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Domain Architect - Enterprise Services

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Domain Architect - Enterprise Services

Hi there. We are currently looking for a Domain Architect to join our Enterprise Services team.

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference.


About the Enterprise Services Domain

The Enterprise Services Domain within the Digital Department is a large and varied environment covering many disparate functions, with overall responsibility for serving the wider enterprise with digital products and services to enable, run and protect the business. Enterprise Services strives to harmonize strategy, technology and operations across domains and boundaries creating an intuitive and symphonic digital enterprise.


About the role

As the Domain Architect you will own the architectural vision and technical solutions for the domain, in close alignment with Enterprise Architecture. In this role you will work closely with the domain teams to create modular and scalable solutions that address future architectural changes and designs.

Polestar adopts a “cloud first” policy to deliver digital business value. We operate a multi-cloud strategy based on AWS and Microsoft Azure combined with different iPaaS and SaaS solutions on both public and private clouds. Our bespoke systems are developed on AWS allowing us to develop fast and focus on delivering customer experience, while the Enterprise infrastructure back-bone relies on Azure. We manage a global network connecting our main sites across the world with our satellite units for sales and marketing. This role will mainly focus on enterprise infrastructure, ensuring a scalable and maintainable global infrastructure covering hosting and storage solutions, client hardware, as well as network setup.


What you will do

Analyse business opportunities:

  • Identify opportunities presented by new technology
  • Estimate cost optimizations by new technology

Analyse and define domain architecture: 

  • Review existing IT architecture
  • Perform gap analysis according to strategy, technology, security and standards
  • Produce low risk mitigation plans

Consult and support in projects:

  • Produce and communicate guard rails for enterprise development
  • Review and align technical proposals from projects
  • Participate in handover and operations establishment

 

Who you are 

  • A strong Infrastructure Architect with additional experience working with cloud technologies, preferably Azure
  • Seasoned technical lead with deep insight into newest technology trends
  • Significant experience with agile infrastructure, environments, and deployment strategies / technologies to drive efficient working practices
  • Can make architectural decisions at both domain and digital product level
  • Experienced in working on projects that span across multiple teams and digital products
  • Keen sense of design thinking
  • Experience managing technical priorities within backlog
  • Strong communication skills with ability to align the organization on complex technical decisions

 

Personal Qualities

  • Active coach and mentor whose goals are to grow and maximize the team’s potential
  • Excited about trying new solutions outside the approved standard
  • Embraces a culture of trust and complete transparency
  • Promotes free thought and is energized by ideas from others in team

  

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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