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AWS Infrastructure Architect Lead

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  30-Jun-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.

Digital Cloud Technical Architect

Location: London, The Speechmark Building or Newbury, Vodafone HQ   (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary:  Competitive Salary + Benefits
Hours:   Mon-Fri 37.5

Safety Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.

We innovate, invent and continuously improve, Vodafone UK Digital works within the heart of our business. Empowering Vodafone’s mission of being a digital-first company is in everything we do.


What will you be doing?


You will be joining the Digital Architecture team as the Cloud Infrastructure Technical Architecture Lead. You will be responsible for the Cloud Infrastructure Architecture of Digital UK Domain. You will be accountable for the evolution of the technical platforms and their security. You will work closely with the other Domain Technical Architects, System Engineers and Operations teams to ensure the environments are fit for purpose and can evolve to meet the business needs.

Who are we looking for? 


  • You will have proven and demonstrable Architecture, Development/Operational and Technical Leadership skills (within the Telecom industry would be a bonus).
  • Demonstrable experience of working with systems and solutions deployed in a cloud environment, ideally AWS.
  • Good background working with microservices architectures and RESTful APIs.
  • SAFE Agile certified or extensive experience working in a scaled Scrum or Kanban environment.
  • You will be a strong communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Establish a cloud-hosted architecture roadmap and set the direction and strategy for the next 3 years, including cloud adoption plans, application design, management and monitoring.
  • Lead Solution Architecture & Design reviews and assurance activities throughout the development lifecycle ensuring compliance to domain systems capability, domain roadmaps, and technical target architecture throughout the SDLC.
  • Lead the infrastructure design effort, acting as a key signoff for technical artefacts (low level design, migration designs, implementation & test approaches, operational support handover, etc.). 


What’s in it for you?


An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.


Together we can


Posting End Date: 06/08/2021



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.

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