Enterprise Architect (m/f/d)

Permanent employee - full-time - Munich or remote (Germany-wide)

 Audi Business Innovation GmbH (ABI) was launched by AUDI AG in 2013 as a wholly owned subsidiary with the goal of rethinking the automotive core business. As a digital product development and innovation company, we offer a profound product and IT expertise for user-centric solutions. Our overall objective is to strengthen the sales and distribution processes of AUDI AG by providing relevant digital solutions and reliable IT platforms. We provide the concept to digital services and business models while procuring product development processes and also implementing digital services along the whole value chain with a focus on the efficiency of marketing and sales processes.
With our entrepreneurial thinking, our product and IT expertise for customer-driven solutions, and our mindset, we co-create the digital transformation.

Your mission 

  • You work as an architect for the technology strategy of the portfolio of the company to ensure current and future business capabilites.
  • You enable optimal value flow within a portfolio by enabling technical framework conditions.
  • You develop enterprise architecture vision, strategy, principles and architectural runway.
  • You evaluate and select technical solutions (build-or-buy, frameworks, technology stacks).
  • You create and drive technical solutions through portfolio process and up to implemention by development teams and you coordinate the results.
  • You ensure technical consistency across programs and teams (e.g. by principles, guidelines, tech radar).
  • You maintain close contact with implementation programs, architecture groups and Communities of Practice including organization and conducting of calls and events.
  • You promote the design, reuse, and application of technical patterns, e.g. according to DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and DDD.
  • You maintain architecture tools like LeanIX and provide up-to-date content for capability map, etc.

What you need to succeed

  • University or university of applied science with a focus on computer science or a comparable course of study
  • Full lifecycle experience with at least 5 years of practical experience in at least two of the following fields: requirements management, IT operations, QA, software development (custom development, Java, Angular, React and similar preferably)
  • Several years of experience in design and implementation of high-available, scaled and distributed system architectures, ideally with microservices, domain-driven architectures
  • Knowledge of software engineering methods (OOA/OOD, UML), design patterns and agile software development (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, LeSS and similar)
  • General experience with virtualization, containerization, Cloud and PaaS systems (AWS, Azure, GCP, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Docker and similar)
  • Security in presentating complex issues, in particular to customers
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team spirit, creativity and fun in project-related work
  • Very good German and good English skills

Nice to have

  • Relevant certifications (e.g. iSAQB, TOGAF, AWS Solution Architect)
  • Hands-on knowledge in test-driven development, continuous integration and delivery
  • In-depth database knowledge (RDMS and NoSQL)
  • Knowledge in the automotive area

What we offer

  • Modern centrally located offices in Munich and simultaneous flexibility to work from home
  • Possibility to work in a flexible, self-organised system (how we work)
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Company pension plan
  • Work-life balance (e.g. flexible working hours, ABIkids child day care, sabbatical)
  • Internal trainings (e.g. personal coaching, mindfulness training)
  • Annual development budget for conferences, trainings, certificates, etc.
  • Discounted leasing of a car via AUDI AG
  • Yearly public transportation ticket or flexible monthly mobility budget
  • Monthly lunch subvention through digital vouchers
  • Audi corporate benefits (discounts for gyms, shopping, travels, etc.)

Please apply with your cover letter (optional), resume, references and salary expectation via our online application portal.