Inserat vom Donnerstag, 14. September 2017

Global Lead Software Architect / Product owner

Coopers Group GmbHBasel
  • Basel
  • Personalvermittler
  • Festanstellung, 100%
  • Fachverantwortung

For our client, a dynamic and multinational company, located in Basel, we are looking for a motivated and ambitious


Global Lead Software Architect / Product owner

For our client, a dynamic and multinational company, located in Basel, we are looking for a motivated and ambitious:

Global Lead Software Architect / Product owner

Purpose of the position

  • Lead the architecture and development for the complex customer & software portfolio system.
  • Ensuring consistency with specified requirements.
  • Delivery of the software development from taking over the executive board approved business case to translating into a robust plan and become accountable for its execution.
  • Interacts with the relevant IT functions (shared IT products / infrastructure / architecture / service delivery / etc.), the application consultant community and regional/global business stakeholders.


Strategic & Architecture

  • Takes full responsibility for the balance between functional, service quality and systems management requirements within a significant area of the organization.
  • Establishes policy and strategy for the selection of systems architecture components, and co-ordinates design activities, promoting the discipline to ensure consistency.
  • Ensures that appropriate standards (corporate, industry, national and international) are adhered to. Within a business change program, manages the target design, policies and standards, working proactively to maintain a stable, viable architecture.

System development management

  • Defines solution development projects which support the organisation's objectives and plans.
  • Contributes effectively to improving solution development processes within the organization.
  • Monitors and reports on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed standards, methods and procedures (including secure software development).
  • Selects appropriate design standards, methods and tools, consistent with agreed enterprise and solution architectures and ensures they are applied effectively.
  • Reviews others' systems designs to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources, and integration of multiple systems and technology.
  • Contributes to policy for selection of architecture components.

People Management

  • Build and lead high performing teams – consisting of onsite & offsite team leaders & sub-department manager.
  • Identifies appropriate accreditation and qualification paths, applicable to individuals within the organization.
  • Contributes to the development of resource management policies, standards and guidelines and to audits and assessment of resource management processes.


  • Responsible for ensuring the software complies with the company's software policy, defined overall infrastructure and architecture.
  • Support the IT architecture function in its mission, objective and action plans.
  • Responsible for managing the partnership with the external software engineer / consulting providers within the department's area.


  • Master's degree in Computer Science or relevant experience in this field
  • Multiple years' experience in software architecture in global/greenfield projects
  • Experience in leading the software portfolio systems and strategies at multinational working environment
  • Ability to design IT solutions to enable and optimize business processes
  • Drive innovation, manage change and deal with ambiguity
  • Strong people management, organization and communication skills
  • Strategic and planning skills (ability to translate strategy to operational planning)
  • Planning & Organizing (Ability to prioritize, plan, assign & control).
  • High energy and commitment
  • Communicate and network using advanced inter-personal skills
  • Excellent English essential (written and spoken) Other languages: German, French etc. an advantage

Coopers Group GmbH
Frau Sonja Mijatovic
Talent Resourcer
4051 Basel
+41 41 632 43 50