10th September 2019
£47600 - £59500
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ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we're investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We're committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.
At ScottishPower we see how IT and digital influences every aspect of our business - it's an enabler at a technology and a society level. We use a surprising breadth and variety of technologies here, with a serious investment in our people. and in our capabilities to help shape our direction and growth. And with our commitment to now produce all of our energy from renewable resources, our opportunities to innovate are only just beginning.
The Application Consultant contributes to the development of the IT Strategy and is responsible for its implementation. Working as a senior member of multiple project teams on UK IT projects, the Application Consultant will make Application design decisions that satisfy both local and Global requirements, ensuring that the Applications Analysts are familiar with the design decisions.
A key part of the role is to create and maintain the models, templates and frameworks that will be used by the rest of the team in the implementation of the business requirements. The post-holder will be responsible for working within the framework of UK IT applications which includes Data Analysis solutions, Customer Service Digital solutions and other Emerging Digital technologies.
You will be managing and executing effective application designs by leading a team of internal resources, supplemented by external contractors as required, on behalf of ScottishPower's UK Businesses.
You will apply your expert advice and provide UK input to global definition of strategy, standards and procedures relating to specific Application areas. Able to develop into detailed designs solutions identified by the Solution Architect.
Skills and Requirements
We are looking for individuals with experience in defining and developing enterprise wide solutions and knowledge of emerging technologies such as Business Process Automation, Robotic process Automation, Artificial intelligence is highly desirable.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate as a minimum:
4 years' of progressive experience in software engineering/enterprise architecture/technology leadership across multiple products, systems and/or platforms.
4 years' working in Application solutions design delivering IT solutions.
4 years of experience in Enterprise applications, database, distributed computing, virtualization and/or application technology.
Experience in delivering industrial platforms or horizontal software middleware.
Knowledge of technologies and common Packaged Platform/Systems.
Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, equivalent industry experience may be considered.
What we offer
This is a permanent full-time contract. Salary for this role will be from £47600 to £ 59500 per annum, annual bonus up to 10% and health Insurance.
As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.
‘Happy to talk flexible working'
Our Selection Process
Competency Based Interview with technical questions and presentation
Competencies: Achieving Results & Continuous Improvement (2), Communicating & Influencing (2), Teamwork (3), Innovation & Creativity (2), Initiative (2)
Location: ScottishPower HQ
Closing date: 23rd September 2019