Solutions Architect (Retail)


Information Technology
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


The role will require active participation in leading, defining and crafting the newly formed Solution Architecture Practice within Dyson IT Application Services. How would you like to be responsible for the solution design for the implementation of Retail stores across the Dyson Retail Store estate? We need someone who wants to provide guidance to the IT Leadership team, senior partners and other colleagues to improve the value of IT architecture for Dyson.


  • You will support the design and build of physical retail stores through meaningful teamwork, asset, real estate and CAD design solutions.
  • Support the promotional events and marketing activities used to promote awareness and increase sales of Dyson products globally such as Pop Ups, Kiosks, Mall Demo Zones and supporting applications.
  • Support the Direct selling through Retail stores including Supply Chain, Merchandising, Corporate and Customer Management, whilst working with Owner Experience channels to provide a unified customer experience.
  • You will partner with the business to elicit plans that drive overall solution architecture and strategy for the Retail solutions application landscape.
  • You will identify and address business and technical challenge to fill gaps between business strategy and application capabilities
  • You will work with third parties to understand future trends, innovation and chances to define road maps
  • Produce detailed design specifications, maintain application portfolios, develop strategies and support business reviews
  • Develop and maintain architecture models, technology strategies and solution roadmaps that articulate and guide application strategy.
  • Act as the design authority point of contact for working projects within your solution landscape


  • A consistent record of solution architecture is needed
  • Experience of the full software delivery lifecycle and complex heterogeneous systems environments.
  • Able to act as a liaison between technical, functional and support functions both on and offshore
  • Ability to identify technology, functionality and methods that could be of significant benefit to Dyson and drive those through into successful implementation.
  • Assertiveness and ability to challenge.


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance Sports centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Lift share scheme
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discount on Dyson machines

Posted: 03 October 2018