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Principal Solution Architect - Record2Report


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  85134
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  Enterprise Solution Architecture
Division:  Innovation

Are you a Solutions Architect with a passion for designing and developing sustainable solutions for complex business and customer needs? Do you have extensive experience with SAP, R2R, and FICO modules, as well as non-functional requirements and industry standards? Do you want to work on large projects, collaborate with other architects and teams, and mentor developers? If yes, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Welcome to Lyondellbasell...

This is the role

As a Solutions Architect you are responsible for collaborating with various LYB Record to Report areas ( Finance & Accounting , Tax & Treasury) to architect sustainable solutions to meet business and customer needs. You are an expert on the product, lean on existing processes and find solutions for any gaps. Your communication skills are one of your best qualities and find yourself seamlessly communicating with team members and functional teams. Solutions should be in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. This includes designing and developing technical specifications for both high-level and low level application and data integration patterns and styles.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Drives the solutioning for large complex projects, collaborating with other Solutions Architects and business area teams to build detailed technical design and specification documents, to meet business needs for large complex projects, considering capabilities, risks, system dependencies;
  • Liaise with peers to ensure support, adherence to standards and consistency in solution designs;
  • Understand the SAP roadmap for S/4 HANA and provide consulting and advisory to customer business and IT team for their S/4 HANA adoption;
  • Provide strategic leadership and creative thinking to help the technical delivery team through the project lifecycle;
  • Create conceptual architecture views, Architecture Technical designs, collect and document architecture significant decisions and architecture key constraints;
  • Analyze architecture alternatives and provide recommendations on best options, considering input from the development teams;
  • Make sure that provided solutions meet overall non-functional requirements (supportability, performance, security, availability, scalability, manageability, usability, and such);
  • High-level code review in integration development to ensure the design and best practices have been followed;
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects, meet business expectations, influence outcomes and maintain stated timelines;
  • Mentor developers to grow skills in LYB' best practices and standards;
  • Keep up to date on industry architectural standards and trends.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher;
  • At least 10 years of hands on experience in application solution architectures, integration patterns and best practices;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience on platforms like SAP and other R2R related platforms;
  • Should have experience in all FICO modules including Product Costing, Material Ledger, CO-PA, etc. and strong knowledge of integration with Sales Distribution, Production, Materials Mgmt, Project Systems, etc.;
  • Good knowledge and experience with Finance core processes (Accounting, Budget, Close, Indirect and Direct Tax, Treasury and Payments) is required;
  • Non-functional requirements gathering and solutioning experience;
  • Ability to develop successful relationships with external and internal partners;
  • At least 3 S/4 Hana Implementation project experience;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated problem solving, multi-tasking, troubleshooting skills with a high degree of flexibility;
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) / Agile development / DevOps;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand key business processes and related issues;
  • Strong self-leadership and ability to work independently and manage conflict;
  • Demonstrated competency in accurately identifying the scope of work and preparing thorough, accurate and detailed schedule estimates.

This is who you are

  • Experience working in a team lead capacity;
  • Experience designing/building APIs;
  • Experience with OneStream platform;
  • API management configuration and best practices;
  • Hands-on experience or certification in TOGAF a plus.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact James Smeets at james.smeets @ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.

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