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BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT POLAND IS LOOKING FOR an  Integration Solutions Architect

SENIORITY LEVEL: Senior Level

FUNCTION:DBS / IDT

SALARY RANGE: competitive salary + excellent benefits + market leading   bonus

LOCATION: Warsaw, Poland

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?
This role provides guidance, governance to ensure high quality direction to development teams by understanding client-side technologies across the full IT stack. This role requires a creative, deeply technical and customer-obsessed focus to define and drive technology and bring to life the to-be BAT architecture. There will be a focus on delivering speed-to-market with an infinite focus on quality and continuous improvement to ensure market empowerment and adoption success.

The roles’ technology focus will be Consumer Platform internal and external integration, APIs and data enabled microservices environment – accountabilities below apply to the focus area and its’ surrounding systems

What is the direct impact of this role on the team or organization?
The role will draw upon outstanding analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong sense of ownership, vitality, and aim to support the Platform team in delivering high-quality, future focused marketing technology solutions.

This is a pivotal role in enabling BAT’s Platform and Product Operating model, critical in ensuring the IP for how our Platforms are configured and managed stays in the company.

The role will be operating as part of Consumer Platform Technology team, consisting of architects and technology specialists responsible for crafting design, technical delivery, quality, and operations of Consumer Platform ecosystem.

Reports to: Head of Marketing Platforms Technology

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Global

What you will be accountable for

  • Participate in Consumer Platform technical design via creation of reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes
  • Develop, manage, and maintain systems strategy and technology roadmap in close cooperation with Enterprise Architecture and Platform Teams
  • Define software architecture, explore existing systems, determine areas of complexity and potential risks to successful implementation
  • Provide requirement mapping, solution selection and support implementation of the system including End to End (E2E) responsibility for the solution´s operability
  • Take responsibility for the lifecycle management of a solution design, implementation framework and operations capability
  • Work closely with Software Engineering teams to ensure the quality of deliverables, accordance to technical guidelines and designs, and resulting artifacts and documentation is adequate
  • Provide consultation for platform, product and support teams in understanding Platform components functioning, defining requirements and resolving issues
  • Present potential solutions to business stakeholders to get buy in on proposed project deliverables and approach

Experience, skills, knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Industrial Engineering / Operations or a related field from an accredited college/university
  • 7+ years of delivering integration, services solutions / Integration development experience; Proven 3 years as a systems architect / integration architect
  • Practical experience on implementing APIs, microservices, service meshes, event driven environments and near-real time operational data integration / distribution implementations; Practical knowledge of typical digital marketing ecosystem components and their integration requirements
  • Hands-on experience designing and building integration solutions for different enterprise orchestration and integration patterns (API's, SOAP services, event message queuing, scheduled processes, 3 layer implementations) – including enterprise-grade integration products (most preferably Mulesoft) and / or open-source / custom integrations
  • Experience designing and using event messaging and data streaming solutions (Kafka, etc)
  • Strong cloud Paas / Iaas foundations (Azure / AWS / Google)
  • Active hands-on programming capabilities, including fast prototyping and practical proofing solutions (Java / node.js / Python / PHP etc)
  • Capable of overseeing the development and implementation of various technical solutions
  • Commercial skills (understand and consider financial implications of proposals)

Beneficial

  • FMCG market experience in consumer space (D2C / B2C related implementations), including high-traffic transactional systems
  • Integration products and /or cloud architecture certifications
  • Automation / business integration engines experience

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030