Technical Platform Owner

  • Virgin Media
  • Full Time
  • London
Virgin Media

Job Description

About the role

You’ll be joining the Digital Enablement Team as the Technical Platform Owner (CMS), working with a group of seasoned developers to build, run, and evolve our suite of Content Management systems that provide self-service support to a multitude of Feature development teams creating engaging digital experiences for our customers.

So that's what you'll get up to, but what about us?

Well, we're super proud of our history, helping communities to stay connected with oodles of top-notch products and services. We offer the full works broadband, TV, mobile, and landline equipping our customers out with the very latest tech.

But it's not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters

Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A massive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our brilliant people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work, and we're working hard every day to achieve this.

The must haves:

  • Have a solid understanding of Headless Content Management systems, and the use of metadata within that context.
  • Have hands-on expertise in disparate technologies such as cloud computing, native device development, CMS solutions, service-oriented architecture, user interface development, or machine learning.
  • Be outcome and delivery focused, with a passion for technology, product development, and fast-paced outcome delivery.
  • Be a self-directed team player with proven team leadership experience.
  • Have experience working with modern client-side applications and the principles that define them.

Other stuff we are looking for:

  • Have a good understanding of Agile, and DevOps practices
  • Be an evangelist for professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Have a track record of introducing new processes that improved software quality and/or reduced operational load.
  • Be experienced in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
  • Have proven experience with Front End technologies such as Angular or React.

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards, and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work-life balance.

{*We're also open to chatting about part-time or adjusted working (so don't be worried to ask the question).*}

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:

  • 25 days' annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.
  • An annual bonus based on company performance
  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones), and critical illness cover.
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.
  • The option to buy and sell up to 5 days' leave, to suit your personal needs.

Next Steps

If you think you've got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

Apply now

Good luck with your application