 
  • 24 days holiday excluding bank holidays, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days
  • Recognition of service from your 1st year and other anniversaries
  • Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit
  • Vitality Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme and subsidised eye tests and glasses
  • 20% off EE mobile and line rental
  • Local discounts including Raleigh
  • Great staff extras:  Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards!
  • Free tickets to the British Superbikes, come and support Microlise Cresswell racing and the team! 

We’re doing great things, come and be part of our success!

  • 2019 – Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table
  • 2018 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Business of the year and Excellence in International Trade, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, Top 20 in the BDO growth barometer – Nottinghamshire, and an IIP employer
  • 2017 - Top 200 company in Nottingham, top 50 in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Sunday Times top 100 Profit Track, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finals,

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!

Just to let you know, telephone interviews and face to face interviews will take place while the advert is still live, so please don’t delay with your application! The role may close early if we appoint to the roles.


  • Location: NG16, Langley Mill, Derbyshire
  • Job Title: Technical Lead / Solution Architect
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