Lead Integration Specialist
Kingfisher plc is a home improvement company with nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries across Europe. We employ 77,000 people and nearly six million customers shop in our stores and through our websites every week.
Our ambition is to create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone.
Kingfisher brands are B&Q and Screwfix in the UK and Ireland, Castorama and Brico Depot across Europe, and Koctas in Turkey.
Kingfisher IT Services (KITS) is a group function that sets the standards and ways of working for IT globally. Our vision is to deliver cost effective IT that realises the strategic goals of our business and supports their day to day needs.
Our 550-strong team operate from sites across Europe – Southampton, Yeovil, Paddington and Austin Friars (London) in the UK, Lille and Longpont in France, Spain, Romania, Poland and Russia.
Reporting to the Integration Solutions CC Manager this role will be accountable for leading the Integration analysis, design and development activities for the Integration team so as to facilitate the successful delivery of solutions for Kingfisher Group projects.
The Lead role will work with the Competency Centre Manager to manage demand and project delivery to time, quality and budget.
The role ensures that solutions are in accordance with business requirements, industry best practice and departmental standards and will also provide advice and technical support to other KITS Teams including third parties
We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate experience in leading distributed development teams to deliver a wide variety of integration solutions, including;
- EDI technologies
- Business Process Management Workflow (IBM BPM)
- Messaging Queues/ESB (IIB)
The right candidate is not expected to have technical skills in all these technologies, but must be confident in their understanding of the Integration principles and be able to guide developers through to a successful delivery.
We are also expecting experience of working directly with vendors and their products to ensure end to end deliverables are achieved to time and budget. An ability to understand, explain complex solutions and make considered decisions will be required.
Working for KITS you’ll experience an exciting mix of collaboration, innovation and creativity within a high performance fast paced environment. We set ourselves challenging goals, and have high expectations of what we deliver to Kingfisher.
We think work should be rewarding, fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. We therefore look for people who live our values, and have the skills, knowledge, energy, and passion to deliver the KITS strategy. To apply please click on the apply button where you will be redirected to our company careers pages where you will register and complete your application.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/81469571