Product Architect - Messaging

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
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Posting date:14 Feb, 2019
Role Title: Messaging Product Architect
Location: Newbury
 

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.


At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.


As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations. 


From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal! 


We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?           

 
Our Team:

The team operates within the carrier product development area which is responsible for the development and delivery of carrier products and services. Alignment to the architecture carrier strategy will be critical in addition to the ambition to support Vodafone Carrier Services, Vodafone UK and other Vodafone Local Markets with market leading solutions spanning data, voice and mobility products.


Joining us as a


With us you will:
  • Work within an AGILE team, comprised of the Line of Business (VCS), the Financial Clearing House (FCH), internal development teams, as well as third party suppliers.
  • Own the high level design and be responsible for translation of functional and non-functional requirements into solutions that span the end-to-end product ambition; including service experience; customer interfaces; development requirements; Capex/Opex budget needs and detailed costs
  • Work within a large scale virtual team to determine product and service technical building blocks and how they interact with each other, provide design leadership to the virtual team and facilitate seamless integration between solution building blocks
  • Deliver a solution which is modular in design to enable elements to be broken into distinct components for delivery decisions, underpinning the best execution of the business case
  • Work with the Product Design Authority to have complete oversight of the scope / nature of design testing and review / signoff of exit documentation for build & test
What you can expect from us:
  • The opportunity to develop enterprise level messaging products
Apply if you have:
  • Demonstrable deep subject matter expertise in designing complex carrier solutions, including an excellent knowledge of competitor offerings and technology evolution.
  • Broad understanding of the enterprise IT product stack (both for Vodafone’s portfolio, and for other available products in the industry). Evidenced experience with design, implementation and roll out of Global Telecoms Products and Services. Ability to identify and apportion the cost components of complex solutions and to understand the resulting commercial viability.
  • A proactive individual, with success leading and working within a global virtual team with the ability to Influence and build effective relationships with peers and senior stakeholders across the business
  • Experience of Signalling protocols (SS7/SIGTRAN) and SMPP
  • Basic web design knowledge/sensibility (HTTP, TLS, DNS, modern front-end protocols)
We’re happy if you:
  • Basic knowledge on security technologies and best practices (IPsec, 2FA, encryption)
  • Experience with IT Managed Services, preferably with ITIL experience
Commitment from Vodafone
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 believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact group.resourcing@vodafone.com
 
 
If you have any questions left
 

Check out the application process and get to know us better here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/technology

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The future is exciting. Ready?

 

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