Platform Lead

About the role

Location: Finland - Porvoo, Austria - Linz, Austria - Vienna, Belgium - Mechelen, Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow. 


In order to successfully implement our Borealis Strategy 2030, the former IT&S and Digital Studio teams are joining forces. The new "IT & Digital Solutions" organisation creates new opportunities. One of the roles necessary to ensure a fit for future organisation is a Platform Lead.

Leading a team of digital experts, the Platform Lead is responsible for platform management. You will be responsible for the Strategy and Ownership of the roadmap for all Borealis Strategic IT and Digital platforms, collaborate with external vendors and service providers, and partner with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities to enhance existing platforms or implement new solutions. The Platform Lead will also assess potential risks and vulnerabilities associated with the platforms.

In your role, you will:


  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of our platform infrastructure, ensuring that it is scalable, efficient, and secure.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify and prioritize platform requirements, ensuring that they meet business needs and are aligned with industry best practices and standards.
  • Oversee the design and development of platform architecture, components, and tools, ensuring that they are optimized for performance and usability.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and partners, ensuring that they provide high-quality products and services that meet business requirements.
  • Manage a small team.

About you


You have a Master’s degree in Computer Science and more than 5 years of experience in a similar role in an international work environment. You have in-depth knowledge of platform engineering concepts (microservices architecture, containerization, cloud computing, DevOps), and knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry best practices. You have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, strong leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills. You master English at business level. 

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Maite Rosez (Randstad), Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and sustainable polyolefin solutions and a European front-runner in polyolefins recycling. In Europe, we are a market leader in base chemicals and fertilizers. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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