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Precise Positioning Solution Architect

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  19-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.


Role Purpose:
We are looking for an Precise Positioning Solution Architect who is a technical leader with a deep understanding of business goals, business processes and IT solutions architecture, designing and supporting the development of IoT and Positioning solutions to ensure that they meet business needs and align with IT architectural standards. The role will be instrumental in creating an ecosystem for Connected Mobility Services, products & solutions internally across our Operating Companies and externally.

As an Precise Positioning Solution Architect, you will propose a portfolio of technologies and an architectural solutions based on business and technology considerations for a number of platforms/products/solutions, create architectural designs to guide and contextualise solution development, and act as a bridge between technical and business audiences during solution development as well as working close with other Vodafone Group Technology Teams and Vodafone Operating Companies Technology Teams for Design and Integration alignment. 


With us you will:
o Lead evaluation, design and analysis Precise Positioning technologies and solutions, incl. 5G based, UWB, Bluetooth and Wifi based.
o Translate business and technical requirements into an IT architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives.
o Propose IT solution recommendations and alternatives to satisfy customer needs
o Collaborate with enterprise architecture, information security, platform/product technical architects, solutions/application architects and infrastructure teams to produce optimal designs.
o Produce technical documentation of systems and integration architectures
o Ensure compliance of solutions to IT architecture standards.
o Act as a subject matter expert on IT BSS/OSS integration 


Apply if you have:
o Demonstrable and recent track record of delivering Positioning solutions, incl. architecture and design that span multi-disciplinary areas across OSS, BSS and Enterprise domains in a large IT environments
o Experience developing IT architecture blueprints, strategies and roadmaps
o Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems
o Ability to work effectively in a team environment and lead cross-functional teams
o Experience delivering presentations to senior-level executives and technical audiences
o Good understanding of agile principles and development methodologies
o Good understanding of Architecture principles including Open Digital Architecture Framework
o Experience with Positioning technologies and IoT platforms/products/solutions



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Software Engineering
Business Partnering
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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.