Solution Architect

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Job Description

Your Job

You’re raising the stakes for your career to do more. Learn more. Impact more. Here, your innovation, ideas, and technical curiosity will help us deliver better care for billions of people worldwide. You’ll put your professional expertise, talent, and drive to work by building and managing the technology behind our portfolio of iconic brands, which in turn helps billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. K-C Professional®. You already know our legendary brands—and so does the rest of the world. In fact, 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day, and it takes the absolute best people to make that happen.

We’re founded on 151 years of market leadership, and we’re always looking for new and better ways to perform, especially when it comes to product and process innovation. Our customers are always looking for new and better. Our competitors won’t stop evolving. And our communities demand responsible corporate practices. We need bold, transformative ideas from people who can turn them into reality. That means there’s no time like the present to make an impact here. It’s all waiting for you at Kimberly-Clark; you just need to log on!

Led by Purpose, Driven by You.

About You

You were made to do this work: designing new technologies, diving into data, optimizing digital experiences, and constantly developing better, faster ways to get results. You want to be part of a performance culture dedicated to building technology for a purpose that matters. You want to work in an environment that promotes sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You love what you do, especially when your work makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we’re constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you’ll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

Job Requirements

The solution architect will play a key role on leading and delivering the analysis, design, and deployment of internal and external solutions for our various Legal and Physical Security platforms and projects.

This role is viewed as an expert in complex application environments, encompassing both business process understanding and technical expertise. Recognized subject matter expert.

Delivers technical leadership and can mentor others in the organization. May provide work direction / general guidance to other team members as a technical leader.

The Solution Architect (SA) supports the global IT initiatives for applications within the specified business process area. Performs leading-edge work and develops new approaches/solutions.

Scope/Categories

  • Role will report to the IT Sr Product Platform Manager for HR and Legal. Role will not have any direct reports.
  • Business Client: Legal Directors, Legal Managers, Compliance Team, Global Security Managers, Lawyers, Paralegals, etc.
  • Key Internal Interfaces: Business Partner, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Enterprise Architect.
  • Key External Interfaces: Consultants & 3rd Party provider

Solution Architect Responsibilities

  • Designing, Reviewing, implementing, and supporting IT platform solutions along with other peers to support HR, Legal and Physical Security business areas.
  • Designing, reviewing, and implementing integrations between systems.
  • Ensuring that technical resources are designed, developed, and deployed in a scalable and secure manner, while also ensuring that they meet the business requirements and align with the overall technology strategy.
  • Drive technology advisory at scale for capability area and Kimberly Clark
  • Partnering with other solution architects and Enterprise Architects on the technology roadmap execution.
  • Maintains in-depth understanding of technical landscape for capability area.
  • Technically overseeing and maintain the ~30 Legal and Physical Security systems, getting familiar the main systems (~10).
  • Work closely to the Legal/Physical Security Product Owners and Business Partners.
  • Working with developers to help drive their implementations for within the specified business process areas.
  • Stablish an internal networking and partnership with other IT areas, especially Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security and Data Science teams.
  • Working with 3rd part vendors on new deployments, troubleshooting on existent tools, RFPs and benchmarking.
  • Join the weekly Change Advisory Board meetings to advise on the HR/Legal changes.
  • Join various internal technology forums to stay up to date with initiatives and assess possible impacts/solutions for business area.
  • Staying up to date with the latest trends and relevant technologies, providing guidance on how they can be leveraged to improve the overall IT and business strategy.
  • Providing guidance and leadership to more junior resources on best practices, knowledge transfer and work direction.
  • Effectively communicating with peers and leaders to ensure that technical resources are meeting business requirements and aligning with the overall technology strategy.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience in the field
  • 8 – 15 years of total experience in which 3+ years of strong hands-on experience in software architecture and design as a Solution Architect or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with programming logic and a good understanding of various ways of integrating data between systems.
  • Webservice and API experience and understanding of tools such as Postman, Oxygen to quickly test an API.
  • Understand concept of securing data within applications and within integrations.
  • Experience of building diagrams to document systems’ architecture
  • SQL – Good SQL Server concepts and programming abilities.
  • Understanding of authentication and authorization concepts such as OAuth, X509 certificates, SSH, PGP encryption, SAML 2.0, etc.
  • Good analytical skills for trouble shooting issues.
  • Fluent English – comfortable to join and speak in conference calls and presentations.
  • Strong ability to communicate relevant information clearly and concisely.
  • Collaborative working style with a strong focus on disciplined execution and results

Nice to have/Plus

  • Data Analytics skills would be a plus, including the knowledge in cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), basic programming in Python, Power BI ability to handle RLS (row level security), experience on data lake tools, etc.
  • Knowledge and/or experience on Azure platform, CI/CD.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Platform such as PowerApps, Viva Engage, Purview
  • Knowledge in Workday to understand HR data concepts and how to build integrations (EIB, CCW), calc fields, reports, understanding of security,
  • Knowledge/experience with Legal and Physical security systems in the market, such as Onit, Anaqua, Onguard, Exterro, Everbridge, ISOS, TDS, Milestone, etc.
  • Experience with any of our Legal systems would be differential, such as Onit, Anaqua, Onguard, Exterro, Everbridge, ISOS, TDS, Milestone and other big players.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Total Benefits

Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll enjoy working in this role for Kimberly-Clark:

  • Competitive salary and incentives: We offer a competitive salary and a range of incentives, including bonus opportunities, retirement savings plans, and flexible work options.
  • Fantastic range of benefits: Our benefits package is second to none, with everything from health & life insurance, dental & vision care, employee assistance program, paid time off, well-being activities, and more.
  • A culture of caring: We believe that a happy and healthy workforce is a productive workforce, so we offer a variety of programs and resources to support our employees' well-being.

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we're committed to providing them with the resources they need to be successful. If you're looking for a rewarding career with a company that cares about its employees, then Kimberly-Clark is the place for you.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

In the meantime, check out the careers website. You’ll want to review this and come prepared with relevant questions if and when you pass GO and begin interviews.

And finally, the fine print…

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. Kimberly-Clark will not provide relocation support for this role

Primary Location

IT Centre Bengaluru GDTC

Additional Locations

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time


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