There are no specific qualifications required for the role, however, please refer to the job description for qualifications and experience required.
About the Role
Here at Clarks we’ve been making shoes for 193 years. We’re well known for innovative, inventive and iconic footwear. Now, we’re looking at improving our approach to and our ways of working when it comes to IT. We want to ensure we’re at the cutting edge of the digital space with investments in new digital channels, data management and information systems. We’re also looking at creating a centre of enablement for system integration microservices. We want to bring this capability in-house, driving change internally. And that’s where you’ll come in.
Working across all business domains as IT Solutions Architect (Integration), delivering high level design and solution options to meet our global business requirements, you’ll present cost effective, standardised designs taking into account business processes and technology concerns. You’ll develop a domain driven architecture, offering specific solutions, delivering design business information flows through tools such as; SAP ERP, SAP Customer Experience, JDA and MuleESB. Collaboration is key: you’ll be working with the wider IT team, colleagues across the business and alongside third party stakeholders. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your innovative thinking and thought leadership to drive positive change and improve our solution architecture and operational abilities.
As IT Solution Architect (Integration) you will report to the Enterprise Architect and work as part of a team of IT Architects.
A Bit About You
Open and objective, proactive and pragmatic, you’re a creative problem solver. A real team player, you’ve exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and understand exactly when to step up and lead a project. It’s important you have a proven track record in end-to-end project delivery, broad Solutions Architecture experience and can show us where you’ve been involved in Application design and integrations, using standard design patterns and principals. A retail background would be a bonus. Above all, we’d like you to champion the use of technology to solve problems and drive positive change across the business.
Life With Us
Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries – everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we’re still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset – where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.
As well as development opportunities, pension and a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy a variety of benefits, including car allowance and family healthcare. These range from 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) to discounted healthcare. And, as everyone loves new shoes, you’ll also get a very healthy discount on our products.
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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.