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Principal Technical Consultant (Practitioner, Architecture, Technical Leadership)

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Principal Technical Consultant (Practitioner, Architecture, Technical Leadership)2018-10-24T05:41:13-04:00<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;">ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We’re a diverse community of bright and passionate individuals striving to have a positive impact on the world. We’re dedicated to the art of software delivery, by keeping it lightweight, agile and open-source. Our clients are organisations with ambitious missions, where we deliver complex enterprise systems to help them solve their toughest business problems. As a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks you have total responsibility for technical delivery on a client engagement so you are likely to have extensive experience.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333; border: none windowtext 1.0pt; padding: 0cm;">Here’s what you will bring:</span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/Scala/Clojure etc) across software engineering, security, data interchange, data management etc.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Experience as an architect or leading and inspiring software development teams</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Solid understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Significant software development and infrastructure architecture experience in designing and architecting enterprise web applications</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Experience working with CTO/COO to create technical strategies</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Ideally experience contributing to the professional community as a speaker, author or online contributor</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333; border: none windowtext 1.0pt; padding: 0cm;">As a Principal Consultant, here’s what you can do at ThoughtWorks: </span></strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Disrupt, Lead and Innovate.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Take the needs and challenges of a client and formulate the technical roadmap and technology solution that will support their business strategies and goals.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Provide Technical leadership across all areas of the enterprise, to ensure delivery of exceptional technical solutions</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Formulate and articulate the technical and political implication of real world solutions</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Orchestrate the management of technology scope and risks</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Mentor on approach and execution of solutions, coach on technologies and establishing a team wide comprehension of solution capabilities and direction</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Drive ThoughtWorks’ Thought-Leadership on engineering and architectural practices and standards</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Be an inspiration of innovation to the client</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Become a trusted and valued partner of the client CIO/CTO and team</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Exploit opportunities for networking and relationship building that arise out of delivery activities</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Creates and supports sales activities</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: Symbol; color: #333333;">·<span style="font-size: 7pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">       </span></span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">Code! We don’t subscribe to the “post-technical” ivory tower leadership style</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt 22.5pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">We work almost exclusively on customer site providing a mix of delivery and consulting services, so you’ll be flexible about travel. </span><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans','sans-serif'; color: #333333;">We offer amazing benefits from the day you start including private medical insurance, travel insurance, income protection, critical illness, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, personal development budget, 25 days holiday and a ride2work scheme.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;">To apply please submit your CV and tell us why you want to join ThoughtWorks. One of our recruiters will be in touch.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><span style="color: #333333; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;">We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more representative of the communities we serve. We promote diversity in all its forms and reject discrimination and inequality. <br><br>Our diversity and award winning culture inspires our thought leaders and serves to nurture and develop amazing ideas. We believe this makes us a world leading destination of choice for all technologists.<br><br>We’re also passionate about delivering quality by ensuring the most valuable use of our talents and experience. 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