Integrations Platform Owner

  • Job Reference: 634-en_GB
  • Date Posted: 28 March 2024
  • Employer: Cadent
  • Location: Coventry, GB, CV7 9JU
  • Salary: £77,000
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Cadent we're excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We've got a clear roadmap that will drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving its net zero targets by 2050.


We're making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we're shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers whom we put at the heart of everything we do.


As an Integration Platforms Owner, you will be an experienced leader and expert, ensuring team and individual service delivery expectations are being met and positively received. You'll identify risks and challenges related to the platforms development, manage the platform's budget and ensure the platform complies with relevant industry standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Platform Strategy: Develop and communicate a clear and compelling platform strategy that aligns with the company's overall goals and objectives. Network covering corporate connectivity, telephony, audio-visual, CCTV, and physical access control.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, designers, architects, and business leaders, to gather input, prioritise features, and ensure the platform meets the needs of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Roadmap Planning: Create and maintain a comprehensive platform roadmap, prioritizing initiatives based on business impact, technical feasibility, and customer value.
  • Platform Ownership: Take ownership of the platform's backlog, define user stories, and work closely with development teams to ensure timely delivery of enabler features and enhancements.
  • Performance Monitoring: Implement robust performance metrics and monitoring processes to track platform usage, health, and effectiveness. Continuously analyse data to identify areas for improvement.
  • User Experience: Champion user-centric design principles to ensure an intuitive and seamless user experience for all platform users.

Skills and Experience

  • Hands on experience of developing Integration Patterns, best practices and standards and features
  • Demonstrable integration experience (integration development, testing, and deployment) across SAP Integration Suite (Data Intelligence) and SAP PO/CPI
  • SAP BTP (centred around Data Sphere) exposure/interest - as this is part of our larger target architecture moving off SAP BW/Hana
  • Proven experience in leveraging standard SAP Integration content to build Integration flows in CPI for interfaces between SAP, other non-SAP systems and BW/4HANA
  • Experience in designing reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes to support and facilitate API and integration projects (RAML, REST, SOAP)
  • Product/Platform Management; leadership experience in a managing technology role
  • Hands-on experience of leading agile delivery with mixed teams of inhouse and external developers
  • Experience of successfully building, binding, leading, and motivating multi-disciplinary inhouse technical teams
  • A knowledge of SAFe and the role of Product/Platform therein (SAFe training is available)

What's In It For You

Here at Cadent, we are committed to supporting our employees to get the best out of themselves. For this role in particular we can offer:

  • Funding and support towards completing qualifications
  • Ample opportunity for progression within the business
  • Mentoring and guidance opportunities


Why Join Us

We offer a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle and support your well-being. These include:

  • Annual bonus 
  • Pension Scheme double matched up to a total of 18% of salary (i.e., employee contributions of up to 6%, double matched by a Cadent contribution of up to 12%)
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory days, and an option to buy more
  • Fantastic career development prospects with funded learning options, including support with exams, and internal and external learning and development 
  • Strong focus on supporting you as an individual including:
  • Flexible working
  • Strong commitments to ED&I
  • Generous family provision policies 
  • Flexible benefits including cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurance, and healthcare packages, plus much more
  • My Offers membership card - offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • 2 paid volunteering days per year 
  • Free gym access at the Ansty office, as well as a Gympass' scheme providing free or heavily subsidised local gym memberships 


We want our employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance and are happy to discuss flexible working options with you if the role can accommodate it. Let us know about your flexibility requirements, whether that be reduced hours, remote working, flexible start/finish times, or compressed hours, and we will be more than happy to explore what's possible for the role.


Diversity and Inclusion

Don't meet every single requirement listed? 


Understanding, learning, and celebrating what makes us different, as well as what we have in common, is good for us as individuals and enables us to work better together as one team. Cadent is committed to being an equitable and diverse employer that fosters an inclusive culture for all our employees, therefore, all our employment decisions are assessed based on qualifications, merit, and business need. So, if you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification mentioned, we would still love for you to submit your application - You may just be the right person for this role or other opportunities at Cadent.


As a recognised Disability Confident Employer, we are proud to champion inclusion in the workplace and ensure to provide an environment that is accessible to all and supports individuals throughout their journey with Cadent. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process. 


We place great importance on equity, diversity and inclusion, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our employee communities Women in Cadent, Pride at Work (LGBTQ+), Embrace (ethnicity and religion), Thrive! (disability) and the Cadent Military Community can't wait to welcome you! 


Circle Back Initiative

As an active and proud member of The Circle Back Initiative, we aim to ensure that all candidates receive a response to their application, regardless of the outcome. 

We will be receiving applications until the specified date above, though Cadent retains the right to close this vacancy early without prior notification, so it is advisable to complete your application at your earliest convenience. 


Be part of something big. Help shape the future of gas for generations to come.


What's next?

To be considered for this role, please submit your application with an up-to-date CV and our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch soon.
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