Schwarz IT KG is the central IT service provider and is responsible for the selection, provision, operation, and continuing development of IT infrastructure, IT platforms, and business applications. Schwarz IT provides IT services to Kaufland and Lidl, as well as to Schwarz Dienstleistung KG and Schwarz Zentrale Dienste KG. In order to provide IT solutions that optimally support the departments’ business processes, Schwarz IT addresses the departments’ requirements in consultations and works with them to develop professional and effective IT solutions.

What You’ll Do

  • As an enterprise architect for modern cloud applications, you develop, implement, and continually improve the architecture of our largely cloud-based applications
  • Promote the strict isolation of application modules, with the intention of creating reusable components that can be used many times over throughout the company
  • Create prototype applications to demonstrate what modern (and cloud-based) solutions can look like
  • Provide ongoing support for the continual development of our e-commerce platform as part of an international rollout and help guide it in the right direction by making the right architectural decisions
  • By supporting the development of standardized guidelines and architecture principles for the entire architecture, ensure that architecture is uniform throughout and help sustainably improve the quality and scalability of applications
  • Promote architectural and technological innovation within Schwarz IT, playing a key role in ensuring that our applications bring success to Lidl and Kaufland on the market

What You’ll Need

  • Degree in information systems and many years of professional experience, or equivalent practical experience demonstrated by references
  • Excellent expertise in software development, software design, and software architecture and integration, in particular distributed systems, cloud (GCP, Azure), Kubernetes, API design, open-source software, security, privacy, and domain-specific special technologies (e.g., web front end, web back end, Salesforce, data lakes, ML, etc.)
  • Ability to fully understand and design architecture
  • An understanding of situational discussion and thinking outside the box as a strategic creative method for identifying and mastering previously unknown solutions
  • Excellent ability to quickly grasp the complex interdependencies and requirements of an agile digital company and derive appropriate strategies, architectures, concepts, and measures, and to communicate and implement these in a clear manner
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to assert yourself, as well as diplomatic skills when communicating with relevant stakeholders, in particular with members of the development team and management

What You’ll Receive

  • Our employees are important to us: We offer a permanent position
  • Our mindset: Open doors, informal culture, respect, your ideas are always welcome
  • Us: A motivated team where the emphasis is on regular communication and cooperation
  • Agile working: As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to drive forward and help shape issues and projects across departments and locations
  • Security: A secure job with a dynamic retail company
  • Professional development: The opportunity to develop your specialist skills or embark on a management career
  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours and a good work-life balance
  • Children and family: Various childcare options, daycare places, parent/child office, and a bilingual private school (depending on availability)
  • Unmarked company car, which can also be used for private purposes

Senior Enterprise Architect for Modern Cloud Applications (f/m/d)

IT - Business Consulting

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