Enterprise Architect

  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:11 Aug, 2020
Enterprise Architect

Location: Newbury HQ
Salary:  £Competitive + Bonus and Benefits
Hours:    37.5 Hours a week

Vodafone UK IT is the intelligence, the platforms and tools that enable our products and services. Be part of the team that develops and runs our digital IT platforms, driving innovation in how we deliver to our customers and the rest of the business. 

Working as an Enterprise Architect within the UK IT Architecture team, you will be creating end to end cross functional architectures that meet the UK business requirements, whilst ensuring compliance with the target Global reference architecture and UK architectural principles.

What will you be doing? 


You will:


  • Assist in the definition and governance of the Vodafone UK IT architecture, ensuring that it meets business requirements and performance goals, and that the technical direction is consistent with Vodafone strategy.
  • Contribute to and understand the IT Architecture Strategy in conjunction with VF UK Strategy and VF Global vision.
  • Act as a functional end to end expert for a portfolio of related applications within UK Technology.
  • Lead design reviews to ensure compliance to the target architecture throughout the development life cycle.
  • Lead architecture effort for small to medium projects or be a member of an Architecture team for larger programmes.
  • Manage or assist as requested the delivery of technical solutions that provide business advantage to Vodafone through effective right time, right cost, and right solution design.
  • Work with product vendors and system integrators and Vodafone cross functional teams in achieving the above.
  • Engage with a wide range of stakeholders including project teams, IT specialist architects and the Vodafone business, service operations, technology partners and Vodafone Group Architecture/Technology.

Who are we looking for?  


  • Proven experience within an Enterprise Architect role
  • Ability to work within a technical environment performing technical design and/or system analysis roles across technical domains. Wide range of exposure to different technologies.
  • Technical competency of solution design.
  • Understanding of what it means to be a “digital” company and of multi-channel customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to present technical solutions in easy to understand business language. You will be facing off to C Level executives,
  • Ability to build and maintain strong ongoing relationships across a business with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Have a creative and inquisitive nature to support problem solving and solution design.


  • Telecommunications experience
  • TOGAF certified or with significant architecture experience at a strategic level.


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. 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.
The future is exciting. 


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