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Enterprise Architect, Data and AI

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 8, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 8, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid

Are you enthusiastic about trade and new challenges and can you think digitally? Do you want to take part in creating unforgettable customer experiences? Join K Group and write your chapter in a European trading sector success story.

K Group is looking for Data and AI Architect to create and maintain modern Data and AI architecture to enable our business targets. You will be part of the IT Architecture and Technology team in Kesko IT, in Helsinki. You will be learning from and contributing to a team of experienced professionals. Your specific areas of responsibility will be lead and maintain target architectural tasks and roadmaps in close relationship with business, IT and other stakeholders. At K Group, you get to be a part of the versatile and constantly changing world of trade.

What we expect from you

We are looking for someone who has strong experience in Data and someone who has experience in AI, but most of all, someone who is eager to run those areas to the next level. You understand opportunities and limitations of wide business environment and IT infrastructures and you have worked in a close relationship with business. We expect strong experience in close co-operation with business and architecting in organization with wide IT environment. You have the necessary skills and knowledge in architecture modelling and design tools and you understand different architecture frameworks and programming languages.

You can visualize complex enterprise data structures in an understandable way for business management. You solve problems analytically and creatively and understand the boundaries and limitations of different solutions, systems and roles. You also understand future business requirements, needed investments and business benefits from enterprise architecture point of view, build tangible decision proposals and are capable of applying needed changes in practice.

You have a proven ability to develop high-level and (as needed) detailed data architecture and modelling designs. You understand technologies used in data platforms and storages. It would be great if you recognize the most of below terms and understand the meaning of them:

  • Reference data management
  • Masterdata management
  • Metadata management
  • External data management
  • Data retention
  • Data sharing
  • Experience in retail and trading is a benefit

The retail and trading sector is undergoing a major transformation, and thus offers an interesting working environment and opportunities for personal development.

Why join us?

  • Sustainable working approach, with flexible hybrid approach, remote and at the office.
  • Join our community of expert colleagues (300+ IT Colleagues) who are ready to support you when you need it.

  • Team spirit and joint desire to succeed.

  • Specific benefits unique to the Kesko group. These include, among others: Culture & sport benefit (ePassi), yearly bonus scheme, shopping benefits that apply in K-Group stores and staff shops (Citymarket, K Supermarket & K Market, K-Rauta, Intersport, Budgetsport), own occupational health care services and leisure time accident insurance.

  • Flexible hybrid work model and modern office along good connections in Kalastama, Helsinki.

Unique experiences & learnings that we can offer

K Group offers the most attractive opportunities for driving forward the trading sector. You’ll be working in a key function of a leading sector company, be part of organization that is in heart of the modern platform building for future purposes.

The IT Architecture and Technology team is launched two years ago and we are building and improving the team and its operative model continuously. Even though, many things are already in-place, you have a great opportunity to give your own impact and knowledge to improve our ways of working event better.

You have chance to constantly improve skills in a large international IT organization which offers several alternative career paths. Modern and flexible working environment and culture with good employee benefits

K Group is a strong and responsible operator in seven countries and we are constantly transforming and evolving. At K Group, you can build a career alongside top European trading sector professionals. We offer you interesting challenges and new perspectives every day. We take care of each other, our customers, the society and the environment.

For more information, contact Sami Luokkamäki, tel. +358 50 534 3489.

Send your application by using the link below.

Applicants are required to take a drug test before an employment relationship can be established. Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Kesko is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

In addition, we verify the credit information of the selected person.

Work with great people

"I trained again after working in the restaurant industry for 20 years. My experience is that you should look for meaningful work and dare to change."
"Kouluttauduin uudestaan 20 ravintolavuoden jälkeen. Kokemukseni on, että mielekästä työtä kannattaa etsiä ja uskaltaa vaihtaa. Tekoäly ja robotit kehittyvät joka päivä taitavammiksi - ja me mukana!""
Energiajohtaja, energiatehokkuus
"Energiansäästössä otetaan nyt isoja harppauksia ja se tuntuu innostavalta. Sähköä täytyy riittää talvella kaikille. Isossa kuvassa haluan olla mukana hillitsemässä ilmastonmuutosta."
Director of Energy, energy efficiency
"Big strides are now being made in energy saving and its exciting. There must be enough electricity for everyone during winter. In the big picture, I want to be involved in curbing climate change."

Great Place to Work

  • 5000 knowledge workers in Finland

  • A community of 40 000 employees

  • One of the world's most responsible stores

  • 22 000 store employees around Finland

  • 3 trades: Grocery, Building & technical and Car

  • Retails sales 14 Billion €

  • Finland's largest retailer

  • Operations in 7 countries

  • Almost 2 million customer encounters every day

  • 1100 K-ruoka-, K-rauta- and Intersport retailers

  • 400 experts at Business Services Centre

  • 1800 experts at the K Kampus

  • 5000 tietotyöläistä Suomessa

  • 40 000 K:laisen yhteisö

  • Yksi maailman vastuullisimmista kaupoista

  • 22 000 työntekijää kaupoissa Suomessa

  • 3 toimialaa: Ruokaa, rakentamista ja autoja

  • Vähittäismyynti 14 mrd. euroa

  • Suomen suurin vähittäiskauppa

  • Toimintaa 7 maassa

  • Lähes 2 miljoonaa asiakaskohtaamista joka päivä

  • 1100 K-ruoka-, K-rauta- ja Intersport-kauppiasta

  • 400 asiantuntijaa Business Services Centressä

  • 1800 asiantuntijaa K-Kampuksella

About the company

The handprint of people at K can be seen in the everyday life and society of millions of people in Finland as well as in the Nordics and the Baltics: how we eat, move and live more responsibly now and in the future. At K, you get unique and versatile opportunities to create your own unique career in a community of 40,000 K people, within our three industries, in seven countries.

K Group has been selected as one of the world's most responsible commercial businesses several times over the years. As constantly innovating, K is a pioneer in the digitalization of the store business, the development of store-specific selections and digital tools, as well as data-based customer service. The people at K have the technologies and tools of the pioneer in the field at their disposal and the best professionals in the field as colleagues - both in stores and in offices.

Versatile opportunitiesTämä tekstiosuus on piilotettu työpaikkailmoituksista. Voit muokata timeline-osion otsikkoa yltä.

StudentsAround 6,000 summer employees work in the K-group every year in grocery and hardware stores, logistics, wholesale and offices. In stores, there are many opportunities for learning and completing a degree alongside work.

Knowledge workIn Finland, a group of approximately 5,000 K Group employees are planning and developing the ever-evolving K, working in different functions, e.g., IT, digital, marketing, purchasing, assortment management, finance, sales and business and concept development.

Store workIn the K Group, you can choose your workplace from a diverse range of chains according to your interests. In the store, you can develop into a specialist from a sommelier to the store's social media specialist and from a K-Merchant to an expert in the field of trade.

LogisticsThe Logistics Centres of the K Group's grocery store in Vantaa and Onninen in Hyvinkää are constantly looking for new employees. The job pays well and you can influence it yourself: K Group pays warehouse workers a competitive performance bonus on top of the TES (Collective bargain) wages.

Car salesmen & mechanicsAt K-Auto, we work with the most popular car brands in Finland: Audi, Volkswagen (both passenger cars and commercial vehicles), Seat, CUPRA, Porsche, Bentley. The development and training opportunities of one of Finland's largest car manufacturers and the world's largest car manufacturer, as well as the latest tools, are at your disposal.

Nuoret ja opiskelijaK-ryhmässä työskentelee joka vuosi noin 6000 kesätyöntekijää ruoka- ja rautakaupoissa, logistiikassa, tukuissa ja toimistoilla. Kaupoissa on paljon mahdollisuuksia oppimiseen ja tutkinnon suorittamiseen työn ohella.

AsiantuntijatyöSuomessa K-ryhmän toimistoilla uudistuvaa K:ta suunnittelee ja kehittää noin 5000 mm. IT:n, digin, markkinoinnin, hankinnan, valikoimanhallinnan, talouden, myynnin ja liiketoiminnan- ja konseptikehityksen osaajan joukko.

MyymälätyöK-ruoka- ja rautakauppojen, Neste K -liikenneasemien, Intersportien ja Budget Sportien, Onninen Expressien, Kespron tukkujen ja K-Auton myymälöiden ammattitaitoiset osaajat tekevät päivittäin töitä sen eteen, että kaupassa olisi kiva käydä.

LogistiikkaK-ryhmän päivittäistavarakaupan Vantaan ja Onnisen Hyvinkään keskusvarastoille tarvitaan jatkuvasti paljon uusia työntekijöitä. Palkka on hyvä ja pääset vaikuttamaan siihen itse: K maksaa varastotyöntekijöille kilpailukykyistä suoritelisää TES-palkan päälle.

Automyyjät ja mekaanikotK-Autolla töitä tehdään Suomen suosituimpien automerkkien kanssa: Audi, Volkswagen henkilöautot- ja hyötyautot, Seat, CUPRA, Porsche, Bentley. Käytettävissäsi on yhden Suomen isoimman autotalon ja maailman suurimman autonvalmistajan kehitys- ja koulutusmahdollisuudet sekä uusimmat työkalut.

Sami Luokkamäki | Contact Person

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