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HR IT Solution Architect (m/f/x)

What's the role?

Since March 2020 we’ve deployed Workday as our leading HR solution, operating in a highly integrated application landscape (cloud, SaaS, PaaS, on-premises). As Solution Architect you have global ownership and responsibility for all solution architecture within the HR Technologies area by realizing IT-related strategic, tactical, and operative tasks. You actively develop the solution architecture in your area and contribute to the community of solution architects. Together with the leadership team you actively manage and ensure best-in-class implementation of the architecture consistent with overall principles and best practices.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry, and beyond. At Hilti strong customer relationships create solutions that build a better future, where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 global locations. It’s where people explore possibilities, leverage their potential, own their personal development, and grow lasting careers.

The Global IT teams, operating from our technology hubs in Switzerland, Malaysia, and the USA, work closely together by translating the latest IT innovations into sustainable, value-creating solutions & services for our customers.

What does the role involve?

Become an integral part of our team of product owners, business analysts, engineers, and HR business representatives who are located all over the world. Together with the enterprise architects, you design and evolve the Hilti HR IT landscape. You define architecture principles governing how different systems/platforms connect to each other, apply architecture patterns, and supervise their implementation. Using agile methods, you will constantly improve our HR IT landscape to be as seamless, simple, scalable, and flexible as possible to keep ahead of the digital transformation curve.
With your excellent analytical and technical skills, you involve in international projects and contribute to their success. 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. Your conceptual, methodical thinking and ability to structure complex questions are required to regularly coach and guide other team members, subject matter experts, and external partners in the area of solution architecture.

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?

You will be working with a team of people striving for excellence, with an open, inclusive, and supportive culture. Leverage your expertise and the autonomy you will get to identify the best technological solution for the customer. See the direct impact of your work.
Come to a place where you will own your development and career journey.

Work close to your colleagues at the office in Buchs, Switzerland, near our corporate headquarters in Liechtenstein.

Enjoy the variety of healthy food from the campus restaurants, keep in shape at the in-house gym, or commute with our e-bikes free of charge. You will be amazed what the alpine life has to offer.

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What you need is:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields
  • Proven track record as a software or solution architect with experience in HCM platforms and technologies, preferably Workday and SAP
  • Working experience with software design/enterprise architecture patterns (particularly cloud native applications, cloud integration patterns and microservices)
  • Strong understanding of system integration technologies (e.g., Web services, API management, ALE interfaces) and/or software development
  • Strong conceptional and analytical skills, paired with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Good communication / convincing skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn

Why should you apply?

Become a valuable member of our highly professional and international team of IT experts and meet the challenges of a global multinational company using latest technologies. Together with other architects, you define architecture principles and apply architecture patterns and drive their implementation. You will have the freedom to act in the responsible area and to find the right balance between innovation, technical feasibility, long-term sustainability, agile delivery, and cost-effective end-to-end implementation.

In Hilti you will have broad career prospects in a dynamic environment, excellent opportunities to develop yourself to higher levels and/or wider range of knowledge. Our team is a fully recognized and respected competence centre that is covering all relevant areas of IT. 80% of the top positions are filled internally. We have a clearly defined career development track for every individual employee and an excellent team which is duly rewarded by performance.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Andreas Weiner, Head of Strategic IT Projects. 

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.


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