Solutions Architecture Manager



An Amazing Career Opportunity for Architecture Manager

Location: Basingstoke , Galway

Job ID : 19569


We are currently recruiting for a Architecture Manager to join our team!

This qualified candidate is responsible for designing, identifying, describing and managing integrated software solutions in relation to the Citizen Identification business. 


This is a pivotal role in the management and innovation of project and project delivery.

If this sounds like you keep on reading !


Who are we? 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

Check us out here: and 


As our Architecture Manager , you’ll support HID’s success by:

1. Solution design & management 

  • Leads and owns the architecture team that is developing highly complex identity solutions for customer projects as well as company products, this involves translating business and technical requirements for software solutions into deliverable designs taking into consideration security, performance, scalability, useability and cost.  
  • Producing, maintaining, and taking ownership of all architecture deliverables required within software development projects following an established agile development methodology.
  • Creating process flows, architecture diagrams, prototypes, and other assets to remove ambiguity and articulate design to a varied audience.


2Architecture management 

  • Manage & mentor software solutions architects.
  • Help develop and support other architects by providing guidance, overview and reviewing of work.
  • Help identify & support them through development opportunities.
  • Provide general day to day managerial assistance.


3. Software engineering department improvements 

  • Help identify, develop, and implement processes, procedures, and ways of working for the software engineering department.
  • Collaborate with the other software engineering leads to create and champion best practices for the software engineering department.



4. Citizen Identity Solutions 

  • Build and maintain strong and effective working relationships with all departments across Citizen Identity Solutions.
  • Collaborate with other team members across the Citizen Identity organization to deliver projects and achieve company objectives, serve as a subject matter expert on Citizen Identity.


What we will love about your background:

  • Proactive & problem-solving oriented
  • Proficient people & project management skills 
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies
  • Proficient in IT/application architectural drawing
  • Proficient in Application/Systems Architecture design and implementation in various systems hosting environments (on-premise / cloud / hybrid)


Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree holder in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related disciplines
  • 10 years' experience with at least 5 years in design and implementation of enterprise or mission-critical systems.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working in a management role of an agile software delivery environment.
  • Able to demonstrate a strong knowledge and understanding of the Scrum development process (Product backlog development and management experience is essential).  SAFe experience and practical experience will be beneficial.
  • Experience of designing systems for cloud deployments with a focus on cost efficiency and scalability.
  • Experience in secure system development lifecycle and system integration is highly preferred.
  • Experience in secured issuance of electronic documents such as national ID, driving license and passport is highly preferred.
  • Experience in information security using electronic documents, cryptography and PKI is highly preferred.
  • Experience in DevOps Cloud Operations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.





We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Basingstoke, ENG, GB, RG24 8WG Galway, IE, H91 YPN7

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level