Solution Architect (m/f)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Zagreb

Who are we?
We are a team of 100+ motivated professionals with different personalities and different career paths who are working in cross-functional teams with the goal of developing innovative, high performance electrical solutions for the e-bike market.
Porsche eBike Performance was founded to drive the transformation of mobility with smart, innovative electrical solutions. We house a unique pool of expertise with e-bike drive system specialist FAZUA, Croatian software and connectivity innovator Greyp and, of course, all the knowledge, research and experience from the Porsche family.
Who are we looking for?
For our System Development Department we are looking for Solution Architect who will be responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of end-to-end software solutions for the B2B digital ecosystem. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including backend and frontend developers, desktop app developers (for service tools), design, and product to ensure the successful delivery of integrated software and hardware solutions. 
Responsibilities
  • Understand what needs to be built, why, and in what way. Lead the architecture design and implementation of our software solutions.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements and system diagrams.
  • Develop architectural blueprints and documentation to guide the development team in implementing scalable, reliable, and efficient software systems.
  • Define and enforce with the tech owners coding standards, best practices, and architectural principles for the software developers. Provide technical guidance and mentorship to development teams throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Ensure compatibility and compliance with industry and security standards and protocols when defining interfaces between different software and when needed, hardware components.
  • Support security assessments and risk analysis to identify potential vulnerabilities with the different software development teams.
Requirements & Qualifications
  • Proven experience as a Solution Architect, Software Architect, Technical Owner, or a similar role, with a strong focus on software integration.
  • Experience with owning the SW solution for at least 3 years from the design phase to production and dealing with the consequences of decisions made at the start
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, design patterns, and software architecture.
  • Proficiency in any mainstream backend technologies, such as Java, .NET, JS, or Python, and familiarity with modern frontend frameworks and mobile application development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • In-depth understanding of any cloud infrastructure provider and its connection to continuous integration and deployment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to evaluate complex technical challenges, propose effective solutions, and translate them into technical requirements
  • Experience with cloud-based solutions, microservices architecture, and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Familiar with security frameworks, standards, and best practices across all system components (cloud, mobile, web)
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, Software engineering, or a related field.
Bonus points
  • Strong knowledge of communication protocols with embedded devices, communication technologies (e.g., IoT protocols), and their integration with software systems.
  • Deep understanding of various data management technologies, such as SQL and time-series databases and data warehouses.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and DevOps practices.
  • High-level understanding of CAN or similar communication standards
What we offer
  • Competitive salary and 25+ vacation days (extra vacation days based on years of work experience and number of children)
  • Hybrid (up to 3 days per week) and remote work depending on your position
  • Benefits like flexible work hours, discounted Multisport card, referral program, education budget, etc.
  • 100% paid sick leave for the first 42 days, plus 5 additional days without official sick leave report
  • Performance bonuses: Annual performance bonus of 6%, along with Easter and Christmas bonuses
  • Family package – subsidizes kindergarten fees
  • Dog-friendly workplace policy
  • Motivating and cross-functional environment great for learning and personal growth
  • Creating a global impact – shaping a new industry with innovative products that are being mass produced and sold all around the world
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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