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Enterprise Architect (m/f/d)

Date: 15-Jun-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 Telefónica / o2 - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. In addition, as a leading telecommunications provider, we are playing a key role in shaping digitization in Germany. Our fixed and mobile networks form the backbone for the digital transformation of business and society. And our approximately 8,500 employees in this country are driving the transformation forward a little bit every day - including in our own company. Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 130,000 dedicated employees worldwide. Become part of our unique team and let's make a difference together!


What are your challenges with us?

  • Responsible for the entire interaction of components, systems, and functions from the network to the customer interaction point; in this connection, design a comprehensive target architecture vision incorporating overarching business requirements and implications with a view to sustainability
  • Working with all stakeholders, preferable CTIO and directors level on strategy and business owners, technical and marketing departments, developing new business opportunities and capabilities, acknowledged technology partner of trust for Telefonica business unit
  • Advise top-level management in technological, architectural issues related to system development and integration
  • Drive the specification of architecture and design patterns for developing digital architecture and microservices based solutions
  • Consideration of new technologies, platforms and frameworks in the corresponding planning planning
  • Provide strategic direction and technical oversight pertaining to the implementation of new tools, technologies, solutions & methodologies
  • Operationalization of the IT architecture in close coordination with the development areas and business units (departments)
  • Prepare and coordinate concepts, guidelines and other documents, with internal departments and customers
  • Manage architecture and design activities, incl. larger strategic programs
  • Monitoring of compliance with architecture specifications and active management of existing breaches of architecture specifications (architecture governance) 
  • Ensuring the implementation of the existing technology architecture guidelines of Telefónica Global Technology  and including  regular revision of the global architecture guidelines


What are you bringing?

  • Successfully completed university degree in computer science, business informatics, industrial engineering or comparable studies

  • Multiple years work experience in enterprise and solution architecture encompassing technical architecture, integration architecture, data architecture and application architecture in the telecommunications or similar industry, preferable also working within business development and product management roles
  • Proven experience in architecting and designing solutions across hybrid application landscape, consisting of legacy applications both COTS and bespoke applications ( run on premise or in cloud )as well as microservices, delivered using open source and SaaS
  • Proven Experience in leading and implementing technology prototypes, proof of concepts, and reference implementations for new technologies
  • Proven experience in the conception, planning and control of technological transformation projects in telecommunication industry (fix/mobile access, core, transport, usage of open source software, migration to the public cloud, digitization processes and IT landscapes) 
  • Proven technical understanding and knowledge of current and future technologies (e.g. 5G, NVF, Mircroservice  Architecture, Event Based Messaging, NOSQL Databases, Al and Machine Learning , Data Platforms .. )
  • Hands-on experience architecting, designing and implementing microservices solutions utilizing container-based technologies ( e.g  Docker, Compose, Kubernete)
  • Proven experience in closely working with business stakeholders and delivering technology  enterprise architecture with clear   business outcome driven roadmaps
  • Verifiable experience in the leading conception, planning and control of technological transformation projects (e.g NVF , 5G , use of open source software, migration to the public cloud, digitization processes and IT landscapes, transformation&building  of data analytic platfroms which enables data driven decision process)   
  • Proven  successful architecture  definition and implementation of  strategic programs in telecommunication industry .
  • Verifiable expirince as lead architect in transformation projects (e.g mergers, acquisition projects and large scale migration projects, introduction of access technologies (5G), NVF), accountable for the achievement of respective milestones and targets
  • Very high motivated, taking challenges, willing to start to work on new topics
  • Outcome oriented  and self organized
  • Experience in working in agile teams
  • Fluent in English and good German


Your benefits

Workplace: Modern and ergonomically equipped office space, 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 your partner, friends and family with a store credit is a matter of course for us.

Catering: Free coffee specialties and water are available at all times, as well as a canteen and cafeteria in all locations. 

Personal Development: With a personal development plan and continuous training, you can achieve your goals with us. "Beyond" also allows you to get a taste of other interesting areas through job or project rotations.

Pension schemes: Various pension models are available to you (e.g. capital-forming benefits, company pension scheme, etc.).

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

Health: FEEL GOOD offers a wide range of services for your personal health and work-life balance. It ranges from exercise and relaxation offerings to webinars and cooperations to a comprehensive range of counseling services for children and seniors as well as psychosocial counseling.


How you can apply and what else you need to know?

Convince us with your curriculum vitae and the corresponding references. We do not require a letter of motivation. 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 more information about the position? Then please contact our Talent Team via

In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with a severe disability will be given preferential consideration. All genders are equally welcome.