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Senior Architect Connectivity

Full time | Permanent | Essen 


innogy SE is colorful, flexible, full of energy and creative ideas. We work towards creating a sustainable energy system for new generations to live in a world worth living in. As innogy we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive corporate culture that welcomes all people. We are convinced that differences enrich our company. These include among others differences in background, gender, life- and working style, talents, capabilities and constraints. Now all we need is you and your #PIONIERGEIST– because new ideas can set new wheels in motion.


As a Senior Architect Connectivity you will cover elements of Enterprise, Solution and Technical architecture in the context of Connectivity Services.


We offer the following tasks: 

  • Create IT infrastructure architectures (roadmaps, target architectures, patterns, etc.)
  • Develop high level designs
  • Provide the necessary overview and support projects and programs to ensure alignment with agreed strategy, standards and business cases
  • Keep an up-to-date overview of technology trends and collaboration with technology vendors to understand where using their products would bring business value to innogy
  • Participate in design authorities of larger programs and keep definitions of technology standards and their lifecycles up to date as a guide to project design and deployment activities
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architects to develop the maturity of the overall architecture function and its processes
  • Collaborate with innogy's Technical Subject Matter Experts and third parties to understand current or potential issues in current infrastructure services and propose the actions needed to address them, and work towards a medium to long-term vision


What you as Senior Architect Connectivity ideally bring to the role: 

  • A computer science degree and / or a comparable vocational training
  • Fluent written and spoken German, as well as comparable knowledge of at least one further European language (e.g. Czech, Dutch, English, Polish)
  • At least 3 years’ experience of evaluating, selecting, designing and implementing complex, business-critical network and UC on-premise and cloud solutions in areas such as client network security solutions such as VPN and proxy, network perimeter technologies like firewalls, reverse-proxy, WAN technologies and services, LAN and WiFi networking, video conference solutions, voice and softphone services, team collaboration solutions like MS or Cisco Teams, Slack and O365 with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • A deep understanding of technologies in innogy's other infrastructure areas: client computing, workplace services, data centre services, identity and access management, service management and cloud computing
  • The desire to work together in an international team of architects, including the willingness to travel nationally and internationally as part of the role
  • The ability to persuade and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to transform business requirements into implementable architectures and to understand both the technical and commercial impact
  • Negotiable proficient knowledge of German and English in word and writing


You can expect more than just an income: 

innogy offers individual development opportunities, an open communication culture and a modern work environment. This includes mobile work, flexi-time as well as:

  • Be an active member of a passionate and highly motivated team within innogy's digital transformation
  •  A diverse and modern environment in which team members can work flexibly and independently
  •  Exactly the work-life balance you have always wanted. Among other things, with counseling services and childcare facilities that make life a bit easier

Please find our additional benefits here.


Do you have questions?

For further information please contact Rolf Löser, Tel. +49 201 - 12 - 45046. Or are you already convinced that this is the next step in your career? If so, please register and apply online before 26/03/2019 as Senior Architect Connectivity (ID 17317).

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