Company: BP
Skills: Architect
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom


FORMAL EDUCATION
A Bachelor's (or higher) degree, ideally in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics, hard science, or equivalent work experience.
DESIRABLE CRITERIA
  • Experience in information architecture and data engineering / management processes, including data governance / modelling techniques and tools, and data engineering / processing methods and technologies.
  • A confirmed background in architecture with real-world experience of architecting, designing, and delivering transformational IT projects. You love envisaging the art of the possible and making that a reality.
  • Deep-seated functional knowledge of key technology sets. You are comfortable rolling up your sleeves, getting involved, and diving into delivery challenges.
  • Experience in being part of a tight-knit delivery team. You accomplish exceptional project outcomes in a respectful and supportive culture.
  • A proven grasp of architecture development and design thinking in an agile environment. You adapt delivery techniques to drive outstanding project delivery.
  • The ability to relate complex topics in simple and accessible language.
Essential Skills
  • Data Engineering Architecture and Technology
  • Data Governance Architecture and Technology
  • Requirements Definition and Management
  • Solution Architecture
  • Technical Specialism
  • Systems Integration
  • Innovation
  • Data Analysis
Desirable Skills
  • AWS / Azure Data Services Architectures
  • Data Governance and Modelling Tools (Collibra, ER/Studio, ...)
  • Emerging Technology Monitoring
  • Systems Design
  • User Experience Analysis
  • Business Risk Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Network Design
  • Service Acceptance
  • Systems Development Management
  • IT Strategy and Planning
  • Business Modelling
Leadership & EQ
  • You create an environment where people listen and speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.
  • You promote a culture of change and agility, evolve continuously, adapting to our changing world.
  • You workacross organizational boundaries and build high quality, trust-based relationships with leaders and employees within IT&S & the wider BP, applying cultural sensitivity.
  • You applyjudgement and common sense at scale.
  • Youcomplywith BP's Code of Conduct and demonstrate strong leadership of BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.
ROLE SYNOPSIS
Architecture is a collaborative discipline, and it plays a critical role in the integration of our businesses. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of IT, in order to create an integrated, flexible, effective IT architecture for bp.
Data platform architecture specialises on our data and analytics platforms that provide the capability to progress data through its value chain: data > information > knowledge > insight > experience.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Information: You will focus on platform capabilities enabling the engineering of data assets including data modelling and data pipelines, and data governance and compliance management including data cataloguing, data protection and data quality.
  • Architecture:You rigorously develop solution architectures, seeking practical solutions that optimize and re-use capabilities. You will be responsible for building technical designs of services or applications and will care passionately about the integrity of the IT capabilities you develop.
  • Technology:You are an excellent technologistandhave a passion for understanding and learning.You will contribute to digital transformation initiatives from an architectural perspective, facilitating the delivery of solutions.You will bring good hands-on skills in key technologies, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies with a commercial mindset.
  • Safety and Compliance:The safety of our people and customers is our highest priority.Youwill advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.
  • Team:You will play an integral role in building the team's skillset while demonstrating your leadership values through delegation, motivation and trust. You will not just lead, but \"do\".
  • Relationships:You will build strong relationships across the business and Digital and advise and influence leaders on technology.You willact as a technologymentorwithin Digital teams andinspire people to engage with technology as a driver of change.You will understand the long-term needs of the solution you are developing, and enable delivery by building a rapport with team members both inside and outside of BP.