Principal IoT Platforms Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:03 Dec, 2019
Role Title: Principal IoT Platforms Manager
Location: 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.


As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations. 


From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal! 


We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?    

Our Team:
Internet of Things (IoT)

At Vodafone Group we believe in making IoT simple, by bringing together exactly the right mix of partners to ensure that every element of a project works smoothly over our global network.  Offering a wide range of end-to-end solutions across a broad range of sectors, including Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Retail and Banking, our IoT solutions combine the world's largest mobile network, outstanding technology and a long track record of success. Joining us as a Principal IoT Platforms Manager you can be part of our empowering our Internet of Things (IoT) function. The Future is exciting. Ready?


In order to fulfil this objective IoT leadership requires a Principal IoT Platforms Manager to lead engineering of Vodafone’s IoT digital platforms and products. This role will report into the Head of IoT Digital Services and be accountable for technical product ownership, technical architecture, and engineering of Vodafone’s Business IoT platforms and products.


As the Principal IoT Platforms Manager, you will be responsible for engineering of IoT platforms (e.g. application enablement and device management) and products (e.g. digital surveillance). You will lead a team of technical product owners, technical architects, platform engineers, DevOps engineers, systems engineers and QA engineers.


This is a very central and 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.


With us you will:
  • Lead a cross-functional team of technical product owners, platform technical architects, platform engineers, DevOps engineers, systems engineers and QA engineers.

  • Define platform features and user stories based on epics and priorities from Product Management. Define and maintain technical architecture for each of the platforms.

  • Implement delivery models to develop, run, maintain, enhance and change our IoT platforms ensuring that commitments are met for stakeholder groups across Group and OpCos.

  • Play an instrumental role in building out and maintaining our partner and developer ecosystem.

Apply if you have:
  • Proven hands-on experience in IoT Platform development and deployment in a CDI/DevOps based environment (Java SE, Javascript, Scripting langauges, i.e. python, perl, shell scripts, Unix/Microsoft based environments)
  • Experience in developing & deploying large scale enterprise backend & frontend software systems & web applications.
  • 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.
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