Lead Solution Architect - Connectivity.


Robert Weineland, 
Application deadline:
Job type:
full time
Type of employment:
Gävleborgs län, 
Sandviken kommun

job description.

 Join our journey towards becoming a stand-alone company!   

We are now looking for excellent people to develop our business and work towards fulfilling our ambitious goals. With a strong leadership strategy and a proactive workforce, we are ready to continue on our growth journey by advancing industries through materials technology.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? We are already now starting to onboard several competences in the process to prepare for a new organizational set-up. We offer an inspiring work environment with development opportunities for the right professional.

As a Solution architect you bridge the gap between business and technology , with the focus on the technical decisions and how they support the business.
You will provide expertise and technical guidance in the design and implementation of IT solutions to various stakeholders.
As a Lead Solution Architect for Connectivity, you are overall responsible for the design and architecture of the area including LAN, WAN, Remote access, Network security and Transport. You will also guide other architects to ensure alignment of the complete area.


Map business requirements into technology solutions through interaction with business, IT stakeholders, vendors and industry experts with the aim to create a solution design.

Ensure that designed solutions are successfully implemented by supporting the project teams to confirm that applications, services and technologies are successfully developed and delivered as maintainable finished solutions.

Review the current technology architecture landscape and seek ways to leverage, improve and/or extend corporate technology investments. Conduct research on new and emerging technology and how it can be applied to best support the business.
Collaborate and support other architects in the area.


You are expected to hold a university degree in IT or similar work experience and have previous experience in the Network area. 
You should be able to manage multiple stakeholders with different maturity and requirements. You are also expected to be collaborative, thinking strategic but also utilize existing capabilities internally and externally to take us to the new target operating model in the new company. You are self-organized, structured, have good communication and social skills. Have good Swedish and English skills, verbal and written. Some travel and willingness to adjust working hours is needed. 

  • Minimum of 5 plus years of experience in solution architect role, preferably in Network area.
  • Experience in guiding a team of architects into future solutions and visions.
  • Experience with multivendor global enterprise environment and in architecting large-scale global networks.
  • Excellent Cloud network knowledge in connecting a multi cloud environment and networks within cloud services such as Azure Vnets, Express Routes etc.
  • Excellent knowledge in current and future network technologies such as SDWAN, LAN, Firewalls, Proxies, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Load Balancer and routing combined with implementation, management, and support.
  • Architectural framework certified (e.g. TOGAF, Zachmann, etc) is an advantage.
  • Understanding of ITIL and ITSM frameworks
 We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion. 


Contact us
Are you interested in learning more about this exciting job? Please contact:
Niklas Hammarberg, Head of IT Strategy for Infrastructure and Technology at Sandvik Materials Technology
Office Phone: +46 26 264247 | Cell Phone: +46 70 6320543
Mail to: niklas.hammarberg@sandvik.com

Union contacts
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0) 26 -26 39 93
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, +46 (0) 26-26 30 44
Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0) 26-26 31 66 

about Sandvik Materials Technology.

Working with us
At Sandvik, we are convinced that diversity leads to a better environment for our employees, our company and our customers. We offer you great opportunities to develop in a global industrial group with favorable terms of employment, which include, among other things, occupational pension, wellness, group insurance, increased parental benefit, educational programs and skills development. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

About Us
Sandvik’s business area Sandvik Materials Technology has initiated an exciting journey to explore the possibility of a separate listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange – earliest in year 2022, provided that the circumstances are deemed right at the time. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as technology leader, progressive customer partner and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger and independent company within our industry.

Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D​​. In 2019, sales were approximately 15 billion SEK with about 6,000 employees.