Solution Architect

Date: 18 Nov 2023

Location: IN

Company: kmartaustr


Brighter futures start here


At Anko  you’ll be joining a diverse team who come together to collaborate globally around tech. We are an innovation hub which power and support our retail brands. You’ll feel the impacts of the work you’ll do for our millions of customers and team members every day. Our brands are focused on being customer-led, digitally enabled retailers, providing you with challenging and rewarding work that you will be proud of.

Join our team, choose your own path and work on projects that excite you.


Individual contributors with responsibility in a professional or technical discipline or specialty, but may manage two or fewer employees. May direct the work of other lower level professionals or manage processes and programs. The majority of time is spent overseeing the design, implementation or delivery of processes, programs and policies using specialised knowledge and skills typically acquired thro advanced education (3-4 year University degree).



Work experience: 10-15 years


Technical Skills required:


  • Strong in AWS, Network, CI/CD, DevOps, SSO (SAML or OIDC).
  • Understanding of modern tech and how it can support business objectives
  • Ability to translate business needs, to technical solutions, considering risk and impacts   
  • Ability to identify and assess development options and technology risks
  • Ability to conduct analysis of COTS products and technologies
  • Leading the design and adherence (to) of the architecture operating model
  • Practiced in identifying, validating (through POC) and promoting emerging technologies
  • Leading consultation with business stakeholders, technologists and vendors
  • Experience assessing solutions and vendors through stages of RFx
  • Experience in defining and translating data dictionary, metadata and data models
  • Experience in modern delivery practices and modern architectural and engineering concepts (Agile)
  • Experience in a retail environment

Roles & responsibilites:

  • Contributes to the Technology strategy
  • Develops architectural models, processes, tools and standards for the domain and ensures compliance to the Technology strategy and architectural principals

ensures architectural debt, risks and issues are owned and registered.

  • Participates in Retrospectives and Post Implementation Reviews (PIRs)
  • Participation in architectural Governance processes (ARB, Design Forums, stand ups) whenever solution
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies

  • Work closely with stakeholders on vendor and solution evaluation, through all phases of RFx, ensuring decisions are consistent with architecture governance Ensure an architecture that supports the continual evolution of the environment to meet changing business needs

  • Ensure compliance and security considered in all day to day operations

  • Build continuous improvement culture to ensure ongoing operational improvements

  • Contribute to a high-performing, motivated and empowered team Ensure continued development of capability

  • Ensuring the right balance of addressing needs to meet desired timelines with minimising technical debt accumulated


A place you can belong


We celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed. We believe that all team members should feel valued, respected, and safe irrespective of your gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, religious beliefs, education, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation and gender identity and we encourage applications from all candidates.