Global IT Senior Solution Architect Tool Services

Switzerland, Buchs
Reference No: 9703

What's the role?

We are looking for an experienced solution architect to develop the solution architecture of our next generation digital solutions. Based on the “big picture” of business, you will create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team. You should be a seasoned solution architect with a strong technical background and excellent IT skills having built successful operational software. You should be experienced in designing and possess ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 127 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

The Solution Architect will drive IT agility by identifying balanced solution architectures that satisfy both functional and non-functional business requirements today and that are frameworks for change that allow to adapt to future needs. Specifically, this role will work with the assigned project team to restructure the current software platform and design a next generation software platform that will deliver technology as a strategic advantage. This new platform will leverage advanced scalable architecture and will absorb latest technologies such as cloud computing, internet of things, machine learning and big data. It will consist of a set of microservices wrapping legacy technologies based on SAP and leverage state of the art IaaS and cloud platform technologies. It will support modernization of existing systems on S4/HANA as well as development of new platforms with best of technologies in a Continuous Delivery model, leveraging Agile and DevOps best practices. The solution architect will foster collaboration with development teams and technology vendors to ensure technology implementation.

From Infrastructure, Communication Technologies, ERP Systems, Mobile Applications, Information Management to fully cloud-based microservice development and Internet of Things – you name it – we do it on a global scale.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.
We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit, further our teams personally and professionally, get the best value for each employee and increase the job satisfaction. Additionally, we offer you a wide range of benefits.
For families, these may include day care for your kid. For the sportspeople, these include a free in-house gym or benefits for bike and ski services.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, challenging, and developing you every single day! Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background is. Together with you, we will define the best area to start your career with Hilti – we offer Solution Architecture positions in the areas of Server & Data Center, Networks, Communication Services, Workplace, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, SAP Application Platforms, and Software Development.

What you need is:

  • Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related fields (PhD preferred)
  • Proven multiyear experience in a full-time technology role in software development, system integration, cloud computing or enterprise architecture
  • Solution Architecture experience designing and implementing complex enterprise applications; experience in the technology of distributed systems, web technologies, Microservices and API design, Cloud Application Architectures, Streaming Architectures and Kafka
  • Proven business acumen and customer focus providing solutions to add value
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required
  • Fluent in English (verbally and written)

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