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IT&D Solution Architect - Data Platform

Reckitt has a Data and Analytics (D&A) focused on leveraging core information assets to better equip markets to improve their decisions and optimize their actions through the use of improved data, insights and advanced analytics The D&A team consists of five (6) key areas of expertise: Platform & Architecture, Data Science, Data Engineering, Data Visualisation, Governance and Strategy & Operations.

You`ll Be…

•    Setting the policy and standards for the Data Platform. Making sure data is provided properly, to the right people, is of the highest possible quality and with proper security controls implemented,  and that all PII data is treated according to GDPR and local legislation where applicable.
•    Identify gaps that exist in clients’ technology systems and formulate, modify, and integrate improved software applications, ensuring that it harmonizes with existing systems
•    Creating synergy within the entire organization by striving for optimal performance, connections and mutual commitment between individual business units.
•    Lead BigData Platform transformation
•    Provide technical leadership in transforming requirements to solutions and technical designs, while working as a key member of cross functional delivery team(s); distributed across multiple geographies and organisations.
•    Acting as a trusted advisor to the business, providing pragmatic solutions to real world problems.
•    Providing technical leadership on proof of concepts to establish architectural patterns for new products and service offerings.
•    Responsible for refactoring existing solutions while embracing cloud-first strategy, leveraging the full stack across SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS offerings
•    Guide the impact assessment on various change initiatives around current and future technology landscape.
•    Review evolving requirements and work with stakeholders to make enhancements/changes to the architecture through a collaborative process with the product team(s)
•    Ensure solutions are in-line with the target state, with significant focus on non-functional aspects of the solution.
•    Drive recommendations for improvements across the functional and non-functional aspects of the solution.
•    Create and deliver architecture and design artefacts, while ensuring completeness of solution.
•    Evangelize use of design patterns, industry standards and best practices, and contribute to the companies Communities of Practice.
•    Provide advice and support in performance tuning, troubleshooting, cost optimization and other implementation or operational challenges
•    Work closely with developers from different teams on solution designs through a constructive, challenging but collaborative approach.
•    Review designs from the delivery teams to ensure they are consistent with the enterprise architecture and design principles.
•    Identify where compromises are made that diverge from the solution architecture and ensure their consequences are well communicated to both technical and semi-technical stakeholders, so that they are understood and properly decided upon
•    Ensure appropriate documentation is maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
•    Contribute to the development and evolution of architecture, technical roadmap, technology governance processes, architecture principles, design guidelines and relevant standards within the organisation.

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