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Technology Specialist - Digital Integration - Solace

Your daily tasks may include:


  • Be an ambassador of the Digital integration to the function you are aligned with, to promote API first and/or event-driven integration strategy amongst others.
  • Actively participate in the intake of new requirements, together with the product owner/ feature lead and product architect and drive the refinements with the development team.
  • Collaborate with fellow solution architects and SMEs to identify, define, and maintain integration standards and best practices, and further development of the integration community.
  • Drive continuous improvement analysis on existing integration solutions, identify architectural optimizations and drive the implementation.
  • Use user and stakeholder feedback to learn from and guide the development of new products and integration enhancements.
  • Understand business needs, collaborate with Product Architect(s) and functional SME to propose, and prepare solution design in accordance with the specification and integration architectural guardrails.
  • Through Agile WoW, deliver and own the highly scalable, reusable, and futuristic integration solution design(s) that is understood at different levels in the organisation and across different functional areas.
  • Verify the implementation of integration uses cases - ensure the delivered solutions are consistent with the agreed solution design and meet the relevant functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Own and offer integration developers with well documented integration patterns to ensure high quality integration design, designed for reusability, scalability, and security.
  • Seek to learn from peer companies and market leaders and bring in innovation to the DI solution(s) that have tangible and positive impact on overall quality and time to market.
  • Collaborate with scrum team(s), fellow integration SMEs and Architects, learn from them as well as offer coaching in the relevant areas.
  • Coordinate with the product team(s) to delivery value, through an Agile Scrum framework. Actively participate in the Scrum events and portfolio ceremonies.


You are good match if you have:


  • An IT industry recognized certification in the integration domain and architecture is a plus.
  • 7+ years of professional IT experience and demonstratable 5+ years of hands-on experience in the similar role that dealt with building, deploying, and maintaining enterprise integration solutions, within an international and multi-cultural environment.
  • 2+ years of work experience in the FMCG industry, as such in the functional domain – Commerce, Finance, Procurement, Supply chain, etc.
  • Demonstratable hands on experience of various integration architecture designs & patterns such as microservices, event based and SOA amongst others.
  • Solution architect level proven experience with at least two of the following preferred platforms - Solace, Kafka, Boomi, IBM API Connect, SAP PO, SAP CPI, AWS, or similar industry leading platforms, both on premise and on cloud.
  • Solid understanding of and exposure to the technical specifics on integration standard (XML, IDOC, JSON, PROXY, OAS) and concepts - event brokers, data virtualization.
  • Expert level ability to visualize and create high-level models to visualize how the business requirements will be translated into integration solutions; DFDs and business process diagrams.
  • Ability to drive decisions and recommendation about which integration approach and patters to use while leveraging existing and new technologies within the Digital Integration area.
  • Agile mindset and practical experience in Agile delivery, Scrum experience is plus.
  • Experience of working in a value and time driven environment with rapid release cycles and can deal with (occasionally) changing priorities.
  • You demonstrate end-to-end ownership of work that you do, while dealing with some uncertainty in requirements & features to deliver MVP solutions.
  • Reasonable knowledge and experience of DevOps and quality engineering, CI-CD pipelines, coding best practices and using tools such as - SonarQube, ELK stack, Azure DevOps, Splunk.

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