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TUI Group • Flexible

Solution Architect

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Mobile & Payments is a global team within TUI technology responsible for TUI’s Mobile apps and Global Payment solutions. We are a multi-disciplinary team of experts across Architecture, Engineering, DevOps and Agile Delivery providing services across the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands and Aviation, Cruises and destinations worldwide.

We never stop looking ahead, seeking new ways to delight our customers and grow our business. We recognise the power of digital and the massive contribution this brings to creating a truly unique and differentiated customer experience.

We are looking for a talented and dedicated leader to join the newly formed Payments & Mobiletechnology organisation which looks after TUI’s Mobile applications and Global Payment solutions.

The SolutionArchitect is responsible for the full architecture landscape ofTUI’s Mobile Applications and their supporting infrastructureand oversees key technical and design decisions from ideation through to implementation. You collaborate closely with Heads of Product, Heads of Technology and other key stakeholders, and have a shared responsibility for the overall business outcomes for your area. You act as your domain’s spokesperson in senior technical engagements with other domains.

You are an advocate for state-of-the-art Mobile and Cloud architectures within the domain and are well-connected within the global Architecture communities.

ABOUT THE JOB:

As a SolutionArchitect, you are responsible for the creation of technology and organisational transformation activities and technology direction. In collaboration with technology leaders including the Head of Architecture and other senior architects, you will help shape a vision and strategies regarding IT architecture to translate business opportunities and customer expectations into innovative IT solutions within Payments & Mobile domain.

You will use your excellent facilitation and solicitation skills to effectively engage with teams to enhance their capability, continuously exploring new ways to improve the quality of solutions, ensuring that options are considered, and recommended approaches are clearly designed with valuable solutions. You champion policies, standards and practices and help define and execute the technology strategy for TUI and each domain, using your knowledge of compliance and integrity of the business strategies.

You identify and implement improvement architectural practices in an agile environment and map the discrepancy between the current processes and the desired state to continuously innovate processes and adapt them to market trends. You also ensure that technical implementation is in accordance with the enterprise and solution architecture standards, and the objectives of the organisation.

You maintain a strong understanding of the bigger picture, keeping yourself continuously informed of the latest innovations, technologies, patterns and practices in the Mobile and Cloud spaces. You think ahead and understand the overall business context and strategy and use these insights to shape emergent architecture of TUI Mobile applications & their surrounding infrastructure. You ensure we have the architecture capacity, capabilities and culture to deliver business outcomes sustainably and with the right level of quality from the outset.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Thought leader in Mobile and Cloud best practices, active member of global Architecture, Cloud and Security communities.
  • An experienced architect authentic servant leader with passion for Mobile technology and Cloud architecture.
  • Proven track record in designing architecture blueprins and the optimisation of them to drive development and innovation.
  • Proficiency in translating business vision into viable technical strategies and in conveying such strategies back to business stakeholders.
  • Experience in working in an agile environment and able to integrate architecture practises in an agile way of working.
  • Great communicator and facilitator comfortable working across organisational and market boundaries and managing senior stakeholders.
  • Good grasp of experience with Cloud technology, design patterns, micro-services, CI/CD and DevSecOps.
  • Hands-on technical knowledge and delivery experience in several of these areas:
    • Cloud solutions & deployment (AWS)
    • Mobile eco-system
    • Distributed architectures
    • Digital transformation and Legacy platform migration
    • RESTful APIs and API gateways
  • Good knowledge of various Mobile platforms and technologies and the challenges working in a Mobile environment.
  • Open minded, inquisitive, life-long learner.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, highly autonomous.
  • Enjoys and gets energized by complex technical problem solving with an ability to push innovation through technical solutions.
  • Customer centric, passionate about delivering great digital products and services.

OUR OFFER:

  • Being a valuable team member of TUI, the No.1 global and socially aware travel company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Smart working (Flexible hours) and possibility of working remotely up to 100% or Hybrid from one of our offices.
  • Develop yourself as part of a friendly, richly, diverse and virtual international team.

If you want to know more about why TUI Group is the world’s leading tourism group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit careers.tuigroup.com

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Company benefits

Travel credit – All benefits vary by location and job role, we'd be happy to chat to you about this in more detail
Work from anywhere scheme – TUI WORKWIDE means colleagues can work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
Employee discounts
Flexible working week
Bank holiday swaps
Time off in-lieu
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Health insurance
Gym membership
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Season ticket loan
Travel insurance
Cycle to work scheme
In office catering
Commuter loan
Annual pay rises
Annual bonus
Life assurance
Salary sacrifice
Matched pension contribution
In office workout classes
Teambuilding days
Employee assistance programme
Charity donation scheme
Enhanced sick pay
Share options
Faith rooms
Volunteer days
Lunch and learns
Hackathons
L&D budget
Sabbaticals
Personal development days
Mental health days
Location
88%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
80%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
76%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
72%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
76%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
81%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
70%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
75%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
80%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
75%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
52%
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at TUI Group

Company employees

60,000 globally

Gender diversity (male:female)

32:68

Office locations

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

Hiring Countries

Austria
Belgium
Croatia
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Indonesia
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Thailand
Tunisia
Türkiye
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

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