EXO ARNVIND is looking for a Global Integration & IT Architect for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paints and coatings, a true global player - present in 100 countries around the world, with over 10.000 employees.

Their ambition is to drive further profitable growth with more ground-breaking innovations.

Group IT’s mission is to work with business functions to utilize information and technology to deliver scalable, high-quality, and cost-efficient IT solutions and services that will support their growth ambitions and improve operational efficiency.

Are you driven by the possibilities that lies within the use of information and technology to make a big impact on business?

Are you able to understand the architecture of IT systems and how they work together to support business growth?

Then this role might be a perfect fit for you.

As an Integration & IT architect, you will be responsible for the API management and for developing our customer's Enterprise Architecture through new information, technology and methodology.

You will work to improve the existing processes, existing technical architecture, and existing IT solutions to ensure successful management, implementation, and utilization of global IT architecture standards. You will work in an international team of 3 other experts in Enterprise Architecture & Processes.


Main Responsibilities:

  • You will be the solution owner for API management and govern the solution through change requests and solution upgrades. This entails planning, coordinating, and executing related tasks in cooperation with stakeholders and in line with Global IT policies and procedures, CAB and stage-gate process, to ensure that the solutions run as intended to support global business needs.
  • You will support continuous development of the IT Architecture framework to ensure that new technologies such as Cloud, IoT, Digital business, Security, Data and Integration fits into existing IT architecture by having in-depth knowledge about IT Architecture Best Practices and IT Architecture and Technology in general.
  • We expect you to contribute to the development of global standards by collaborating and sharing knowledge and information with co-workers in or across Group IT to ensure that the standards are internally consistent, effective, and globally fit-for-purpose.


  • The work will consist of implementation and maintenance of established methods, solutions, concepts, and tools to ensure that they stay relevant and fit-for-purpose by close cooperation with the regions and local organizations.
  • You will seek greater efficiency gains through instigating and implementing improvements in new or existing tools and ways of working, and seeking out and making available local or regional practices which may be of global benefit.
  • To succeed in the role, you will support local and regional organizations by offering and delivering training in various forms, making available supporting documentation, tools, and templates, and answering questions and requests to build competence and alignment.
  • An important aspect of this position is to adapt tools, procedures, training material, etc. by working closely with regional and local professionals to ensure that the output is globally applicable and fit-for-purpose.

To be successful and enjoy this role, we believe you have at least a relevant Bachelor degree, and substantial work experience in the Microsoft domain as developer, integration specialist or architect, and interest in API management, IT governance and team coaching is an advantage.

Language requirement: English

About you:

The right candidate shows an ability to establish useful networks across a global organization and co-operates well, shares knowledge and support others in their pursuit of team goals. Uses a methodical and systematic approach and quickly understands and analyzes complex issues and problems. Demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in their area and execute plans with commitment, confidence and determination.


A friendly and supportive culture. An informal work environment with few hierarchies. A culture that strives to live the values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, Boldness.

Exciting challenges in a growing company with excellent financial results.

Extensive opportunities for Career and Personal development, through programs and Academy.

A professional and supportive work environment with focus on continuous improvement and innovation.

Highly competitive pension and insurance scheme.

More about our customer

For almost a century, our customer has protected property – from iconic buildings to beautiful homes.

​As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paints and coatings, they combine high quality with creativity and innovation.

Their brand new headquarters, which includes a state-of-the-art R&D center is situated on the seaside in Sandefjord.

If the above descriptions could be you – then please apply here at OPEN POSITIONS

We look forward to hearing from you.


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