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Senior Architect - EUC Solutions

Job details
Posting date: 15 November 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 December 2019
Location: London, W12 7TU
Company: BBC
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 45952

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Summary

  • Inspired by the overall Technology & Architecture strategy you will develop the vision and strategy for the area(s) for which you are accountable; maintaining an awareness of the underlying business and technical strategic drivers and challenges faced by the BBC
  • Develops plans, designs and drawings that take a vision from idea to reality, incorporating the overall vision you will deliver adaptable, scalable solutions for the area of business that you support
  • Understand the asset landscape within the area that you support – you will identify gaps and potential fragilities and support the development of appropriate solutions; including working with external suppliers to align requirements with solutions
  • Recognize the opportunities presented in the area that you support and take the initiative in solving complex technical problems and identifying and pursuing, with support, appropriate strategies that deliver business benefit
  • Create, design and develop solutions, and coordinate efforts with engineering and product management teams, working within the area that you support
  • Participate in the incubation of emerging technologies, architectures and approaches in order to test whether they will enable the BBC to deliver its objectives and seize opportunities in a timely manner. Assist with solving business challenges through innovation, striving for improved predictability, performance, efficiency, effectiveness and elasticity
  • Able to represent the TS&A community in planning and governance meetings within your area(s) of work.
  • Some experience of successfully leading projects which transform technology and business processes within your specialism
  • Exposure to transformational change
  • Data and evidence-based approach to decision making with a creative and driven approach to problem-solving
  • Able to convey complex information across multiple audiences, including senior and external partners. Communicate enthusiastically and motivate others by adapting your style to fit the audience
  • Collaborative, generous and empathetic. Comfortable to deliver with others
  • Dedicated to connecting across the organisation with an open approach and a willingness to adapt and change
  • Aware of financial and business implications of your specialist architecture choices and alternatives
  • Negotiating and conflict-handling skills to ensure the best outcome for the BBC in the face of complexity and uncertainty

Desirable

  • Contributing to the development of an area of specialism or industry domain
  • Broadcast, production, start-up or media experience
  • A mix of public sector and commercial experience
  • Participation in published documents within your area of specialism
  • Successful academic background in your specialist discipline

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