Sainsbury's Bank

Senior Architect

Holborn Store Support Centre, Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd 33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT
Competitive Plus Benefits
Areas of business
Sainsbury's Tech
Closing date
2024/04/29 14:08:00
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Job Description

Why join us
Joining Sainsbury's as a Senior Architect means being part of a team that leverages innovative technology to power a global supply chain. Our work impacts millions of customers and colleagues, ensuring the seamless operation of our warehouses and stores. As a Senior Architect, you will have the opportunity to shape and define the technical roadmap for your capability areas, working closely with multiple engineering teams to design and deliver new products and services. We foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and ownership, where you will have the autonomy to explore and experiment with different solution options. With the opportunity to contribute to the overall technical architecture and share your expertise with the broader architecture community, joining us means being at the forefront of modern engineering practises and playing a pivotal role in transforming and simplifying our business through cutting-edge design techniques.

What you'll do
As a Senior Architect at Sainsbury's, you will play a crucial role in planning and defining the technical roadmap for your capability areas. Working closely with multiple engineering teams, you will shape and design new products and services that align with the overall architecture. You will create cloud-native designs for complex projects, iterating existing components or designing new ones from scratch. Collaborating with Product Managers and Engineers, you will explore and experiment with different solution options. Additionally, you will work alongside a Senior Engineering Manager to develop and communicate the technical architecture, roadmap, and strategy for your area of responsibility. Your influence will extend to guiding teams within your area to design and build components that deliver the roadmap, while promoting the adoption of technology principles. Sharing your expertise, learning, and design ideas within the broader architecture community, you will drive innovation and re-use across teams beyond your own. Your skills in working with Architecture Frameworks, evolving architectures, and modern engineering practises, combined with your strong communication and influencing skills, will contribute to the success of our innovative and collaborative culture.

Who you are
As a Senior Architect for Sainsbury's, you are a seasoned professional with a deep understanding of architecture frameworks and the ability to simplify, modernise, and transform our business through innovative technology solutions. With your experience in evolving architectures and emergent design, you have the expertise to develop target and transition states that modernise and streamline our technology landscape. Your design experience, particularly in supply chain systems, enhances your ability to contribute to cloud-native designs and collaborate with product managers and engineers to explore solution options. With your strong knowledge of modern engineering practises and cloud-native design techniques, you play a crucial role in shaping and communicating technical architecture, roadmaps, and strategies for your area of responsibility. Your adaptability, holistic view, and keen communication skills allow you to influence teams, drive adoption of technology principles, and promote innovation across the organisation.