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Iot Enterprise Architect

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?


Role title: IoT Enterprise Architect 

Location: Newbury

Role purpose: 

The Vodafone Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio is designed specifically to meet the needs of new and evolving businesses growing at a rapid pace in a digital world, with a mission to connect 1 billion things by 2025 for a better future.

In order to continue Vodafone’s leadership position, and to drive it further, Vodafone Group has identified the need to establish and grow its strength in IoT Digital Services, with the ambition of becoming a leading provider of IoT E2E Solutions building on our industry leading position with Managed IoT Connectivity.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

o    Define and maintain our IoT Digital Services technology strategy, architecture and roadmap to ensure alignment with the organisation’s goals and objectives.

o    Maintain a holistic view of the organisation’s strategy, processes, information and technology assets as they apply to IoT Digital Services.

o    Partner with business and technology subject experts to translate business requirements into technological solutions.

o    Review and approve projects to ensure that they are compliant with architectural standards, policies and guidelines.

o    Present to stakeholders on how architectural options will meet their needs.

o    Monitor and analyse industry, technology and market trends to determine their potential impact or application for the organisation.

o    Participate in digital services strategy decisions and provide digital business model consulting within IoT teams.

o    Help business leaders and their teams think through the technology, business and operational implications of their technology investment decisions.


We are looking for an IoT Enterprise Architect to define and build a holistic view of IoT Digital Services’ technology strategy, process and architecture roadmap to enable the delivery of business capabilities and technology resources. This role will report into the Senior IoT Architecture Manager and be responsible for technology strategy and architecture aligning both with industry standards and trends as well as Vodafone’s wider technology and commercial strategy and vision. The role will be instrumental in creating an ecosystem for IoT Digital Services platforms, products & solutions internally across our Operating Companies and externally.

As the IoT Enterprise Architect, you will understand the complexity of both the organisation’s business capabilities and technology environment, align current IoT projects with long term enterprise goals, work cross-functionally with both business and IT stakeholders, and provide thought leadership on potential disruptive technologies and trends.

This is a central and key role within the IoT Practice, which is an organisation within Vodafone Business Platforms and Solutions to address the ever growing demands of businesses both large and small on a global scale. You will play an instrumental role in an agile environment and will be key to Vodafone maintaining our global leadership position in IoT.

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.