Chief Architect

Date: 24-Jul-2022

Location: Krakow, MA, PL

Company: Dover Corporation

We are looking for an Engineering Leader who sees themselves on the leadership career path within a growing technology and product leadership business. You should have a proven track record of commercialized products, being close to the market and interpreting customer and market needs. Your excellence in technology should be matched by your business and commercial acumen. You will work with the VP Engineering and leadership team to continue our journey of agile & dev ops transformation and implementing the key levers to enable us to have truly scalable products and solutions with speed to market.

Abut You


You will drive 5 strategic agenda areas:

1. Leading the vision and strategy of our strategic technology solutions and the governance board / processes that fit with the business needs.

2. Create and execute an actionable technology strategy- in line with our “product Leadership strategy”

3. Align product development with commercial and technology strategy

4. Determine strategic investment profile; balance of build vs innovation, vs technical debt vs maintenance

5. Ensure technical and product goals are combined in common road maps, ensure our technology investment solves market / customer problems in line with business strategy


Main responsibilities: 

  • Lead the vision and delivery of strategic technology solutions and the governance board/processes that fit the business' needs.
  • Continuously stay in touch with business by aligning with the Product Management, SaaS Ops and regional business leaders.
  • Design and oversee implementation of architectural standards, documentation and architecture tools.
  • Establish and continuously improve architectural processes.
  • Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency in line with business strategy.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization's technologies and architectures.
  • Develop and maintain current and planned future state architectural blueprints.
  • Ensure solutions are designed for high availability, disaster recovery, business continuity, supportability and deploy-ability, in accordance with the level of risk the business is willing to accept.
  • When necessary, prove technology solutions through POCs.
  • Develop and maintain an architectural roadmap for the company that is aligned with current and emerging business needs.
  • Assist product management with alignment of solution and technology roadmaps.
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies broadly, across the organization.
  • Develop architectural metrics and reports for the executive team, business and IT management


Skills and experience for success:

  • Successful leadership of global development centers / large engineering teams 100+
  • Experience with PCI payment standards highly desirable.
  • Experience with GDPR and CCPA data privacy standards highly desirable.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, App Insights, TeamCity, Jira, Chef, Jenkins, Service Fabric, Kubernetes, GitHub, and others.
  • Experience with embedded operating systems.
  • Experience working with tools such as Databricks and Power BI.
  • Experience working in Scaled Agile environments.
  • Extensive experience designing platform and application architectures with common frameworks and design patterns, especially for solutions built using microservices.
  • Extensive experience working in SaaS development teams.
  • Significant experience working with teams building large scale Azure IoT PaaS solutions.
  • TOGAF, Azure Solutions Architect and CISSP certifications highly desirable.


What we can offer You:

  • Reall impact on the business
  • Opportunity to join growing, energetic organization with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Global working environment with daily interactions with colleagues from all over the world
  • Collaboration with brilliant and passionate people
  • Attractive benefits and compensation package (annual bonus, PPE, private medical care, life insurance, social fund, Multisport/cultural card, parking space, transportation allowance)
  • Flexible hours and remote work possibilities
  • Company car

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