Solution Architect Hilti Cloud

Selangor, Malaysia
Reference No: WD-0007354

What's the role?

As a Global Solution Architect, you are owning parts of the Hilti’s cloud platform (Hilti Cloud), that provides common services and gateways to core backend systems to customer facing applications. You are driving the functional and technical design of our microservices (RESTful and event based) and together with other cloud architects develop the future architecture of our cloud application stack. You are also working together with the engineering team to ensure the fulfilment of the architecture and security principles.

Who is Hilti?

We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 125 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for their focus on sustainable value creation by translating latest IT innovations into value creating solutions & services.

What does the role involve?

As a Global Solution Architect, you will be part of a team of architects, engineers, designers, and business counterparts, which are located all over the world. Your first-and-foremost responsibility is to design together with other architects the future of our cloud implementation by applying architecture principles and patterns. With this you push our strategy to become a cloud native company even further. It is your job to find the right balance between innovation, technical feasibility, long-term sustainability, agile delivery and cost-effective end-to-end implementation. Regularly, you will guide other architects, subject matter experts, and external partners based on your methodical thinking and ability to structure complex questions.

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative and more productive team.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions, and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit, further our teams personally and professionally, get the best value for each employee, and increase the job satisfaction. Additionally, we offer you a wide range of benefits. For families, these may include day care for your kid. For the sportspeople, these include a free in-house gym or benefits for bike and ski services.

Why should you apply?

For this position, we are seeking a creative, innovative, structured, and open-minded architect with demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a global team setting. If you combine strong analytical skills with the capability to talk to both—top management and engineer—you are exactly what we are looking for.

What you need is:

  • Excellent academic results, bachelor degree in IT (CGPA > 3.0 or similar grading is a must, and master degree or PhD is an advantage.
  • Strong conceptional and analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English, multi-lingual preferred.
  • Ability to adaptively communicate with engineers, other architects as well as management.
  • Proven multiyear experience in common technologies use to develop cloud native microservices.
  • Proven track record in at least one of the following areas: Cloud Native Software Development, Microservices, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Event driven integration.
  • Proven working experience with software design/ architecture patterns (particularly cloud native applications, cloud integration patterns and microservices; integration based on an event-driven architecture is a plus).
  • Good understanding of integration technologies to connect to SAP backend (e.g. SAP PI or SCP).
  • Experience with common architectural patterns (e.g. API design standards, patterns and best-practices especially Swagger/OpenAPI, JSON, Microservices etc.).
  • Experience in Continuous Development and Deployment methods are an added advantage.
  • Curiosity, creativity, and willingness to embrace new ideas, technologies and methodologies.

Interested for the role?

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds. If we like what we see, you'll be invited to a telephone interview.

If we don't have a suitable role for you at the moment, we will keep you in our talent pool for the future so your recruitment process might take a bit longer but we'll be sure to stay in touch.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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