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IoT Solution Architect

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  22-Oct-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?

Job Title: IoT Solution Architect (Connectivity)

Location: Newbury 

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 Areas of Knowledge Needed:
•    3-5+ years experience working in solution- and enterprise architecture or design 

•    Knowledge of technical modelling languages and tools, experiencing in clear and abstract capture of logical and technical architecture, data architecture, dynamic design

•    Experience in platform architecture (or sufficient years in platform design) and complex solution design (or sufficient years in solution design)

•    Experience designing or designing for complex architectures (e.g. SOA, geographically distributed deployments)

•    Broad experience and expertise in telecommunications supporting systems in network (services, monitoring) and/or IT BSS

Soft skills:
•    Consultative, customer-focused design mind-set

•    Strong presentation and communication skills, to technical, business and (senior) management audience

•    Strong work planning- and time management skills

•    Experience working for large multinationals 

Scope of responsibilities:
•    End-to-end solution design leadership or support on complex projects spanning across the IoT architectural domains

•    Coordinate solution- and technical design to validate and complete end-to-end solutions

•    Review and challenge for design, quality, innovation and roadmap of domain-specific projects and solutions

•    Engage and challenge customers and business, collaborating with business analysts to shape and formalise solution requirements

This is a 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.