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Domain Architect - Permanent - Retail - £100k

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    IT Architecture & Strategy

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  • Job functions:

    Technical Architect, Solution Architect

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    £90000 - £100000 per annum

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    Xavier Labat

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    29 days ago

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Domain Architect - Retail/Supply Chain - Permament - £100k

(Domain Architect, Solution Architect, Assortment Planning, Merchandise Finance Planning, Forecast and Replenishment (F&R), Supply Chain, AWS)

Looking for an energetic and knowledgeable architect to take ownership of the Tech landscape within the Commercial (new product management) part of the enterprise.

You will bring your experience as an application, solution or enterprise architect in an endeavour to find solutions to strategic and tactical business problems covering a wide range of capabilities. Knowledge of bespoke AWS solutions is advantageous, an understanding of COtS packages within Assortment Planning, Merchandise Finance Planning and Forecast and Replenishment (F&R) is essential. Knowledge of integration patterns is highly advantageous.

This is a key role partnering with the Head of Technology for Commercial, Commercial Directors and Product Management colleagues for this area. To achieve this you will be an excellent communicator, credible, enthusiastic, outgoing, approachable and open minded.

What You'll Do

  • Partner the Head of Technology for Commercial and lead domain colleagues in both the Tech strategy and for individual solution decisions
  • Work closely with the Product Manager for your domain on strategic outcomes and sequence in line with their capability plans
  • Take ownership of the Technology direction in your domain and associated roadmap
  • Produce high level designs and guidance on solutions for Engineering and 3rd party delivery
  • Keep abreast of Technology and capability improvements in the market and champion them as appropriate
  • Contribute actively to the Architecture chapter and cross-fertilisation of ideas and innovative thinking
  • Develop the artefacts and supporting processes in your domain to ensure the landscape develops towards your vision

Essential Skills

  • Great people skills to build relationships and facilitate best results through collaboration with colleagues at all levels.
  • Experience as an architect covering some or all of the business areas outlined.
  • Experience of hybrid application landscapes, combining bespoke and off-the-shelf applications
  • Good attention to detail, and the persistence to get things successfully completed.
  • Able to influence colleague behaviour positively and coach them towards a culture of good design thinking.

Desirable Skills

  • Appreciation of commercial business processes, systems and related areas.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) technology.
  • Message based and robust modern integration technology.
  • Capability based and process-based mapping techniques.

Experience with some or all of:

  • Product Information Management (PIM)
  • SaaS within the Commercial Paradigm (see role summary)
  • Integration patterns and practices to delivery highly cohesive solutions

(Domain Architect, Solution Architect, Assortment Planning, Merchandise Finance Planning, Forecast and Replenishment (F&R), Supply Chain, AWS)

Domain Architect - Retail/Supply Chain - Permament - £100k