Integration and API Architect
Technical Consultancy, London
Integration and API Architect
Technical Consultancy, London

Who we are:

If you are an experienced Integration and API Architect with a passion for transformation and a consulting background, NTT DATA UK can provide an excellent platform to develop your career by helping us to expand our Technology Consulting practice.

Our consultants focus on client delivery, foresight/ innovation and working in collaborative teams to build long-term trusted relationships. Technology Consulting is an integral part of delivering leading-edge business and digital solutions to our clients as part of our multi-functional, multi-industry consulting practice; Impact.  To support our continuing, ambitious growth plans, we need to add to the client-facing, senior leadership of our practice.

If this sounds like you, you could be in good company in our Technology Consulting team.

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT services company in the world, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by focusing on the human aspects of digital, business and transformation.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment.

What you'll be doing:

We are seeking a pragmatic and experienced Integration and API Architect to lead client projects at the same time as building and expanding the Technology Consulting practice.

You will have solid understanding of the technology market and emerging technology and be able to demonstrate experience related to one or more of the following areas: enterprise architecture, business architecture, innovation, technology transformation, digital transformation and technology strategy.

Depending on the level, you will be expected to shape propositions, support sales activities, deliver client projects, lead teams (on/ near/ off shore) and manage cross-functional client staff and stakeholders in a variety of contexts, across multiple industries.

In your typical day you’ll be involved in:

  • Building client digital strategies, defining future-state architectures and creating technology roadmaps to deliver business aspirations, and transform customer, citizen and employee experiences
  • Creating and leading high-performing, multi-disciplinary, cross-geography teams including our clients’ staff, third party organizations and offshore teams,
  • Using a range of influencing styles to build strong sustainable relationships.

What you'll need:

We are looking for someone with a strong background in Integration architecture, including defining application integration architecture, evaluating integration solutions and setting architectural principles and design patterns

You will be able to Demonstrable experience of API led architecture and have experience of providing technical governance over the full API lifecycle (API design, supporting development and test assurance, performance monitoring, change and scaling; versioning; documentation etc.)

With excellent communications skills you will have demonstrable experience selling the metrics of a good API strategy to senior stakeholders e.g. Chief Architect or CIO, CTO or CDO.

Your industry background will be within any of the following sectors: Telecomms, Media, Insurance, Automotive working with Agile and continuous delivery pipelines.

Further to this you will also have;

  • Awareness of Open API Initiative specifications
  • Working knowledge and experience of Cloud to Ground and Ground to Cloud integration and security patterns
  • Familiarity with one or more integration platform solutions e.g. MuleSoft, Apigee etc. (incl open source solutions)
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting AS-IS assessments, identifying challenges/gaps and defining future-state ensuring alignment to the Technology roadmap and business aspirations
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of defining Microservices architecture and using Swagger, REST, SOAP, MQ, JSON, XML etc
  • Knowledge of Architecture Frameworks to support structured work methodologies, such as TOGAF and Zachman Frameworks.
  • Demonstrable Knowledge in secure, resilient, and scalable development principles

 

...and finally:

The focus on Clients, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

A people focused business

Excellent opportunities to grow your career, including an online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills.

A varied client-base

…And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Simon Driscoll
Head of Data

With over 25 years’ experience in the field of Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Management and Analytics, Simon has developed extensive experience working in a wide range of global and national clients across many sectors.

Location
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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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