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Lead Integrations Architect, S/4HANA

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  N/A

Do you want to be a part of the world’s leading jewellery company while putting your experience in data and technology into use? If yes, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you! You will be part of an exciting digital & tech area and work in an international organisation of can-do spirited, passionate, and performance-driven people. We value flexibility and informal working, where you are trusted to deliver and to focus on outcomes and value.


About the Team: 


During the next year, we will continue to establish a world-class digital team of thinkers, makers, and doers to ensure digital and technology is at the heart of our business. And we want you to bring your expertise, knowledge, ideas, entrepreneurial spirit, and experience to make a significant impact, and help build and shape this with us from an early stage.


Pandora has embarked on a multi-year transformational journey to implement SAP S/4HANA as our new ERP to drive our business transformation. It’s time for us to revolutionise our digital backbone and transform how we deliver and support our business, enabling our customers to give a voice to their loves. We’re on the start line of this exciting journey, and we want you to join us, and bring your extensive SAP knowledge to the table. Expect a global journey ahead where you can deploy your SAP best practice knowledge and seek new ways of doing things, crafting brilliant solutions that enable us to serve our customers and colleagues even better.  


Your role as Lead Integration Architect: 


As a Lead Integration Architect you will be responsible for the interface and connectivity in the Global SAP S/4HANA ERP implementation, both within ERP environment and for ERP and non-ERP ecosystem


You will play a key role through the entire design and global implementation of SAP S/4 HANA. You will be responsible of the E2E solution design for the SAP integrations globally, based on the already defined Pandora integration strategy. 


Key accountabilities include:

  • Lead the solution architecture creation to provide state of the art integrations to Pandora ERP application landscape on-prem or in the cloud based on event-driven architecture, API and partly micro-batch where applicable.
  • You will be responsible of the E2E solution design for the SAP integrations globally, based on the already defined Pandora integration strategy
  • Build an ERP integration strategy that is in line with the Pandora integration strategy and define transitional architecture and steps to have a resilient integration layer in a transitional landscape.
  • Ensure efficiency, quality, and resiliency of the ERP and the integrations.
  • Responsible for the Technical delivery of the new interfaces and ensure reusability, security, scalability and quality of all interfaces.
  • Work with Integration teams to ensure that the ERP integrations are coherent with the Pandora strategy.
  • You will drive best practices and standardization. You will focus on providing technical expertise in the areas of architecture, technical delivery, design, team leadership. 
  • Work closely with Delivery teams and Business Analysts/functional consultants to translate complex business specs into technical specs.
  • Review and approval of technical integration solutions and associated documentation
  • Running workshops to facilitate the design and delivery of the above


What is needed to succeed:


  • Expert knowledge of SAP based integration technologies.
  • Expert on integration technologies and patterns within the realm of event-driven architecture using preferable Kafka, micro-service architecture (Kubernetes, Azure functions), API platforms (Azure APIM, Kong, Mulesoft) and micro-batch technologies as Azure Data factory.
  • Extensive experience with multiple integration platforms and know that platforms are merely tooling – what matters are integration patterns, guidelines, approaches, and governance structures and sticking to the principles.
  • Extensive Integration architecture experience with full life cycle implementation in SAP.
  • Expert on SAP APIs, BAPI and iDocs and how to integrate with these components through our current middleware platforms.
  • Demonstrated track-record in designing scalable transitional integration architecture integrating future state platforms with legacy platforms.
  • Expert insight in designing re-usable schema models in publish/subscribe scenarios.
  • Strong understanding of complex business problems to ensure projects are leveraging the appropriate technology and the technical design.
  • Able to make sound and far-reaching decisions alone on major issues and to take full responsibility for them on a technical basis.
  • Bring positive and proactive mindset with an intrinsic motivation. Demonstrate a true team-player that stripes for the accomplishment of common goals.
  • Ability to conduct workshops and provide technical analysis and insight into integrating systems.
  • Ability to work closely with Business Analysts/functional consultants to translate complex business specs into technical specs.
  • Ability to lead a design/development team and provide guidance to team members.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skill.


Icing on the cake  


You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.


About Pandora


Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.   
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 27,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 23.4 billion in 2021.   


At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.