Solution Architect Digital Services

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Place: Stockholm
Last day to apply: 31/12/2018

Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees, operations in over 20 countries and an annual turnover of EUR 4 billion (SEK 40 billion). With grain at the heart of our operations, we refine arable land resources to make farming thrive. Some of our best-known food brands are AXA, Bonjour, Kungsörnen, GoGreen, Gooh, FINN CRISP, Schulstad and Vaasan. Our company is founded on the knowledge and values acquired through generations of farmers. With research, development and operations throughout the value chain, together we take responsibility from field to fork. For more information: www.lantmannen.com/en.


Are you a recognized specialist in digital services and open to take on a Solution Architect position where you will take responsibility for and ensure that Lantmännen’s digital services offer excellent business value. Join our digitization journey!

The position
In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that Lantmännen’s solutions for digital services meet requirements of various businesses and that they are based on sustainable and efficient solution design in line with Lantmännen’s Enterprise Architecture. You are involved in projects and enhancements related to digitalization solutions and you also contribute to defining architectural standards and for driving capability roadmaps in domains such as E-commerce, PIM and Portal/Web applications. Lantmännen offers you a central role in their Solution Development team with ownership of Lantmännen’s digital solutions.

Your task is to establish the complete business context for digital services and to clarify the vision and requirements for the solutions. You will elaborate potential options to solve business problems, including choice of technologies, frameworks, platforms and design patterns and you will provide integrated solution design in terms of how the applications will function, what components to include, how they will interact with each other,  how they will scale for the future and how they will be maintained.

It is your responsibility to keep together a coherent solution design between different technical service owners (i.e. portal, service layer, back end data/service provider, external service provider) and ensure that the end-to-end solutions meet business requirements as well as the general architecture principles. You will work closely with Lantmännen’s business and IT functions and, alongside our external partners to help transform business needs into IT solutions.

The position is located at Lantmännen's headquarters in Stockholm. You report to the Manager of Solution Center Integration & Information Management. Some travel within the Nordics is required.

Your profile

To be successful in this role you have several years’ experience of digital services as solution architect and developer in the context of web integration and ecommerce design and development. You have a general understanding of business applications (i.e. ERP, PIM, E-commerce, Web applications) and IT infrastructure (i.e. network, database, cloud) as well as know-how about common web/ecommerce technologies, tools and frameworks. We would like for you to have higher education in a relevant area or equivalent.  

Preferably, you have experience from large and complex organizations and experience from working on projects. Since this is an international organization, you master the English and Swedish language, both written and spoken.

As a person

You have a passion for IT and an understanding of how digital solutions increase business benefits. We are looking for a confident person with strong communication skills who can provide credibility in dialogue with colleagues at all levels. You are perceived as a natural leader and dedicated to a high level of quality in your delivery, can convey your message in an educational way, as well as being pragmatic and solution oriented. Furthermore, you have a clear and structured way of working with a sound ability to plan and organize your work.

You share our values – Openness, Holistic view, Drive – and our promise of taking responsibility from field to fork.

Application

Is this position of interest to you? Are you the candidate we are looking for? Apply here. In this recruitment, Lantmännen is working with Harvey Nash and if you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact responsible recruiter Charlotta Skogar, charlotta.skogar@harveynash.se +46 (0)767 98 13 65.

We are looking for skilled employees who can add value to our business. We work actively to ensure that our employees can develop at our workplaces, irrespective of their sex, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or disability.