Senior Architect (E2E) for Arla Foods Ingredients- Viby


Viby J, DK

Would you like to be a key contributor to Arla Foods Ingredients’ IT landscape? Are you a strong technical profile with a passion for putting together modern IT solutions within the entire value chain of Arla Foods Ingredients? If yes, you should join the AFI IT team in Arla IT.


In your role as End-to-End Architect, you will be a key player in our organization and will together with the rest of the AFI IT team be an instrumental part of succeeding on our digitalization journey. Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) is an independent company within the Arla Foods Group, consisting of a little over 1700 colleagues globally.AFI is the global leader in delivering premium nutrition for the global Early Life Nutrition, Medical, Sports Nutrition and Food Industries – all through the power of whey protein.  In the AFI IT team, we are responsible for inspiring, maturing and delivering strong solutions to AFI through our delivery setup in Arla IT.


How you will make an impact
This role involves learning and understanding the AFI business and Arla IT landscape. The responsibility includes collaborating with IT architects, identifying solutions for the entire value chain, and understanding the differences between AFI and the rest of Arla Foods from an IT perspective. The role also involves identifying existing solutions in Arla IT that can benefit AFI and partnering with the business to implement these solutions, ensuring the delivery of desired business value. Additionally, the role plays a key role in driving the technical direction and development through a roadmap, engaging with enterprise architects and business stakeholders to support the business strategy.

You will be based in the Arla IT department in Viby, Aarhus with some occasional travel activities (approximately 20-30 days per year).


What will make you successful

To succeed in this role, we imagine that you:

  • Are a highly experienced IT architect and have proven yourself in the area of Enterprise-grade applications and platforms over the past years. With your technical insights, you can provide valuable guidance and navigate in a complex system landscape.
  • Have the ability to estimate the implementation of a possible solution and you’re not afraid to go into the details yourself.
  • Are familiar with modern Saas and Packaged solutions customized for AFI, along with Arla-developed Paas services and Azure integrations
  • Possess a strong knowledge of IT development, modern architecture, and cloud, with preference given to experience in sales and supply chain domains and familiarity with platforms like SAP, Azure, and Aveva
  • Have a knowledge of advanced analytics, data-driven insights, and IIOT is increasingly important for future designs, especially as AFI focuses on digitalizing their supply chain
  • Having experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a significant advantage, as AFI is investigating the fields of this industry.

As a person, you are driven and motivated and approach all tasks with a positive attitude.  You should enjoy working independently and display an eagerness to work in an ambitious environment where technical insight together with strong collaboration skills makes you able to achieve great results.


What do we offer?

We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be working with skilled colleagues and be part of an international IT organization that focus on bringing the most value to the business in an agile setup. We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world. 


Would you like to join us?

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please contact IT Business Partner, Maja Malling Jakobsen, at


We have a purpose for Good
At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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