Head of Applications and Architecture

Head of Applications and Architecture

• Strategic role is part of a high profile company transformation
• Data driven architecture
• Managing a team of 6 architects and engineers

Newly created role to initially complete the standardisation of platforms and applications across multiple business units to then drive the innovation and advancement through creating a strategic vision for technology that aligns with the business goals and implementing on that plan.

This is a hugely exciting and high profile role with one of Irelands most iconic brands that is in a transformation to digitalisation and a technology driven organisation.

Selecting best in class platforms and applications to create a scalable, secure, performant, supportable technology landscape. Using customer data to provide an innovative, fresh and stimulating customer experience will be a core focus of the business objectives which needs to feature in your technical vision.

Role / opportunity:
• Head of Applications, Head of Architecture, Senior Technology Manager, Applications Manager, Software Delivery Manager
• Creating and championing the strategic vision for applications, software platforms and data analysis aligned with the corporate business vision
• Reporting directly to the CIO
• Fundamentally changing how this high prestigious organisation functions
• Managing a team of 6 architects and software engineers
• Taking an active role in the architectural conversations, designs and technology choices
• Driving and innovative data analysis vision and architecture
• Dublin city centre location

Skills / experience:
• Strong technical background as a software architect
• Having created or contributed to the technology vision and roadmap for a business
• Experience in a mid-scale organisation, wearing multiple hats and taking initiative
• Experience of data architectures, data warehousing, data analytics
• Background of selecting and integrating off-the-shelf systems
• Must have experience of managing a team of 3+ technologists

• Euro 110-120K
• Pension, bonus
• Dublin city centre location

For more information, contact Sam Perrin confidentially on 01 649 8512


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