Technical Architect Job Description

Technical Lead job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



Technical leads are responsible for managing, monitoring and evaluating software or engineering teams, assisting with training and recruitment, setting objectives, and ensuring customer satisfaction, among other things. They are usually involved in software development, engineering, and product releases.


  • Designing and communicating the overall architecture of the platform
  • Collaborating with the business to understand the requirement and convey clear expectations on the interfaces
  • Research and identify solutions to software and hardware issues through to resolution, within agreed time limits
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, including account setup and network configuration
  • Design the CI/CD pipelines and oversee the DevOps, and triage the bugs reported by the quality assurance
  • Ask customers targeted questions and connect regularly with developers to quickly understand the root of the problem
  • Properly escalate unresolved issues to appropriate internal teams
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports
  • Document technical knowledge in the form of notes and manuals
  • Ensure the implementation of best practices coding & design via regular code reviews


  • Minimum of X years of experience in software engineering
  • Minimum of X years in a leadership/management role
  • Deep technical understanding of the application and cloud-native deployment and design, including middleware options, protocols, API gateways, and platform infrastructures
  • Good understanding of microservice-based architecture and mobile application interfaces (MERN/ MEAN)
  • Experience with networking and networking technologies eg: (Firewalls, load balancers, and application gateways)
  • Knowledge of cloud security controls including encryption at rest, encryption in transit, key management, vulnerability assessments, and application firewalls
  • Experience with implementing and operating mission-critical technology components with HA, DR, and Business Continuity capabilities
  • Hands-on experience with Windows/Linux/Mac OS environments
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Familiarity with remote desktop applications and help desk software

Soft Skills

  • Strong leadership skills with the capability to mentor a team of engineers
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment


Additional certification in Microsoft, Linux, Cisco or similar technologies

Promotion Stage

Product/Project Manager, Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Salary Range (in USD)

$80,000 - $2,00,000 per year


Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science or a related field

Reports To

Product/Project Manager

Key Skills

Software Development, Coding, Technical, Diagnostic, and Troubleshooting, Software Architecture, Systems Testing

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