Solutions Architect

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
South Dublin
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Eurofins Scientific Services Ireland Limited
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Company Description

Why are we here?

You may not know our name but we can guarantee you know our work – all we do has a positive impact on life, health and the environment.

Eurofins is by your side every day, from the food you eat to the medicines you rely on. We work with the biggest companies in the world, making sure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

As a fast paced growing environment we are looking for natural born leaders that inspire passion in unique individuals and are not afraid to take risks in order to achieve goals.  Life at Eurofins is a meritocracy, where people are empowered to make decisions and are rewarded for their success. We encourage independent thinkers who challenge the status quo and never accept the market’s or the company’s “usual way of doing things”

Job Description

We are looking to grow our Solution Architecture practice in Dublin office. As a Solution Architect in Eurofins you will perform solution design activities to deliver valid and viable architectures which include but are not limited to views supporting application components, integrations, application communications, and security.

Other responsibilities as a Solutions Architect will include:

  • Provide technical leadership and initiative to deliver new and complex, high quality solution designs in response to varying business requirements
  • Take ownership of non-functional requirements specifications, including but not limited to performance, availability, resilience, budget and regulatory compliance
  • Communicate the solution to ensure stakeholders and management understand it to the appropriate level of detail
  • Challenge and validate/define the scope to ensure that businesses can take the right decisions for the organization
  • Support and contribute to the presentation of decision-making material for top-management
  • Liaise with IT Security to manage risk of information and IT assets by applying appropriate standards and security policies
  • Incorporate knowledge of leading edge products and technology in conjunction with industry standards to achieve the required business results
  • Utilize a combination of Eurofins standard and custom solutions in support of developing complex, multiple year solutions
  • Abide by defined architecture principles
  • Be a key player within the organization, collaborate on innovative ideas and use proven approaches to deliver a winning solution

This role might require travelling to Eurofins global locations on occasions (10%)


We are looking for someone with 5+ years of experience  as Solution Architect for a major IT program involving multiple teams and/or projects, preferably in international context

You should have excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills, and capable to establish trust based on outstanding expertise with stakeholders. You should also be able to manage multiple projects, motivate and influence others, and work effectively under pressure and in a complex international environment

In addition, you will have experience with:

  • Demonstrated capacity to create professional architecture (significant decisions, roadmap, logical/physical viewpoints, etc..) and general technical documentation
  • Enterprise Architecture framework knowledge (i.e., TOGAF, Zachman etc.).
  • Experience at the Enterprise architecture level or equivalent is a plus
  • Experience working with distributed teams or offshore teams is a plus
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience in IT and software development awareness is desired
  • Knowledge/expertise in one or more of the following domains is required: Infrastructure/technology Architecture, SOA style and principles, Domain-driven design, REST, knowledge of different architecture/design techniques (i.e., OO, Top-down, structured analysis, component-based design)
  • Vendor specific solution architect certification(s) such as Azure or AWS

Additional Information

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Contact Details:
Eurofins Scientific Services Ireland Limited
Tel: 01
Contact: IT Solutions Hiring Team-Eurofins

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