Functional Solution Architect

  • British American Tobacco
  • Warsaw
  • Employment contract

Requirements

Experience level: Senior

Konwledge, skills and experience

  • Experience in solution architecture methods and tools with good appreciation of Enterprise architecture methods and tools.  
  • Experience in application, integration, data & information and technology strategy and design.  
  • Experience and understanding of the challenges associated with the business operating model of a global organization.  
  • Change Management and Business Engagement Skills.  
  • Facilitation, Influencing and Negotiation Skills.  
  • Effective Communication and Relationship Management at all levels.  
  • Understanding and experience of Architecture Frameworks i.e. TOGAF.  
  • Robust teamwork demonstrated both inside and outside IT functions.  
  • Able to work in virtual team across time-zones  

Technology experience:

Must have:

  • MES platforms experience, ideally 3DS Apriso 
  • working knowledge of a variety of integration technologies, security protocols and methods ideally in relation to manufacturing environments.  

Would be good to have: 

  • ISA95 understanding 
  • Industry 4.0 understanding  
  • Industrial IoT experience 
  • Knowledge of SAP in relation to Logistics, Planning and Manufacturing 

Technologies

Necessary on this position:
  • SAP
  • Agile

Project you can join

Purpose statement

To develop, maintain and govern key enterprise solutions to meet specific, project-based requirements, which align to the IDT strategy and architecture standards by functional/process area. 

Key accountabilities

Lead / contribute to:

  • Documenting and maintaining solution architectures.  
  • Ensuring that solutions are strategically aligned with enterprise architecture and business requirements for the project, ensuring fit for purpose and alignment with overall strategy and architecture standards.  
  • Developing solution recommendations for the proposed solution, producing a solution architecture and architecture design.  
  • Reviewing and signing off on outcome of detailed design phase during the project (e.g. design, build, test, and implementation).  
  • Undertaking analysis of application technology options and associated costs, conduct fit-gap analysis, and proof of concepts for new business systems solutions, as appropriate.
  • Assessing the alignment of proposed solution architecture to architecture principles.  
  • Leveraging knowledge of new technology options and tools to identify and create business improvement opportunity.  
  • Using cross industry insight (e.g. best practices, trends, innovation) to assist in the design and development of solution architecture in BAT.  
  • Liaising with stakeholders to clarify details of requirements. 

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How we manage our projects?

  • Methodology: Agile/DevOps

Toolset

  • Laptop
  • PC
  • Additional monitor
  • Headphones
  • Personal container
  • Phone
  • Freedom to pick your tools

Bonuses

  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
  • Financial bonus
  • Equity
  • Cold beverages
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Lunches
  • Conferences
  • Trainings
  • Books
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Shower
  • Chill room
  • Playroom for children
  • Integration events

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