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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Solutions Architect

  • Location: Belgium, Brussels Zaventem
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 30/08/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Want to be part of creating the future for Borealis?

As Borealis, we are a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of Polyolefins, Base chemicals and fertilizers with headquarters in Vienna, Austria operating in over 120 countries. The world around us is rapidly changing, enabled by digital technologies. Digitalisation changes our customers´ expectations and is an opportunity to improve the way we innovate, produce and sell our products and engage with our customers. Digitalisation will not only improve and change the way we do business but will lead to disruptive new services.

Do you want to join us ingoing beyond boundaries and co-create that special user experience with our external and internal customers in mind? In the Borealis Digital Studio, you can be creative, experiment, conquer new ground and develop solutions in high speed and with strong entrepreneurial mind-set in the field of i.e. customer/employee experience design, web applications, AR/VR enabled experiences, leveraging latest technologies.

Working at Borealis Digital Studio

In the Borealis Digital Studio, leaders are transparent, honest, respectful and entrepreneurial. They will inspire you and hence accelerate your personal development. Working in the Borealis Digital Studio means working collaboratively in small, empowered teams – squads - towards an ambitious mission with clear goals. The squads develop solutions very quickly and iteratively, following the rhythm of the agile beat.

You will make the difference in the future of Borealis. We give you the autonomy and state-of-the-art tools to create innovative solutions for our Borealis and internal customers.

Your role

If you are passionate about digital transformation and business building, not afraid to roll up your sleeves and to take on serious responsibility, you’ve come to the right place.

  • You own the architectural decisions for the team
  • You work closely with the rest of the team to create a modular & scalable solution that addresses future architectural changes and designs
  • You drive the team’s engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and automated deployment

Your responsibilities

  • To design the overall technological architecture of the product
  • Translate business & functional requirements into enterprise-grade technical architectures. Work with Product Owner to align the roadmap with strengths and opportunities within the technical stack;
  • Work on complex projects within e-commerce, content management, portals and various other platforms. Combine mobile, web, social media and more interfaces into well-working solutions;
  • Advise and decide on which systems and components to use, how to integrate them and how to keep them running;
  • Share responsibility with PO for building reusable and scalable components;
  • Engage in coding to help your team to develop their solution and solve all surfacing problems at hand. Identify and remove technical impediments
  • Present and argument your architecture towards the stakeholders;
  • Mentors and coaches the technical team, specifically with code reviews
  • Work together with colleagues from various disciplines in finding the best solutions for our clients. Always looking for new and better ways to solve technical problems, not afraid of challenging the status quo;

Your profile

To complement our team, we are looking for someone who can bring the following expertise to the table:

  • You are considered as an expert within the technical components of the domains/products/journeys;
  • A level of knowledge equivalent to 5 years working in a professional development environment;
  • Deep insight into newest technologies and trends;
  • At least 1 year of experience managing large technology engagements across the full implementation life cycle;
  • Experience in working on projects that span multiple business units;
  • A passion for digital and technology;
  • Experience analyzing, conceptualizing, designing, building, and deploying digital solutions in complex technical environments covering digital marketing, digital content & asset management and e-commerce;
  • Experience with full lifecycle application testing (functional, regression, performance, integration, etc.);
  • Knowledge across various digital solutions such as Adobe, Sitecore, Salesforce, Hybris, ATG/Oracle Cloud, Endeca, IBM WebSphere, SOA, J2EE;
  • Experience working in development teams using agile development methods such as Scrum;
  • Ability to make architecture decisions at a team and product level
  • A team player who enjoys working with others to solve problems and sharing knowledge;
  • A balance of logical problem solving and innovative thinking;
  • Active coach and mentor whose goal is to grown and maximize the team’s potential

Here is what we have to offer you

Drive your own career

We will provide you with a budget, state-of-the-art tools and support to continuously learn and grow. Opportunities will be created to work on different projects, in different teams, gain cross-functional experience and broaden your scope. We find it important that you go out there. Keep discovering while meeting up with peers at conferences, hackathons, Borealis colleagues, and social events… whatever makes you beat professionally! Your coach will support you in your journey and your everyday challenges, making sure you can leverage your strengths. We value an open feedback culture and will continuously revisit the goals you have set. Courage, ambition and the skills to explore new routes will accelerate your career, more than anything else. That’s why in the Borealis studio you are at the driving seat of your own career.

Work hard, play hard

We know that your inner drive makes you work hard and go beyond boundaries. At Borealis’ Digital Studio, we value well-being and give you the flexibility to maintain your own working hours in order to create your personalised work-life balance, off course we expect you to be responsible and act in good understanding with your squad.

Unique Location

You will enjoy the location of our office: Passport office Brussels Airport. A stunning place to work, with world-class architecture and next-generation technology in a location that’s accessible from all angles of the world and in close proximity of the railway station.

Competitive remuneration

You won´t fall short in terms of financial benefits. You will get an attractive and competitive salary and fringe benefits that match your background and skills of a successful digital professional.

To apply

Please submit your application (CV and Motivation letter or portfolio). In case of question please contact Vivian Otten, HR Borealis Digital Studio

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