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Enterprise Architect - Integration

About Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We employ circa 6,000 people globally and our mission is to further the University of Oxford’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education, by publishing worldwide. We’ve always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology of the time, and the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. Digital transformation is vital for our continued success, so we’ve outlined 3 key principles to support our transformational journey; Grow, Simplify & Adapt.

About the Role

You might not know much about OUP, so here are a few examples of what we’re doing to help make our world a better place:

  • OUP Education supports children of all ages with world leading educational content. Currently developing a uniquely personalized learning experience system using AI, to improve children’s learning methods.
  • OUP ELT (English Language Teaching) is a global leader in the publishing of English language teaching materials. Currently implementing a digitized voice recognition application to enable superior learning assessments to help anyone learning English.
  • OUP Academic publish ground breaking content in sectors like; Science, Medical, Humanities and Law. Currently digitizing our editing process to provide more accessible world changing content, faster.

Reporting to the Head of Technology Architecture, the Enterprise Architect for Integration is responsible for the strategy and roadmaps for connecting all elements of our reference architecture, including cloud-based applications and services. This individual is also responsible for developing and maintaining the application integration architecture blueprint, enterprise wide for all divisions and central functions.

You`ll put Integration at the heart of our digital transformation journey, defining the integration standards, recommending new technologies to modernise the estate, and driving their adoption, through working with our delivery teams and partners to implement the right operating models to drive the benefits of a decoupled architecture with highly re-useable components.

This is an exciting time to join OUP as we embark on the next phases of our major transformation programme, including cloud migration, data driven services, global application consolidation and driving digital services both internally and with our customers.

About You

You'll require:

  • Excellent knowledge of architecture and integration techniques for the assembly and federation of both internal and external IT Solutions.
  • Architecture experience of working within hybrid cloud environments, across on-premise, AWS and Azure environments.
  • Experience of setting the Integration Architecture strategy, reference architecture and defining a technology domain roadmap.
  • Experience of defining Integration Patterns to meet different application, service and business needs.
  • Demonstrable experience of specific Integration architecture and design techniques including microservices, SOA, API and Event driven architectures, REST, EAI, ETL and Stream-based integration (SDI).
  • Experience with modern cloud integration product sets such as Tibco, MuleSoft, Boomi, Apigee, and cloud API gateway products (Google, AWS or Azure).
  • Experience of open source Integration capabilities such as Apache Camel.
  • Experience of working with, and ideally a certification in TOGAF, Zachman, or similar.


We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect of working hours and the use of technology to support regular remote working, dependent on role. We have a great variety of active employee networks and societies.

This role comes with the added benefit of private medical insurance and a management bonus.

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 12%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts.

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.


Please contact with any queries relating to this position.

Please note this advert may be removed before the advertised end date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
    Technology and Operations
  • Department:
    Enterprise Architecture
  • Closing Date:
    16 April 2023
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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