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I transitioned from a developer to an architect while working in a large retail bank.

Being a software architect (rather than just a technical lead) is about getting to know your business users, those people who pay for and use you software. Spend as much time as you can meeting and talking to people who are not techies. Get to know how your business works, who makes the decisions and who controls the budgets. Start hanging out with them, find excuses to go and ask questions and get involved in business meetings.

Eventually those people will start coming to you as their first port of call when considering new projects. Once this happens you will be well on your way to becoming an architect.

Your job as a software architect is to translate the business vision into a blueprint that the tech leads can then implement.

An architect is not a super-skilled technical lead. As a software architect you will eventually stop doing any hands-on development at all. You act as a bridge between the business and the development team. Does this sound attractive to you? Most developers can't do this, they can't let go of the code.

There are plenty of architecture courses to go on and plenty of books to read, but it is the personal relationships that you develop outside your coding environment that will make all the difference.

Good luck!
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