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Solutions Architect

Shape the shopping experience for millions of people

Extenda Retail is a leading software provider to global retailers. We help leading retail chains with their digital business transformation by delivering innovative solutions and outstanding services that enable our clients to lead the retail revolution where technology is the key to success. Extenda Retail comes from the merger of Visma Retail and Extenda, two leading retail technology firms. We have an extensive client base across the Nordics and throughout Europe with our solutions being used in over 35 countries.

With our instinct for innovation we aim for global presence with our new company to become a leader in the digital business transformations of the retail market. We have an exciting journey in front of us to enrich culture and values while delivering world class solutions. We are driven by the mission to simplify shopping on an innovative market and deliver quality products with disruptive ambitions built on the success of collaboration.

We are now looking for a Solutions Architect:

In this role we also see that you act as subject matter specialist on our products where you in the role as solution architect focuses on translating requirements into architectural design that constitutes the blueprint for the solution. The responsibility stretches to the customers overall architecture and solution where you consider the costumer position in all decision making while implementing solutions based on best practices.

The solutions architect is also accountable for research and design activity that will aid future solutions and architectures. As a professional you will curate the technical principles and solution artefacts that drive good solutions. You will also provide direction to technical leads on steps and timelines to implement the target architecture within the product. You will drive excellence in engineering and reach out to the wider tech community to communicate technical vision and build close, collaborative relationships with product teams and customers.

Responsibilities

  • Curate the technical principles, governance artifacts, tools and technologies that are used to build quality solutions
  • Drive excellence in engineering and communicate technical vision
  • Define and promote target architecture, standards and governance
  • Build close, collaborative relationships with product teams and customers
  • Ensure that the product adheres to the market changes and gives advice on future roadmap

We think you are

We are looking for a self-motivated solutions architect with a great understanding of the retail business.  We think that you are a skilled communicator who can tailor the message depending on the audience. You also have leadership skills with the ability to coach and mentor senior engineers in technical excellence and solution design.

In the role as solutions architect you will work in a cross functional team and we are looking for a professional with a curious mindset that never stops learning and actively keeps up to date with new trends and technologies. We are looking for somebody that will provide expertise to both engineering and the wider business on technology to meet commercial requirements.

Required skills and experience

  • Experience of working with IT architecture, senior developer or IT business analyst.
  • Experience of working within Retail and with Retail software
  • Experience of delivering architectures to meet commercial objectives or improve security, availability, efficiency or productivity.
  • Experience of working with international complex customers
  • Knowledge of TOGAF and ArchiMate
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Communicational skills
  • Active learner, keeping up to date with new trends and technologies

What can we offer you?

Extenda Retail is a workplace with a young and social work environment where you get exciting and professional challenges and work with colleagues with high competencies.

You will get the opportunity to work with a Scandinavian based company that operates as market leaders with aggressive plans of market disruptive ambitions. We work in cross functional teams where we are united by our mission of simplifying shopping and drive innovation to the retail market.

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WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

The opportunity to work with a Scandinavian based company that operates as market leader with aggressive plans of market disruptive ambitions. As a Nordic market leader, we aim for a vision of global presence with best practices and cutting-edge technologies.

  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Part of our mission and strategy is to grow talents

  • A BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD

    We are a company with high ambitions of becoming international market leaders

  • BECOME PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER

    We work with products that is virtually everywhere and used by millions of peoples

FLEXIBILITY

PRODUCT IMPACT

WORKPLACE & CULTURE

CLEAR VISION

OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW

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