Solution Architect - Geospatial

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09 August 2020
Ordnance Survey
Location: Southampton
Salary: £52,000-£60,000
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Job Description

About the role:

The horizon is board in the OS Architecture team, with the ability to work on research projects and product innovations across local, national and international programs. As part of the team you will be responsible for the definition of architectural options and solutions to meet business objectives, and accountable for ensuring that the design and development of those solutions are sustainable and fit-for-purpose for OS business need.

Working with stakeholders from across the organisation, you will collaborate closely with a number of delivery teams in both the definition and realisation of architectural solutions. In your work you will benefit from collaboration with the brightest minds in OS, some of the best experts in the field. You will also be somebody who is unafraid to learn and apply new technologies to business situations, but also somebody who is able to take a long-term view, see the bigger picture, and be able to balance risk and opportunity.

We recognise that Ordnance Surveys ambition to continue attracting and retaining the most talented individuals means providing flexibility where possible, which is why were keen to hear from suitable candidates wherever youre based in the UK. We embrace flexible working and as such, this role can be based from your home.

It doesnt matter where you live, what matters is that you have the right skills and capabilities and understand what were trying to achieve at OS. Well ensure you have the tools, materials and equipment to be the best you can be, whilst being well connected to the rest of your team to drive collaboration. Youll need to be a disciplined self-motivator with high levels of resilience.

What were looking for:

If youre interested in joining a team that lies at the heart of what OS is about, were looking for an individual that can demonstrate skills and experience in:

Definition and implementation of Solution Architectures

Delivering digital services using public cloud platforms

Providing technical leadership to, and collaborating with development teams in an agile environment

Collaborating with and influencing key business and technical stakeholders

Knowledge of industry best practices for architecture, software development processes and lifecycles

Defining and delivering enterprise-level Geospatial Solutions would also be advantageous

We understand that one cant be equally perfect in all fields but please describe your relevant experience, your achievements and let us learn how much we are aligned.

The rewards:

We want you to love what you do. Thats why our benefits package rewards a job well done. Well give you:

Salary: £52,000-£60,000 (dependent on experience)

Open to home working from any location in the UK, with the expectation to visit the office when required (advance notice will be provided)

Performance related bonus

Competitive pension

37 hour working week

25 days annual leave Plus bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

Training and development We offer in-house training, a variety of masterclasses, bespoke training, study leave, access to learning resources and professional membership subscriptions

A wide range of additional benefits including paid volunteer day, support with health and wellbeing, sports and social activities, staff discount on over 500 national stores and more


Closing date: 

Sunday 9th August 2020

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.