Senior Architect with People Management, Agriculture, Sustainability & Communication - Viby


Viby J, DK

Do you want help building the future IT solutions for the owners of Arla? Are you passionate about leading the technical agenda as well as leading the team and ensure engagement and high performance? this new position might by just right for you.


How you will make an impact

The Agriculture, Sustainability & Communication train in Arla IT is responsible for creating and delivering solutions to the owners of Arla – our farmers.  In your role as Sr Solution Architect you will lead the team creating and delivering new solutions and maturing the existing system landscape together with peers in the team and across Arla IT. A central part of the roadmap will be related to our ambitious sustainability journey where you will be a key player in creating contemporary, global, standardized and scalable solutions. You will likewise be leading a team of 8 developers, who has their individual fields of expertise. Here, you will have people management responsibility including coaching and inspiring your team members and support their development.


Furthermore, your role include:

  • Have the Architecture responsibility within you domain: Target Architecture, Roadmaps, Security.
  • Set the quality and documentation standard for the domain
  • Have close collaboration with Operations Service Delivery Team and assigned Enterprise Architect
  • Support Portfolio creation, by providing input for new Business Ideas (e.g. hypothesis, cost estimations and risk analytics)
  • Conduct stakeholder management towards relevant business stakeholders
  • Responsibility for setting and reviewing yearly objectives and development plans with team



What will make you successful

Working in an agile set-up, both in teams and cross-functionally, your cooperation skills are essential. You always strive to create a collaborative environment where colleagues support each other, even when finished with your own tasks. An organized mindset is also an advantage, as it enables you to handle many different projects. Simultaneously, you thrive in a leading position with focus on team involvement and both set and steer the technical direction for the team.


You will be working with people of your own technical understanding, but you will also be interacting with colleagues from other professional backgrounds. It is therefore crucial that you know how to communicate on many different levels, and that you can explain complex subject matter in fairly simple terms.


Additionally, you offer:

  • A degree within Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or similar
  • A solid proven technical background as an IT architect
  • A solid up to date understanding of Azure
  • A solid understanding of data modelling and data handling and modern integrations between systems
  • Preferably experience as a people manager, either direct or indirect management
  • English language skills on a business level


What do we offer?

Unless you already have experience in the specific areas, we will teach you how to work with them  – we want to develop your skill set and provide you with tools to help you grow.


We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. If at some point you feel like moving on to other areas of expertise, Arla IT Solutions department is 250 persons large, with plenty of opportunities to try different release trains or new roles.


Our positive and collaborative work culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.


Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible, as we will evaluate applications on a continuous basis.


For additional information, please contact Release Train Engineer Andreas Jacobsen 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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