Chief IT Architect – BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs operates in a highly automated industry and takes the next steps with digital as one important strategy enabler. New ways to meet our customer and a growing service offering also drive needs for digital transformation. Our current IT architecture serves as a stable platform for a business with demanding availability requirements and is strategically evolved to meet new requirements.

The BillerudKorsnäs function for IT and Digital Transformation supports the entire group globally. We are a team of approximately 100 leaders and specialists represented in all our manufacturing sites and geographies. We have clear governance and work collaboratively with other parts of our business. To challenge conventional and to create value is part of who we are.

We are now looking for a Chief IT Architect to be placed at any of our Swedish mills (Gävle, Skärblacka, Frövi, Karlsborg or Gruvön) or at our head office in Solna.

More information about the position

The Chief IT Architect is a senior level role and is expected to ensure that the overall IT architecture is evolving and is maintained in a coherent manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security, effectiveness and scalability. You ensure that the business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the organization’s technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.

You take responsibility for the overall BillerudKorsnäs IT architecture and make sure the group has a clear and communicated target architecture that can support the organization in digital decisions for the future, and for the creation, maintenance and management of IT architecture models and their lower level components. You Lead our IT Architecture forum and collaborate closely with specialists in all areas within the organization and you take active part in projects and the development and implementation of digital solutions.

Who are you?

We are looking for you with expertise in IT Architecture and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as Chief IT Architect, Enterprise Architect or similar.  You have good understanding of Agile work methods and DevOps. You also have relevant experience in the development and implementation of systems, Infrastructure environments, Cloud, and Software as a Service (SaaS) model and web technologies. Good understanding of data architecture and data management is important.

Practical experience from system development and operations as well as experience from manufacturing would be beneficial.

You are a collaborator and are naturally invited as a coach and speaking partner in architecture matters. You have a creative mind and the ability to analyze, strategize and execute. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and effectively interact with all levels of developers, technicians and management both in Swedish and English.

Application and questions

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For more information about the position please contact Tomas Silén, Head of Digitalization Support Office at+46768501161 or

Last day to apply is November 29. But we might start the interviews earlier.


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