Solutions Architect (Maternity Cover)

Sofia, Bulgaria

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    DHL Enterprise Software Solutions team is the first and only DHL Freight R&D team in Sofia. Our main project relies on the development of the new Freight Transport Management System. The goal is to have one integrated system that will replace all existing systems in more than 32 countries with DHL’s terminals. The proper architecture of the new TMS system, together with its scalability and capability to support future business continuity, are crucial for further rollouts on a global scale. This ambitious endeavor involves different aspects of the logistics world and encompasses the entire business transaction cycle.

    The Solutions Architect will have the following responsibilities:

    • Work with business representatives to translate functional requirements into technical requirements
    • Drive conceptual and logical architecture design for new requirements
    • Create solution specifications
    • Provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines and drive to resolution
    • Participate in cross-functional teams to enhance / set the architectural direction for the business requirements
    • Project management support – ensure system integrity
    • Product and project management evaluation, prioritization of backlog, general backlog management

    Required Skills:

    • Hands-on experience in designing, building and implementing technical solutions that support the business needs
    • Hands-on experience with development methodologies (Agile) and tools to support the project management of the project
    • Understanding of large analytical environments, with many stakeholders, users, different (conflicting) sets of requirements, technology stacks
    • Understanding of conceptual, logical and physical data modeling
    • Ability to provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines
    • Understanding and experience with web services
    • Ability to create pragmatic, strategic technology alternatives which deliver short-term results while contributing to long-term strategic direction
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent in English is a must
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes
    • Effective negotiation and team facilitation skills

    Desired Skills:

    • At least 5 years of working experience in one or multiple IT areas
    • Degree in computer science or similar
    • Systems technology implementation
    • Understanding of Web services, SQL, OOP
    • Understanding of relational databases, data modeling techniques
    • Understand relevant application technologies and development life cycles
    • Understanding of logistics/finance industry domain and applications is a plus

    What we offer:

    • Competitive remuneration
    • An extensive benefits package including work mobile phone, additional health insurance, life insurance, free parking and food vouchers
    • Dynamic and friendly working environment

    Please note that only the approved candidates will be invited to an interview.