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Solution Architect

Malacky, Bratislava - Explore location IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA Components s.r.o. started its business activities in 2000. We are part of IKEA's supply chain and we are focusing on the best solutions in the field of purchasing, industrial packaging and distribution of furniture fittings designed for sale in the IKEA sales network.
Our main focus is packaging and distribution. Packages and cartons with forging are packed on modern automatic lines and semi-automatic machines. We have high performance and modern technology in our automatic warehouse. Each day we pack and distribute about 1 million packages.

Job description

We are looking for a Solution Architect. The role will be primarily focused on supporting our Production & Distribution units in Malacky, Slovakia and Nantong in China. In this role you will be responsible to design and implement robust and scalable IT solutions that will be able to meet the business demands of today and tomorrow. Our future colleague will together with the architecture team, set the standards and design patterns that will form the basis for our IT landscape for years to come and support projects and other change initiatives with solution designs and technical expertise.

Other responsibilies:

·       Shaping ideas into concrete, robust and appropriate solution architectures to realise business requirements and benefits while considering non-functional aspects such as maintainability, scalability, usability, performance, security and time-to-market for new functionality.

·       Documenting and communicating solution architectures with concerned stakeholders and lead the technical implementation of IT solutions within the assigned area.

·       Proactively suggesting, developing and implementing improvements together with key stakeholders.

·       Capturing, developing and documenting reusable design patterns to streamline development activities and to secure consistency over time. 

·       Keeping up-to-date with market trends and advice on opportunities for how new IT technology can be used to drive business development.


Candidates with education suit the position
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

University degree in information technology, computer studies

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Relevant knowledge from working with IT development for the shopfloor or manufactoring IT systems

Number of years of experience

At least 3 years of experience from working with development of enterprise IT solutions in the role as Solution Architect or in a similar role.

Personality requirements and skills

Good analytical skills and holistic mindset

Strong communication and presentation skills (ability to explain complex topics in a simple and straight-forward way

Passion for IT innovation and development

Good knowledge of how new technology can be used to improve our business

More Information

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. As the world’s leader in life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop along with and within IKEA. You will get to work in a flexible and friendly environment that is characterized by humour and a willingness to share. At IKEA Components we pride ourselves with an open and warm climate and a prestige less approach.

In case of your interest , please send us your CV in English latest the 31 May 2021.