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Iztok Franko

Website SAS - Scandinavian Airlines

About the job

SAS Digital & IT

SAS Digital & IT is responsible for all IT within Scandinavian Airlines. The organization has around 100 employees and is located at SAS Head Office at Frösundavik in Solna, just outside Stockholm. The business unit, and value stream, Airport Operations within SAS Digital & IT responsibility is to ensure smooth and secure operations and customer experience at the airports by providing IT services related to passenger management, turnaround and disruption, as well as cargo handling.

SAS Digital & IT are transforming into an agile business driven, technology enabled team aiming to create a Digital First airline taking a lead in sustainable aviation.

Do you want to be a part of that exciting journey?

We continuously develop new modern solutions to make the passenger experience as well as our staff’s work easier on the airport. The landscape of our solutions and services is complex and we are on a journey to simplify and streamline and you will be in the center of that transformation. The purpose of this role is to ensure that we can provide the best-in-class solutions that fulfill, or even surpasses, the business requirements by translating different needs including, but not limited to; business, design, cost, integrations, performance and/or security for SAS.

You will work in a cross-functional delivery team across our Scandinavian borders which is continuously improving SAS digital services. The work will be in close collaboration with internal stakeholders in the Airline Services organization and other business units, as well as with current and future vendors and external partners. It will require continued involvement in the operational business to better understand the needs of the users.

Main responsibilities

  • Drive the development and architectural changes within the value stream as well as securing the architecture, technical solutions, software, and tools in the value stream
  • Support the business and stakeholders, together with the Digital Service Owners for respective areas, with knowledge and guidance and transforming requirements into actual coveted solutions
  • Responsible for framework, policies, and routines for Airport Operations and to align with IT and security standards, data-legislation, regulations, and compliance. Also, to align to, and help develop Digital & IT’s architectural principles
  • Coordinate integrations within Digital & IT’s portfolio and external integrations with other Tech Leads and external suppliers
  • Responsible to understand new technologies in the field and understand its potential usage within SAS

Qualifications And Requirements

  • Higher academic education, bachelor or master degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Communication (fluent oral and in writing) in one Scandinavian language as well as in English
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a similar role and with a true interest in working in the digital development area.
  • Experience from application maintenance and development
  • Knowledge of ITIL, Lean and Agile process methodologies
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team where the team is collectively responsible for delivery and target reach
  • Knowledge and experience of working in IT within the airport and/or airline industry is a high advantage

As a person we believe you are….

As a person we believe you are an independent team player with ability to structure, plan, prioritize, and drive own tasks in coordination with the team, business stakeholders and external partners/vendors. You have very good communication skills with an ability to communicate easily with stakeholders at all levels and are customer oriented with interest in understanding needs and expectations in the SAS organization.

You have a curious mindset and want to understand and test new technologies within the field and contribute to an open culture around data and believe that information should be shared. You keep attention to details, at the same time being forward thinking with a thrive to improve and deliver the best solutions.

What We Offer And Other Of Importance

  • Full-time located at SAS head office, Frösundavik, Stockholm, with access to gym, restaurant, café etc.
  • SAS has an attractive travel offering to all employees, as well as free gym access and a good pension schema. To mention a few.
  • Desired appointment date: as soon as possible
  • Salary: by agreement and qualifications
  • Travel will be expected from time to time, depending on stakeholder and partner location
  • Deadline for application: 04 October 2021

We look forward to hearing from you!

Working at SAS

Benefits of working with us in SAS include attractive travel possibilities, free gym access and a good pension scheme. We offer extensive opportunities for professional development in an international fast-paced working environment. SAS is dedicated to the continuous development of its employees. Frösundavik is a great place to work. There is a gym, restaurant, café and a variety of services to make your life easier. It’s located in a green area of Solna and close to Hagaparken and Brunnsviken. There’s a non-stop bus connection from the Central Station to Frösunda, commuter trains to/from Solna Station, and a good network of cycle paths.

Recruitment partners

In this recruitment, we have set our recruitment strategy plan.

Please respect that we do not want to be contacted by any recruitment companies and advertising companies in this recruitment.

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SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, with main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, flies to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. Spurred by a Scandinavian heritage and sustainability values, SAS aims to be the global leader in sustainable aviation. We will reduce total carbon emissions 25 percent by 2025, by using more sustainable aviation fuel and our modern fleet with fuel-efficient aircraft. In addition to flight operations, SAS offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and air cargo services. SAS is a founding member of the Star Alliance™, and together with its partner airlines offers a wide network worldwide.

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Iztok Franko

I am passionate about digital marketing and ecommerce, with more than 10 years of experience as a CMO and CIO in travel and multinational companies. I work as a strategic digital marketing and ecommerce consultant for global online travel brands. Constant learning is my main motivation, and this is why I launched Diggintravel.com, a content platform for travel digital marketers to obtain and share knowledge. If you want to learn or work with me check our Academy (learning with me) and Services (working with me) pages in the main menu of our website.