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London, Reading
Job Family
Digital & Technology
Job Type
Full Time
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As the Lifecycle Automation Platform Owner, you will drive our platform offerings' strategic direction, development, and growth. This includes leading the Digital Networks Platform team to build and manage mission-critical automation platforms that support multiple consumer-facing products across both the Fixed and Mobile Networks. This involves working closely with cross-functional teams to define the platform's vision, roadmap, and priorities, ensuring they align with our business objectives and deliver maximum value.

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
  • Working knowledge and experience of working with Automation / Orchestration Solutions (Cisco NSO, Itential Automation Platform etc)
  • Working experience and knowledge of public, private, and hybrid cloud providers, technologies, and services.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record in a technical lead role
  • Knowledge of product journey management and alignment to platform development and design.
The other stuff we are looking for
  • Expertise in process design methodologies.
  • Proficiency in Agile and Scrum methodologies for project management.
  • Experience in facilitating Agile ceremonies, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives.
  • In-depth knowledge of telecom networks, technologies, and industry standards.
  • Experience in platform engineering, software development, or a related technical field.
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 video interview with the team.

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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