Retail Solution Architect

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You´ve probably already met us. 
Maybe you´ve stopped by for a coffee, fueled up your car or grabbed something to eat on the go. Then you know what Circle K is all about. Making everyday life easier for people all over the world. 
We´ve grown into a successful global company with over 15.000 stores in 24 countries, serving more than 6 million customers each day. In all, we have more than 120.000 people working at our stores and support offices.

 

In Circle K Business Centre, in Warszawa, which is part of our SSC structures, we provide IT services for Circle K in Europe, US and Canada. We have different functions here: Service Desk, Infrastructure, Network Operations, Development but what we have in common is the fact that no matter what we do, we understand the world we live in. We can see how fast it changes and how fascinating this can be. Curiosity and openness drives us towards new ideas, innovations, new technologies.

 

Retail Solution Architect 
Domain; Retail - Focus Area;  Above store 

 

Background
Circle K is on a journey to digitize the retail system landscape and as well introducing new services transforming from legacy systems to the next generation retail platform, built upon API service layer and new point of sales and store back office services, introducing new services supporting new business/products as ex. e-mobility (electrical vehicle charging) and new food concepts at store. 
Due to this we need to increase our capabilities in the solution architecture space, so we are looking for a Solution Architect, in the retail domain with focus area above store, retail services in cloud.     

 

Description
Solution Architect in CK, Fuel and Retail Tech, will be overall responsible for the architecture deliverables in projects and secure that the project deliverables drives towards one common Global/European solution. The solution architect advocates and socializes the vision of the project. The solution architect will produce and manage an architecture and establish a roadmaps together with other domain and enterprise architects.  

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead architecture development process on all levels: application, data and infrastructure.
  • Define the non-functional requirements and ensure API’s and services adhere to open architecture principles
  • Identifying, managing and driving the overall architecture for above store retail store processes (ex. initiatives within dry stock, e-mobility and food initiatives) . 
  • Translating processes and uses case to target solution architecture. 
  • Document architecture & high-level designs for the solutions and interactions.
  • Being a trusted advisor both functionally and technically
  • Aligning with other architecture initiatives. 
  • Work closely with 3rd parts vendors, internal developers and software architects to secure quality as well as development processes, frameworks and tools.
  • Perform review and secure that architectural principles are implemented
  • Present and align with other architecture initiatives , Architecture board and Head of Global Architecture

 

Qualifications

 

  • Working with all layers in the architecture from database, data models, application logic to user interface
  • Working with open service architecture   
  • Working with large transformation in a multi-vendor environment
  • Working with business stakeholder and CxO level
  • Good software engineering skills 
  • Good knowledge about microservices and integration technologies
  • Experience in test automation for unit and integration testing
  • Experience in agile Development methods like Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience with requirement engineering and product backlog
  • Experience in facilitating requirements across several functional and technical domains with both business and IT stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and good English skills both spoken and written

 

 

What do we offer

 

  • Private medical care
  • Multisport card
  • English lessons subsidized by the company
  • Group insurance
  • Attractive discounts for products and services at our stations
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Friendly work atmosphere
  • Integration events & Trainings
  • Possibility to develop skill in a wide international environment

 

We know great companies are built from within, by great people like you. Come grow with us!
We´re looking forward to your application.