IT Solution Architect

  • Location: Dublin
  • Type: Contract
Our client is a leading convenience retailer in the Republic of Ireland, the UK and the US and has grown to over €3BN in annual revenue. The contract will be a minimum of 6 months with a high chance of being extended

Key Responsibilities:
As Applegreen expands, the responsibilities will evolve and change over time. The core responsibilities will centre around the following areas:
  • Solution Design: Creating solution designs to address Applegreen business needs, technical requirements, scalability, security, and performance considering various technologies, platforms, and architectures for optimal future proof solutions.
  • Technical Leadership: Providing technical guidance and leadership throughout the program lifecycle by collaborating with different teams, ensuring adherence to architectural standards, best practices, and industry trends.
  • Requirements Gathering: Working closely with business stakeholders to understand their requirements, challenges, and goals by translating business requirements into technical specifications and architecture designs addressing functional and non-functional needs.
  • Systems Integration: Assessing existing systems and infrastructure to identify integration points and design seamless integration solutions ensuring operability, data integrity, and compatibility across different systems.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identifying potential risks and challenges in implementing the proposed solutions and develop strategies to mitigate risks while ensuring the overall stability, reliability, and security of the solutions.
Qualifications, experience & skills      
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, cloud architecture and an IT infrastructure background in a supply chain and/or high volume retail environment (ERP, CRM, POS).
  • In-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing solutions using various technologies, such as cloud platforms, databases, APIs, and web services.
  • Knowledge of security principles and practices related to IT solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with all stakeholders.
  • Experience with project management and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
Get in touch:
If you are interested in hearing more about this job, please apply here or email your CV to [email protected] and we can arrange a call! Looking forward to hearing from you.


Apply to Matthew Dunne

Matt is an accomplished professional with a robust background in IT contract recruitment spanning over the past 4 years. His expertise lies in matching skilled contractors with roles in high-demand areas of technology, such as SAP, Salesforce, Workday, Kinaxis, LIMS, and various other tech domains. Matt's influence reaches beyond borders as he collaborates with prestigious clients like Novartis, Sanofi, Abbvie, GSK, and Takeda. Furthermore, he has cultivated strategic partnerships with renowned consultancies like TCS, Infosys, and Accenture, aiding them in identifying top talent within the IT industry. Matt's mission is empowering candidates to uncover exciting projects that perfectly align with their aspirations and skill sets. His commitment extends throughout every phase of the recruitment journey, ensuring candidates receive the support they need to thrive.

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