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Hunkemöller’s looking for a talented and passionate Solution Architect for our IT department. Our IT department is responsible for all software and hardware in the stores and our HQ’s all over the world. In a time where IT becomes more important, we want to deliver a stable IT environment for our employees so everybody can deliver a World Class Service.

The IT Solution Architect will design, develop and communicate models, processes, tools, standards and methodologies used in our various application architecture. The IT Solution Architect is able to integrate applications in our current IT landscape and is able to incorporate ‘end-to-end' solutions in multiple domains.

Additionally, the IT Solution Architect will develop standards and roadmaps and articulate the transition from the current to future state. You'll need to consider the future needs of the business, security policies and requirements, whilst striking the best balance between standardization, customization, innovation, costs and risk management.

You will support our IT team in this role with these main tasks:

  • Providing guidance and direction on the optimal IT application architecture to support Hunkemöller's strategy and vision.
  • Being responsible for planning and overseeing the existing/future integration of multiple technologies, and the inter-relationships of multiple systems and platforms serving our customers.
  • Providing technical advice and counsel to IT project teams, in the design and support of major systems which have broader implications for the IT Application architecture.
  • Developing architectural standards and roadmaps to migrate to standards that will add significant value to the business; as well as promoting the architectural vision to IT and non-IT colleagues, explaining the ultimate value to be achieved, and resolving conflicts between standardization and innovation.
  • Contributing to the evaluation of new technologies, relative to their areas of responsibility and proposing technology investments, supported by a thorough technical analysis, proof of concept and business case.

Our ideal candidate...

  • Has a ICT related education (HBO, Bachelor, Master or similar, ideally with work experience) or proven work experience in the same level.
  • Demonstrates expertise in application architectures, worked with different integration platforms (including cloud and non-cloud applications and platforms).
  • Has a high knowledge of Salesforce Cloud suite and SAP Retail.
  • Is fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Has proven omni-channel experience in retail, preferably in fashion.
  • Has an hands-on attitude and can work independently in a single person team.

Hunkemöller strives to be a much-loved, global and social brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2020, which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

If you want to join our growing Hunkemöller headquarters team, click on 'apply' to hand in your CV or LinkedIn profile details (in English). In case of any questions, please contact our HR department via (0031)35-646 5102.

For this role, we're not looking to work with external agencies