We are looking for an Information Technology Solution Architect with experience in SAP base, cloudification, virtualization and networking who will take care of all technical services for our Retail customers.
You will have a unique opportunity to build a framework for technical services, keep eyes on their lifecycle and adapt them to new technologies and customer needs.
We expect that you get familiar with technologies used by Retail applications and how our IT services for business are interconnected and depend on other technical services / components.
You will communicate with SAP bases, HW / telco suppliers, prepare and review technical designs, and consult possibilities and limitations with application consultants.
In your designs, you will respect strategic roadmaps considering mid & long-term target architecture and planned capabilities.
You will often communicate with application specialists and Retail IT management team when needed also with stakeholders of IT business services.
Your tasks :
Design authority for functional and technical architecture with the focus on technical component expecially for SAP systems (SAP base, HW resources, connectivity) in Retail IT services
Overlooking all changes of technical capabilities, adding new technical components and adjusting existing technical services with business needs
Selecting the appropriate cloud services based on data, compute, database, and security requirements
Proposing optimizations of existing solutions to increase robustness and cost efficiency implementing cost control strategies
Manages suppliers of technical service components to fulfill business needs, security and performance
Influences implementation of future capabilities and target architecture
Guides implementation of systems and components
Understands the business demand and advises IT Project Managers
Drives technical innovation and recommends tools and technologies for specific customer requirements
Co-produces and approves documentation of Retail IT technical services
Example of future project description :
Project innogy Cloud Optimization is planned from Jan-2018 till March-2019 in Ostrava, Prague, and Brno and is focused on how to use our virtual private cloud solution as efficiently as possible.
We have to find a balance between flexibility, stability, and costs of our technical service components to satisfy needs of IT business services and our end customer.
We have to evaluate further potential and functionalities of our cloud services, redesign existing technical components, plan optimization roadmap and initiate implementation.
You will need to be :
Experienced in principles of SAP bases, virtualization, cloudification, HW components and networks
Excellent analytical skills with the rational outcome
Delivery orientation is a must (it is not architecture on a paper)
Interpersonal skills to be able to work in matrix teams
Broadly experienced in technical service design
A Self-driven person with organizational and negotiation skills to reach the right solution and explain "how and why"
Good presentation skills : not PowerPoint, but rather ability to explain technical solution and use it for the education of colleagues in relaxed way
We Offer :
Opportunity to work with new technologies, concepts on interesting projects
Be a member of an international team of successful people
Flexibility in both, time and workplace
Nice colleagues and pleasant atmosphere