The Enterprise IT Solutions Architecture department caters to IT/IS needs of vertical business units in Vodafone Group Enterprise that include Vodafone Global Enterprise, Vodafone Carrier Services, Machine-to-Machine / Internet of Things, and Cloud & Hosting Services, each with their own portfolio of products and services, and relevant business functions in Group Technology. The function also builds re-usable assets that cater to the IT/IS needs of Enterprise Business Units in a number of Vodafone Local Markets. To support key strategic growth areas, Vodafone Business IT are looking to hire a Technical architect to support the SELL domain to cover marketing and sale of simple and complex products, with a good track record to define and govern technical solutions configured and implemented for complex and large digital transformation programme. Role & Responsibilities
Manage and implement the technical architectural blueprint, coding standards, leveraging the IT capabilities across the organisation.
Liaise with key stakeholders to determine and prioritise business requirements, transforming business requirements in technical requirements, and working with cross functional teams to ensure successful cost-effective project execution
Hands-on architect to assist in the delivery of a Cloud architecture solution around sales enablement, contract lifecycle management tools and underlying Salesforce application.
The role covers requirements analysis, business case definition, solution architecture with the domain and architecture leads, vendor and SI selection, solution assurance and acceptance and the control of benefits realisation with the business according to defined KPIs.
Assist and advice for best practices, trouble shooting of the platform and applications
Facilitate knowledge sharing across wider team.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership
Demonstrate ability to think strategically whilst having a strong focus on End-User technologies and operational service delivery
Lead effort to identify and analyse business drivers to derive business, information, technical, and solution requirements and to analyse IT industry and market trends and determine potential impact upon Enterprise.
Develop overall architecture approach for all layers of a solution. (Conceptual and logical architecture specifications).
Support business case definition with business and finance and Demonstrate experience of translating user requirements into solution designs.
Lead vendor and SI selection with Procurement, domain leads, architecture, operations, and finance.
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