The Solution Architect is the driving force behind the innovation and will make sure that the stack will evolve in the correct way.
The Solution Architect is responsible for the (development) roadmap of the solution. Together with the team you will build on the core architecture which will be (re)used, configured for use within client specific projects.
The Solution Architect will develop the standard and has great influence on the development of the digital front-end within Damen.
The architect is responsible for the translation of (future) business requirements into technical (solution) requirements.
The architect should challenge and help improve business requirements based on new technological possibilities and developments.
Furthermore, the architect should make sure that the solutions are embedded in the overall landscape.
As a Solution Architect, you are self-directed, passionate about data and technology and always focused on delivering the right results.
You are an effective communicator capable of communicating complex insights to both technical and non-technical audiences.
As Solution Architect you will report to the (Resource) Manager of the I BUILD department.
The stack is currently being determined and your vision and experience will greatly influence the choice.
As a solution architect front-end you will work hands-on in projects and keep the overview that everything is in line the overall architecture.
Build and test new Proof of concepts.
Direct the front end development.
Translate user requirements to (interactive) designs and architecture standards
Proactively identify, evaluate, promote and explain new technologies and developments;
Translate (future) high level business requirements and strategic business / IT roadmaps into technical requirements and technical roadmaps.
Maintain and share subject matter expertise / knowledge of the solution domain architecture and related functionality;
Collaborate with the Towerleads from the RUN / maintenance organization to ensure proper maintenance;
Develop and maintain the technical domain roadmap and architecture, in close collaboration with key business and IT stakeholders;
Drive and enforce the realization of the solution (domain) roadmap and architecture across the business / IT organization;
Supervise and coach the developers / configurators in the projects in which solutions are being (re)build, to ensure that development of these solutions are in line with the roadmap and architecture;
Collaborate with IT business partners to ensure proper alignment with current and future business requirements;
Drives the solution domain community, consisting of representatives from Business, Solution Management, Enterprise Architects and from RUN / maintenance;
Skills & experience
Master education / thinking level;
5+ years of relevant experience As senior front-end developer / architect
Expercience with HTML, SCSS, Typescript, RXJS (reactive programming)
Experience with best practices like TDD, CI / CD, unit testing, end2end testing
Experience with UX Design.
Experience with Scrum & Agile
Experience with DevOps
Knowledge and experience with regard to architectural models, Togaf, Archimate;
Knowledge and experience with the latest tooling / technology for implementing Digital Experience Platform capabilities (CMS, DAM, CIAM, Analytics, etc)
Excellent communication skills (English) and able to work in an international team;
Hands on mentality
Self- motivated, taking initiative and sharing innovative ideas.
Within Damen and especially in this department and role you have a lot of responsibility and freedom to come up and implement your own ideas.