About the Technology Department
The Technology department ensures that CDP's mission and activities are well supported by cost-effective, secure, effective, robust and performant information technology. We are about to embark on a major change programme which will deliver:
This will include a major update our technology estate, particularly our data platform, modelling and analysis capabilities, our CRM, moving to an all-cloud infrastructure and implementing a new service desk.
Delivery of a brilliant service to our internal and external customers is critical to the department’s success. Therefore it is adopting a new operating model and focused on an agile and dynamic yet controlled approach to systems implementation, product development and service management
As part of the Technology department’s leadership team you will work at a senior level across the organisation to define the strategic application roadmap seeking innovative and effective ways to use technology to support CDP’s core mission. You will oversee the, development, implementation and ensure governance of effective integrated solutions delivery across the organization. You will be custodian and author of the application architecture blueprint and you will have a critical role in helping coordinate your colleagues to deliver to it.
As the Application Architect you will have come through the route of applications development and coding, into application design then into Application or even Enterprise Architecture Domains. You should have experience of agile in large scale complex implementations and a technology background in a CRM, Microsoft or Azure PaaS and other SaaS applications.
Key responsibilities include:
Required skills and experience:
Desired skills and experience (optional):
This is a full-time role based at CDP’s London office reporting to the Global Director Technology. This role will be part of the Technology Department leadership team.
Salary and benefits: Level 3 role, 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, generous non-contributory pension provision, annual discretionary bonus (depending on company performance), Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance, training and development, flexible working opportunities and other benefits.
Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the United Kingdom
Before you apply
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To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and experience or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘Application Architect’ in the subject. The deadline is 9am London time on Monday 31st August.