Welcome to Production IT Solutions
As the software architect in the Production IT Solutions department in Bjerringbro, you play a key part in setting the direction of software development for application used in the Grundfos production. Sharing best practices with the other software teams in the Information Solutions division, you coordinate common software development practices to ensure optimisation and alignment in the way we work. Doing so, you work closely with the product owners, the delivery area architect and the 3 developer teams as a shared resource for the Production IT 2 departments to create and maintain the IT applications used in Grundfos’ manufacturing plants worldwide.
You enter an organization that has deep knowledge of the production domain and a long history of application development. Moreover, you join a team of 12 dedicated colleagues who are all specialists in their field and want to be even more professional in the development processes.
“We are investing heavily in our partnership with Microsoft and are using many development suites and Cloud/IOT solutions based on Azure, integration platforms and more. This means that you will have access to the latest solutions as well as consultants from Microsoft,” says manager of Production IT Solutions Kristian Kragh.
Strike the right balance for standardised processes
Reporting to the manager of Production IT Solutions, you govern the software architecture and development processes and ensure that all solutions are aligned with the architectural framework and approved strategic IT platforms. Furthermore, you will help ensure application maintenance by:
“Your goal is to maximise value creation for the end users on the production floor, and you relentlessly strive for the right balance between using the existing platforms available on the market and instigating in-house development,” says Kristian Kragh.
Driven and experienced developer
You are ready to pinpoint relevant areas and technologies that Production IT should investigate and implement in the future because you bring a deep knowledge of current technologies on the market. Your curiosity drives you to keep yourself updated on the latest trends, and you like to join international seminars and events to exchange ideas and insights with your colleagues in the field. At the same time, your experience from a manufacturing context means that you understand the importance of keeping solutions simple for the end user, and you know what it takes to do that.
You are a team player to the bone, and your extensive experience and easy-going nature inspires trust in your colleagues. Finally, you have a flair for networking and knowledge sharing because you communicate easily with colleagues across all levels of the organization.
“In this role, it is crucial that you know how to motivate your colleagues in the development teams and get them on board on the journey of maturing software development. You need to know when to say “no, let’s do things this way” and make your colleagues see why”, says Kristian Kragh.
If this job sounds appealing to you, please send your resume and cover letter today by clicking on “Apply”. We expect interviews to be held on an ongoing basis.