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Technology Architect

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU

You’re inspired to create magical, digital experiences. You understand greatness requires thinking differently. An inclusive and accepting work environment is important to you.

The scale of IKEA’s digital transformation will be one of your biggest challenges.  Inspired to be a part of this journey?  Join our team of innovators and explorers who don’t know the word ‘impossible.’

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY

As a technology architect, you will drive solution decisions and platform capabilities, ensuring IKEA is building modern, cloud-native, and scalable solutions. You will play a key, leadership role in most crucial software projects across the US Digital Hub. This role will partner with cross functional engineering teams to design and implement new software services, functionalities, and streamline operations. Furthermore, you will provide solution leadership in identifying optimal means of integrating with a heterogeneous platform utilizing different protocols, technologies, languages, , and infrastructure.

• Responsible for supporting the development of the technology architecture design needed for product software engineering and deployment
• Responsible for creating & refining technology architecture designs and patterns to support the capability areas (and product teams) as they design, build and deploy product features & solutions
• Responsible for ensuring the solution assembly of products adhere to agreed technology architecture standards, principles and the overall roadmap
• Responsible for driving implementation of the technology architecture roadmap according to plan, minimizing technical debt and maintaining a close feedback loop
• Responsible for ensuring that technology architecture designs and patterns account for non-functional requirements such as reliability, scalability, performance and resilience
• Work closely together with other technical architects and cross functional teams to maintain and update technology design specifications
• Lead, coach and develop members of the Technology Architecture function promoting best practice in technical architecture and continually benchmarking against industry standards

Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
• Proven ability to lead, manage, design and deliver scalable solutions for optimal business outcomes
• Extensive knowledge of containerized cloud-based software solutions deployed to AWS, GCP, or Azure
• Extensive knowledge of Java, Scala, or any other JVM-based language
• Proven ability to build complex enterprise-grade software systems integrating across heterogenous platforms

TOGETHER AS A TEAM

We’re the ones who make it possible for people to have a smarter life at home and a hassle-free and rewarding shopping experience. Together we work to find new digital solutions for every business need to help make IKEA a great and efficient place to work. We like to think of ourselves as innovative and modern, and we believe that nothing would actually work without us.