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Front - End Architect

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Front - End Architect

  • WE00667
  • Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

ABOUT FONTEM AND BLU

Fontem Ventures, a subsidiary of Imperial Brands plc is a leader in vaping technology and owns e-vapour brand blu. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and with its research & development centre in Liverpool, UK, Fontem Ventures develops and commercialises vaping products under the blu brand.

THE ROLE

This role sits in the NGP Digital team, reporting directly to the Head of IT, NGP and forms part of the overall global technology leadership team.

The Front- End Architect is responsible for helping leaders enable their current- and future-state capabilities to drive organization's targeted outcomes, applying architecture principles and practices to guide organizations through the business, information, process, and technology changes necessary to execute their strategies. The Front-End Architect will help design and build a long term, integrated technology roadmap, governance model, and architectural standards that are aligned with key business objectives and enable simplicity, agility and quality of our development and infrastructure platform.

The role will involve building strong relationships with other functions and the wider business. The role will be a critical member of the team, contributing to the success of the overall function. The Front- End Architect is expected to work in an agile fashion and have a close working relationship with the various product teams to ensure high application reliability, scalability and availability.  

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Understand business objectives and apply in-depth technical know-how to develop and maintain and planned state architectural blueprints.
  • Communicate and work with the engineering/product teams to ensure that the blueprint is executed as planned.
  • Communicate architectural decisions to stakeholders and key partners
  • Provide guidance and technical leadership on front-end architecture and design to the front-end community in the product teams by referencing and enforcing standard methodologies
  • Develops front-end architecture that is inherently secure, performant, robust, scalable, modular, API-centric and global.
  • Collaborates with the business to evaluate business goals, identify business problems, and propose solutions
  • Supports the rationalization and optimization of the technology portfolio and investments.
  • Consults with and supports the executives and key stakeholders in the identification of priorities, recommending cost effective and technically sound approaches, and supporting the development of comprehensive business cases for each initiative.
  • Facilitates open communication and fact-based, data-driven decision making
  • Initiates the use of industry standard processes and frameworks, and promotes the adherence to internal control practices. Facilitates innovation across the organization, and the usage of technology research and development in support of solving both current and future business problems.

KEY TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

  • React
  • TypeScript
  • Azure
  • Kubernetes and Docker

WHAT WE OFFER

Fontem Ventures offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and holiday

NEXT STEPS

Interested applicants should apply with their current CV highlighting their suitability for the role.

 

About Imperial Brands

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming.

 Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

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