Lead Solution Architect Front Office Application Platform
What's the role?
You are responsible for the architecture of the front office application platform (e.g. Marketing Automation, CRM, Customer Service) and shape its future by taking strategic architecture decisions. You give guidance to business and IT leaders and ensure best-in-class implementation of the architecture consistent with overall principles and best practices.
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?
As a Lead Solution Architect – Front Office Application Platform, you are part of a global team of architects, engineers, designers, and business representatives. Together with other architects, you design our future front office application platform. You define architecture principles as well as apply architecture patterns and supervise their implementation. Your contribution will push our digitalization strategy in Marketing Automation, CRM, and other front office areas to the next level. It is your job to find the right balance between innovation, technical feasibility, long-term sustainability, agile delivery, and cost-effective end-to-end implementation. Your methodical thinking and ability to structure complex questions is required to regularly coach and guide other architects, subject matter experts, and external partners.
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?
For this position, we are seeking a creative, innovative, structured, and open-minded architect with demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting. If you combine strong analytical skills and adaptive communication towards both – top managers and engineers – you are exactly what we are looking for.
What you need is:
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or in a related field; PhD preferred
- Strong conceptional and analytical skills, hands-on software development experience preferred
- Proven track record as software or solution architect preferably with experience in front office application platforms such as Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Marketing Cloud
- Working experience with software design/enterprise architecture patterns (particularly cloud native applications, cloud integration patterns and microservices); good understanding of SAP backend integration technologies and patterns is a plus
- Curiosity, creativity, and willingness to embrace new ideas and methodologies
- Fluent in English and willingness to work in a global team