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Solution architect

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Do you have a passion for solving complex problems, developing innovative enterprise solutions with the latest technologies, and bringing value to your customer? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced solution architect to join a dynamic technology team. In this role you will be responsible for defining the best technical solutions for specific business issues in a rapidly growing international ecommerce business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Analyze the Pierce technology environment (MS SQL, Oracle, Elasticsearch, .NET, Java, open source ecosystem combined with industry best in class solutions like Intershop and Akeneo)
  • Collaborate with business application managers, technical leads and project managers to architect technical solution approaches that meet the evolving needs of the business
  • Define solution architecture and technical frameworks for Pierce
  • Ensure solution development meets the architectural and solution design principles
  • Work in a geographically distributed team of application developers, testers and technology project managers
  • Participate in department’s strategic planning and advise on technology roadmaps and development standards and processes
  • Drive technology innovation, pro-actively identify opportunities to leverage technology to enable new business opportunities

Work with great people

Anni Weber
Application Coordinator
"Working for Pierce is challenging and fun at the same time!"
Kristoffer Zinn
Consumer Insights Specialist
"Pierce offers a challenging and growth focused environment with fast pace and high ambitions, great opportunities both in terms of career and personal development."
James Duff
Marketing Graphic Designer
"Pierce has a very welcoming, lively, diverse, engaging and high paced work environment."
Patricia Rancel
Marketing Assistant
"The best value of Pierce is the employees. It´s not just about working harder, but also working with the best attitude."

Skills & Requirements

  • Technical backgroud with at least 7 years of experience in at least a number of technical areas, including: IT architecture, infrastructure, and cloud development, engineering and software architecture design, business analysis, DevOps, project and product management and management experience
  • Experience with agile delivery methodology and development practices
  • Experience with solution architecture design and prototyping
  • Capability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams to size up business requirements from inception to solution architecture
  • Focus on delivering solutions (people, process, and technology) that provide strong business value
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with attention to details and ability to clearly communicate and share solutions and their rationale
  • Ability to successfully manage competing deadlines and stakeholder priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to influence across an international organization with various business and technology stakeholders
  • Can do attitude, solution orientation and ability to inspire the team
  • eCommerce and retail industry experience is considered a plus, as is any affinity with motorcycles!

Great Place to Work

  • International work atmosphere & amazing teamwork

  • After Work activities

  • Company sponsored sports events

  • Discount on company products

  • Competitive benefits

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

About the company

Pierce AB is the ecommerce company that has grown to become Europe’s biggest online retailer for gear and accessories within Motorcycles and Snowmobiles. We do this throughout Europe through our shops 24MX, XLmoto and SledStore. The company is in an amazing growth spurt, growing by more than 40% yearly, always with black numbers on the last row. At the beginning of 2009 we were a team of 4, today we are more than 350 international professionals, committed to giving our customers across 17 European markets a huge range of products and an extraordinary level of service. Our turnover during 2017 was 60 MEUR, up 45% from the year before.

During 2018, Pierce has acquired the spanish e-tailer Motobuykers as well as MX Vice, Europe's largest online community for motocross.

It started with passion for our sport, was driven by the enthusiasm of our staff and we still dare to reach out for more with love and dedication for our customers.

Join us on our quest to become the most admired retailer within the motor industry and shape the way motor enthusiasts shop by offering a state-of-the-art online shopping experience built on passion, professionalism, and a good dose of rebellious spirit.

We are passionate about riding motorcycles and have an exciting program for employees who want to learn to ride or get more involved in motorsport

2005All started in a garage with two MX enthusiasts who wanted to change the shopping experience for their follow petrolheads.

2009Pierce AB began with the launch of 24MX by 4 employees. Initial focus was on selling parts and equipment to the Motocross world.

2013XLmoto launched with a special focus on onroad motorcycle equipment. At this point a European wide presence was already built with the focus on bigger markets.

2013SledStore went live with pow passion and endless trails. SledStore is a Mecca for the Nordic snowmobile fanatics.

2016Our own European distribution center, PDC, opened their gates and storage racks to offer our customers an even bigger range, quicker deliveries and excellent service.

2017Pierce announced the acquisition of MotoBuykers, a leading Spanish e-commerce motorcycle player, to strengthen its footprint in southern Europe.

2018Pierce announced the acquisition of MX Vice, Europe's largest online community for motocross.

TodayWe have a local presence in 17 European markets with more than 370 employees, 7 offices in Sweden (Stockholm and Åre), Spain (Barcelona and Igualada), Poland (Szczecin) and UK (Bristol).

Willem Vos | Hiring Manager

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