Principal Architect

Job Profile SummaryAbout BP-"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 synopsisArchitecture 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.Digital Business Services Architect is a new role in the Digital Customer and Markets , where we deliver digital solutions to engage with our customers, create efficiencies and support new business.WHY YOU MATTER?A technologist at-heart, you are passionate in building outstanding products and services. You passionately believe that innovation and adapting to changing business needs can be met by assembling common business capabilities. You motivate and advise product teams across DCM to think about services as common reusable assets. You stay ahead of innovative technologies identifying new opportunities, architectures and standards in domain driven design, modularity that helps bp deliver great digital products.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 accountabilitiesTeam: You directly influence how different products design, build digital products. You will not just lead, but you will "do".Architecture: You understand domain driven design and help build out capabilities that can be reused across Digital Customers and Markets. You 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.Technology: You have a passion for understanding and learning. You will bring good hands-on skills in architecting, designing, and building software, and an ability to rapidly decompose business capabilities to services.Evangelist: You will be the evangelist for DCM, selling the different opportunities that reusability can drive.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.Job AdvertFormal educationA Bachelor's (or higher) degree, ideally in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics, hard science, or equivalent work experience.Essential skills15+ years hands on experience in architecture, design, and deployment of industry leading digital products.Expert in domain driven design and ability to break down complex problems and architecting solutions that meets business needs.Act as the bridge between business teams and technical teams and drive business language in software development.Demonstrated experience in service architecture and developing XaaS offerings.Partner across various teams to lead and develop strategic solutions and services that are reusable.Champion and advocate for reusability and building modular services.Commercial acumen and ability to quickly scan the market, rapidly narrow down to preferred solutions to buy or decide to build inhouse.Demonstrated hands-on technical expertise in building business applications, web services and highly scalable applications.Identify key design decisions and take architecture accountability for all design decisions in the digital business services space.Broad knowledge of modern application architecture patterns.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 work across organizational boundaries and build high quality, trust-based relationships with leaders and employees within innovation & engineering and the wider BP, applying cultural sensitivity.You apply judgement and common sense at scale.You comply with bp's Code of Conduct and demonstrate strong leadership of bp's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviors.Nice to have:Experience setting up an API marketplace.Software Architecture related certifications#BPArchitectureEntityInnovation & EngineeringJob Family GroupIT&S GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPINNOVATION & ENGINEERINGJoin us in creating, growing, and delivering innovation at pace, enabling us to thrive while transitioning to a net zero ‎world. All without compromising our operational risk management. Working with us, you can do this by: • deploying our integrated capability and standards in service of our net zero and ‎safety ambitions• driving our digital transformation and pioneering new business models• collaborating to deliver competitive customer-focused energy solutions• originating, scaling and commercialising innovative ideas, and creating ground-breaking new ‎businesses from them• protecting us by assuring management of our greatest physical and digital risks Because together we are:• Originators, builders, guardians and disruptors• Engineers, technologists, scientists and entrepreneurs‎• Empathetic, curious, creative and inclusive

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