Enterprise Architect (m/w/d)

Date: Nov 11, 2023

Location: Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 40474 München, BY, DE, 80992 Teltow, BB, DE, 14513 Hamburg, HH, DE, 22297 Nürnberg, BY, DE, 90449

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited 
Entry: At the earliest possible date  


Working anywhere. We work where it is most productive. After a successful application process, we offer you the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. At Telefónica, we rely on a flexible hybrid model that includes the benefits of both remote work and on-site work. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location based on where you live. We will discuss further details with you during the application process. 



Who we are 

We are O2 Telefónica - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our approximately 7,400 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well. Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 110,000 committed employees worldwide.   


Become part of our unique team and let's make a difference together!   


What to expect

  • Design and develop a comprehensive target architecture vision, considering business requirements and sustainability, and collaborating closely with stakeholders at all levels, including directors, heads, and technical and marketing departments
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance to management on technological and architectural issues related to system development and integration
  • Drive the specification of architecture and design patterns for developing digital architecture and microservices based solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies, platforms, and frameworks, and incorporate them into the planning process
  • Provide technical oversight and direction for the implementation of new tools, technologies, solutions, and methodologies
  • Collaborate closely with development departments to operationalize the IT architecture and ensure alignment with business units
  • Prepare and coordinate concepts, guidelines, and other documentation, working closely with internal departments and customers
  • Manage architecture and design activities, including larger strategic programs, and actively monitor compliance with architecture specifications
  • Actively contribute to knowledge management and foster know-how transfer within the organization
  • Coordinate with development departments to ensure seamless integration and alignment of architectural solutions


What you bring

  • University degree or equivalent experience (and training) in the field of computer science.
  • Over 10 years of experience in enterprise and solution architecture, including technical architecture, integration architecture, data architecture, and application architecture, preferably in the telecommunications or similar industry
  • Proven track record of architecting and designing solutions across hybrid application landscapes, including legacy applications, microservices, and open-source technologies
  • Experience in leading and implementing technology prototypes, proof of concepts, and reference implementations
  • Successful experience in planning and executing technological transformation projects in the telecommunications industry, including migration to the public cloud and digitization processes
  • Strong technical understanding and knowledge of current and future technologies, such as 5G, NFV, microservices architecture, AI, machine learning, and data platforms
  • Hands-on experience with container-based technologies like Docker, Compose, and Kubernetes
  • Experience working closely with business stakeholders and delivering technology enterprise architecture with clear business outcome-driven roadmaps
  • Proven track record of successfully defining and implementing strategic programs in the telecommunication industry
  • Outcome-oriented and self-organized with a proactive approach
  • Experience working in multicultural international project teams
  • Fluent in business English


What we offer 

Modern, flexible working environment: Work wherever you want within Germany. Whether in home office or one of our well-equipped offices. We offer you maximum flexibility to organize your working day. 

Training & Development: Everthing you need for your individual growth. With a personal development plan, learning journeys and the possibility of job rotations, you will reach your goals with us – according to our guiding principle „connect, learn and move2grow". 

Financial benefits: A smartphone for business and private use, as well as the possibility to provide for partners, friends and family via a credit balance, is a given. In addition, you benefit from our kindergarten allowance and a variety of corporate benefits. 

Health: Our "Feel Good" program keeps your body and mind in balance. Among other things, we offer fitness classes, nutritional counseling, and programs to improve workplace ergonomics and work-life balance. 

Social engagement: We are also involved in social projects outside of our day-to-day work. You can support social projects through volunteering days / holidays or charity runs. 


How to apply and what else you should know  

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered.  

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Please reach out to our Recruiting Team (de-recruiting@telefonica.com


In case of same qualification, applicants with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.