Architect - Orchestration

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:30 Jul, 2019

Role Title: Architect – Orchestration

Location: Paddington/Newbury

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

Joining us as a Architect – Orchestration you can be part of our empowering function. The Future is exciting. Ready?”

With us you will:
  • Participate in the creation / maintenance of overall Enterprise Architecture Deliverables including Strategy and Reference Architectures co-ordinating input from diverse Architecture Stakeholders

  • Participate in the creation, ownership, and maintenance and publish the IT Architecture and Strategy, Work with Local Market Architecture Leads to align local strategy, architecture and roadmap to the overall Cloud & Automation Architecture and Strategy, and Roadmap.

  • Participate in the design and execution of Architectural Governance across the relevant stakeholders and participating Vodafone organisations

  • Produce, Support & Guide the Delivery of Target, Transitional and Solution Architectures for business and Network & Systems transformation deliveries through the appropriate Architectural Artefacts, Deliverables and Communications

  • Build and Evolve the maturity of Architecture Communications, Awareness and the Architecture Repository and undertake appropriate communications and engagement management across all stakeholders

    Support the early life definition of Programmes and Projects including Shaping and Definition of scope, and input into Business Cases e.g. Scoping, Estimation, Impact Analysis, Procurement Scoping and Quality Assurance etc.

Apply if you have:
  • Academic Degree qualified or qualified by experience

  • Be aware of and capable of using Telecoms, IT Industry and Enterprise Architecture Best Practice methodologies, process, function and data maps such as those used by TM Forum, or defined by ITIL, TOGAF, BPMN, UML etc.

  • Capability to articulate and define complex architectures in a simple way to stakeholders underpinned by a structured analytical approach and high quality Architectural Artefacts and Deliverables.

  • Excellent Architecture and virtual Team Management skills backed up by >5 years industry experience in the Telecoms/Enterprise/IT Services industry with proven delivery in the Architecture space

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills and able to adjust own style to suit audience and achieve objectives

  • Demonstrable track record of delivering on projects that span multi-disciplinary areas, preferably in a large telecommunications, Enterprise Architecture, Business, Systems & Network environments.

  • Sound overall knowledge of applications, integration, and data architecture methodologies and industry best practices

  • Ability to operate effectively across a range of disciplines in enough detail to communicate effectively with both experts in those areas and with senior stakeholders

  • Ability to translate Business Strategy and needs into Enterprise Architecture blueprints; estimate the financial impact of architectural alternatives.

  • Willingness to travel in line with business needs

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact

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