Operations Architect

Schibsted, Stockholm

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Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with +7000 employees in +30 countries. From Norway to Malaysia, from Brazil to Sweden - millions of people around the world interact with Schibsted's popular digital services every day. In Scandinavia, our media houses such as VG, Aftenposten, Bergens Tidende, Aftonbladet and Svenska Dagbladet keep people informed and updated on important issues in society. Our digital marketplaces such as Finn.no, Blocket.se and Leboncoin.fr help people buy and sell new and old things. In addition, our growth companies such as Shpock, Let's Deal and Compricer provide our users with popular, digital consumer services that make their everyday life a bit easier. Together, this fulfills Schibsted Media Group's mission of  'Empowering people in their daily life'. Learn more at www.schibsted.com.

Two things are crucial for current and future success: The right people and the best business ideas. Schibsted is proud to have a proven track record of success with both. Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind and challenging ourselves and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude.

Operations Architect

As an Operations Architect you make sure there is a systematic approach to IT Operations; that the infrastructure components, tools, processes and people are interacting efficiently to keep the lights on (and on and on and on...).

You will own, create and communicate the technical vision and roadmap needed to run Enterprise Tech in Schibsted.

In Enterprise Tech, you will be a go-to person for IT operations and technical expertise to ensure stable, secure and cost effective production for a global company, in the cloud or on-premise.

You will be part of the IT Operations Team based in Stockholm.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Ensure the quality of our technical solutions - perform technical audits, highlighting strengths and weaknesses and propose enhancements or replacements of current components
  • Ownership of operations architecture - plan, document, manage, and teach/communicate
  • Investigate and suggest suitable new tools and technologies and lead the design and deployment of them
  • Create visualisation of solutions, system drawings and data models
  • Support execution of new business strategies while maximizing return on investments in existing IT infrastructure
  • Ensure that IT solutions are long-term, scalable, maintainable,sustainable and aligned with Schibsted strategy
  • Reduce complexity and costs in IT operations
  • Champion and train colleagues - mentor and guide software developers and operations staff members
  • Ensure architectural alignment, documentation and compliance with Schibsted IT policies and routines
  • Identify, design and develop processes for the daily work in Operations unifying control of operational procedures and automating the execution of operational tasks
  • Collaborate within your team and other technical teams to ensure implementations meet design specifications and established standards

Skills and expertise:

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Innovative and solution-oriented, used to coping with complexity, with focus on business goals
  • Experience with infrastructure as a code, automation and configuration management framework
  • Extensive experience within network, security and various server and storage solutions
  • Experience in software design, software deployment and solution architecture
  • Experience in infrastructure/system administration and wikis
  • Good process-, documentation-, organization- and time management skills
  • Strong leadership and great communication skills; presenting ideas and communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Fluent in english, both written and spoken

We offer you:

  • The opportunity to shape Operations in Schibsted Enterprise Tech
  • Amazing colleagues
  • A global role
  • Plenty of challenges and opportunities

About Schibsted

About us SHAPING THE MEDIA OF TOMORROW. TODAY. Schibsted is an international media group with 7,300 employees in 22 countries.Our strategy to become a global leader within our fields is bold. It consists of three elements that work seamlessly together: Classifieds, Growth and Media Houses. We aim to be a global leader in online classified marketplaces and offer the best solutions and services for our users. We invest in great entrepreneurs and help scale their businesses locally and internationally by leveraging the Schibsted ecosystem. We are building world class digital media houses that will shape the media landscape for years to come. Schibsted Media Group has a global reach with both global challenges and global opportunities. We are constantly looking for great talents to help us challenge the present: Developers in Paris, UX-designers in Stockholm, sales people in Sao Paulo and key account managers in Madrid. Why don't you check out the opportunities we are currently offering? We want to hear from you!

Want to learn more about Schibsted? Visit Schibsted's website.