Platform Integration Manager
Would you like to shape the future of Vanderlande? Are you able to think outside the box to tackle the challenges of tomorrow? As a Platform Integration Manager, it is your job to manage controlled deliveries to the internal business units. This is a key role to enable successful customer project execution using the delivered
Vanderlande’s products and solutions. You will work together with a team of entrepreneurial business and technology experts to realize the evolving needs of the customers and the company strategy of Vanderlande.
The Architecture & Integration group is part of the Technology organisation within Vanderlande and is responsible for the platform architecture and integration of Vanderlande’s product portfolio across all market segments. Your department drives standardization of products and modules. At the same time, it provides the Business Units with the necessary agility to quickly and efficiently create tailored customer solutions out of a set of standardised building blocks by means of controlled, integrated deliveries.
You are the lead integration manager of a platform and responsible for the fact that all platform developments are delivered according to your integration strategy, agreed with the business stakeholders. Platform modules and solutions are developed in our global development centers. To realize a controlled delivery with transparent status on content, compatibility, quality and risk, you need to build the right operational teams across the Technology organization. Using these teams, you drive the platform based development in the development centers worldwide by delivery of integrated functional modules and solutions to the business units, ready to be used in customer projects globally.
Tasks and responsibilities
Define platform integration strategy, agreed by the business stakeholders, to be used by the global development centers.
Manage the progress, risks and dependencies of the platform release plan.
Provide a continuous, transparent insight on the status of the platform on content, quality and risk.
Drive the strategy and provide insight on the compatibility of the large number of products and solutions. This includes upgrade paths as the platform evolves over time and our customers need the latest Vanderlande innovations and updates to their systems.
Act as the owner of the platform integration and release strategy;
Act as expert on integration competence;
The combination of personality, leadership and technical skills is the key success factor for this job.
You have a technical Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with 5 to 10 years relevant working experience;
You have experience in integration of large, complex systems;
You have experience in automation of integration and delivery pipelines;
You have a helicopter view and able to analyze complex systems and architectures to identify risks;
You are a team player with natural leadership skills with excellent communicative skills to guide development teams to apply the integration strategy;
You enjoy working in an international setting and you are willing to travel (10%);
You have excellent knowledge of the English language;
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 programmes, 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’re 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. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com
This challenging position offers the chance to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries, a company which is already years in a row chosen as “Top employer” in the Netherlands.
We offer a fulltime position in an informal, professional work and technical innovative environment with a lot of possibilities to develop yourself.
Besides your salary, we offer you the following:
27 holidays & 13 ADV days (based on fulltime)
Flexible working hours
Collective Pension and insurance
If the role of Platform Integration Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Eric Everstijn, Senior Recruiter on +31 (0)413 – 495288.