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IOT Architect

IOT Architect

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 130830BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

"Are you looking for a career in tech that truly helps make the world a better place? Bp is moving through the biggest transition in its 100+ year history with the goal of becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy providers and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. At bp, we provide great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Role synopsis

Architecture solves big complex challenges with our data and technology expertise to help BP advance a lower carbon future. We collaboratively work together to meet our customer’s needs. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of technology, to create an integrated, flexible, effective digital architecture for bp.

The IoT architect role is an exciting new opportunity in the Digital Customer and Markets (DCM) team, where we deliver digital solutions to engage our customers, improve the operational management of our production equipment and support business development in new markets. It will involve working on solutions across a wide range of business verticals including new emerging markets including our hydrogen and wind, green cities, retail, Castrol and trading & shipping businesses.

WHY YOU MATTER?

A technologist at-heart, you are passionate in building outstanding products and services. You motivate and advise product teams across DCM to build solutions that bring IoT and data. You stay ahead of innovative technologies identifying new opportunities, architectures and standards in the IoT space, that helps bp craft IoT solutions to drive new experiences and efficiencies.

You believe that delivering leading technology solutions, at scale and at pace, depends on deep understanding of application design patterns, and fostering effective frameworks for managing technology across the organization. You are a strategic thinker, able to plan for the future but with a bias for short-term action. You will operate in a dynamic and delivery focused environment, with the resources of one of the world's most forward-thinking digital teams. You are confident and comfortable working across cultures.

Key accountabilities

  • Team: You directly influence how different products design, build IoT capabilities. You will not just lead, but you will "do".
  • Architecture: You understand capabilities to build out complex application architectures and develop common patterns and reference architectures for architecture of these services.
  • Relationships: You will understand the needs of the different parts of our business, product teams, and our key technology ecosystems, building strong relationships both inside and outside of bp. You will serve as a key link between the Product Teams , Data Teams and IoT Platform teams. You will influence Platform roadmap both working with the external vendor and within bp’s internal team.
  • Technology: You have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in architecting, designing, and building application and services, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies and vendors offerings within the IoT architecture landscape with a commercial mindset.
  • Evangelist: You will be the IoT evangelist for DCM, selling the different opportunities to drive adoption of IoT capability .
  • Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

Formal education

A Bachelor's (or higher) degree, ideally in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics, hard science, or equivalent work experience.

Essential skills

  • Proven hands-on solution architecture experience, specifically: application architectures, database architecture, data platforms, networking, and security
  • Proven track record in architecture, design, and deployment of enterprise-wide integration strategies, approaches
  • A confirmed grasp of software development and design thinking in an agile environment. You understand and advocate continuous delivery pipelines and DevOps. Hands on experience in delivery using CI/CD pipelines is a big plus.
  • Wide experience in cloud technologies: AWS or Azure focusing on data platforms, streaming technologies and, ideally, cloud based IOT services
  • Good understanding of IoT end to end, covering sensors, edge compute, networking and data analytics.
  • Knowledge of IOT based local area networks. Useful technologies include: LoRaWAN, BLE & Zigbee
  • Experience of best application of edge compute

Desirable skills

  • Hands-on experience in configuring IoT Devices/Gateways/Platforms
  • Programming experience
  • Robotics
  • Novel sensor approaches
  • Digital twins

"Are you looking for a career in tech that truly helps make the world a better place? Bp is moving through the biggest transition in its 100+ year history with the goal of becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy providers and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. At bp, we provide great environment & benefits such as an inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, learning and development opportunities, life & health insurance, medical care package, and many others benefits!

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

Role synopsis

Architecture solves big complex challenges with our data and technology expertise to help BP advance a lower carbon future. We collaboratively work together to meet our customer’s needs. Architects connect all the digital disciplines and the consumers and procurers of technology, to create an integrated, flexible, effective digital architecture for bp.

The IoT architect role is an exciting new opportunity in the Digital Customer and Markets (DCM) team, where we deliver digital solutions to engage our customers, improve the operational management of our production equipment and support business development in new markets. It will involve working on solutions across a wide range of business verticals including new emerging markets including our hydrogen and wind, green cities, retail, Castrol and trading & shipping businesses.

WHY YOU MATTER?

A technologist at-heart, you are passionate in building outstanding products and services. You motivate and advise product teams across DCM to build solutions that bring IoT and data. You stay ahead of innovative technologies identifying new opportunities, architectures and standards in the IoT space, that helps bp craft IoT solutions to drive new experiences and efficiencies.

You believe that delivering leading technology solutions, at scale and at pace, depends on deep understanding of application design patterns, and fostering effective frameworks for managing technology across the organization. You are a strategic thinker, able to plan for the future but with a bias for short-term action. You will operate in a dynamic and delivery focused environment, with the resources of one of the world's most forward-thinking digital teams. You are confident and comfortable working across cultures.

Key accountabilities

  • Team: You directly influence how different products design, build IoT capabilities. You will not just lead, but you will "do".
  • Architecture: You understand capabilities to build out complex application architectures and develop common patterns and reference architectures for architecture of these services.
  • Relationships: You will understand the needs of the different parts of our business, product teams, and our key technology ecosystems, building strong relationships both inside and outside of bp. You will serve as a key link between the Product Teams , Data Teams and IoT Platform teams. You will influence Platform roadmap both working with the external vendor and within bp’s internal team.
  • Technology: You have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in architecting, designing, and building application and services, and an ability to rapidly assess new technologies and vendors offerings within the IoT architecture landscape with a commercial mindset.
  • Evangelist: You will be the IoT evangelist for DCM, selling the different opportunities to drive adoption of IoT capability .
  • Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.

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