The H&M group is on an exciting journey to meet and exceed our customers' expectations today, tomorrow and in the future. Rapid technological development and new customer behaviors are transforming the fashion retail industry. To cater for the individual needs and desires of our millions of customers, Business Tech will deliver technological solutions for the entire value chain for all our brands.
Ecosystem Platform is the Area where all domain in HM Group comes together to build an omni commerce framework and the best fashion experience the world has ever seen!
To achieve this, we have three different value streams where people work together to achieve a common goal; Order-to-cash, Customer and Product.
We need an architect in each one of these streams to help keeping all technology streamlined and ensure it all fits together.
As a Solution Architect, you are responsible for the entire software life cycle – design, development, test, release and maintenance and translate business needs into working software. Regardless of area, tools or languages, a solution architect builds and configures solutions that are easy to maintain and change, enabling a constant delivery pace to be kept indefinitely. This is achieved through continuous attention to technical excellence and good design, with extensive use of automation.
The future Solution Architect should believe in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety, and trust. We believe that you are focused on value creation, growth and serving customers with full ownership and accountability. Delivering exceptional customer and business results.
Our journey will lead to something new and exciting - we will test, fail, and learn. You are an important player in this transformation; therefore, we believe you are flexible and able to work in an environment that is not yet formalized. We also believe that:
You can see the big picture, identify patterns and instinctively know how to win support for your ideas.
You can create artefacts such as conceptual, and logical architecture and know-how to visualize and do capability mapping.
You can understand and visualize concepts that are not yet concrete, and use your problem-solving skills, strong analytic ability, creativity and customer and business drive to find a solution.
You take the initiative and are not afraid to take the first steps to identify and address existing and potential obstacles, issues and opportunities.
You should have extensive knowledge of enterprise networking systems, together with advanced problem-solving skills, and the ability to understand business challenges and technical issues and develop effective technology solutions to meet those requirements
You show commitment and ownership and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.
You are open to change and humble about not always knowing everything, so you ask.
You are an effective team player that can express technical concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions, and conclusions to peers and people with only limited technical backgrounds and contribute positively to your team environment.
Contextualize strategic vision and direction; conduct analysis, identify opportunities, constraints and support strategic activities related to the development and management of technical domains and platforms.
Analyze, design, develop and maintain roadmaps and implementation plans to enable future-state IT capabilities in support of driving targeted business outcomes; ensure organizational resilience, stability and operational excellence.
Provide leadership, perform facilitation and analysis and design tasks required for the development/management of technology enablement.
Develop conceptual and logical architecture designs.
Create artefacts that serve as target state guidance (reusable standards, guidelines, individual parts, and configurations) and support the domain.
Identify interdependencies and use ‘holistic thinking’ to ensure the cross-team perspective when designing and implementing solutions. Set an architectural direction for the technical domain that is aligned with business and technology objectives.
Facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business outcomes through advising on and making architectural decisions.
Evaluate and drive continuous improvement, reducing technical debt, and enhancing end-to-end value business value. Work with teams to lower the total cost of ownership, develop investment plans and reduce technical debt.
Participate in internal and external activities related to technology matching and selection to ensure technology choice aligns with overall tech architecture and business strategy.
Provide guidance and coaching to stakeholders to advise on options, risks, costs vs. benefits, impact, priorities, etc.
Facilitate best practice sharing and teach architecture thinking to engineering and delivery community.
At H&M we have a strong, value-driven culture characterized by believing in people, teamwork, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Here you can be yourself and develop. You will be part of an important project at H&M Group with significant opportunities to influence and make a difference. With the right mindset and ambition, you’ll find plenty of room to grow. We welcome your application regardless of gender, age, gender expressions, sexual orientation, disabilities, religious beliefs, origin, or background.
If this sounds exciting to you, come join the journey and build the future with us!
This is a full-time position. For any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Zoran Pesic, email@example.com.