Senior Architect
Vodafone Limited
4d ago

Role Title : Senior Architect

Location : Paddington

AtVodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as anadvisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countriesand for over 420 million customers.

We are constantly uncovering tactics toinnovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategicperformance.

By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digitalworld of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.


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

From contactless payments to connectingemergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives,not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level everysingle day.

We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver newinnovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help usimagine, create and realise a more connected future then we need you to helpus achieve that goal!

We’re focused on building the best network,providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to ourbusiness customers.

What links us all together is that we are allcustomer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

Our Team :

TheDigital Capabilities function owns Technology platforms within Consumer Product& Services. The platforms areenabling, orchestrating and exposing Markets and Group capabilities to thirdparties and Vodafone services.

The platformsare handling more than 1000 Transaction per second, 150 third parties in morethan 20 markets are generating more than 600m€ revenue p.a.

TheDigital Capabilities platforms are : common Digital Exposure Layer (DXL), APIexposure layer (APIX), Global Integration Gateway (GIG), LIA, AAA and therelated Continuous Integration Systems, the vast majority is running in thecloud in an agnostic manner following the API-

first principle and are usingrecent technologies as e.g. micro services, containers and service mesh.

Thepurpose of this role is to define and govern the overall architecture strategyand roadmap for aspects of Digital Capabilities’ platforms.

The architecturewill be developed to provide solutions to meet the market and global businessrequirements, whilst ensuring compliance with the Target Global Architectureand Architectural Standards and Design Principles.

TheDigital Capabilities team is delivering with Vodafone people in Europe (Düsseldorf,Paddington) and India (Pune).

The Senior Architect will act as a lead functionaland technical representative for the Digital Capability area, gatheringinformation and proposing solutions, therefore, strong analytical, functional,technical and communication skills are imperative for this role.

Therole will also involve the governance of the evolution of the platforms,ensuring the compliance of the solutions to the Globally mandated solution setas well as defining the migration paths to that set.

The Architect contributes to the Digital Capabilitiesstrategy and will own governance when working with other Architects andTechnical stakeholders.

Joiningus as a Senior Architect you can be partof our empowering Digital Capabilities function. The Future is exciting.Ready?

With us you will :

Enable solutionopportunities by identifying the requirements directly from the Vodafone LocalMarkets / Partner Markets or by proactively understanding their needs.

Able to express complexconcepts in plain language to reach broader audiences.

Adheres to technicalconstraints laid out by Architecture guidelines

Delivery of products -lead the design and delivery of respective portfolio as aligned with GroupCommercial and local markets

Product and service development Build new productsand new features to existing ones, based on existing capabilities, vendors ordeveloping new ones.

Apply if you have :

Related qualification and proven experience in mobile technology,digital products, or IT

  • Technical degree level (MsC)
  • We’re happy if you :

    Excellent Knowledge of enterprise solutions and architectures (, big data, virtualization, storage, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Architecture best practices and design patterns.
  • Proven experience of conducting technical workshop, presenting technicalsolutions, preparing how-to guides, and technical comparison documents.

    ApplicationGuidance : We encourage our people to have powerful careerconversations with their line managers and ask that your application is part ofPD, mid-

    year review or development discussions. Please inform your linemanager and HR Business Partner regarding your application as feedback may besought from the hiring manager.

    Our Group internal transfer policy requires allinternal applicants to have at least 2 years’ tenure within your current role.

    Please click hereto read further details on the policy. You may also be asked toprovide your previous performance ratings, where applicable, through theapplication process.

    InternalDevelopment : Across our Global footprint, we embrace internalmovement and development and offer our employees the world of opportunities toachieve your career aspirations.

    Across our diverse workforce, we empower ourpeople, enrich their experience and offer the chance to give something backthrough our Vodafone Foundation and Mobile for Good.

    As one company with localroots, we are supportive of international moves and relocation.

    We believein a fair and robust interview process and all you will be interviewed andassessed through The Vodafone Way behaviours.

    To read full details of The Vodafone Way click here.

    Todiscover more about how Vodafone Group leads the way in Diversity &Inclusion and hear our CEO Vittorio Colao talk about how he is listed as one ofthe top 10 men fighting for gender diversity, please click here.

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    The future isexciting. Ready?

    VGS - Paddington Office

    One Kingdom StreetPaddington Central

    LondonW2 6BY

    Employment Type : Permanent

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