Senior Iot Architecture Manager

United Kingdom
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:17 Jun, 2020

Role title: Senior IoT Architecture Manager 

Location: Newbury

Role purpose: 

The Vodafone Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio is designed specifically to meet the needs of new and evolving businesses growing at a rapid pace in a digital world, with a mission to connect 1 billion things by 2025 for a better future.

In order to continue Vodafone’s leadership position, and to drive it further, Vodafone Group has identified the need to establish and grow its strength in IoT Digital Services, with the ambition of becoming a leading provider of IoT E2E Solutions building on our industry leading position with Managed IoT Connectivity.

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

o    Experience developing strategic technology plans and roadmaps, including business capability planning

o    Experience architecting, designing, integrating and managing complex IoT solutions

o    Strong team leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups. Strong consultative skills at a cross-functional level. Ability to present and communicate both business and technical concepts.

o    Experience leading efforts to create technological solutions and architectures impacting critical areas of the business. Ability to think critically and solve problems. 

o    Demonstrated technology skills across multiple IoT domains (e.g. devices, connectivity, platforms, applications, security, infrastructure)

We are looking for a Senior IoT Architecture Manager to define and build a holistic view of IoT Digital Services’ technology strategy, process and architecture roadmap to enable the delivery of business capabilities and technology resources. This role will report into the Head of IoT Digital Services and be accountable for technology strategy and architecture aligning both with industry standards and trends as well as Vodafone’s wider technology and commercial strategy and vision. The role will be instrumental in creating an ecosystem for IoT Digital Services platforms, products & solutions internally across our Operating Companies and externally.

As the Senior IoT Architecture Manager, you will lead of team of IoT Enterprise & IT Architects, understand the complexity of both the organisation’s business capabilities and technology environment, align current IoT projects with long term enterprise goals, work cross-functionally with both business and IT stakeholders, and provide thought leadership on potential disruptive technologies and trends.

This is a central and key role within the IoT Practice, which is an organisation within Vodafone Business Platforms and Solutions to address the ever growing demands of businesses both large and small on a global scale. You will play an instrumental role in an agile environment and will be key to Vodafone maintaining our global leadership position in IoT.

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