Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect

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Lead Technical Consultant/Lead Architect (UK)

We help globally recognised brands deliver groundbreaking digital experiences to their customers. Merapar is a startup but our founding members come from leading media and TV companies and we are growing 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. 


What we offer:

  • Exciting projects using the latest technologies
  • Training, mentoring and space to learn
  • Flexible working
  • Attractive benefit packages, including share options

What you will do:

  • 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

You should have:

  • 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

If you would like to join our team, apply now!