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Digital Technical Architect (cloud)

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  04-Nov-2020
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?

Cloud Infrastructure 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
COVID-19 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 and mentor a team of Cloud and Security Technical Architects, setting clear direction for the Digital UK cloud infrastructure architecture.
  • 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.

 

Ready?

Posting End Date: 11/12/2020

 

 

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.