IT Solution Architect


Location: Hook

Technology & Innovation

Job Title: Senior IT Solution Architect

Location: Hook, Hampshire

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 (plus bonus and benefits)

As we enter one of the most exciting times in our history we are seeking a Senior IT Solution Architect to join our IT development team as we continue to grow our product offering and customer base.

So why Virgin Media?
After becoming the UK’s first "quad-play" media company we are now in the process of delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a £3billion programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to millions homes and businesses. We’re challenging our competitors with the best services and the fastest speeds.

What is the job?
The IT Solution Architect is part of the larger Virgin Media and Liberty Global Technology & Innovation department with the overall responsibility of providing expertise on CSS/BSS/OSS applications, domain enterprise and customer facing IT solutions.
You will do this by designing and then implementing product and technology roadmaps, liasing with strategic stakeholders to ensure that the Architecture aligns with the wider business strategy and objectives.
Lastly, as a Senior Manager, you will help to lead the team to ensure that there is a common goal and customer focus.

Are you right for the role?
- Previous experience as a Solution Architect in an enterprise level environment. Previous Telecoms or cable experience would be beneficial.
- Experience in the design and development of BSS or OSS application solutions.
- Knowledge of Architecture concepts and SOA technologies.
- Knowledge of Middleware products such as Oracle Fusion or similar.
- Knowledge of industry standards, technology standards & architecture frameworks as TAM, eTOM, SID, TOGAF, SOA, Web 2.0.
- Strong and solid experience on all or most of the following domains: Customer Management, Order Management, Billing Management, Product/Service/Resource Management, Application Integration, Data Management, Business Intelligence, Identity Management, Online.

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a family friendly & flexible working environment where you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.