Enterprise Architect
Shore Based - Southampton

Job reference: SBS-TA(-05486

Location: Shore Based - Southampton

Closing date: 29/09/2019

Employment type: Perm - Full Time

Department: Technology Architecture (IT)

Carnival UK has big plans for the future! Already the market leader, CUK (which operates the P&O Cruises and Cunard Brands) will grow by 50% by 2022 as we add new ships to the fleet and further transform the industry by making cruising a mainstream holiday for UK guests.


This is an exciting permanent opportunity for a highly capable Security Architect to help deliver even better holidays for customers of our leading travel brands, from within our growing Technology Architecture team.



The Role


The Senior Architect role is to develop and promote the strategic, business-aligned architectural direction of Carnival UK; to engage effectively with key Business & Technology stakeholders, to understand key business initiatives, and then guide stakeholders to a commonly agreed architecture.


Please see the job description attached for all of the role’s nuts and bolts!



About You


We would expect you to have a rich experience in managing Business, Application, Information and Technology Architecture across various industries. A broad range of technology exposure, strong understanding of architectural approaches and frameworks (e.g. TOGAF 9) and financial modelling of large IT initiatives. Understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and its application across a broad range of domains and architectural implications of performance, scalability and extensibility on system design and approaches will be key to this role.


As a highly skilled Enterprise Architect you’ll have a guest centric approach and you will be truly passionate about enhancing the service offering as well as creating inclusive and engaging environment. You will have high levels of energy and a ‘can do’ attitude, whilst maintaining a clear focus on problem solving and delivery. You will be a natural leader with great relationship building abilities with other experts across the Technology and the Business.



About Us


One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture; where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves. Inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do so we welcome applications from everyone. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.


Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.


Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.  We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our fourth Queen will join our Cunard fleet.


P&O Cruises has seven ships, including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015.  Our two new ships, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020 and 2022, meaning we can offer more experiences tailored to British tastes - combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.


It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. 


Join us on our journey, apply now. 





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