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BT Jobs – Product Enterprise Architect

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About the job


Job Req ID:

320

Posting Date:

04-Oct-2023

Function:

Architecture Solution and Design

Location:

1 Braham Street, London, United Kingdom

Salary:

Competitive with benefits

This role can also be performed from the following locations – Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol

About This Role

We are in an incredibly competitive industry and it’s not just the technology that’s important, but the world of promise it creates for our customers. We live and work in a connected world where people want seamless service, great products and the best connectivity there is, as well as continually expecting more and more from us, and rightly so. The Technology units are BT’s powerhouse, with our expert technologists, we have a unique position in BT. By bringing together our technical and commercial expertise, and our insight and passion for customer experience, we help BT stand out from the competition. With the best networks and mart innovative products, combined with a personal experience, it sets us apart from the pack.

The Digital unit will lead our digital innovation agenda, driving new digital experiences for our customers – and in new markets – while, at the same time, simplifying what we have. They will be responsible for focusing on digital delivery and the customer experience as much as the end innovation (including delivery and transformation, digital innovation and delivery, data strategy and solutions, and architecture and governance).

The Digital unit will set and implement the overall BT Group Digital Platform Strategy including x-CFU products, platforms, architecture, standards, and transformation agenda.

Innovation drives everything we’ve done since BT started in 1846. Coming up with new ideas and developing new technologies is central to our future. We want to improve people’s lives for the better in welcome, relevant and affordable ways and we’ll be fast to market with an effortless experience to match. We will continue to focus on developing our converged network capabilities which will give customers seamless connectivity. Our skilled people will lead this technological revolution, not only for our customers but for the industry across the Globe, truly making customers our heartbeat.

We need a faster, more flexible architecture to allow us to provide an outstanding customer experience. Being closer to the products we sell, the strategy for evolution of these products and the overall business strategy is critical, this role will be that link.

This role will work under the Global Product Architec to to help advise the business in terms of product strategy with an architectural lens and advise domain focused Enterprise architects on the requirements from the business, it is an amazing opportunity to truly make sure BT’s architecture is delivering what the business needs.

You’ll Have The Following Responsibilities

  • Product roadmap: Understand what the business is trying to achieve by embedding within the Global product lines, understand document, and develop an end-to-end product roadmap. Make sure the product strategy aligns with other CFU’s and suggest re-use where possible.
  • Architectural roadmap: Influences the Global Architectural roadmaps, helping turn off legacy systems, make sure products are implemented meet business requirements, product models are efficient, we re-use as much as possible and we are able to innovate.
  • Product transition: Decides how we technically transition products onto strategic/tactical architecture, understands how Global products flow through our architecture and advise the business on things they can to do optimise this
  • Architectural Guidance & Assurance: Guides and assures delivery teams to deliver according to product architecture guardrails, patterns & anti-patterns.
  • Techno-Economic perspective –Takes into account the total cost of ownership (TCO) in all decision-making enabling simplifying and lowering of TCO across the Digital Enablement landscape.
  • Customer Champion – You take ownership for brilliant customer experiences and create plans that deliver on customer expectations.
  • Collaborative Partner – You build networks inside and outside of the business with stakeholders who share in the business unit agenda, removing barriers to collaboration.
  • Change Agent: Being a Change Agent means that you identify, create and lead smooth business changes. It also means that you adapt quickly and perform effectively – even when there’s ambiguity
  • Solution Focused Achiever: Being a Solution-focused Achiever means that you always deliver your ambitious goals, outcomes and timelines. It also means that you cut through complexity and obstacles to get to the right ethical solution at the right time.

You’ll Have The Following Skills & Experience

  • Ability to take people on a journey in an inspirational way with simple clear communications.
  • Ability to influence disparate & varied groups Pan-BT to buy in to the architecture vision.
  • Ability and experience of driving technology transformation and execution at pace.
  • Ability to define shorter-term/tactical work that can be carried out within strategic vision.
  • Using outcome-based delivery and creative thinking / leadership to achieve results.
  • Proactive problem-analysis and design-thinking skill and capability to offer up innovative ideas to the business and others in BT.
  • Self-starting, execution-driven leader that can lead teams and virtual teams to deliver their vision and create an environment of learning and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to guide Architects, product line and engineers in matching technology services to specific business service and application development projects to ensure consistent use throughout the enterprise.
  • Mandatory 3+ years’ experience as a Product Architect/Enterprise Architect or similar field
  • Mandatory Experience of complex product modelling methodologies and strategy
  • Mandatory experience of Architecture Frameworks including TOGAF, and their relevance to the practice of Enterprise Architecture. TOGAF certification not essential.
  • Mandatory experience of broad range of business, data, systems, and technology architecture and due diligence experience.
  • Preferred experience of agile product ownership and technical depth particularly around service-based architecture.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 50% discount on BT Mobile and EE Mobile
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Shares Plan
  • Flexible benefits: cycle to work, childcare vouchers, healthcare, etc.
  • Discounted BT products

About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do – and in the people who work here.

We’re now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we’re on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

So, if you’re interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it’s like to work at BT

How To Apply

It’s easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don’t worry if you need to make changes – you’ll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!



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