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Technical Architect - Platform Integration

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Summary

Job Reference: 220225BR

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

37.5 hours per week

Level 5

We are looking for Technical Architect to support our platform integration team. This role will be supporting the flow of data and systems within the business allowing our platforms to connect and communicate with each other.

Who we are
International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance based in the UK, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA. We leverage emerging technology and robust data to transform our pharmacy and retail offerings, improve experiences for customers and patients and enhance operational effectiveness for team members. Partnering with some of the finest tech providers and utilising a cutting-edge tech stack, we support two of the UK’s most trusted and established brands - Boots and No7 – in personalising their customer interactions. We’re an innovative team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we passionately embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

Key Responsibilities
• Lead the Architecture relationship with Enterprise architecture, delivery, and operation function in the Integration Centre of Expertise.
• Do the required research and development activities in the Integration Platform space in preparation for the engineering activities that will lead into the introduction of new platforms and platform capabilities and features.
• Accountable of standardising the platform integration technologies for global consumption.
• Maintain the technical intellectual property in the Integration platform scape and ensure the needed documentation are present to the Engineering team to deliver as per the project requirements.
• Roadmap the Integration Platform standards to simplify operations and lower the TCO.

What you’ll need to have
• Strong technical knowledge in several of the technologies in scope of this role – Middleware, Azure Data Factory, Kafka, API connectivity, ETL tools
• Good communicator capable of explaining technically the work of be done to Engineers as well as having architectural conversations with Integration Domain and Solution Architects.
• Maintain the platform product roadmap up-to-date and feed backlogs in the product organisation.
• Familiar with technical architecture and product organisation including engineering Agile processes.
• Able to work under pressure and in rapid changing environments.


Hybrid Working – 3 days in office, 2 days from home
We currently operate a fixed hybrid working approach for Support Office team members with a mix of remote and office-based working. Our set office days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with team members able to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays.

Our benefits

• Boots Retirement Savings Plan
• Generous employee discount plus enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare
• Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces and dry cleaning service

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above 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).

What’s next?
If your application is successful, our 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.

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to be at your best.











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