IT Architect - Technical Lead for Core IT Services

Sep 30
Sandviken, Kista
Job category:
IT & Software Development
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Do you want to join a multinational industry leader and take on a key role as Technical Lead within Sandvik IT Infrastructure & Technology? Are you a pragmatic enterprise architect who enjoy helping customers? Then we have the perfect opening for you!

In a constantly evolving world, one of Sandvik’s fundamental strengths has always been our passion for innovation, to take the lead and find new ways to solve challenges. Our drive has a great impact on people’s daily lives, society and the long-term sustainability of the world.

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Our Core IT Services provides a digital platform of flexible services and capabilities to enable Sandvik’s application community – giving other parts of the organization a reliable, secure and flexible platform to design and run value creating applications on. Services within Core IT cover the areas of server hosting, integration, output management and a selection of application-related services including application operation.

We’re looking for an IT Architect -Technical Lead to Kista or Sandviken

In this role, you act as technical lead for Core IT Services. You’re a key in making our part of the shift and staying updated about the current and future technical landscape. With your solid technical understanding, you make plans and roadmaps understandable to important stakeholders throughout our businesses by painting clear pictures and telling stories. You’re also collaborating with business stakeholders to facilitate strategic technical decisions.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining short- and long-term target architecture and transition plans
  • Securing the overall technical vision of new IT services in our scope
  • Providing architectural guidance to stakeholders and projects
  • Conducting target architecture- and project portfolio reviews
  • Handling architectural deviations and exceptions
  • Communicating and anchoring architecture with relevant stakeholders

Your experience

We value your customer centric, can-do attitude in combination with previous experience from the field.

To thrive in this role, we see that you have:

  • An extensive background as a solution or enterprise architect within the IT Infrastructure area
  • Knowledge and experience from Infrastructure IT like for example integration, network or application operations and a couple of the biggest public cloud providers
  • Good stakeholder management skills
  • Some experience of ITIL as well as Agile practices.

As a person, you’re self-driven and curious and at the same time diplomatic – you enjoy exploring future directions and solutions and understand the right way to get there. With your strategic mind, the ability to see the bigger picture and make things easy to grasp, you naturally create buy-in for future solutions and changes. Naturally, this means that you communicate fluently in English, while knowledge of Swedish is an advantage. We believe you have a university degree in Engineering or IT and practical skills acquired from a working career.

What’s in it for you?

We’re proud to offer you a feedback-friendly arena, where people support each other, learn together and celebrate differences. You get a lot of freedom to shape your own work and it’s truly developing – both for your own career path and for the balance between work and family life. Simply put: a great place to work!

Our Sandvik culture
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group, rapidly developing into new, digital offerings. We believe in a collaborative and inclusive culture, where innovations are part of everyday life. And for us, it’s clear that our diversities form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Learn more about us by visiting or website, LinkedIn or Facebook.


Send your application no later than September 30, 2021. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0026816).

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact:

Lotta Olsson, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 262 793

Union contacts - Sweden

Malena Rackner, Unionen, +46 (0)26 262 748
Fredrik Andersson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 262 718
Peter Olsson-Andrée, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 984

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.

Recruitment Specialist

Irene Sveen

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Deadline: Sep 30
Job-ID: R0026816

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