Solution Architect

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Solution Architect
CopenhagenLocalITRef.: MA-233935
Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. From the farm to your refrigerator, or the factory to your ward-robe, we are developing digital solutions that meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other. Digitization and IT are taking center stage in enabling our customers to trade globally. Join us in Maersk Technology as we re-think what technology can do.

Established app 1 year ago, the Vessel and Asset IT is a specialized function with focus on engineering and services for the fleet of 300+ vessel and 3+ million containers. We are growing in numbers to cater for the increasing demand of services leveraging the vast amount of data that our fleet of vessels and containers already generate or can be enabled to generate.

To shape future of our digital solutions for Equipment IOT, we are looking for a driven solution architect to join the Vessel & Asset IT Organization in Maersk Technology.
We Offer
An exciting and attractive career in an ambitious and competitive environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development. Maersk Technology offers a fast paced, challenging and truly international atmosphere with activities in Denmark, United Kingdom, USA, Spain and India. The environment is dynamic with focus on high performance, results, and respect for our employees.

As Solution Architect, you will gain broad business knowledge of the company’s activities globally, as well as understand how the complexity of Technology supports the transport and logistics business and how use of Internet of things improving asset management.

You will be exposed to a wide and interesting range of business challenges through regular engagement with key stake-holders across all management levels within Maersk. Your role is to define solution for IOT products, communicate architectural concerns to stakeholders, ensure overall architectural due diligence and help in DEVOPS set up for IOT products.

You will join a team of currently 46 highly skilled employees in Copenhagen and Pune, India aiming to grow to 65 over the next 6-9 months. We deliver both agile and waterfall in close collaboration with our colleagues in the Maersk business operations.

The Maersk culture is built on heritage, sustained through innovative thinking, and prided for the level of trust it has earned throughout the years. Without our employees, none of this would be possible. For over a century, Maersk has been doing business in industries where trust means everything. The secret behind Maersk’s reputation as a credible and valuable business partner is its people. In every business unit, in every office around the world, Maersk has always been driven by a strong team spirit, and an even stronger sense of pride. At Maersk, every employee is empowered to achieve and surpass their potential, while remaining focused on creating lasting business relationships and long-term, sustainable success.

Maersk is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for its employees. As part of ensuring a successful work-life balance we promote flexible work-hours and the possibility to work from home when convenient. In connection with maternity leave, we pay for 12 weeks leave with full salary for men and 24 weeks leave for women. In addition to salary, our package consists of a pension scheme, health insurance and 6 weeks holiday a year.
Key Responsibilities
You will be a contributing solution architect in various Scrum teams and collaborate with the other teams in the program. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Equipment IOT. Your tasks will among other things include the following:

•Analyze business needs, identify relevant solution scenarios and translate them into architectural models and roadmaps aligned to Enterprise Architecture principles

•Challenge, influence and support the stakeholders to solve issues and help realizing the company vision

•Identify and co-develop enterprise architecture principles & guidelines

•Driving software architecture and design patterns, dissecting business requirements into small implementable tasks

•Create and communicate shared view of solution architecture and best practice including design principles & patterns, technology, tools and standards, interfaces, etc.

•Ensures compliance of the overall asset IT infrastructure to architectural standards such as scalability, ease of integration, portability.

•Should be able to work with Enterprise architect, security architect, network architect and cloud architect to put up implementable solution.

•Participating in Scrum ceremonies, e.g. sprint planning, backlog refinement and task estimation

•Work with delivery teams to develop sustainable and achievable solutions & verifying the implementation ensuring the delivered system is consistent with the agreed architecture

•Adopt modern technologies and accelerate innovation in the department by driving cloud-native approach, PaaS paradigm, T-shaped people mindset, DevOps, etc.
Who we are looking for
•A total of at least 10 years of industry experience with at least 6 years of experience in designing and building scalable applications

•Gained practical experience by working on IOT use cases

•At least 1 year of hands-on experience with cloud-native software development using the Azure PaaS offerings (Event Hub, Service Bus, API management, Application Insights)

•Working experience with Microsoft .NET Core (ASP .NET Web API + API versioning, Entity Framework, MVC)

•Great analytical skills in mastering multi-functional highly scalable systems, firm understanding of computer science, networking technologies and design, multi-tenant applications, and database technologies

•Understanding of containerization principles, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes

•Experience in different development paradigms (Agile, Lean Product Development, Waterfall) and the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

•Stakeholder management skills, experience of leading and influencing resources not under direct line management.

•Excellent Written and Verbal skills with people at all levels across the organization in English.

•Focused on quality

•Computer Science Degree

In addition to above the suitable candidate has ideally:
•Experience in the marine industry.
•Knowledge and practical experience in the usage of satellite communication.
•Experience with mobile communication

As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job - regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.
>Last application date: 14 February 2020.
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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information:
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