336590 - Technical Architect

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Posted: 27/02/2018 16:21
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: ┬úCompetitive
Location: London
Level: Technical
Deadline: 13/03/2018 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: Various
Job Type: Permanent

Technical Architect

Full time, Permanent

Who are PPL?

As a leading licensing business at the heart of the UK’s music industry, PPL ensures those who invest their time, talent and money to make recorded music are compensated and recognised when their music is used by businesses or broadcast on TV, radio or online.


What you’ll be doing…

The Technical Architect role sits within the IT department and reports to the Head of IT. The role is responsible for defining solution architecture across a blend of in-house bespoke solutions and off-the-shelf packages, and helping to shape the longer term strategic architecture for PPL. Some key aspects of the role include:

  • To support the development of technology roadmaps for core systems that support PPL’s strategic objectives
  • To understand key business processes and consider approaches to delivering the required capabilities, including identifying and assessing new technologies
  • To provide design assurance to solutions developed within IT and across the wider business and facilitate the resolution of design issues
  • To lead the evaluation of alternative technologies and assess their feasibility and benefits to PPL

You’ll be working with everyone from other Architects, Heads of Department to the analysts and developers.

What you’ll need…

You’ll need a true passion for technology and the willingness to get your hands dirty at times.  You’ll need to work as a pivotal role in a strong technology team and also be able to talk our business’ language when we need you to.

What we have to offer…

When you come on board at PPL you can expect to be rewarded for your hard work. Employees are entitled to a wide range of benefits which support their needs and lifestyles including Private Medical Care, Childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and many more!

The investment we have made in Technology in the last two years alone has been significant.  We are on a journey that takes us fully to the AWS (and Azure) clouds by 2019.  We are embracing a whole range of new technologies – think API, JAVA, Salesforce, Elastic search and changing the way we work to be agile and embracing new tools along the way.

Equality and Diversity at PPL

PPL are committed to equal opportunities and inclusivity, therefore we welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

Unfortunately, due to the high number of application received for every role here at PPL we are only able to contact candidates we’d like to progress to interview stage.

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