Solution Architect


Information Technology
Singapore - Singapore


The role

The role will be responsible for leading the design of Dysons Integration landscape in respect of our manufacturing capability;


  • Integration Approach / Strategy – Definition of the architectural approach / strategy to an integration capability

  • Integration Tooling Implementation – provide the architectural input to the selection and implementation of a future state integration capability

  • Integration Governance – take a leading role in ensuring that we have a clear line of integration governance moving forwards that can ensure an enduring and sustainable integration landscape

  • Enterprise Level Alignment – Your role will need to work closely with Dyson’s wider Enterprise Function to ensure cross-tower alignment on our integration activities


The role will require interaction with external teams / contacts outside of IT to include;

  • Working with business stakeholders to understand business plans that might drive the architecture for the integration landscape.

  • Identification of options to address business and technical challenges and fill gaps between business strategy and application capabilities

  • Communicating design decisions to key stakeholders to ensure the architecture is understood, opportunities for improvement are identified and delivery of the correct solution is achieved

  • Working with third parties and partners to understand future trends, innovation and opportunities for the integration landscape.


Person specification / Core Competencies:

With experience in a similarly dynamic, international role and complex organisation, you’ll have a proven working knowledge of leading an IT function working as part of a global matrix managed team.

  • ‘Can-do’ attitude.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Capable of managing expectations throughout the full service delivery cycle and sponsoring successful transformation to enable and drive real business change across multiple geographic domains.

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic personality, combining flexibility and creativity.

  • Ability to offer solutions to various I.T. related problems, at times when under pressure.

  • Self-motivated, dynamic and results-driven.

  • Inquisitive, proactive and innovative.

  • Assertive.

  • Strong leader.

  • Ethical, personal integrity.

  • Quick learner.

  • Willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on.

  • Thrives on change.

  • Sensitive to cultural differences across Dyson Worldwide.

  • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture.

  • Ability to deliver under pressure.




  • A proven track record of integration architecture is essential

  • Experience of the full software delivery lifecycle and complex heterogeneous systems environments.

  • With regards to the systems landscape experience of the following is essential;

    • Knowledge of integration platforms – Dell Boomi / Mulesoft / Informatica

    • Knowledge of integration methodologies / approaches

  • Understanding of security principles and policies ensuring these are applied to the design of solutions

  • Able to act as a liaison between technical, functional and support functions both on and offshore

  • Comfortable working in technical and non-technical environments and be able to traverse these with ease

  • Ability to stay informed of technological developments and understand their applicability to Dyson business problems and opportunities

  • Ability to identify technology, functionality and methods that could be of significant benefit to Dyson and drive those through into successful implementation.

  • Ability to translate business requirements into functional and technical requirements.

  • Ability to prioritize improvements based on the business benefit.

  • Ability to remain commercially aware, keeping this continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions. Being able to put the business first and make hard decisions.

  • Ability to group point solutions into a logically ordered roadmap of projects.

  • Attention to detail to ensure solutions delivered are to a high standard.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with business stakeholders on business needs and technical considerations.

  • Solid problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Exposure to project management methodologies and change control standards.

  • Assertiveness and ability to challenge.

  • Ability to work and perform in a high pressure environment and deliver against promises and commitments

  • A self-starter who is resourceful, flexible and able to use initiative

  • Experience of team / performance management



  • Solid understanding of software design principles and languages

  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks and approaches e.g. TOGAF, UML

  • Working knowledge of national/International standards and best practices associated with IT Architecture

  • A strong desire to evolve the architecture and architecture practice at Dyson

  • A strong desire to stay informed of technological developments and understanding their applicability to Dyson business problems and opportunities

A strong grounding in general technical architecture to include hosting (On Premise & Cloud), storage and network



Posted: 22 April 2019