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Digital Innovation Architect

Req ID:  27989
Posted on:  13 Sep 2023

Prilly_Floris (CH01), Switzerland

Department:  Digital Technology Innovation (50017609)
Job Family:  Project Management



To strengthen our Technology Team, we are looking for a:


Digital Innovation Architect



Leveraging decades of expertise in security inks and solutions, SICPA aims at providing the next generation of sovereign and trust-enabling security systems for citizens and governments. This is a great opportunity to join strategic projects and work with teams of passionate people to design, architect and develop innovative solutions.





  • Conception of the technical solutions required to achieve sustainable and scalable success and to address markets needs.
  • Establish a technical leadership position that supports our team initiatives  , with a strategic thinking approach.
  • Provide expertise on technical solutions for Digital Technologies.
  • Evangelize stakeholders (from business to development and operations) of technologies roadmaps and guidelines.
  • Oversee development of innovation bricks within agile framework.
  • Act as a gatekeeper for the architectural consistency and best practices for solutions (R&D phase, PoC..), within the team and beyond.
  • Provide cloud architecture expertise on technical solutions for Digital Technologies.
  • Drive the initial conception of the technical solutions required to achieve sustainable and scalable success and to address markets needs.
  • Provide business and contextual technical expertise to solution development teams.
  • Assess the fit for purpose of a conceptual solution and define solutioning and feasibility.
  • Ensure consistency with the enterprise architecture as well as the strategic objectives and directions across the different market supported by SICPA Digital Technologies.
  • Follow-up on internal or external implementation of technical Proofs of Concept.
  • Identify and assess potential SICPA and partner technology or solutions fitting with our new value propositions.
  • Conduct solution architecture analysis to measure architecture and technology fit to SICPA solutions and identify gaps and critical process/data flows.
  • Evangelization of technology roadmaps and guidelines across the company.
  • Support the documentation of the high-level functional architecture allowing evaluation of the solution building feasibility including risk and security management, architecture blueprints.
  • Support consistency and best practices for SICPA digital within architecture community across the company.





  • Cloud and micro services architecture (Experience in one of the 4 main cloud public providers).
  • Problem-solving attitude.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field would be a plus.
  • Practice in using standardized technical documentation approach (UML or alike). Ability to document according to the targeted audience.
  • Understanding concepts of machine-learning and operations research.
  • Analytical mind and business acumen.
  • Autonomous with strong collaboration skills to be used transversally throughout the company.
  • Quick learner with excellent communication skills who can easily understand complex solutions, with the ability to adapt to multiple technological domains related to digital.





  • Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employees.
  • Respectful entrepreneurship and long-term vision are key for success.
  • Our people contribute to a more secure world.
  • Diversity at all levels of an organisation is a strength and encourage female engineers to apply.

We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating
and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion. 

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