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IT Enterprise Architect

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  25-Jan-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

IT Enterprise Architect

Location:     (Blended home working)
Salary:  Competitive + Vodafone Benefits
Hours:    Full time (37.5 hours per week – Mon to Fri)

 

 

*Blended
Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

 

 

We innovate, invent and continuously improve, Vodafone UK Digital works within the heart of our business. Empowering Vodafone’s mission of being a digital-first company is in everything we do.

 

 

What will you be doing? 

 

  • You will be working with the business to clarify high level requirements and capability gaps
  • You will be proactively resolving ambiguities in requirements and identifying areas where alignment is required across the portfolio of projects
  • You will be steering and talking with stakeholders across the organisation to define technology change to present technical strategy in easy to understand language with clear identification of benefits.
  • You will act as one of our functional experts for an end to end value stream or slice of the architecture.
  • You will occasionally support Solutions Architects to deliver the designs for a portfolio
  • You will provide impact assessments related to global technology initiatives and develop transition plans for implementation of target architectures.
  • You will provide technology governance to ensure that solutions are aligned to the global IT and business strategies, identify opportunities for re-use of solutions across markets via collaboration with the enterprise architecture community.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

  • You will enjoy developing strategies and have a track record in identifying and gaining sponsorship for solutions in multiple subject areas. 
  • You will effectively prioritise / proactively identify capability gaps across the end to end architecture and promote initiatives to fix them.
  • You will define our IT Strategy and establish relationships / influence senior stakeholders to agree aspects of the IT strategy, priority, and future investment.
  • You will have a good understand of Business Strategy to help us co-ordinate this with the development of the IT strategy.
  • You will take a hands-on approach and successfully collaborate with Solutions Architects to deliver the design and maximising value for a portfolio.
  • You will ideally have experience in maintaining and evolving our integration architecture, application modernisation and the appropriate usage of micro-services concepts

 

What’s in it for you?

 

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

 

*Blended


Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

 

Together we can


Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.

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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.