Role purpose : Digital transformation is a journey not a one off-event. It needs to be nurtured and grown by talented people who experiment, fail fast and innovate at pace.
Being part of an agile team, the Solution Architect is responsible for designing and leading the implementation of solutions and capability architecture for a particular business capability / user journeys, according to the overall Vodafone vision and target architecture.
This role is responsible for the technical analysis and holistic solution design of future capabilities and features, including external dependencies, cross-
domain APIs, and technical enablers / stories.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership :
Translate the overall vision and target architecture into corresponding solution designs
Design end-to-end solutions and cross domain integration and APIs
Define non-functional, operational, and quality requirements
Perform feasibility analysis
Provide guidance to delivery teams to ensure alignment
Define technical features to enable business capabilities, fostering re-use of existing components
Facilitate solution compliance to security, privacy, and regulatory needs
Oversees technical debt and technology obsolescence at solution level
Advocate adoption of new technologies into solutions
Core competencies, experience & knowledge :
Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Systems Analysis, or other related field
Five to seven years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment
Extensive exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
Experience in solution architecture and design in a telco business context
Behaviours and other competencies :
Experience working with agile methodologies / in agile teams would be highly appreciated
Ability to influence, mentor, and collaborate with agile development teams
Excellent analytical, technical, and problem solving skills, with high-levels of creativity
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with both technical and business audiences
Self motivated, strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace, in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded.
We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which values and makes the most of people’s individual differences.
We can only leverage this diversity by building an inclusive culture where everyone is respected, can be themselves and feel they belong regardless of race, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religious, marital status etc.
That way we can build a better future for our employees, our partners, the communities we work in and our customers.
Employment Type : Permanent