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Head of Digital Architecture (Dubai)

Head of Digital Architecture (Dubai)

Solution Architecture / Retail / eCommerce / Omnichannel / Cloud / CRM

La Fosse are partnered with a leading retail organisation in the Middle East, as they go through a substantial digital transformation across their physical stores, ecommerce, customer journey & loyalty programmes, through the effective utilisation of data & innovative technologies.

Responsible for a team of Solutions Architects, you will take overall accountability & ownership of all solution design for the organisation. This will include high-level design, solution optioning, running the Technical Design Authority and ensure solutions are aligned to wider business & technology strategy.

This role has clear career progression to Digital CTO.

Key Experience Required

  • Must-have experience working for a retail or ecommerce business.

  • Strong background in Solution Architecture - across multiple domains - applications, data, infrastructure & business.

  • Technical experience across omni-channel solution architectures, cloud-based solutions (Azure, GCP, AWS) and high-level design in topics like CRM (Salesforce), POS, CMS etc.

  • Strong advantage to experience in retail technology - e.g. Oracle Retail, SAP Retail, Order Management/Warehouse Management.

  • Experience in in the Mobile domain would be an advantage (React Native).

  • Good understanding of API gateways, microservices architecture & integration design patterns.

  • Strong advantage to have line management leadership experience.

  • Ideally a background in application development earlier in your career.

Please Note:

  • This role requires relocation to Dubai.

  • Relocation support is often, including schooling allowance, relocation allowance, visa, medical & housing assistance.

  • The role is paying the equivalent of £110-140,000 base salary.

If interested, please click apply.