Senior Enterprise Architect, Connected Appliances
Shape living for the Better by architecting a World Class Digital Experience for Electrolux Consumers
By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich people’s daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in delivering enjoyable and sustainable living. We go to work every day determined to shape living for the better – for our customers and for the health of our planet.
For that, we employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.
You will be based in Porcia, Italy, or Prague, Czech Republic, in a modern office setting, within the Group Digital Engineering (GDE) organization, more specifically within its Digital Architecture and Cybersecurity (DACS) function, and report directly to its Head.
Electrolux Group Technology Organization (GTO) is looking to strengthen its international team committed to enabling Digital Architecture for the Group’s growing portfolio of Digital Products. We are looking for a Senior Enterprise Architect in the Connected Appliances Domain, who formulates and communicates high-level architecture guardrails for connected appliances, IoT systems, data models and protocols, as well as designs and oversees implementation thereof, to support the Group strategy for connected appliances and data utilization. As a Senior Enterprise Architect you will ensure that systems are working at optimal levels and support development of new IoT and connectivity technologies and system requirements. This includes proper strategic management of connectivity system complexity, considering the long-lasting presence of products on the market (minimum 10 years), adequate cyber-security, and peculiarities of the IoT model. It is a global, strategic role, with the goal of ensuring technical competitive advantage of Electrolux connected products, services and systems.
Your main tasks:
•Formulates and assures application of architecture guardrails and best practices of software development within the Connected Appliances Domain; this may include embedded systems and software, IoT data models, communication protocols and system configurations;
•Engages with the Digital Appliance Integration, Connectivity Module and other Digital Product teams, within the Scaled Agile methodology framework;
•Facilitates proper decision making by ownership of Architecture Boards and Community of Practice function processes;
•Carries out architecture-review processes through Collaboration with Peer Architects, proposes architecture for new systems and solutions working together with other Architects, Engineers and Developers;
•Ensures Digital Architecture is well documented, up-to-date, that sound processes are followed and communicated to stakeholders.
•Maintains awareness of technology trends and novel solutions in IoT, embedded technologies, communication protocols and software for Connected Appliances. Identifies technical debt and proactively recommends alternatives or improvements to enhance connectivity systems and processes.
•Represents Electrolux in relevant IoT standardization bodies where appropriate and ensures interoperability and compliance of Electrolux connectivity solutions.
•Helps build and maintain internal- and external stakeholder networks (e.g. with sectors, suppliers, partner institutes, universities) in the area of Digital Architecture.
•PhD (preferred) or Master's Degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering, or related.
•Expertise in software for IoT devices, embedded systems, networking firmware or related areas (for example FreeRTOS, Linux, C/C++, etc);
•5+ years of deep, detailed experience in architecting and implementing SW for multi-component networked systems and their interaction is mandatory, including data model and data architecture, 10+ years of experience in SW development is desirable;
•Experience in System Architecture leadership in the area of IoT, preferably in Agile Setup, desirable;
•Experience from a complex international organization is highly desirable.
•Excellent English, spoken and written, is mandatory for this role, knowledge of Italian or Swedish is a plus.
At Electrolux, we take responsibility for our development in a supportive environment where we embrace our differences and learn from each other. In a truly multicultural setting, we shape living for the better and create remarkable experiences for employees and consumers, all around the globe.
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Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2020 Electrolux had sales of SEK 116 billion and employed 48,000 people around the world. For more information go to www.electroluxgroup.com.