Platform Support Analyst

West Yorkshire

Location: Bradford

Support

Solutions Architect

Bradford

Virgin Media is currently searching for a Solutions Architect within our Finance division.

The purpose of this role is to oversee the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) platform in the UK and Amsterdam office and ensure the platform is available and scalable to handle internal customer demands. This will involve working with the business to support them in their development roadmap as well as helping to create the strategy and blueprint for design principals. This is a key appointment and you would be required to act as the key interface between Business Stakeholders and Technical Lead.
In the role of Solutions Architect you will collaborate with various technical experts within our organization to support technologies within the EPM system. You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for existing and new initiatives and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will be responsible for a number of key activities including a few of the following:
* Manage the day to day EPM platform and License estate.
* Responsible for platform patching and upgrades across multiple environments.
* Design and development pipeline for EPM, working closely with project delivery teams.
* Management of partner resources to deliver EPM solutions as well as the EPM development life cycle.
* Create innovative solutions and influence key business stakeholders to adopt solutions providing maximum value for the business.
* Establish effective management of all vendors to ensure high-quality deliverables fully consider licensing constraints and costs to drive the highest efficiency across the business.
* Responsible for ensuring an aligned approach with Data delivery teams.
* Create the blueprint for design standards, principals and templates.
* Work with relevant business partners to define and maintain the strategy and technology roadmap to support business objectives
As the right candidate for the role of Solutions Architect, you will possess strong communication skills and be experienced at managing key stakeholders. You will have a Strong knowledge of EPM component architecture, Windows Server, Linux and will have experience in the following areas:
* Experience in a full EPM implementation of 11.x
* Extensive experience of working within the EPM domain.
* Experience in end to end solution design.
* Proficient in a programming language, ideally JavaScript and PowerShell.
* Strong knowledge on Hyperion Planning & Essbase 11.1.2.x versions preferred
This is a fantastic chance for you to work as part of a key, value adding team. In return we will offer you the opportunity for training and development to help you lead and develop your career in the direction you want to.

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 generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.
Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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