Solution Architect

Functie Solution Architect
Aanvraagnummer 107158
Expertise Apttus/Conga QTC, FMCG/CPG industry
Regio Utrecht
Startdatum ASAP
Duur Vast dienstverband

IT Recruitment is looking for her client JDE in Utrecht for a Global Solution Architect Quote-to-Cash. As JDE Professional, we are the B2B division of JDE.  By reaching consumers when they are out of home – whether at work, in university, in care, in an airport, or a hotel – we strengthen the core purpose of our company: to bring a coffee for every cup. JDE Professional runs on a modern global technology ecosystem. The DevOps teams operating the ecosystem have a blend of business and IT expertise. The Global Solution Architect is responsible for the IT solutions for the Quote-to-Cash (QtC) processes, working with the two QtC agile teams. These teams operate Salesforce, Apttus (Conga) CPQ, Apttus CLM and other technologies.

As the Global Solution Architect, you define and communicate a shared technical and architectural vision for IT solutions to help ensure they are fit for their intended purpose, and you oversee the global solution template throughout the software development lifecycle. You are accountable for continuous improvement of the global Apttus template, covering Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ), Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM), Order & Billing Management processes. In this role, you will interact through a scaled agile structure with business process owners, senior commercial stakeholders, technology providers and other JDE IT and Business teams.

You will be responsible for:   

  • Enabling the future objectives for the Quote-To-Cash business process. Driving end-to-end solution architecture, ensuring IT solutions are fit for purpose through business partnering and defining the technology roadmap.
  • Delivering strong and repeatable delivery capabilities for our Apttus technology solutions. Providing oversight & approval on the software development lifecycle: build, deployment and maintenance, incl. support on complex issues.
  • Ensuring operational excellence – creating the best cost for value delivered.
  • Advising business counterparts on how to further develop our solutions to best support JDE requirements. Providing solution recommendations, template custodianship, change management and user adoption.
  • Realize delivery of all strategic & tactical initiatives incl. agile leadership where necessary.
  • Maintaining our agility to easily upgrade, integrate and maintain our systems.


If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you’re brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

To be successful in this role we are looking for a talented candidate who is ambitious to support the change at JDE. In this job opportunity we have an interesting career challenge for a creative problem solver, who is able to support our activities as a seasoned business adviser and add value to the way operate the configure-, price-, quote- and contract management processes within JDE worldwide.

Our preferred candidate would also have:  

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in IT or a related field;
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in implementing Apttus/Conga QTC technology on a global scale performing developer and architect roles;
  • The ability to speak and write English on a professional level;
  • Well-developed stakeholder management skills;
  • Working experience in FMCG/CPG industry in a B2B environment;
  • Experience in working with Scrum / Agile methodologies;
  • Good analytical and conceptual skills.

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