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Enterprise Architect (m/f/d)

Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Nürnberg, BY, DE, 90449

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin (Teltow), Nuremberg, Hamburg 
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  

  • You will be working with the business to clarify high level requirements and capability gaps, in order to develop new business opportunities.
  • You will be proactively resolving ambiguities in requirements and identifying areas where alignment is required across the portfolio of projects
  • You will be steering and talking with stakeholders across the organization to define technology architecture change, you will present technology architecture transformation in easy-to-understand language with clear identification of benefits.
  • You will drive the specification of architecture and design patterns for developing digital architecture and microservices based solutions
  • You will assess new technologies, platforms, and frameworks from architecture perspective, and provide strategic architecture direction. You will also provide architecture concepts, guidelines, and principles, socialized it within organization and with partners.
  • You will occasionally support Solutions/ Domain/cross-domain Architects to deliver the designs for a portfolio
  • You will provide impact assessments related to global technology initiatives and develop transition plans for implementation of target architectures.
  • You will provide technology architecture governance to ensure that solutions are aligned with strategic Tef DE target architecture picture, the global IT and business strategies, identify opportunities for re-use of solutions across markets via collaboration with the enterprise architecture community.
  • You will lead and manage architecture activities and deliverables in strategic programs.


What you bring 

  • 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 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

  • Verifiable experience 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 target

  • Business fluent English a skills


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 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 Business People Services Team (


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