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Technical Solution Architect

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Dublin West OR Kilkenny, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Technical Solution Architect


An opportunity has arisen with Glanbia Business Services for an experienced Technical Solution Architect.  This is a permanent position and will report to the Director of Global Technology Services.  This position can be based in our Kilkenny OR Citywest, Dublin office however will be remote for now due to current COVID-19 restrictions.



Working closely with project teams, infrastructure architects, application technology teams, IT Security, developers and business representatives the Technical Solution Architect will capture and document desired business functionality, detail high level technical designs for review and approval by relevant domain architects and technology team leads.


Following design approval, the Technology Solution Architect will work with infrastructure architects and infrastructure engineers as well as application and development teams to produce the low level design documentation that supports the product or service, this will include all elements of solution design from server hosting and network topology to application integration and support models.


The Technical Solutions Architect will use their technical knowledge, full lifecycle project experience and excellent communication skills to bridge the gap between internal delivery managers, architects, operations teams, UX designers and developers.


Key elements of the role:

  • Author infrastructure architecture for programs, projects and initiatives
  • Develop logical, conceptual and physical architectural models
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies to project teams
  • Gain organisational commitment for enterprise level architecture and initiatives
  • Oversee all technical aspects of implementations of end-to-end integrated systems
  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations
  • Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans
  • Support business and IT strategic planning
  • Support Enterprise Architecture Governance processes
  • Solves difficult problems with effective solutions using rigorous logic and methods
  • Architect, Design and implement health check operations
  • Resolve and troubleshoot technical issues on complex global technologies/services



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science



  • Architect level knowledge and hands-on experience with storage, compute, virtualization technologies, domain services and end user computing
  • Having a broad and deep understanding of the Public Cloud landscape with experience of designing and delivering secure cloud solutions
  • Strong knowledge and significant experience on application development and integration.
  • Deep understanding of IT security principles, architectures and technologies
  • Very good understanding of various business domains (Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Sales, eCommerce and Supply-chain)
  • Provided leadership in implementation of solutions, strategies and technologies
  • Knowledgeable about current and possible future IT trends and technology
  • Clear thinker who anticipates and develops strategies for anticipated future consequences and trends on both application and infrastructure areas
  • Concise communicator able to translate technical detail into a concise non-technical story
  • Effective influencing skills, with groups not directly working for you



  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.