Are you able to formulate a vision on the future of Solution Architecture? Do you understand how new Architecture principles, processes and tools can help improve Solution Architecture for large Warehousing projects? Can you represent our business unit in alignment with our product development organization?
As a Principal Solution Architect it is your job to work with an experienced team of Solution Architects to combine their knowledge of Warehousing Solutions, our companies product strategy and your knowledge of industry standard architecture approaches into a plan to further professionalize our Architects community.
The Integration department is part of our Customer Center International. It is responsible for the design and integration of Warehousing solutions and supports our projects by providing knowledge and project teams to deliver the best possible solutions to our customers.
Our team serves as the internal customer for our product development organization, and we help transfer the knowledge of our project team towards the end users and service engineers.
As Principal Solution Architect you are responsible for the quality of the Solution Design we create for our Warehousing projects.
This covers the contents of the design as perceived by its users, and the process to realize design by our Solution Architects.
As our solutions are largely based on our market leading concept reference architecture, you will be the main stakeholder for that deliverable of our product development organization.
Next to this, you will be responsible to identify opportunities to improve our products and solutions based on the feedback we receive from our customers. This information will need to be analyzed and formatted into a proposal for our product roadmap.
You are a coach for our architects team and enable them to grow their professional capabilities.
Together with the solution architects team you will make sure that we stay best in class on Solution Design, system engineering methodologies and knowledgeable on new technology, processes and tools. For this reason you will be monitoring the global solution engineering community to collect relevant information and facilitate distribution by providing presentations and training, both for our team and when applicable for our customers.
You have a technical Master’s degree with 10-15 years of relevant working experience.
You have a proven track record in the field of systems engineering.
You can model complex customer processes into concepts, and can support designers in multiple engineering disciplines to detail and realize.
You have a good balance on technical perfection and operational usability.
You are a natural leader, team player and coach.
You are an excellent communicator, preferably at least in Dutch and English.
You enjoy working in an international setting and you are willing to travel.
Domain knowledge in Material Handling Systems (Warehousing, Airports, Parcel) is a pre.
You get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organization has been named for several years in a row a ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’. We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following secondary conditions:
· 27 days of vacations & 13 ADV days
· Flexible working hours
· Training and coaching to support personal development
· Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare.
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career. This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programs, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).
If you are ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game.
If the position of Principal Solution Architect appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and motivation letter. For more information, please contact Eric Everstijn, senior recruiter on +31413495288.