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Chief Enterprise Architect

Ready to lead transformative change in a company, that is truly 'number 1 ’ in its market? Join Basware in revolutionizing our architectural landscape!

Chief Enterprise Architect

As a Chief Enterprise Architect, you have a pivotal role in shaping the future of our enterprise architecture. As part of the core group in charge of improving the business scalability and enabling future growth, you would be defining the comprehensive future state of the architecture that tightly aligns internal operations across all functions from sales to support and finance.

In this position, your primary focus will be evaluating the company's enterprise architecture, specifically from a system selection perspective. In collaboration with units, you define the data architecture across different systems and ensure, that technical integrations create a seamless end-to-end process that follows the real-world processes of the company. An important aspect of this role is also to guard the business process development to avoid sub-optimizing by ensuring that we always look at the overall effectiveness and fit-for-purpose of the business and enterprise architecture across all functions.

In this newly created role, you will have the opportunity to shape and define its direction, making a significant impact on Basware's future.

Work with great people

Hanna Ikonen
Director, Customer Success
"I feel that I can make a difference, drive improvements & take controlled risks, and all this is supported by the company."
Kevin Kamau
Senior Product Manager
"Basware is a global company that values people as a crucial driver for success."
Trang Pham
Senior Specialist, Communications
"I know I can make an impact in hundreds of different ways. Basware is really unique to me – we have the best people and we are the leader in our industry."
Mika Peurala
Solution Architect
"Absolutely the best colleagues and line managers in the world!"
Jaakko Jutila
VP, Customer Support
"At Basware you have the freedom to identify and start different development activities across the organization without getting approvals from above."
Namrata Checker
Team Lead, Campaign Marketing
"What I love most about my job is the people that I work with, the freedom of putting forward my ideas, thoughts and feedback but also the freedom of creating the way of working that works best for me."
Siddhartha Bhatia
Senior Cloud Developer
"I am honored to have worked with the leaders of tomorrow. The organization is absolutely people centric with its prime focus always on employee engagement, loyalty and satisfaction."

Skills & Requirements

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role, you have deep experience in designing holistic company-wide enterprise architecture, especially focusing on end-to-end integration, data flows, and data architecture across functions, as well as executing changes to evolve the architecture over time. You have good business acumen which helps you to separate the essential business processes from supportive business processes. You thrive when finding best-fit solutions in collaboration with different functions, and you fluently navigate the organization to find the best subject matter experts. We expect that you are competent with vendor and commercial off-the-shelf solution evaluation, especially in the domains of sales, professional services, support, and finance.

Ideally, you would be highly interested in deepening or already skilled in how to build a best-in-class SaaS platform covering backend business solutions and integrations to the customer-facing services we are developing.

  • 5+ years experience as an enterprise architect
  • In-depth knowledge of key architecture domains: infrastructure architecture (on-premise and cloud architectures), integration architecture (including integration platforms), data architecture (modeling and data management), application architecture, security architecture
  • Proficiency in using established enterprise architecture frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman, or others to develop and communicate architectural plans
  • Proficiency in documenting current and target state architecture
  • Experience in project management practices, familiarity with project management methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and strong presentation skills to articulate architectural plans and strategies.

Next steps

We would love to hear from you! Go to careers.basware.com and click "I'm interested".

Our recruitment process will include pre-employment actions such as security background and reference checks (i.e. ID, diplomas, employment certificates, and comprehensive background check conducted by a global third party vendor following local legislation).

Our offering

We offer flexibility in how you work, giving you the freedom and support to deliver your best results. As a company, we are committed to your well-being and want to make sure you have an excellent work-life balance. We offer you an opportunity to build your career in an international environment and to develop and learn continuously.

What sets us apart is our unique company culture. At Basware, collaboration is at the core of everything we do. The 'We' spirit unites us and fosters a sense of inclusion, igniting a genuine passion for success and a shared celebration of achievements. Regardless of our backgrounds, we are all Baswareans.

Your office will be in Espoo, Tampere, or Pori but you also have a flexible opportunity to work partly remotely with our hybrid working model.

In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and company incentive program
  • Lunch and recreational benefit
  • Home use monitor
  • Occupational and mental health services
  • Hobby clubs and gym
  • Free parking space and bicycle or subsidized commuter ticket benefit
  • Employee awards and team social events
  • Good learning opportunities, e.g. LinkedIn Learning license
  • ...and more!

Basware. Now it all just happens.

Great Place to Work

  • We Drive Customer Value

  • We Take Ownership

  • We Are Bold

About the company

Basware is how finance leaders in global enterprises can finally automate their complex, labor-intensive invoice processes and stay compliant with regulatory change. Our Accounts Payable (AP) automation and invoicing platform helps companies achieve a new level of efficiency – in a matter of months – while reducing errors and risks. We bring a unique combination of true automation, complete coverage, and deeper expertise to make it all just happen for our customers. That’s why the world’s most efficient AP departments at 700+ global customers rely on Basware to handle over 170 million invoices per year.

Joining Basware means you’ll join a team filled with innovators, passionate about their work and enthusiastic about the industry we’ve pioneered. You’ll work alongside highly motivated, capable, and friendly individuals who collaborate to deliver world-class solutions and services. A critical part of our culture is the high amount of trust we put into our employees—we want everyone to make a difference, so we offer flexibility in how you work, giving you the freedom and support to deliver your best results. We truly live our values where:

We Drive Customer Value , We Take Ownership and We Are Bold in everything we do, to make it all just happen for our customers.

2020Recognized market leader with global operations, 20+ offices worldwide.

2019Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Procure-to-Pay Suites for fourth time

2014-2019Several industry recognitions and product launches

2012-2016Several acquisitions in the fields of e-invoicing, e-procurement and purchase-to-pay solutions

2012Launch of cloud-based B2B platform for transaction collaboration on Basware's Network

2006-2009Several acquisitions in the fields of invoice automation, data capture expertise and payment software

2005Launch of fully integrated Purchase-to-Pay solution suite

2000Basware listed on Helsinki Nasdaq, launch of purchase management software & e-invoicing service

1992Launch of first financial management software

1985Basware founded in Finland

Jaana Kettunen | Contact Person

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