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Solution Architect - App's

Job Req ID:  14552
Posting Date:  8 Nov 2023
Function:  Architecture Solution and Design

Sovereign Street, Leeds, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with Benefits



Why this job matters

The App solution architect candidate for this job will work closely with our App-based team to design and deliver end-to-end solutions for customer journeys on our app. As the center of all customer experiences in the future, our app requires an individual who can think strategically and design solutions that not only meet business requirements but also deliver exceptional user experiences. The candidate will have a deep understanding of application architecture and microservices and will be able to design solutions that scale and perform at the highest levels. They will also have experience building app-based solutions and be able to leverage their expertise to develop highly engaging and intuitive customer journeys. The candidate will work closely with cross-functional teams to define requirements and create technical designs.

What you’ll be doing

  • Accountable for producing solution designs to maintain and improve digital systems
  • Ensuring solutions conform to Architecture Principles
  • Validating requirements to facilitate effectively developed solutions
  • Delivery of Digital Impact Assessments, including sizing estimates for squad effort
  • Identify security impacts and circulate to other teams
  • Be responsible for the delivery of Digital architecture artefacts and review non-digital artefacts
  • Work with 3rd Party service providers when necessary
  • Understand key regulatory requirements (Ofcom, PCI, EU GDPR, Digital Economy Act etc.) and their potential impacts on Digital solutions/Products
  • Be commercially aware when assessing impact
  • Lead by example, living the company values: Personal, Simple & Brilliant

You'll have the following skills and experience

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Solution Architect or similar role.
  • Experience developing mobile applications.
  • Ability to present and communicate your design work.
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Good planning and time-management skills.
  • Ability to manage changing business and technical requirements in highly dynamic project environments.
  • Previous experience in either an application, service or development role.
  • Experience developing digital experiences for Customer journeys.
  • Experience with designing APIs and microservices.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience with 3rd party integration.

Nice to have

  • Experience with one of the following: Nvelocity, React, and Flutter frameworks.
  • Experience of Telecom Domain Systems.
  • Formal advanced certification in required technical and domain skills.

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

What you'll get

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme if you pay in 5% BT will pay in an additional 10%
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • 50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids
  • 30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans

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