Senior Solutions Architect (m/f/x)
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Position: Senior Solutions Architect (m/f/x)
Grade: RCS I
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Closing Date for Applications: January 19th, 2021
Location – Germany preferred. We will consider application within Europe.
Are you a motivated, organized person seeking an exciting and rewarding opening in a fast-paced environment? Would you enjoy working as part of a team to create a relevant, important difference in the lives of our customers and employees? If you're looking for change, and you're ready to make changes … we're looking for you.
At DHL our business is logistics, but people are our passion. With over 500,000 team members in 220 countries, we attract and retain great talent. We are one of the most innovative, most culturally diverse companies on the planet. We provide unmatched opportunities for personal and professional development.
We really are a, “Best Place to Work.”
If this sounds like a team you'd like to join … keep reading.
We make promises to our customers, and we'll make promises to you too.
As the Senior Solution Architect (m/f/x), you will be responsible for creation of overall architectural principles, frameworks and standards for overall solutions that are deployed through a shared Transport CoE portfolio. You will champion Agile and DevOps way of working and principles for product and solution management and development. As part of this role you will lead solution & technical assessment, design and management of the Transport IT products and solutions, including off-the-shelf and custom built. It will be the responsibility of this role to govern and enforce standards with both internal and external build partners, and vendors across the different regions and domains within transport.
In this position you will be tasked with reviewing and approving the overall solution design associated with the templates/frameworks or products created by Solution Management and Development leg of Transport CoE. You will support on the creation of the vision and strategy for Transport solutions on the long term. Support DevOps teams throughout the software development and release cycles providing guidance on architectural decisions and you will actively works on preventing DevOps teams to incur in technical debt.
The role covers all aspects of transport functionality: Order Management, Warehouse Management, Order Planning & Execution, Supply Chain Visibility and Event Management, Inventory Visibility and Freight Bill Audit & Payments whether delivered with the core transport solution or ancillary solutions.
Further responsibilities of this role may include:
·Aligns and engages with global and regional Enterprise Architecture groups.
·Drives research, case studies, and prototypes on leading edge technologies and determines how they can be leveraged.
·Collate, document and communicate product roadmaps.
·Develop and manage, in conjunction with Product Owners and Project DevOps teams technical product roadmaps to ensure solution complies with DHL technical and security standards.
·Analyse emerging technologies and make recommendations for adaptation.
·Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the architecture based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to vendor products and solutions.
·Provides guidance to DevOps teams on definition of micro services, micro services orchestration, and configuration driven component creation.
You won't find another job like the one you'll find with DHL Supply Chain.
Now, here's what we need from you:
·Good DSC business understanding.
·Proven understanding of transportation industry requirements.
·Excellent understanding of Transport templates and frameworks e.g. LLP, GMTT.
·Exceptional knowledge of the Transport products and business processes, both at an application architecture level and good understanding of the functional capabilities.
·Exceptional ability to manage/ support all phases of the system life cycle with customers, analysts and developers for custom and package application services.
·Able to act as solution consultant to support the development of templates, ensuring we leverage templates, design and materials.
·Able to collate, document and communicate product roadmaps.
·Experienced on Agile and DevOps way of working.
·Able to challenge DevOps teams to design software solutions following best practices for architecture.
·Good understanding of transportation customer requirements and good technical understanding of solution capabilities e.g. OTM, Kewill.
·General understanding of transport related ancillary systems and B2B integrated e.g. HERE, Transporeon, Centiro.
·General understanding of other DHL systems, and integrated LLP Framework Systems as required.
If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full, up to date CV is attached with your application.
We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the organisation. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
Our Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.
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