Solution Architect

Do you want to solve tough challenges for the global energy industry?

At Aker Solutions we are changemakers and accelerators. With a proud history of delivering complex projects to the oil and gas industry, we are looking for talented individuals to help us shape the path towards a sustainable energy future.

Building on a history of technological and engineering accomplishments, Aker Solutions is at the forefront of the application of digital solutions. Our Improvement & Transformation department, in Fornebu, is now looking for a dedicated Solution Architect to digitize and automate core HR systems in Aker Solutions. Aker Solutions digitizes and streamlines HR systems and aims to ensure that the system is best-in-class operationalization and utilization of technology.

As a Solution Architect you will work at the intersection of business processes and technology, and you will utilize opportunities in digitization and automation to improve and simplify digital processes. You will be responsible for the infrastructure and integration between systems in People and Organization (P&O) and towards linked systems outside P&O. Currently, the team consists of two employees, reporting to the VP Improvement & Transformation. The Solution Architect will work closely with the company’s users, Line Managers and P&O professionals and challenge, develop and simplify everyday life in the company. The responsibility includes the entire value chain in a project, from identification and mapping of processes to development, implementation and maintenance in collaboration with internal and external vendors/partners. We believe that you can contribute to lift the HR systems to new heights with development and management, an eye for UX, automation, consulting and decision-making.

Important! We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis and therefore recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.

What will you be doing?

  • Be responsible for the P&O system architecture and develop the portfolio by utilizing new tools
  • Driving and coordinating continuous software improvement processes across systems/modules to become “The best operational SuccessFactors-solution in Norway”. This implies:
    • Improving end-user experience (usability)
    • Adoption, use and configuration of new functionality (innovation & improvement)
    • Ensuring operational efficiency by reducing processing time and administration
    • Driving continuous improvement
    • Managing feedback from end-users in collaboration with P&O process owners
    • Developing functional improvements

We think you should have:

  • A relevant higher education degree, minimum bachelor level. Long work experience can compensate for lack of formal education
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working with system development, solution architecture, and/or software automation, preferably within the digitization and streamlining of, for example, HR systems
  • Experience working with solution architecture, intelligent automation, digitization, chatbots, Microsoft Power Platform (Power BI, Power Automate, Power Apps) or/and Microsoft Technology Stack (.NET, CRM Dynamics 365, SharePoint development platform, Azure, etc.), is preferred
  • Ability to challenge established ways of working utilizing technological potential
  • Data-warehousing and analytics capabilities is not required, but considered an advantage
  • Strong communication skills

We seek a structured and responsible person with an eye for detail who likes to develop complex solutions. The role requires strong problem-solving abilities, and you need to understand larger system landscapes and be systematic. You should enjoy collaborations across business segments & functions with employees and managers across the global organization.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Opportunity to work remotely
  • Excellent health services provided by Aker Care
  • Several company cabins in Norway and Spain

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact: Maja Haug, Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, Tel. +47 23 96 65 49

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.