Global Domain Architect for Application Integration

08 Jul 2016
20 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The ABB Global Business Services - Information Systems organization (GBS IS) is a unique unit working on infrastructure services and software development which supports business processes of ABB across the world. Everyday a team of talented developers, infrastructure experts, project managers and other specialists works on advanced IT solutions which improve efficiency of our company. Currently we are looking for candidates for a position of Global Domain Architect for Application Integration to join our team.

• Analyze and understand technology, innovation and market trends, and determine their potential impact relevance to ABB;
• Oversee or consult on technical architecture implementation and modification activities, particularly for new and/or shared infrastructure solutions;
• Understand and apply business economic considerations to the (development of) target application integration architecture;
• Be regarded and act as an authority across ABB in this area of expertise;
• Guide and coordinate the Infrastructure Solution Architects to ensure consensus based enterprise solutions that are aligned with IT infrastructure architecture roadmap;
• Work closely together with all stakeholders regarding expectations, business and technical requirements, and in accordance with Group IT policies, procedures and guidelines;
• Enable the Group to invest in the right and appropriate IT application integration platforms which help to standardize the IT environment, reduce operational cost and create value for the business;
• Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that steer the selection, development, implementation and use of infrastructure technologies within the company;
• Contributes to enable full inter-operability between the various business application and infrastructure architecture domains.

• 10+ years of experience with IT application integration processes and solutions, in particular:
o Application Integration and enterprise service bus solutions such as Mulesoft, BizTalk, Tibco, etc;
o Web-services, message queuing, EDI, etc;
o Strong competence in Enterprise Integration Architecture patterns and their application;
o Deeper knowledge on API modeling with REST protocol and RAML;
• Strong analytical skills and a deep understanding of the overall context of business processes and technologies;
• Experience in leading IT people who do not report directly;
• Capable of identifying and resolving issues between team members or other teams;
• Able to translate business requirements into IT capabilities and solutions;
• Experience in objectively evaluating solutions and making recommendations;
• Experience in project planning and execution as well as economic aspects of system management and life cycle;
• Degree in information management, computer systems, business engineering or similar;
• Fluent spoken and written English.