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Team Lead, Solution Architecture

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Role purpose:

IT Solution Architecture Team Lead is responsible to keep the IT Solution Architecture Team (Infrastructure, Network, Security) a motivated, well performing and effective team while he/she supports the IT Solution Architecture department and the decision-making process in technical fields. He/she is directing the team members towards to the right growing possibilities and seek opportunities to improve the structure and processes continuously. Additional purpose of the role is to plan and allocate resources, oversee IT Infrastructure, and provides support in regards IT technologies.


  • Coordinates the work of team members and ensures team performance
  • Setting targets to his/her direct reports and measuring performance against them
  • Manages resource conflicts
  • Handle escalations
  • Support management to identify opportunities and improvable focus areas
  • Take part in hiring and induction process for newcomers
  • Play key role during central initiative solution negotiation with Stakeholders (e.g. ITS managers, IT operations)
  • Lead Strategic Infrastructure Initiatives with focus of Business partnership
  • Provide project support in planning and execution from IT architectural perspective
  • Design, develop and maintain internal IT standards and guidelines 
  • Vendor and contract management
  • Market research for new technologies


  • At least 7 years’ experience in IT Infrastructure- or relevant IT field and at least 4 years’ experience in Leadership
  • Minimum Bsc in Computer Science or Business Administration
  • Fluent English language knowledge
  • Proactive attitude
  • Ability to lead, inspire, and manage virtual teams of technical professionals
  • Experience in IT project field is a must, Agile project methodology experience is an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong understanding and experience in designing, developing, and implementing infrastructure solutions across various domains such as networking, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, and security
  • Proficiency in project planning, resource allocation, and time management to ensure successful execution and delivery of infrastructure projects within set timelines and budgets
  • Experience with TOGAF enterprise architecture is an advantage
  • Commuting to Székesfehérvár once a week is required

What we offer you

  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package

Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in our system with your CV and optionally a cover letter until: 06/30/2024 


A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  May 24, 2024

Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  IT Solution Architecture
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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