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Senior Solutions Architect

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Lidl Asia are hiring for a Senior Solutions Architect to join our Application Development team. The objectives of this position are to:

  • Design and develop scalable web applications to be used by both internal and external parties
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to deliver IT Projects
  • Provide support for change requests or new requirements to existing systems
  • Responsible for establishing and promoting best practices
  • Ensure development of reusable and redeployable solutions across multiple systems
  • Mentor other Software Engineers with less experience

What will you do?

  • Full stack software development
  • Collaborate with Technical Product Owners and Business Analysts to understand requirements and how they translate to new applications and features.
  • Discuss feasibility and trade-offs for potential solutions and challenge business requirements.
  • Participate in technical and design discussions to ensure best practices during implementation.
  • Design prototypes according to specifications through to full system development and deployment
  • Create unit and automated tests to verify application logic
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing
  • Evaluate existing applications to redesign, update and add new features
  • Produce technical documentation including API documentation and system architecture diagrams
  • Maintain systems and applications once launched
  • Ensure systems are compliant with company regulations

What will you need?

Hard Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent practical experience
  • Minimum 6 years of working experience as a Software Engineer / Solutions Architect, Retail or Sourcing industry experience is beneficial but not required
  • Ability to craft software and infrastructure technology platform architecture to support the business outcomes
  • Understand the importance of well structured, maintainable, and testable code
  • Strong experience with frontend frameworks, such as React, Angular, Vue or Svelte.
  • Strong experience with building backend microservices. We use NodeJS but other experience will be considered.
  • Experience in API design and development, such as REST, GraphQL or SOAP
  • Experience with databases, including SQL, NoSQL, key-value stores, and knowledge of the use cases for each type
  • Experience with DevOps, cloud (Azure is a plus) and concepts such as containerisation
  • Architecture planning, design, migration, and implementation
  • Security considerations and implications on application architecture
  • Experience with building scalable applications involving multiple moving parts
  • Experience in building event driven systems involving message brokers


Soft Skills:

  • A product mindset with the ability to empathise with our users and desire to create a great User Experience
  • Business acumen and the desire to learn about how the different parts of a complex business fit together
  • Good interpersonal, communication and project management skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • A desire to never stop learning

What do we offer?

Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  •     Double pay and discretionary bonus
  •     Choice of MPF provider
  •     Life Insurance
  •     Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  •     Rental re-imbursement scheme
  •     Flexible work arrangements
  •     In-house training courses
  •     Training sponsorship scheme
  •     Health Check
  •     Vision Check
  •     Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant

Work-Life Balance:

  •     5-day week
  •     Competitive Annual Leave
  •     Charity, Community and Sporting Events


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International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type


Entry Level


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