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Senior Manager - IT Solution Architect - Bangalore

Posting Country:  India
Date Posted:  06-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Description

The Architecture Manager provides expert knowledge to define, design, maintain and evolve the development and implementation of architecture solutions to particular business cases in alignment with the architecture direction and standards. The Architecture Manager focusses upon the supervision of a team, who perform market agnostic technical planning, architecture development and modifies specifications as well as developing specifications for new products/apps/services and assessing the compatibility and integration of products and services to ensure functionality across interdependent technologies. Typically reports to the Senior Architecture Manager.

Job Responsibility

* Has full people supervisory responsibility for a team of Network/IT Architects in alignment with the architecture vision and standards, and ensures they develop technical stories which are aligned to defined architecture principles and patterns;

* Demonstrates a good understanding of procedures and concepts through extensive experience and advices on design, development, and deployment of digital architecture practices, standards, patterns and innovations;

* Uses best practice knowledge to ensure the holistic solution design of future capabilities and features, including external dependencies, cross-domain integrations (APIs), and technical enablers/stories, etc;

* Maintains solid relations with the system integrator to ensure the solutions being delivered are aligned with Vodafone standards, best practice and business objectives, and the activity is signed off accordingly;

* Guides team in scouting new technologies and vendors to enable innovation and identify technical enablers;

* Supports with providing strategic input and planning for large infrastructure initiatives/projects across the products lifecycle;

* Supports assisting with the creation of Requests For Proposal (RFPs) on technical requirements, evaluation of answers and supplier short-listing during RFP process;

* Uses communication skills on foundational architecture best practices and disruptive technologies and their implications;

Skills

MicroServices and APIs
Leading Organisation Culture and Change
Business Partnering
Critical Thinking
Dev Ops
Security
Architecture and Design
Software Engineering
Cloud

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.