Senior Solution Architect

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Senior Solution Architect
CopenhagenLocalITRef.: MA-230971
Maersk is going through times of unprecedented change. From the farm to your refrigerator, or the factory to your wardrobe, 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 further mature the way we think and do solutions for our fleet and containers, we are looking for a driven senior solution architect to join the Vessel & Asset IT organisation in Maersk Technology.

As a beacon on technology and architecture your role will be to shape our technical capabilities and inspire and guide our team of skilled architects in the strategic direction, you yourself will help us build.

So if topics like IoT of scale, cloud and strategy as well as stakeholder management sit well with you, we can offer unparalleled challenges and opportunities by driving the IoT agenda in the world’s largest container shipping company with the industry’s strongest digitization agenda(https://www.maersk.com/stories/everything-will-be-digitised).
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.

This position is at the interface between business, architectural communities, projects, senior management and external stakeholders. Your role is to align parties, communicate architectural concerns to stakeholders, ensure overall architectural due diligence, and help shaping the organization by champion a business capability model for the Industrial IT area.

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
Reporting to the Head of Vessel and Asset IT, the successful candidate will:

•Co-drive the further development of our capability map, service and product catalogue, roadmaps and application landscape together with the head of Vessel and Assets and the teams.

•Have overall architectural responsibility for the Vessel and Asset IT application portfolio within EA guidelines hereunder for governance of system landscape, data architecture, tooling and reporting

•Oversee design & architecture for the vessel & asset applications, for technical integrity and scalability of provided solutions.

•Manage stakeholders to ensure that all relevant parties, from the Maersk centre organization to vessel’s engineers, are understanding direction and supporting needed changes

•Work closely with the DevOps and business teams in an energetic environment

•Communicate at a senior level within the organization and influence delivery and support from other partners within and outside of the firm.

•Establish and chair the Vessel and Asset IT architecture forum


Internal relations:
•Senior IT Leaders (LT)
•Other Architecture Functions across Maersk Technology
•Enterprise Architecture.


External relations:
•Business Partners
•End user community
•External reference groups / user group communities
Who we are looking for
Required Skills & Experience
•Gained +10 years of IT architecture experience on enterprise level, preferably from an industrial setting
•English: Fluent in writing, conversation and negotiation

Desired Experience
• Maritime industry
• DevOps/CICD engineering experience
• Application Design Experience
• Infrastructure Experience
• Professional Qualifications: i.e. TOGAF Certification
• MBA
• Danish Language skills


Personal Characteristics:
•Ability to see the big picture and to deal with conflicting requirements
•Strong communication and advisory skills
•Strong interpersonal skills/personal impact
•Highly self-motivated
•Innovative
•Works well under pressure

Competencies
•Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
•Expert Business Process and IT Solutions knowledge
•Expert in architecture governance
•Expert facilitator; leading meetings
•Leadership and coaching/mentoring

Nice to have
•DevOps/CICD engineering experience
•Application Design Experience
•Academic qualification in Comp Science, Engineering or another IT related field.

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: 31 January 2020.
For further information, please contact: Magdalena Palac - magdalena.palac@maersk.com.
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
 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: https://www.maersk.com
 
 
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