This is an exciting permanent opportunity to join our newly created Data Office. We’d love to hear from Solution Architects who are passionate about working with data to solve business problems and want to join an industry leading data team to support our business to achieve its strategic ambitions.
About the opportunity
Our Data office sits within the newly formed International IT and Advanced Analytics unit and truly recognises data as a strategic asset. Based within our Platform Architecture team, the role will work alongside experts across all specialisms that support a data centric business which in turn supports our people to develop a career pathway and broaden their skill set and knowledge. This role is based within the Data & Analytics architecture team, reporting to the Head of platform Architecture.
What you’ll need to have
In-depth experience of design and development of IT solutions
Experience of transformation and data migration
Familiarity with Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Product mindset with proven data project delivering experience in the cloud, preferably Azure Storage, Azure SQL, Synapse, Databricks, Delta Lake or Lakehouse
Current and emerging data & analytics technologies, data science, data engineering and end-user tooling
Partner and vendor management experience with on-shore and off-shore teams
It would be great if you also have
Experience of leading a team
Experience of being the technical lead for globally distributed teams
Qualifications in architecture (e.g. TOGAF, BCS, Microsoft)
• Hybrid working
• Excellent Boots retail and opticians discounts
• Boots retirement savings plan which offers life assurance on joining the scheme
• Access to Boots Benefit Box where you can buy extra benefits including holidays
We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).
As part of the Data Function, you will also be able to access:
• Our Global IT Academy
• BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT - up to the level of Fellow
• The Information Security Forum for professional development in the Cyber Security and Information Governance arena
• Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society for certification in the use of digital healthcare
• College of Healthcare Information Management Executives for globally recognised qualification in the delivery of digital healthcare
Additionally, a series of internal learning opportunities are also available to all members of the team including regular connections to the Data office team and wider team delivering change through technology. The team ethos is one of shared learning and we support attendance at public events throughout the UK and the onward sharing of this within the team.
Our IT business has a well-established diversity, equity and inclusion model and charter known as “Inclusive IT” that strives to make allies of everyone who works within the team.
Why Join us?
We're always looking for people who care; people who go the extra mile to change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better.
To find out more about life and careers at Boots, click here.
If you’re application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.
Closing date: 1st December 2022
Interview dates: 3rd December 2022 onwards
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