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Systems Architect

Date:  13 Apr 2024

London, GB

Job ID:  770
School:  Group Central Support United Kingdom Office
Company:  Nord Anglia Education



Fixed-Term Duration: 24 months


Location: Central London


Nord Anglia Education is looking to recruit a Systems Architect to join our DNA (Digital Nord Anglia) team, sat within the Group Central Support.  


As a member of the central support DNA team in our London headquarters, we are looking for someone to work alongside the Group Head of Technology. This is an exciting opportunity to design, optimise, and evaluate the technologies that form our digital education platforms and products. 


The Role:

We seek a qualified, and experienced Systems Architect to:


  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive technical architecture for the digital education platforms.
  • Ensure seamless integration of various educational technologies, tools, and data sources, fostering a cohesive and interconnected ecosystem. 
  • Conduct research and evaluate new tools and technologies to enhance the platform's capabilities.
  • Advocate for the adoption of new technologies and improvements to existing systems that add value.


The Successful Candidate will possess:


  • Proven experience as a Systems Architect or a similar role, preferably in the digital education domain or a related industry.
  • TOGAF experience/certification.
  • Proficiency in designing systems and solution architecture incorporating SaaS, Digital web and apps, email protocols, Cloud infra, Middleware, backend enterprise systems and data platforms.
  • Understanding of EdTech standards LTI, LIS, OneRoster, xAPI, SCORM, cmi5 etc, ideal, or willingness to learn.
  • Proficiency in architectural design patterns, data modelling, system integration and considerations.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others to define requirements.
  • Experience with educational technologies, Learning Management Systems (LMS), and Student Information Systems (SIS) is advantageous.
  • API / Integrations understanding, definition overseeing implementation for cross platform interoperability.
  • RPA and automation experience connecting legacy systems.
  • Identity management and SSO understanding and integration experience.
  • Understanding of cyber security and global compliance.
  • Experience of considered architecture including functional, non-functional, timelines, commercial considerations and constraints
  • Experience in integrating digital platforms to backend enterprise systems: Salesforce CRM, SuccessFactors HR, Mulesoft, Azure cloud, Azure data platform.
  • Innovation and use of AI tools


Please view full Job Description here.


About Us

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium international schools organisation. Our 87 international schools are located in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, they educate more than 86,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary education.  We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools.


By joining Nord Anglia Education you will become part of a committed and innovative team.  As a member of the world’s leading premium schools group you will be joining an active network of like-minded people across the world.


To Apply

On-line applications need to be directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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