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9 Nov 2023

Senior Solutions Architect

🇬🇧 Biggin Hill, UK
Full Time
5+ years exp.

The people who work off-track are as important to Formula 1 as those behind the wheel. As a Senior Solutions Architect, working on mission critical applications to support the F1 championship and support series, you could be one of them!

Specification Essentials:

  • Hons Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent commercial experience.
  • Extensive experience with AWS Web Services and the following certifications:
    • AWS Professional Solution Architect
    • AWS Professional DevOps Engineer
    • AWS Associate Developer and SysOps
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Certified: Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate
  • Proven experience with CloudFormation, CDK, Azure Resource Manager, and Terraform
  • Familiarity with cloud security solutions and best practices
  • Good communication, analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to evaluate, report and converse effectively.
  • An understanding of cloud-native technologies and current computing trends.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud architecture, capabilities, and operational best practices.
  • Experience deploying and administering applications in a cloud environment.
  • Sound understanding of CI/CD practices, and have the knowledge to create build pipelines with TeamCity as well as with Azure DevOps.


  • Experience with designing and creating highly scalable data ingestion pipelines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (Currently 2016)
  • Experience with consuming and processing high frequency data in a real-time / near real-time environment.
  • Experience with microservice architectures and containerization (Docker / Kubernetes)

Reporting into the Software Development Manager, you will:

  • Proactively contribute as a Solution Architect to support and development of existing applications critical to the Timing and production of the F1 Championship and other support series.
  • Proactively contribute to the development of new and innovate products as part of a small team.
  • Work as part of the Software Team across multiple projects.
  • Serve as the primary interface between the Software/Application Development teams and the IT Division.
  • Design and implement robust, scalable cloud solutions in collaboration with tech leads and software architects.
  • Train and mentor other members of the software team on cloud technologies.
  • Conceptualize, design, and architect application solutions for multi-cloud environments.
  • Ensure all solutions conform to IT and InfoSec governance and guardrails.
  • Stay updated with the latest cloud technologies and ensure their effective implementation.
  • Ensure architectural diagrams are of the highest quality including commenting, documentation, and the use of Architectural Decision Records (ADRs)
  • Participate in group activities such as demonstrations, design reviews, requirement exploration, system architecting, etc.
  • Develop a broad skill set covering all aspects of the F1 software environment as well as a defined area of specialisation (T-shaped).
  • Must be able to provide onsite (Biggin-Hill and Trackside) technical support for multiple race weekends during any given season.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed to support project timelines and deliver efforts on time.

Be the force behind Formula 1!

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