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Are you ready to shape the future of B2B technology? We’re seeking an enthusiastic and transformative B2B Platform Architecture Lead to spearhead our innovative initiatives within the B2B Product Engineering function. As a key member of our team, you’ll drive innovation, foster collaboration, and elevate our B2B platforms to new heights.

As an architectural master you’ll be the maestro behind the scenes, orchestrating the symphony of High Level Architecture, High Level Design, and Low-Level Designs for our dedicated B2B platforms. Your blueprint will set the stage for seamless collaboration, robust connectivity, and ironclad security.

As an engineering leader your compass points true north. You’ll provide unwavering direction, ensuring uniformity across projects. Methodology, processes, standards, and meticulous documentation—your fingerprints will be everywhere.

Who we are

The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Leadership Luminary: You’ve led teams, conquered challenges, and earned your stripes. Proven management experience is your calling card.
  • Academic Prowess: Ideally, you hold a degree in MEng, are a Chartered Engineer, or possess equivalent qualifications. If not, your ambition to achieve them shines through.
  • Technical Titan: AWS/Azure Solution architect, CCIE, Nokia SRA, VCDX-NV? Check. You’ve danced with engineering dragons, whether at a service provider, telecoms equipment supplier, or technology consultancy.
  • Tech Savvy: Networks? Collaboration? Cloud? You speak their language. Public and private clouds? Virtualization? You’ve got this.
  • Subject Matter Sage: VXLAN, IPSEC, BGP, SIP, XGS PON —these aren’t just acronyms to you. You’re the go-to guru in your field.
The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Business Acumen: You understand the dance between bits and bucks. Commercial awareness is your secret weapon.
  • Validation Virtuoso: You appreciate the art of validation. Methodology? Approach? You’ve got it covered.
  • Theoretical Thinker: Beyond the nuts and bolts, you grasp the grand tapestry of engineering.
  • Wordsmith Extraordinaire: Your communication skills? Fluent, eloquent, and impactful.
  • Professional Producer: You don’t just create; you craft with finesse.
What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a short call with Talent Acquisition follow by a 2 step interview process with the hiring team via Teams.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.


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