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Manager of Cloud Solution Architecture & Engagement (m/f/d)

Date: 05-Sep-2022

Location: MÜNCHEN, Germany

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, 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!


Objective of this Job:

As Manager CSA & EM, you need to communicate with various stakeholders, to understand their demands and priorities and help them structure their transformation to a sustainable cloud solution. Inside CCoE you will also be a key player in analysing dependencies to current capabilities of central could platforms, discussing priorities of feature-roadmaps or recommending new features or extensions. You will have a good understanding of the different factors influencing or inhibiting Cloud adoption and will be able to guide teams into adopting Cloud solutions - Specifically, you will be leading the Cloud Solution Architecture and Engagement team and be part of the Cloud Business Office (CBO). 


What are your challenges with us?

  • Leading the Cloud Solution Architecture & Engagement team including roadmap planning to achieve business objectives
  • Developing a Cloud enterprise plan for Telefonica and steering on Cloud value creation.
  • Managing relationships with Business, application & infrastructure teams throughout their cloud journey.
  • Providing consultancy to our internal units, translating business and technical requirements into architectural blueprints to achieve business objectives.
  • Understanding and participating in technical governance meetings at various levels.
  • Performing research activities to identify emerging cloud services, technologies, and trends to define the future.
  • Developing team objectives, building up required skillsets and finding the right talents on the market
  • Leading a team with 10-12 head count - Accountable for 5 internal employees.


What are you bringing?​

  • Completed university studies or comparable in the field of computer science or comparable education
  • At least 7 years of professional experience and domain knowledge in a similar role (e.g. architecture, transformation, innovation, development) on enterprise level in Cloud, IT or Telco industries
  • A sound cloud platform knowledge in AWS, GCP and Azure.
  • Experience with large transformations.
  • Understanding & experience of the challenges associated with managing & delivering cloud programmes across the project life cycle
  • Understanding of enterprise IT application development and operations
  • Experience in (organizational) change management, guidance through strategic decisions and Experience in building and leading a geo-distributed team of senior professionals and partners.
  • Experience in team leader roles will be preferred. 
  • Ability to coach your people from a content perspective, supporting them in their challenges - Your aim is to develop a Cloud savvy organisation from Cloud experts and potential Cloud experts. 
  • You develop individual learning paths and coach your people on the personal aspect. Providing and receiving feedback happens daily. It’s something in your personal DNA.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills in English; German is a plus, but not a must.


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.