Albarraque, Portugal


Information Technology



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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. IT at PMI PMI’s journey to a smoke-free future implies a shift from a tobacco manufacturer to a science and technology-based consumer facing organisation. Such a shift creates an abundance of unique and transformative IT projects to match all levels of skills and ambitions. You’ll feel like you’re working in a start-up – with the freedom to shape and define the future of digital, but with the support and scope of a vast global business. You’ll get a chance to work with cutting-edge technologies (e.g., Cloud, APIs, AI) as well as management practices (e.g., Agile, Design Thinking, Product Management). Our environment is fast-paced and highly collaborative. If you want the freedom to find new ways to connect with consumers, there’s no better place to progress your career. Digital at PMI is dynamic, diverse, and disruptive. Join us and become a part of a top talent team where you can bring new ideas to life in a global function that is a key driver of the success of our business. Your ‘day to day’ We are looking for a SOLUTION ARCHITECT to be part of the IT Manufacturing team. As a Solution Architect, You will be responsible for the following: • Accountable to qualify and assess the Industrial Digital Demand from a technology, architectural, and engineering perspective. • You are owning the Solution Architecture shaping for Demand Intake, POV, MVP, Deployment, identifying the IT Platforms, Principles and Design Patterns, Technical Standards to be applied, and scouting and introducing new technologies if needed. • Accountable to manage the Technical-Debt and TCO optimization of the solutions owned. • Be part of the project delivery advising Product Owners and Solution Managers enforcing IT Guiding Principles and PMI practices • Ensure Non Functional Requirements are included in the Solution delivery pipeline/backlog and are prioritized according to their criticality. • Support implementation of PMI's Architecture Services and all related service portfolios at an IT product level, including documentation standards, to support current and future business needs. • Develop, document, and maintain the key business & process area-specific application, technology, data, and security architecture for an IT Product to meet business needs while ensuring the alignment with standards and environment. • Analyze, plan and manage the overall roadmap for IT products in the respective domains; and periodically publish the respective product roadmaps. • Drive projects implementations of Digital Products and Solutions, supporting and advising related Product Owners . • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of product functionality and its dependence on release levels through research in domain-specific industry trends and developments. • Collaborate with PMI global/affiliates to develop RFI and RFP documents and participate in reviewing vendor submissions and preparing recommendations that meet PMI requirements, including compliance with established standards and best practices. • Conduct periodic discussions on selected topics for specified products aiming to form Interest groups in propagating Principals, Standards, and Roadmaps.Enforce cross-solution collaboration and reusability of existing practices and building-blocks • Enforce DevOps, PlatOps, TechOps practices and culture adoption and support Teams in achieving engineering practices excellence. • Advise senior IT platform and business stakeholders on Technology, Architecture, and information integration strategies. • Used to work with Architecture repository tools (e.g. LeanIX) Who we’re looking for • University degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent practical experience • 8 years of professional experience in IT Project Delivery in Consulting, ISV, Cloud, Manufacturing, Pharma Industries • Exposure to an international environment, with a proven track record in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment • Hands-on experience in end-to-end system design • Mastering cloud technologies (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) architectures and ecosystem • Understanding of Industry 4.0 • Hands-on experience in Industrial IoT Solution design • Mastering Enterprise Integration practices (SOA, Microservices, ESB, ETL/ELT, Service Mesh, API) • Proficiency in manufacturing technologies and themes (IT/OT Convergence, Purdue Model, Industrial Protocol, OPC DA, OPC UA, PLC vs Equipment vs Devices vs Sensor) • Hands-on experience with integration standards SOAP, REST, WS*, JWT, AMQP, MQTT and FTP • Hands-on experience with AWS platform (Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Security, AWS Lambda, AWS EKS, AWS IoT Greengrass, AWS AppSync, etc.) or equivalent services in Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform. What would be really nice to have • Proficiency in architectural frameworks and modeling techniques (TOGAF, Archimate. BPML, UML) • Understanding of manufacturing processes and practices (Make2Sell, Make2Stock, Lean, Loss Reduction, Demand Planning and Scheduling, Factory Logistic, etc.), and reference models (ISA-95, RAMI 4.0, etc. ) • Understanding Data Modelling, Master and Meta-Data, Datawarehouse domains (e.g., Inmon, Kimball, Data-Vault, Data-Mesh) • Exposure to Identity and Access Management (SSO with SAML, LDAP, Kerberos, OAuth) and Authorization with RBAC/ABAC modeling • Understanding of Machine-Learning key practices (Features Extraction, Model Inferencing, Data Discovery) • Understanding of SAP technologies (e.g., PI, BODS, Transactions and Tables) • AWS certification (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional). What’s in it for you? If you are interested in learning about Technology and use data to not only inform, but optimize, the work that you do on a daily basis, this role is for If you’re constantly looking to find new ways to partner with teams and individuals from across the company to deliver customer-first experiences, this role is for you. The strength of PMI is its people. PMI’s culture fosters talent and promotes meritocracy which we show through living out our Employee Brand each and every day. It’s what connects every colleague across markets and geographies. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a fantastic office environment and the option of Smart Working to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible. Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.