Job Details

Technical Design Lead

Hemel Hempstead -Park Lane -C1800

Location: Hemel Hempstead




Closing Date:


We are looking for a Technical Design Lead to join our Virgin Media Business team (VMB). You’ll be tasked with creating brilliant technical designs for our developers and deployment teams. You’ll collaborate closely with architecture and product teams working together based on thorough technical knowledge.

You’ll have a wide breath of technical knowledge, covering software and infrastructure design gained from hands-on experience but also specialising in creating clear designs for secure, maintainable, scalable and extendable systems.

What you’ll be doing

  • Designing and building secure, scalable software platforms, according to modern design principles
  • Use knowledge of modern deployment techniques and cloud infrastructure.
  • Good understanding of data and security best practise.
  • Designing software systems.
  • Developing proof of concepts.
  • Assisting architecture and product teams.
  • Researching and recommending new technologies.
  • Defining design standards.
  • Keeping up to date with best practice and tools.
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment, often with tight deadlines.

So what are we looking for?

If you have a background in the following skills that would be great – the more of these skills, the better!

  • Background in PHP, Node.js or similar
  • Kubernetes / Docker
  • Database schema design
  • Micro services design
  • Archimate
  • Swagger
  • Terraform, Helm, CI, CD
  • IAM technologies
  • Google Cloud Platform

 “We are proud to work with Everywoman to champion the advancement of women in business, and through our partnership with Scope to help one million disabled people get into and stay in work by the end of 2020. We strive to build a diverse and sustainable workforce where gender balance and parity are integral features of our workplace, and where disabled candidates and employees can confidently perform to their full potential through our Work with Me adjustment process. If you are thinking about applying for a job with us and have a condition or impairment that could impact your performance we’ll be happy to work with you to explore adjustment options”

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!