Systems Designer

Basingstoke, Hampshire, £62,000 + benefits
Reference: MF4851

Systems Designer / Architect – Basingstoke, Hampshire – to £62k

System Designer / Architect is required by our well established and indeed salubrious international employer of note.
Core responsibilities are …
To architect, application architecture for business critical production systems, ensuring designs are aligned to core business architectural principles.
To work with development teams to design, develop and maintain business critical applications using a variety of technologies, providing mentoring, best practice guidance, and technical expertise.


  • Deliver application architecture and designs to meet requirements defined by the business for critical production systems.
  • Employ extensive experience working with relevant development technologies to design and deliver prototypes, applications, and interfaces to business critical applications
  • Work with internal business and operational teams to deliver system designs in line with the technical roadmap.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance both internally and externally on the architecture, design, and development of business critical production systems.
  • Liaise with business and operational teams to ensure deliverables are produced which meet business expectations and requirements.
  • Liaise with development, testing teams to ensure the design is clearly understood and implemented in line with the core business architectural principles.
  • Liaise with testing and operational teams to ensure the smooth migration of developed code from one environment to another.
  • Mentor developers in best practice, suitable coding patterns, and development methodology
  • Review the work of other team members and to provide assistance as directed.
  • Provide input for improvements and enhancements to development strategy.
  • Lead cross-functional development efforts, driving quality practices into work products throughout the lifecycle of a project.
  • Drive the selection, adoption, and integration of appropriate tools and techniques to support the broader development process
  • Produce documentation as required by the development process as well as on an ad-hoc basis in line with departmental requirements.


  • IT-related degree or equivalent.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good technical skills with a good knowledge of solution design and architecture.
  • Experience of best practice relating to development methodologies and application lifecycle management.
  • Experience and awareness of software design patterns and their application to solving problems.
  • Experience of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services, and associated technologies.
  • Experience of technical mentoring and in-depth problem-solving and associated communication skills.
  • Proven aptitude to rapidly adopt and implement new techniques and technologies, and to drive innovation in approaches to development.
  • Experience of software development within an agile development environment, including implementing supporting tools or techniques.

Experience of designing and implementing systems / software solutions that operate in a critical production / manufacturing environment desirable.

This is a great opportunity to work within a brilliant organisation offering genuine scope to evolve and further progress your career. 

Easily commutable from Guildford, Camberley, Reading etc.

Basingstoke, Hampshire

£62k + benefits

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