Infrastructure Architect Jobs Vacancy at Royal Mail Group London
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Infrastructure Architect Jobs Vacancy at Royal Mail Group London Jobs Details:
Not many companies can say they’ve been around for 500 years and were founded by Henry VIII, but we can. Royal Mail is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities around the country. We are the only postal company to provide a one-price-goes-anywhere, six days a week service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.
It is an exciting time to join Royal Mail. As one of the UK's leading companies, we generated revenue of £9,776m in 2016-17. On top of this, we have recently undertaken an extensive review and transformation of the Technology function, one of the largest IT transformation programmes across the UK. With this transformation now complete, there is significant potential for growth and success.
Digital is now at the heart of our business and drives our vision of enabling smarter working - from Front Line colleagues through to Head Office. At the same time we strive to deliver innovative products and services through a world class customer experience.
To ensure that Royal Mail has a reliable, flexible & scalable infrastructure architecture that supports the business strategy & direction
To identify and address gaps in the current infrastructure architecture and the capabilities this can support in order to deliver the required business and technology change.
Develop and deploy architecture blueprints, especially for Infrastructure, across RMG
Input to the development and deployment of related policies and standards across RMG that meets the business direction and plans.
Contribute to the deployment of the strategic architecture blueprints to Business Partners and Service Delivery
Contribute to the measurement of and improvement to the effectiveness of RMG Infrastructure Architecture
Collaboration within the Governance framework to make improvements to the Architecture Concurrence Process
Participation in the Architecture Concurrence Process with a focus on concurrence with Infrastructure Architecture blueprint
Facilitation of deployment of RMG Architecture Standards and strategic architecture blueprints for Infrastructure across RMG
Support and guide projects in the development of their Solution architectures.
Understand and use the methodologies required to effectively deliver the architecture across RMG
Close collaboration with Business Partners and Service Delivery to gain support for deployment of RMG Architecture Standards and strategic architecture blueprints for Infrastructure
Identification of risks, dependencies, problems, challenges and complexities with deployment of RMG Architecture Standards and strategic architecture blueprints for Infrastructure
Reporting identified risks, dependencies, problems, challenges and complexities to the Head of Technical Design Authority
Introduction of best practice, common methods and approaches
Track emerging application technologies & standards, pilot, and adopt as appropriate in agreement with the business
Infrastructure related technological innovation and emerging technology awareness.
Reports to: Head of Technical Design Authority
Infrastructure architecture design for the entire systems capability of Royal Mail, including systems assets in excess of £300 M per annum
Determines the underlying infrastructure technologies & standards for all IS investments in the region of 150M per annum
Significant influencing of project and programme teams to ensure infrastructure architecture compliance is met. Creating and articulating an infrastructure architectural vision for deployment across RMG
Budgetary responsibilities for infrastructure architecture projects in the region of 100M per annum and influence on overall business project spend
Expert knowledge of Infrastructure Architecture across all domains with a strong focus on Server, Desktop, Storage, O/S, Database, Virtualisation and Cloud.
Experience of SAP, Mobility / PDA’s, desktop productivity and networks desirable.
Likely to be educated to degree level
Broad knowledge of IS/IT and Engineering
Effective interpersonal , influencing and engagement skills
Proven expertise in infrastructure architecture.
Location : Broadgate
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.
For more information on Royal Mail Group and our Values please click on the link ( http://www.royalmailgroup.com/our-people ).
Closing Date: 21/03/2018