London, United Kingdom


Information Technology



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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 deliver a smoke-free future. 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 you will have the space to move your career forward in many different areas/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 brand new 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 and diverse. 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. Joining the Digital Products Portfolio The Digital Consumer Engagement Products portfolio plays a critical role in delivering PMI’s Smoke-Free Future. We are enabling digital services to our consumers and retailers by building platforms to communicate our vision to broader society. Together with talent from multiple business and technology functions across our footprint, we are delivering a premium experience for our consumers. When you join this team, you will work in a dynamic, diverse, and warm environment. You will be primarily focusing on defining your Digital Product vision, regularly engaging with your customers to gather feedback and understand their needs in order to maximize value. You will be part of all stages of Digital Product incremental value delivery. Your Role As Senior Solution Architect for Integration, you are responsible for good practices of software engineering as well as adherence to the Non-Functional Requirements framework across all product teams within your Group. Relentless drive to reduce and avoid technical debt is baked into your mission. You are accountable to define the Product Group's technical roadmap and support Product Vision creation, guiding the product teams along the journey and supporting their work by providing technical frameworks. You are very experienced on the technical side but also can influence and evangelize Domain Architecture to all collaborators. You are skilled in change management and horizontal leadership to evolve the practices of a significant team deploying global platforms. You’ll be building the cultural change disrupting PMI from within. Your day-to-day · In collaboration with Product Manager and Delivery Manager, create Product Group vision and enable Product Teams to deliver value to the customer · Lead the design and architecture discussions about integration patterns, working closely with other architects, developers, and IT leads · Assess existing solutions and architectures, proposing improvements or migrations as necessary · Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their integration needs and translate these into technical requirements · Set overall standards and direction in the business/technical domain, ensuring the right IT investments are made and elaborate the domain architecture’s baseline, target architecture, roadmap covering capabilities, applications, platforms, services, information, data, technologies · Advise global business owners during business processes definition to improve the usage of standard technology solution functionalities · Drive opportunities to improve architecture domain (e.g. opportunities to reduce duplication, consolidate applications and platforms, improve operational deficiencies, improve automation, close existing capability gaps, etc.) and take accountability to ensure domain architecture is in line with Security and Compliance policies and procedures · Support Technical Architects to develop detailed and complete functional specifications for complex uses cases within the Product Group domain technological landscape · Stay updated with industry trends, emerging threats, and technologies in the realm of integration/APIs What is needed to succeed in this Role? · Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or other IT related field · A minimum of 7 years of experience in solution architecture with at least 3 years specifically focused on consumer identity management · Deep knowledge of integration patterns rangining from file, through point-2-point up to gateways and message bus · Experience with platforms like Mulesoft, Apigee, AWS API, or similar · A keen understanding of the cybersecurity landscape with a focus on API abuse/misuse · Deep expertise on architecture transformation, modular/composable architecture, evolutionary architecture and working in a product-based setup · Strong Enterprise IT architecture background (processes, data, methodologies, frameworks) · Experience in crafting solution architecture with SaaS/PaaS, custom built, AWS applications and in working in projects that are using Agile and DevOps standard methodologies · Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical partners · Confident with the ability to influence and persuade · Analytical and results focused · Experience of both reacting to and solving problems · An understanding of how complex matrixed organizations operate; international experience is an advantage What’s in it for you? There are many IT Organizations out there, so why should you join ours? We believe PMI IT’s true strength is fuelled by our people, and that our success depends on them coming to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. We are a people first organisation committed to providing you with first-class employee journey. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in it for you upon joining us: · Work-life balance: Wellbeing comes first. We offer a fantastic office environment and Smart working options to ensure you have the best work-life balance possible · Learning & Development: Your growth is a priority. Our robust and varied learning & development ecosystem will help you strengthen your technical skills and enhance your soft skills and business acumen. The capabilities you will acquire with us will support your life-time employability within IT, PMI, and beyond · Inclusion & Diversity: Our differences - much more than our similarities - generate the innovation we are looking for. We aspire to build a diverse and inclusive organization to access the breadth and depth of thinking and sensitivity necessary to thrive Every single IT colleague is part of our Transformation journey. Join us and pursue your ambitions – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. If this offer resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you. Together, let’s deliver a smoke free future.