EA / VP Enterprise Architect - Shipping

In Bergen Headquarters

Full time


StormGeo is looking to appoint an experienced EA for its shipping vertical to provide leadership, implementing governance, strategy and planning to ensure consistent alignment of systems with business strategy to a team of 50 people comprising a mix of in-house and external software professionals

StormGeo has grown rapidly over the years through acquisitions and organic growth and now needs a delivery professional with a proven track record in technology leadership to align architecture and solutions in the current roadmaps, consolidate technical teams and provide firm direction for effective delivery of multiple concurrent initiatives.

As the new EA – Shipping you will report to the shipping CTO. You will also need to communicate effectively with a distributed senior management team, including heads of multiple international teams.

EA will have the following responsibilities:

  • Continue to effectively manage the development technology strategy.
  • Ensure efficient collaboration between a widely distributed team
  • Work with legacy modernization projects that can help in the planned transformation of the Shipping business
  • Developing the existing technology roadmap into an efficient strategy for software delivery
  • Work with partners to evolve the development and deployment strategy
  • Identify emerging technological trends, and ability to present excellent business case for adoption of new technology to improve the business offering

Key qualities that are needed for the EA:

Strong development experience: should be able to apply practical knowledge to build better software.

Experience with Strategy: should have experience with both managing people and guiding technical strategy.

A good network of qualified people: That allows the EA to bring in the right talent to get the job done efficiently.

Good articulation: must be able to translate between technical and non-technical people. Must be able to communicate to stakeholders how technical choices affect business goals.

Domain Knowledge: Has prior knowledge of shipping or is able to learn the domain area quickly.

YOUR PROFILE

  • Already leading sizeable, distributed development initiatives and teams.
  • Had a consistent, excellent development career from individual contributor to leadership.
  • Deep experience with modern web platforms & technologies, continuous delivery and deployment.
  • Have a crisp vision with regard to where trends like containers, serverless architecture etc. are leading.
  • Significant engineering management experience, both scaling and inheriting teams.
  • Strong track record of attracting, retaining, and mentoring top talent.
  • Commitment to attracting diverse candidates.
  • Strong communication skills to a variety of audiences, from technical to non-technical.
  • Extensive experience with Product development methodologies.

BENEFITS

  • Global exposure in an exciting environment.
  • Galvanise your reputation as a thought leader in next-generation application architecture.
  • Work with leadership and drive strategic choices.
  • Work with a highly skilled and experienced team.
  • Competitive salary.

Please apply at career@stormgeo.com and attach your CV as soon as possible and no later than March 19th.

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About StormGeo

StormGeo is a global provider of weather intelligence and decision support services, with leading solutions for shipping, oil and gas, renewable energy and utilities, cross industry and aviation. Our products and services help clients manage risk, optimize performance, reduce costs and increase revenue, deploying the latest technologies. StormGeo has more than 500 employees in 26 offices across 20 countries. As a participant in the UN Global Compact for Sustainable Ocean Business, StormGeo’s passion for weather and the protection of natural resources motivates us to support our clients in making informed, environmentally responsible business decisions.