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Enterprise Architect / Domain Architect (m/f/d)

Date: 02-May-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. 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 8,500 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 130,000 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?

  • 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
  • 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
  • Advise top-level management in technological, architectural issues related to system development and integration
  • Active knowledge management and know-how transfer.
  • Coordination with the development departments


What are you bringing? 

  • Successfully completed university degree in computer science, business informatics, industrial engineering or comparable studies
  • Over 10 years work experience in enterprise and solution architecture encompassing technical architecture, integration architecture, data architecture and application architecture in the telecommunications and/or media or comparable industries
  • 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 (use 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. 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 enterprise architecture with clear business outcome driven roadmaps
  • Verifying experience about more than 10 years in the conception, planning and control of technological transformation projects (use of open source software, migration to the public cloud, digitization processes and IT landscapes) 
  • Experience in working in agile teams
  • Effective communications and presenter
  • Very good skills in analytical, critical and strategic entrepreneural thinking as well as in decision making
  • Crossfunctional collaboration, customer focus, ability to innovate
  • Fluent in English and good German


Your benefits

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

Communication: A smartphone of your choice (incl. contract) and the possibility to provide for family and friends 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 more information about the position? Then please contact our Talent Team via


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