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Domain Architecture Manager

Job Title: Domain Architecture Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-02-23-EF5284F77816
Job Published: February 23, 2021 12:21

Job Description

Job Description

VVodafone Internet of Things (IoT) is the world's largest IoT service provider. Industry analysts have positioned Vodafone IoT in their Magic Quadrant for the fourth consecutive year. We have successfully built one of the best platforms in the industry, currently supporting 71 million IoT connections and connecting over 74 million devices and 14.4 million vehicles. The Vodafone Internet of Things (IoT) platform is designed to meet the needs of global IoT customers and is protected by Vodafone IPR.

To support this key strategic growth area, IoT requires a highly capable and experienced Enterprise Architect to join the IoT Architecture Evolution Team leading the IoT Core domain. The role includes building the roadmap for the IoT Core Domain (BSS) applications, supporting our vision of reaching 1 billion connections. The right individual should have a deep understanding of telecommunications BSS and network technologies, as well as be able to interact with senior business stakeholders.

Joining us as an Enterprise Architect in Group Technology you will be accountable for managing the delivery of transitional and target state architectures. The Future is exciting. Ready?"

Role Purpose:

  • Lead the definition and drive the execution of the technology strategy for the IoT Core domain, which includes CRM, Billing, Order Management, Network AAA and Identity Management capabilities

  • Deliver innovative and pragmatic Capability and Application Architectures and roadmaps in line with business needs.

  • Ability to interpret technical issues and then effectively communicate a structured approach that addresses the needs and requirements whilst aligned with the defined architecture.

  • Demonstrate the capability to operate at all levels of seniority and create compelling communications that meet the different needs of the stakeholder groups, underpinned by solid methodology approach that yields tangible architectural artefacts and deliverables.

  • Provide technical expert contribution to the technology selection process and develop or buy decisions in synchronisation with Technology standards.

  • Participate in the design and execution of Architectural Governance across the relevant stakeholders.

  • Support the early life definition of Programmes and Projects including shaping and scope definition.

  • Represent Vodafone in standardisation and other industry forums

  • Lead and develop a team of Domain Architects to support the architecture definition within the domain

  • Create and maintain architecture assets including the Application Portfolio (LeanIX), Architecture Patterns, Architecture Principles, Blueprints and Roadmaps

Candidate Description

  • Relevant university degree (M.Sc., B.Sc. etc)

  • AWS Certified Solution Architect (Associate or Professional) (desireable)

  • TOGAF Certified (desirable)

  • SAFE Agile certified or extensive experience working in a scaled Scrum or Kanban environment (desirable)

  • IoT knowledge is desirable.

Employer Description

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?, 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.