E5220: Application Solutions Architect-Senior

Job Description

Company: FedEx Express EU
Job Requisition Number: RC200759
Scorpius 132 - 150
Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Time Type: Full Time
Scheduled weekly Hours: 40
Worker Type: Temporary
Posting Date: 22-November-2019
Closing Date: 31-December-2019
Job Family: FXE-EU: Applications Solution Architect

Position Summary:

Business & Technical Knowledge - Develops an expert knowledge of current and emerging methodologies, technologies and standards related to required aspects of applications and application architecture used within the FedEx EMEA (regional and corporate).  Maintains a good understanding of the key functions/companies within the FedEx business and how these inter-relate to deliver the business goals.       Uses structured processes to share knowledge with relevant areas. Includes coaching less experienced peers.
Financial ROI - Supports IT management in effectively planning and controlling costs and in optimising return on investment. Includes correct identification and evaluation of high level resources, development of financial justifications, and evaluation and verification of high value invoices.  
Tactical planning - Participates in the development of effective functional and/or departmental strategies, tactics and plans. Includes determination of the content of the applications portfolio, high level architecture, service level agreements etc.
Recommending direction - Focuses on leading the most complex/high impact research projects to identify and evaluate developments and trends within FedEx or the global business environment (changing development environment, service-oriented architecture, package tracking technology etc). Develops and presents recommendations to executive/senior management that include impact on the business and current IT, ROI, life-span of solution.
Standards & processes - Leads the process to translate corporate IT standards and processes into detailed implementation plans. These need to incorporate the EMEA IT and regulatory environment, the global development process and SOX requirements.
Measurement tools - Develops, recommends and creates effective metrics and innovative measurement tools to enable management to track and report progress of IT application and architecture activities and results. Complexity is increased with the need to cover in house teams and multiple vendors with different delivery models (systems, processes, structure etc). 
Test Plans - Designs and develops effective test plans for the most complex integration testing.

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.