Senior Engineer Oracle Cloud Services

Aggregate function:  Technology
Business Area:  GT Group Data Centres
Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  11 Jul 2024
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.

Role title:  Senior Cloud Architect
Location: UK Remote


Role Purpose


This role has accountability for the service engineering for Vodafone Cloud & Infrastructure (VCI)
Public/Private Cloud Services/products. E2E Accountability for defining and driving Cloud adoption and migration strategy for moving workloads from traditional to public/private cloud environments focusing on Oracle Cloud. Supports the re-factoring of application increasing full automated Oracle Cloud Native Workloads. Work closely with the Platform owner and manager to assess new technologies and lead the development of new services for VCI Managed cloud customers, whilst also providing lifecycle management of existing Cloud Services and technologies. 

What you’ll do


Key accountabilities and decision ownership: 

  • Lead the design, development and deployment of modular cloud-based systems.
  • Lead the engineering and development community to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions.
  • Modifying and improving existing systems.
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives.
  • Developing and maintaining cloud solutions in accordance with best practices.
  • Ensuring efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security.
  • Identifying, analysing and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.

Who you are


Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

  • In depth knowledge of key OCI services
  • Proven experience assessing customer workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, 
  • Passionate advocate of how technology supports our business and can be used to gain advantage and improve customer experience
  • Strong understanding of OCI platform and tools
  • Deep Knowledge of best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud
  • Experience provisioning and spinning up cloud infrastructure
  • Strong skills to build scalable production systems (load balancers, memcached, master/slave architectures)

What's in it for you

Discretionary yearly bonus: 10%
Annual leave: 28 days + bank holidays + the opportunity to buy/sell/carry over 5 days/year
Charity days: 5 days/year
Maternity leave: 52 weeks out of which 39 weeks are fully paid + 13 weeks half pay and 6 months - working 4 days, getting paid 5
Private pension: You can contribute up to 5% of your basic pay with 2:1 matching from Vodafone up to 10%.
Access to: private medical, private dental, free health assessments, share save scheme
Additional discounts: Vodafone retail, gym, cinema, cycle to work, season ticket loan

Who we are

You may have already heard of Vodafone - We're a leading Telecommunications company in Europe and Africa. But what you might not know is that we are continuously investing in new technologies to improve the lives of millions of customers, businesses and people around the world, creating a better future for everyone.

As part of our global family, whether that's Vodafone, Vodacom or _VOIS, you'll feel a sense of pride and purpose as you contribute to our culture of innovation. We pursue equality of opportunity and inclusion for all candidates through our employment policies and practices. We recognise and celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusivity in our workspace and we do not tolerate any form of discrimination especially related to but not limited to race, colour, age, veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, trade union membership, nationality, indigenous status, medical condition, HIV status, social origin, cultural background, social, or marital status.

Together we can.


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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.