Avanade Inc. Senior IT Solution Architect - SiteCore in Gothenburg, Sweden

We are now looking for a solution architect

  • As a solution architect, you will be part of a dedicated team providing an end-to-end service to the business side of our customers

  • You will support development initiatives and projects in evaluating, suggesting, creating new or updating existing applications within the online area, including public global web site, digital commerce and mobile apps. You suggest solutions, assist with integrations to back end applications and make sure the solution fits into the existing strategic platforms

  • You work in close contact with business stakeholders, IT delivery organisation and vendors to create valuable services for our customers

Main responsibilities

  • Actively interact with other architects and development teams to identify common needs and capabilities and to execute solutions in alignment with corporate architecture principles and standards

  • Work with vendor application architects to ensure coherent solutions, reuse and ease of operations

  • Work with the IT service manager, program manager and the application managers to specify how IT solutions will be delivered

  • Plan, design and implement solutions, including integrations to back end systems, based on business needs and dependencies to existing IT services

  • Support projects with architecture work

  • Take part in architecture reviews

Qualifications

Required Experience

  • Documented IT experience (10 +years) from large/complex applications and projects in large global organisations

  • Documented experience (5 +years) from architectural work with Sitecore Experience Platform

  • Experience from designing, building and operating global, large and high volume web sites.

Required Skills

  • Fluent in English, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to turn business requirements into sustainable technical solutions.

  • Good communication skills; the ability to convey ideas in written form and the capability to share those ideas verbally in a clear, concise manner to both technical specialists and people without technical knowledge.

  • Good collaboration and relational skills; comfortable working with and leading other skilled professionals in project teams towards common goals.

  • Knowledge about content delivery networks and site acceleration techniques.

  • Knowledge about global web site performance and web application architecture.

  • Knowledge of content management systems (Sitecore preferable).

  • Knowledge of techniques used for public facing websites.

  • Knowledge of web as marketing channel.

  • Knowledge about integrations.

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms and services (Azure preferable).

Required Experience

  • Architecture, development and administration on Sitecore Experience Platform

  • Cloud architecture with Microsoft Azure

  • DevOps methodologies

  • Agile development methodologies

  • Infrastructure architecture

  • Digital Commerce solutions

Required Personality

  • Self-directed, organised and results oriented

  • Structured and analytical

  • The ability to accept and promote change

  • Required Education

  • University degree in relevant field

  • Relevant certifications

Requisition ID - 52255

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