IT Architect - remote working option available

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Job Description

At UL, we know why we come to work.Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centred on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!UL is creating one of the world's most complex online product and information centers, making billions of products, documents, and references available to multiple types of users and as our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for an Application Architect with a focus on overall solution design and delivery of enterprise wide, multi-channel solutions that directly align with the needs of UL's customers.What you'll learn & achieve:• You'll be responsible for the creation and execution of an application implementation strategy focused on the delivery of online, customer facing business capabilities. • Support the core of the strategy which involves the design and construction of an optimised graph database architecture that promotes performance, scalability, ease of support, service reuse and security while delivering business value through an accelerated application system development lifecycle.• Translate client business requirements into specific end to end application solutions. This includes working with customers and UL thought leaders to understand the underlying business architecture and provide oversight over identification of functional requirements, creation of an appropriate technical design, construction activities, testing and deployment tasks.• Hands-on participation in data design and development.• Utilising industry and market knowledge of data design and architecture, this individual would be required to design and execute data flow for custom applications. • Familiarity with software engineering design and principles.• Create and establish working partnerships with various technology and business groups across UL• Produce system design documents and lead technical walkthroughs• Advanced experience with data analysis, validation and conversion• Design solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements• Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects• Collaboration with business users to develop solutions that meet specific business objectives.• Partner with Infrastructure and Development Leads to understand, design, validate infrastructure impacts and execute architecture vision.• Consult with Project Management to coordinate solutions from technical perspective and minimise technical risk.• Liaise with Operations and support teams to take into account operational (non-functional) requirements.What makes you a great fit:• A relevant degree or equivalent experience gained through additional years working in IT• Proven background designing across multiple systems such as web applications, web services (both WCF and RESTful), data strategy, and reporting services.• You'll have strong working knowledge of Cloud environments and tools, ideally within an Azure environment• Experience developing software using Agile including planning and estimating work effort and task breakdown.• An excellent communication and meeting facilitator• Enthusiasm for data design and data trends• Experience in working with large companies that have complex and large data solutions (or similar) and previous experience with ETL• Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards.• Exposure to .NET architecture.• Exposure to Data Architecture.• Graph / Neo4j / Cosmos DB experience• Interaction with Data Science & Data Engineering.• Highly skilled in Process AnalysisWhat you'll experience working at UL:• Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.• People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.• Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.• Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.• Total Rewards:Competitive remuneration, annual bonus, annual paid leave and flexible hours. A strong commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts. All employees receive 2 Volunteer Days off per year to spend participating in an array of volunteer activities.Learn More:Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our Talent Acquisition team can provide further information and support reasonable adjustments that a person may require during the interview process. You can read more about our commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive environment here: or contact our Talent Acquisition team regarding specific needs here: