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Howdens Joinery are looking for an experienced Senior Solutions Architect to join our digital architecture team.
This role offers a confident and engaging Senior Solution Architect, an excellent opportunity to lead a small team of solutions architects in the delivery of high-quality digital solutions and architectural designs.
Permanent role you can be based from either our offices in Croxley Park, Watford or Raunds office in Northamptonshire 2-3 days week with home working
What will I be doing as a Solution Architect?
Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Architecture, you will be working on several interesting digital transformation projects and therefore you'll need to have strong solution design experience in a highly complex enterprise scale-based environment in multiple channels, e.g. Stores \ Depots, Online, Customer and Payment systems.
This person will be able to effectively align Business, Data, Integration, Security, Application and underlying Technology to design robust digital solutions.
The role will involve working closely with business stakeholders, product management, business analysts, lead developers, systems engineers, project managers and the wider architecture community to deliver viable, high-quality designs to the development and delivery teams.
What we need from you:
Able to lead, manage and develop a small team of Solutions Architects
Digital, e-Commerce and/or Retail business and solutions experience
Lead and support the Design authority in highly complex enterprise scale environments in ecommerce, supply chain, depot, customer and payment systems
Confident, engaging, and a strong work ethic with a passion for transformation and innovation
Practical experience on online applications developments, content management platforms, eCommerce platforms, Payments, CRM, and mobile applications
Experience of working within a Lean Agile project methodology
Able to support the overall business strategy, transformation, and technology direction
Working understanding of integration platforms and various techniques to integrate systems
Working understanding of modern integration and cloud hosting platforms
Understanding and good working knowledge of TOGAF architecture methodology
Knowledge of emerging technologies and architectural trends
What we can offer you
Competitive salary and annual company bonus
Company car or car allowance
Private medical insurance
Excellent pension scheme (company contribution of up to 12%)
25 days holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy additional days
Free lunch at our onsite canteen
Employee Assistance Programme
Exceptional Reward and Recognition events.
Howdens Joinery is the UK's number one trade kitchen supplier providing thousands of products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware. We have over 800 depots throughout the UK and Europe - making us the first choice for more than 460,000 loyal trade professionals. Last year our sales reached circa 2.3bn, and we have an ambitious growth agenda.
As well as the opportunity to develop within a fast paced and commercial environment, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Best Big Companies to Work For .