Digital Architect Vacancy



Job title:

Digital Architect


Stockport, SK1





Vernon Building Society is proud of its 97-year heritage and our vision is to be “The first choice for mortgages, savings and employment in Stockport and to be the preferred choice for specific need/bespoke mortgages in England and Wales”.



We are looking for a digital architect to help digitise and automate business processes across the Society using the available technologies and softwares in place. You will design and implement solutions using Azure, Office 365, Sharepoint, and Power Platform, working alongside users and other in-house specialists.

Our ideal candidate will participate in strategic planning and updating of all digital systems, identifying weaknesses and implementing failsafe solutions to mitigate future issues.


Required skills:

  • A-levels or degree in STEM subject
  • Experience in or using:
  • Active Directory/Azure Active Directory
  • Sharepoint; Power Platform; Office 365
  • Virtualisation platforms (Hyper-V, VMWare or equivalent)
  • Network routing and switching
  • Scripting and automation tools
  • Project management
  • End user computing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated


Why work for the Vernon?

It’s an exciting time to join our Vernon family. Founded in 1924, we’ve got a lot of history, however, over the past three years we’ve undergone a significant amount of investment and change. With a re-brand in 2019, we’ve also invested into our people, technology and processes. We’re set up for success and growth. We’re now looking for talent for us to invest in, to help with the next phase of our story and beyond.


  • £28,000 - £42,000 per annum (mid-market reference)
  • Pension scheme (7.5% employer contributions rising to 10% after 2 years)
  • Salary exchange for pensions arrangement
  • 4 x salary death in service benefit
  • 25 days holiday (plus statutory bank holidays) increasing to 27 after 2 years
  • Health Cash-Plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts package

If you wish to apply, send your CV with a covering letter to

Date for receipt of applications is Sunday, 31st October 2021.

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Vernon Building Society is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Any applicant will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).