Mobile IT Solution Architecture Lead

Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business



Reading -Green Park, Brook Drive

Job ID 00014721

About the role

As we enter one of the most exciting times in our history we are looking for a mobile senior solution architect that oozes our Virgin values and embraces the on-going ways of working within Liberty Global.

Why Virgin Media? We are the future. We understand our people, their lifestyles and we support them no matter what. We LOVE being different, thinking outside the box and being the best we can be, all the time.

What will you be doing?

You will be lead a team of solution architects and designers across a number of work streams, being responsible for the solution architecture and design to enable successful deliver of IT projects to our mobile customers. 

You will also be responsible for the management of a team of Solution Architects and any third party organisation undertaking solution architecture and design on Virgin Media’s behalf.  In this role, you will assist the third party in provision of expertise and will monitor and assist in assuring the quality of output from the third party.  In addition you will be engaged in the regular activities of a solution architect and team manager focused on the delivery of technology solutions to drive the business forward;  this will include assisting in the translation of requirements into a solution vision, liaising with fellow architects, systems SMEs and vendors to ensure the efficiency and practicality of the solution; with the test team to ensure complete and effective test coverage; and assisting and enabling each member of your team to be the cornerstone of the project organisation alongside the project managers, business analysts and systems integrators in ensuring the delivery of the solution.

Are you right for the role?

So it’s the moment of truth, right? What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

  •  Strong experience working on development projects within a technology environment.
  • Strong experience of Solution Architecture or Solution Design within a mobile telephony environment.
  • Proven experience of working in technology for a communications business
  • Proven experience of managing a high functioning team within a technology environment Stake holder management and strong communication skills are a key aspect of this position.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade. Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.

We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here.

Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play.  You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%. What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.

You can find out about all benefits in full here.

Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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