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Cloud Solution Architect

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  11-Nov-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.


Role purpose:  

The Analytics Lead Engineer will be responsible for the detailed design of all analytics solutions used across Commercial, Finance, VOIS and other tenants on the GCP Data Ocean following Vodafone Architecture, Privacy by Design & Security by Design guidelines and bringing industry best practices by working with multiple stakeholders (e.g. Design Authority, Analytics Center of Excellence).

The lead will work closely with delivery teams (e.g. Cloud Platform Engineers, Data Engineers, Product Owners) on day to day basis to understand requirements and supporting delivery & PoCs. 


Job Responsibility

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:  
•    Maintains strong understanding of the capabilities, strengths and weaknesses of the key BI & Analytics services technologies across Vodafone, available on the market and in particular GCP 
•    Own the overall solution strategy for BI & Analytics and design for re-use. Maintains oversight and governance of data, technical design decisions. 
•    Ownership of the end-to-end solution design for main programmes like: Neuron, Nucleus and cloud migrations, Dynamo, AI Booster
•    Line manages, guides, coaches & develops the team of Senior Solution Engineers 
•    Strong alignment with architecture, platform, and delivery teams 

Core competencies, knowledge and experience: 
•    Extensive practical experience of implementing large scale BI & Analytics systems utilising cloud and high-volume/low cost storage capabilities. 
•    Extensive in-depth knowledge of a broad spectrum of BI, Analytics and Data Movement technologies on cloud and on prem 
•    Extensive experience of designing, building, and deploying re-usable and configurable solutions 
•    Able to communicate and influence effectively across a rangeof technology stakeholders  at the highest level e.g. C level at Group and Markets level
•    Mentor and coach to develop their team and wider community.  
•    Experience in working Safe Agile delivery framework.

Must have technical / professional qualifications:  
•    Cloud Architecture/Network/Security certification (AWS/GCP) 



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.