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Cloud Solution Architect (m/f/d)

Date: Aug 31, 2022

Location: MÜNCHEN, Germany

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin (Teltow), Nuremberg, Hamburg
Entry: At the earliest possible date


Working anywhere. After a successful application process, you have the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location according to your place of residence. 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 also playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our fixed and mobile networks form the backbone for the digital transformation of the economy and society. And our approximately 8,000 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 114,000 committed employees worldwide. 

You too can become part of our unique team and let us make a difference together!


What are your challenges with us?

  • You will have a good understanding of the different factors which influence or inhibit Cloud adoption and will be able to guide teams into a solution proposal with defined options 
  • In specific you will become part of the engagement team 
  • As Cloud Solution architect you need to understand the stakeholders demand and priorities and help them to structure their transformation to a sustainable cloud solution
  • Managing relationships with application & infrastructure teams throughout their cloud journey
  • Provide consultancy to our internal units translating business and technical requirements into architectural blueprints to achieve business objectives
  • Develop & design roadmaps, implement strategies & transformation plans
  • Define, document and drive best practices and strategies for engineering excellence within the lifecycle of cloud adoptions and migrations
  • Design and documentation of cloud solution architectures together with application & infrastructure teams based on Telefonica’s overall cloud strategy
  • Design high availability, disaster recovery and backup strategies to meet telco-grade application objectives
  • Understand and participate in technical governance; Collaborate with Security Architecture to ensure Integrity of solutions meet Telecommunication grade standards and policies
  • Perform research activities to identify emerging cloud services, technologies and trends


What are you bringing?

  • Completed university studies or comparable in the field of computer science or comparable education
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the cloud or IT or Telco industry with specific domain knowledge. 
  • Technical knowledge as an architect in Private / Public / Hybrid Cloud Solutions (IAAS, PAAs, SaaS) and infrastructure solutions for IT and telecommunication applications
  • Strong cloud platform skills in at least 1 hyperscaler among (AWS, GCP and Azure). Experience in Containerisation, Orchestration and DevOps will be preferred.
  • Very good knowledge in analysis, design of complex cloud and IT systems. 
  • Understanding & experience of the challenges associated with managing & delivering cloud programmes across the project life cycle
  • Outcome oriented, highly resilient, reliable and assertive in a dynamic work environment 
  • Experience in change management and guidance through strategic decisions.
  • Experience working and relationship building in a geographically distributed cross-functional, technical and vendor/partner stakeholders Problem solver, structured, self-responsible and result-oriented way of working with high initiative
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills in English. 


Your Benefits

Workplace: Modern and ergonomically equipped offices, as well as an open space and open desk model.

Communication: A smartphone of your choice for business and private use as well as the possibility to provide for your partner, friends and family via credit is a matter of course for us.

Catering is taken care of: Free coffee specialties and water are at your disposal at any time as well as a canteen and a cafeteria.

Individual development: With a personal development plan and continuous training you will reach your goals with us. In addition, with "Beyond" you can also get a taste of other interesting areas by means of job or project rotations. 

Retirement provision: Various models of retirement provision are available to you (e.g. capital-forming benefits, company pension scheme, etc.)

Social commitment: We are also involved outside the company, you have the opportunity to participate in Telefónica "Volunteering Days" or "Volunteering Holidays", for example.

Health: Under FEEL GOOD you will find a wide range of offers for your personal health and the compatibility of work and leisure. It ranges from exercise and relaxation programmes, webinars and cooperation projects to a comprehensive range of advice on child and elderly care and psychosocial counselling. 



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 Talent Operations Team (


In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.