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IoT Platform Engineer

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  09-Sep-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.


IOT Platform Engineer 


To support Vodafone’s key strategic growth areas in IoT, Vodafone Business Platforms and Solutions  requires a highly capable and experienced IoT Platform Engineer. As an IoT Platform Engineer you are keen to take the responsibility for essential components of IoT ecosystem to help facilitate IoT communication protocpls, such as MQTT, data analytics and enhancements of data flow, functionality of smart applications.  You embrace implementing integration interfaces & APIs from various technology platforms or exposing Vodafone’s owns, working with IoT sensors & devices, market leading connectivity bearers, and learning & building using very modern and market leading application enablement tools.


As a Platforms Engineer, you are adaptive and a fast learner, pragmatic thinker and are able to perform software development, integration, deployment & migration under various programming & operating environments. You are flexible to act as a horizontal function for multiple projects and have a strong belief in learning by doing. You are a team worker, idea generator & a technology geek who wants to grow far along the technical career path.


This is a very central & key role within the dynamic IoT Partnerships function, which is an organisation within Vodafone Business Platforms and Solutions to build platforms and capabilities for new IoT verticals. You will work on exciting projects in an agile environment and will become a key part of major drive for change and innovative IoT offerings from Vodafone.

Job Responsibility


  • 5+ years of proven hands-on experience in IoT Platform development and deployment in a CDI/DevOps based environment. With one or more of the following:
    • Java SE
    • Javascript
    • Scripting langauges, i.e. python, perl, shell scripts.
    • Unix/Microsoft based environments
  • At least 3-4 years of proven experience in developing & deploying large scale enterprise backend & frontend software systems & web applications.
  • Proven experience with HTPP, MQTT, Kafka, various data bases (SQL and non-SQL)
  • Proficiency in cloud-native development & deployments and web services technologies (e.g. REST, JSON, XML, SOAP, HTML5, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with CDI tools, such as, Jira, Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, GIT, Confluence et al.

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.