4 Sep 2017

It solution Architect – Web & Online / Digital Channels

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Job Description

Our customer is located in the North of Brussels. The company is engaging in a corporate wide Digital Transformation journey.

Mission/purpose
The IT solution architect is the technical reference person for a transversal functional domain. He designs the architecture framework of the domain so that it responds to the needs of the organization from an agility and cost efficiency perspective. He recommends the most appropriate solutions to meet the business requirements for complex projects. He defines the transition path from current IT stack to target vision and controls its correct execution during projects/programs roll-out.

Key responsibility areas
*Designs & rolls out cost effective architectures for his/her functional domain (= application portfolio) and in order to meet business requirements while ensuring compliance of the design with Enterprise Architecture principles (bridge with EA)
*Defines the transition path from current to target architecture, taking into account business, technical, legal/regulatory and financial constraints and turns it into a 12m to 18m roadmap
*Drives innovation for a transversal functional domain by closely monitoring industry trends and understanding their impact on technology
*Identifies and recommends fit to purpose solutions to meet the target architecture (incl. contribution to RFP as solution expert)
*Focuses on execution plan in the framework of small to medium projects and controls the deliverables from the outsourcing partner
*Supports the domain manager in vendor mgmt. activities as solution expert

Major interactions
Internal interactions:
*Daily with professionals/experts regular: Finance/Controlling, Procurement, IT
*Weekly with service management: for CSIP initiatives or regular RUN issues
*Weekly with business stakeholders to understand business trends
*Monthly with peers at Group Level (domain related skill centers, Architecture teams)
*Quarterly with senior management for ad-hoc presentations on architecture vision, solution selection, Expense Committee for financial validation (solution TCO)

External interactions (regular):
*IT outsourcing partner(s) (solution design, guidelines, control of correct execution)
*Integration solution vendors (innovation / market trends)
*Seminars and conferences

Your profile:
Education, specific training and experience
*A university degree
*Minimum 3-5 year experience in designing cost effective IT solution
*Previous exposure to IT outsourcing delivery model (on/offshore) is a plus
*Proven experience in IT partner and contract management is a plus
*Proven experience in the following is a plus:
*Omni-Channel online application frameworks
*Expertise in Client/Server models
*Javascript, Servlets, Ajax, Java, J2EE platforms and technologies
*Agile, SAFE & Scrum methodologies
*Database & Web server technologies
*Design Patterns, Data Structure

Offer:
Next to a competitive gross salary, you can also count on the following benefits:
– Company car
– Bonus
– Net expenses
– Meal vouchers
– Pension plan & health insurance
– Flexible working hours and home working

Job Reference: 31072017

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