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Job ID:  35769
Job function:  IT
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Group Business Services

Lead Solution Engineer

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


Position Description

Are you interested in working for an industry leader that is amongst the top sustainable corporations? Do you have a passion for IT and Digital Marketing? Are you able to detect innovation potential and translate business requirements into a working product? This might be something for you!


The Digital Marketing & Sales team is part of the IT organization and provides digital solutions to all DSM’s business groups. We help shape the digital marketing & sales strategy and customer journey, as well as design and development of the technical requirements. As a Lead Solutions Engineer you will be part of our IT Digital Marketing team, with focus on the various customer touchpoints. You will work closely with Digital Marketeers across all business groups, help them shape their digital marketing strategy and customer journey, and translate their functional requirements into technical solutions. As part of the IT Digital Marketing DevOps team you will take ownership for delivery of new digital marketing assets or manage the implementation of changes to existing ones.


This position is based in Sittard, The Netherlands.



  • Help the business groups shape their digital marketing strategy
  • Translate business requirements into functional designs and technical solutions:
    • Challenge and shape business requirements
    • Align requirements across different business groups and stimulate leverage and reuse of existing digital marketing assets
    • Document business value and acceptance criteria before handing over user stories for development
    • Build a bridge between business stakeholders, digital marketing agencies contracted by the business and the IT organization
    • Ensure our customers get what they need versus what they ask for
  • Provide insights to stimulate continuous improvements of our Digital Marketing platform(s)
  • Plan, prioritize and follow-up on the marketing projects across our businesses
  • Collaborate with other Marketing & Sales teams, Lead Management (CRM), online ordering (e-Commerce) and Product Information Management (PIM) systems
  • Manage and develop the Digital Marketing platform including:
    • B2B / B2C websites
    • Brand Center
    • Product Information Management systems
    • Email Marketing
    • Personalization & A/B Testing
    • Analytics & Segmentation
  • Manage and develop our technology landscape including:
    • Adobe Experience Manager
    • Adobe Analytics
    • Adobe Target
    • Adobe Campaign
    • Adobe Audience Manager
    • SAP Gigya
    • Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales


Background & Experience

  • Bachelor’s ++/Master degree in computer science, marketing, communication or equivalent experience in science/technology or business-related fields
  • Proven track record of successfully maintaining and developing a Digital Marketing platform
  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing software including the ability to challenge technical implementation
  • Experience with Agile Scrum and DevOps way of working
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as sensitivity for different approaches depending on client needs, cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness a must
  • High level of creativity, commitment and passion for IT and digital marketing
  • Technical background in development and/or server management is an asset
  • Fluent in English, any additional language is an asset


The Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your CV & motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. Please be so kind to use the link provided. For additional questions you can contact, Martin Zwart / Recruitment Business Partner (martin.zwart@dsm.com).


Reference check procedures and an assessment can be part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be informed when these procedures are required.



Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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