Posted On Nov 03

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IoT Product Architect


Location : Newbury

Headquarters : Berkshire

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Architect

Experience : Mid Level

Vodafone 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. The role includes building the technology roadmap for a portfolio of IoT Connectivity products, supporting our vision of reaching 1 billion connections. The right individual should have a broad understanding of IoT/telecoms network and IT capabililies, 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?
Job Responsibility
Role Purpose:
  • Lead the definition and drive the execution of the technology strategy for a portfolio of IoT Connectivity products, to enable the business strategy and objectivies to be met and enable Vodafone Business IoT to reach its target of 1 billion connections
  • Orchestrate the strategy across multiple IT and network domains to ensure that the technical roadmaps of the individual domains support the product roadmap
  • Define the options and strategy for complex IT transformation initiatives which span multiple IT and network domains and delivery organisations/partners
  • 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.
  • 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.
In the role you will be required to:
  • Manage the delivery of transitional and target state architectures for a portfolio of IoT Connectivity products
  • Support investment planning decisions by identifying and assessing technology changes required to the architecture to support the product roadmaps
  • Define design patterns for products to support standardisation of customer solutions
You will ideally possess:
  • Experience in designing complex, distributed, secure and scalable architecture solutions within large organisations
  • Knowledge of IoT and/or Mobile Telecommunications connectivity products and architectures
  • Strong knowledge of architecture best practices and design patterns
  • Proven experience of conducting technical workshops, presenting technical solutions, preparing architecture guidelines and technical strategy documents.
  • Familiar with Enterprise Architecture frameworks (TOGAF, TM Forum, etc) and capable of suggesting new tools/process.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills.