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Custom Field 2:  86187
Category:  Information Systems
Date:  27-Jan-2023

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Middleware Architect

About Coty
We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re #1 in the world for Fragrance and #3 in the world in Colour Cosmetics with a portfolio of brands that have been known and loved for generations.

Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world. We have some of the most well-known brands in the categories of Fragrances, Colour Cosmetics and Skin & Body Care including Gucci, Chloé, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Sally Hansen, philosophy, Adidas, Rimmel, Max Factor, COVERGIRL and the list goes on and on!

Coty is committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences helps us build better products, better serve our users, and build a diverse and inclusive workplace.


About the role: 
Provide technical leadership, oversight, standardization and validation of integration and middleware application architecture for both A2A (Application to Application) and B2B (Business to Business) interfaces being requested in the Asia & Pacific region.

A2A deals with interfaces between internal systems, and with interfaces between internal systems, and external systems providing services to Coty. B2B deals with EDI communication mostly using the EDIFACT or Ansi X12 standards.  

The Architect will work closely with Project Managers, Business Analyst and other IT groups; providing technical leadership for integration efforts between the different systems involved. The Integration Architect will be responsible for clarifying the integration requirements, and once those are clear, estimating the cost of changes and coordinating the implementation of the changes in the middleware. The role will also be the liaison between the local (project) resources and the global development teams.



Reporting to the Senior Manager iWay A2A based in New York, you will:

  • Design and deployment of application components that are standards based, high performance, highly available, low maintenance, and comply with operational standards and procedures.
  • Understand the business and customer needs to introduce technical solutions that enlarge the capabilities of the middleware platform.
  • Support integration. UAT and performance testing and the testing of error handling and monitoring in the interface. This support should give the confidence that once the interface moves to production they are defect free, have an adequate performance and reliability.
  • Enhance Middleware governance based on best practices and ensure proper alignment business and major initiatives.
  • Understand and contribute to Enterprise IT strategies; adhere to compliance regulations and development guidelines.
  • Oversee and resolve issues relating to security gateway and agency adapter platform, and the associated application and data integration initiatives relying on these environments.
  • Prepare senior level technical reports for executive management.
  • Manage special technology projects and initiatives as assigned.


You will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience developing complex, large-scale systems incorporating packaged and custom applications.
  • Strong knowledge PKI architecture, application security, data security and network security
  • An understanding of the sales and distribution processes supported by EDI is part of, and relevant aspects of the way these processes are implemented in SAP
  • Experience with Oracle and MS/SQL databases 
  • Experience with designing applications 
  • Ability to plan technical architecture and develop documentation
  • Solid knowledge of testing tools and techniques
  • Experienced with formal SDLCs and business analysis methodologies and possess knowledge of business analysis documentation standards



About the benefits: 

  • Omni-Working: Hybrid flexible working model enabling employees to balance remote and office based work and promote work / life balance
  • Central office location: Modern Hybrid Office facilities located in the heart of Sydney close to public transport and amenities with spectacular views of Sydney Harbour 
  • Summer Fridays: Opportunity to disconnect from work early on Friday afternoons during the  Summer months to take advantage of the long summer days and enjoy an early long weekend to recharge and refresh
  • Employee Engagement Events & Activities: Social club and regular team events and social activities
  • Product Allowance: Employees can order from a vast selection of Coty products each year
  • Paid Volunteering Leave: To participate in volunteering and fundraising activities in support of approved charities
  • Gender-Neutral Paid Parental Leave: All employees regardless of gender, will have access to the same number of fully paid weeks of offered parental leave
Country/Region:  AU
City:  Sydney