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Architect - Edinburgh/Midlothian

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We are Incentive Games and we are looking for a Technical Architect to join our growing business. 

 What do we do?

Incentive Games is an exciting and energetic company that specialises in helping its clients acquire, retain and monetise customers via web and mobile apps in the form of free and pay to play games. We use the science of gamification to make user engagement simple. The company is growing, and we have ambitions to be a leading games provider and we have been gaining recognition nationally and abroad.

Our current clients are multi-national gambling and payment companies based in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the USA, but we have plans to expand into non-I-gaming markets.

Who we are looking for? 

We want a technical architect looking for their next challenge. You’ll have an eye for detail and enjoy solving complex technical problems.

If you’re looking to join a team where you’ll make a real difference and where you’ll be heard and valued – please apply! 

What can we offer you?

  • A fun, relaxed and collaborative environment working in a company built on honesty that has flexible hours.
  • Joining a growing company that’s evolving all the time, giving you the opportunity to test yourself and your role to discover your skills.
  • Being surrounded by a group of bright, motivated people. We are a friendly, straightforward and capable bunch that keep it light-hearted.

Job Brief 

We’re looking for you to join our Architecture team as a Technical Architect. You will report to the Lead Architect and provide technical expertise to the development teams. You will help build a variety of games for our clients, assist with backend gaming solutions, and handle third-party integrations. You’ll be customer facing and be expected to explain complex systems to stakeholders with varying degrees of technical knowledge.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Be responsible for designing and integrating solutions to meet the company’s needs.
  • Work with clients and delivery teams to understand requirements, produce architectural designs and ensure these are communicated and understood by all stakeholders
  • Work within the Architecture function to review solutions, identify overlaps or conflicts with ongoing changes and resolve as needed
  • Work with delivery teams to break down work and plan as needed
  • Produce and maintain living technical documentation on the company’s systems and products
  • Work with Product Managers to identify technical roadmap items and prioritise accordingly
  • Point of contact for technical aspects of projects and delivery of games to clients
  • Provide project and work updates to both internal and external stakeholders as needed


  • Experience with designing or worked with cloud-based solutions, ideally AWS.
  • Experienced with all levels of system design from the front end to the back-end database and network infrastructure
  • A great written and verbal communicator who can present your designs to clients and the development teams concisely
  • Experienced of working in an agile environment and be able to break down solutions to units of work that can be independently developed
  • Experienced in designing high performance, secure, and resilient web-based systems

Other useful experience and skills

  • Be experienced working in a serverless environment
  • Have working experience of AWS and Lambda functions
  • Have experience in the gaming industry
  • Have a degree in computer science or software engineering

Employee Package and Benefits 

  • 4-Day work week!
  • Flexible working 
  • 26.5 days annual leave
  • Matched pension up to 4% (after 3 months)
  • Private healthcare once probation period has lapsed