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Product Architect Home Connectivity Services



IT, Product
Düsseldorf, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Product Architect Home Connectivity Services

Aggregate function: Commercial
Business Area: Group Commercial P&S Vertical
Posting Country: Germany
Date Posted: 30 Jun 2024
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Product Architect Home Connectivity Services
Düsseldorf / Home Office

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

Role purpose:

Our Fixed Devices team leads a portfolio of consumer internet gateways to support the Vodafone markets with their fixed line offerings. However, it is becoming more and more difficult to differentiate to competition on hardware only, so Vodafone is planning to deliver new products and services. You will lead the definition of a harmonized platform that allows to simplify the development and rollout of new services across different Internet Gateways, in line with Industry Standards, where Vodafone is taking a lead role

With us you will:

  • Defining architecture of Home Gateways in the context of deploying new services
  • Representation of Vodafone in the standardization forums for fixed industry
  • Business owner and gatekeeper of platform strategy, architectural roadmap as well as platform requirements
  • Lead design and specification of new architectures & features and drive towards implementation across device portfolio
  • Lead implementation of architectural projects & platform changes from specification to successful product launch
  • Secure senior management sponsorship for key initiatives by demonstrating impact to Vodafone’s business
  • Work with markets and senior partners to execute our strategy effectively
  • Participation on RFQs for new products and services, representing the architecture team

Apply if you have:

  • Knowledge of fixed devices industry, including different access technologies DSL, Cable and Fibre.
  • Understanding of industry players
  • Track record in delivery as product architect
  • Very good communication (English) and influencing skills.
  • Experience defining APIs and cloud.
  • Knowledge CPEs architecture, and some knowledge of network elements (ACS, etc)
  • Being able to communicate clearly with Senior Stakeholders, translating the technical jargon into business language.
  • Willingness to travel

Our commitment

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

The future is exciting. Ready?

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.