Solution Architect

  • Place:

    South Moravia
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  • Required languages:

    English (B2)
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Recruiter Contact:

Petra Lakatoš Petra Lakatoš IT positions

Why should you choose us?

Dixons Carphone is Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company.
Our Centre of Excellence in Brno is the specialist internal provider of financial, transactional, HR, logistics and IT services to the Dixons Carphone Group's UK & Ireland and Nordic retail businesses.

Why should you choose our team?

Architecture team in Brno consists of 5 Architects and they closely cooperate with development and business teams across Brno, London and Aveiro offices.
We are looking for a technically-oriented colleague who will own a part of the e-Commerce platform and will design solution for our growing teams. The technologies and stack we use are widely spread from on-premise infrastructure in dedicated datacenters with internally developed applications to cloud-based services and externally developed systems running as SaaS.
Solution Architect is a key role responsible for finding the right balance between business requirements and technical solution and defining a high-level design of the features we develop. They define the architecture vision for applications we own and help our Technical Leads with improving the technology stack.

What can you achieve in our team?
  • You can participate on changing one of the biggest e-Commerce platforms in Europe.
  • There are many technical challenges which make the work diverse and require complex attitude in decision making.
  • You will join a well-established company which has stable background and is willing to invest into new technologies.
  • Internally in the company, we offer self-development trainings and support our employees in attending conferences so you can broaden your technical awareness.

What will you do?

  • Ensure the solution is fit for purpose in terms of its functional utility to end users, is capable of meeting demand including peaks and spikes, is supportable within the principles of service provisioning and is fit for deployment into live environment.
  • Align delivery across the teams so that components/solutions are aligned and not duplicated.
  • Represent the team at the Enterprise Architecture fora to ensure alignment in group architecture level.
  • Define overall component + cloud architecture.
  • Technical coaching of developers.
  • Communicate architectural visions with other architects, developers and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Business Analysts and RTEs on Program level to prepare Program Increments.
  • Support the Portfolio Board process.

Now you’re probably wondering what skills and knowledge we expect from you? Well…

  • Excellent knowledge of large web-facing production systems architecture.
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility with desire to maintain and improve current platform is a must.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of programming (web development, performance tuning, etc.).
  • Passion for proactive exploration of new technologies and open source.
  • Knowledge of development principles based on any OOP (PHP preferably), Linux, SQL and NoSQL technologies such as Oracle and Couchbase; Varnish, RabbitMQ etc.
  • Experience with designing or tuning of large-scale systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to understand/define pros and cons of different architecture approaches.
  • Good knowledge of agile principles.
  • Experience in the same or similar senior position.
  • Good knowledge of IT security.

What we offer to make you happier?

  • Modern office right in the city centre with an amazing terrace
  • You can mix benefits of your choice in our Cafeteria benefit system
  • Discounted mobile contract
  • Bonus scheme, loyalty bonuses
  • MultiSport card
  • Home office
  • Soft skills training, language courses, technical conferences
  • Chill out space (Playstation 3,4; Wii …), relax room, table football
  • Plenty of social events and charity activities (boat party, regular volleyball session, runners club, summer BBQ, Halloween concert and much more)
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