ELECTROLUX Global Connectivity & Technology (GC&T) presents :
For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions.
By staying humble and open for new ideas we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-
imagine what life at home can be.
LEAD SYSTEM ARCHITECT, CONNECTIVITY PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Electrolux Global Connectivity & Technology (GC&T) organization is looking to strengthen its international team committed to deliver the architecture for the Group’s growing portfolio of connected products.
The Lead System Architect position is open within the Global Connectivity Architecture team and reports directly to the Global Connectivity Architect.
The overall scope of the positon is to support definition and implementation of the overall Connectivity Architecture Strategy.
The Lead System Architect designs and implements connectivity systems and software, to support the deployment of connected appliances globally.
He / she ensures that all systems are working at optimal levels and supports development of new technologies and system requirements.
This includes proper strategic management of connectivity system complexity, considering the long-lasting presence of products on the market (minimum 10 years), adequate cyber-
security, and peculiarities of the IoT model. Monitoring and integration of new emerging technologies - embedded, networked or cloud based -
is another key element of this role. The Lead System Architect will provide technical leadership to a team of engineers architecting and developing innovative systems for connected consumer appliances, as well as will help manage research activities carried out with Universities within the area of Connectivity Architecture.
The position interfaces to the various functions of GC&T (Global Connectivity Development, Global Quality Assurance, Global Electronics Development, Strategy and Innovation, Project Management Organization, etc), IT and relevant group Sectors (Major Appliances and Small Appliances).
It is a global, strategic role, with the goal of ensuring technical competitive advantage of Electrolux connected products, services and systems.
A REGULAR DAY AT WORK
If you are passionate about innovation, possess superb programming skills and enjoy dynamic, international environment, join us and strengthen our Architecture team, which on everyday basis supports the entire Electrolux Group with the best-
in-class architecture for connectivity products and services. Your role will be to :
Analyze System Requirements :
He / she coordinates with all areas of the organization to see that the system is working optimally.
use across Product Lines thanks to a long-term and cross-functional perspective on Connectivity Architecture.
Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements :
Lead Design and Review of New Systems :
Plan for component implementation and integration :
This includes plans for the executing functions to conduct the physical integration, during which the Lead System Architect provides technical direction and support.
Tools, Processes, Standardization :
Leads proper process and methodology definition and implementation, as appropriate.
Soft skills / personality traits
Team oriented, good cultural awareness
Proactive, takes initiative; influencing and presentation skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to lead by example and coach others
Good interpersonal skills - builds relationships with internal stakeholders and third parties
Creative thinker, problem solver
Ability to drive and manage change; integrity, drive and independence
Enjoys challenge, change and fast paced environments; adjusts quickly
Hands-on approach to project delivery, detail oriented
Decision making with incomplete information
Project management experience
Leader in high-level System / SW Architecture definition
Ability to propose, think-through and evaluate long-term consequences in complex system design
Ability to select, validate and argument around diverse solutions to complex problems
Ability to lead, reason and reach solutions jointly with multiple teams of diverse opinions
Ability to quickly comprehend functions and capabilities of new technologies.
Willing to travel and to stay at different Electrolux sites when required
Willing to keep technical background always up-to-date, commitment to technical excellence
Required languages :
Solid English, spoken and written, is mandatory for this role.
Knowledge of Italian, Swedish or Russian is a plus.
Academic Background :
PhD (preferred) or Master's Degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering, or related.
Professional Experience :
Experience in Architecture leadership role.
10+ years of experience in Systems / SW development desirable.
Experience from a complex international organization is highly desirable.
Technical skills :
Deep, detailed experience in architecting and implementing multi-component networked systems, and their interaction
Expert knowledge in design, architecture and algorithms for distributed systems
Expert understanding of key architecture concepts such as modularity, scalability, robustness, is mandatory
Detailed knowledge of several operating systems (Linux, Unix, Windows, Android, iOS, RTOS)
Expert knowledge in C / C++ and / or Java language programming, Swift highly beneficial
Experience with connectivity technologies and building architecture roadmaps
Knowledge and experience in cloud computing platforms, cloud API design and big data analytics
Knowledge in IoT concepts and technologies
Knowledge of Appliance FW architecture and related impacted areas (complexity management, safety, factory testing, OTA update, remote maintenance, service operations, relevant standards and norms in this area)
Knowledge and experience in computer networks, TCP / IP protocols and wireless / mobile networking
Knowledge in software and networking security
Knowledge of testing and monitoring methodologies
Knowledge of software development process and version management systems
Experience in standardization or IP-protection processes is a plus