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Head of Software Architecture

  • Job reference: 49696
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Strategy and Architecture
  • Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Additional benefits

Head of Software Architecture

La Fosse are currently engaged with a start-up med-tech company who are looking for a Head of Software Architecture to lead the organisation in mission-critical projects of work.

With plans to double the size of the organisation by end of 2020, this is an crucial hire for the organisation. Reporting into the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for designing, delivivering and implementing their end to end Software Architecture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and deliver robust and scalable end to end Software Architecture across embedded, cloud and app
  • Manage in-house teams and out-sourced partnerships globally
  • Work in alignment with the business strategy
  • Be confident leveraging internal relationships across science, engineering, design and commercial teams to create and prioritise deliverables in line with the organisation's portfolio development
  • Act as SME, mentoring and guiding to ensure products are improved where possible
  • Create and develop a vision for IoT, Connected and Smart capabilities
  • Keep up to date emerging technologies, assessing where necessary the impact and threat to the business.

Key skills:

  • Experience working within a Head of Architecture or Senior Software Architecture remit
  • Previous experience delivering end to end Software Architecture
  • Understanding and hands on experience delivering large scale embedded solutions
  • Understanding of Architecture methodologies, including TOGAF
  • Experience with Cloud technologies, ideally AWS and Azure
  • Experience designing restful APIs
  • Preferred previous experience within large, complex enterprises

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a scaling start-up at the early stages of their journey, if you are interested in finding out more information please email

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