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Solution Architect

United Kingdom
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
We are looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join our Supply and Enterprise Team based in our Croxley office in Hertfordshire. This is an excellent opportunity for a confident and engaging Solution Architect to work on several interesting and challenging supply chain transformation projects and support the strategic vision of Howdens. What will I be doing as a Solution Architect? - Reporting to the Lead Architect, you will be working on transformation projects and therefore you'll need to have strong solution design experience in a highly complex enterprise scale-based environments & lines of business from procurement, logistics, manufacturing, finance, and service. - You will be able to effectively align Business, Data, Integration, Security, Application, and underlying Technology to design robust solutions. - 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 do I need to qualify for this Solution Architect role? - Supply Chain business and solutions experience - Practical experience on delivery of multiple lifecycle projects in SAP, with a strong understanding of at least 2 of the core SAP modules - The ability to lead and support the Design authority in highly complex enterprise scale environments - Confident, engaging, and a strong work ethic with a passion for transformation and innovation - Able to support the overall business strategy, transformation, and technology direction - Working understanding of modern integration platforms, various techniques to integrate systems 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 - Staff Discount - Employee Assistance Programme - Exceptional Reward and Recognition events About Howdens: 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 2.1bn, and we have an ambitious growth agenda. As well as the opportunity to develop within a high-profile FTSE 100 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Best Big Companies to Work For
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  • Job Reference: 701355881-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Howdens Joinery
    Howdens Joinery
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent