Functional Architect Risk Systems - part time applicants welcome (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Deutsche Börse Group is one of the leading global market infrastructure providers. Our group provides trading, clearing, settlement, market data distribution and other services for a broad range of asset classes (securities, derivatives, FX…).


Your area of work:
Deutsche Börse Group IT is organized as a product organization. Risk IT is part of the Risk Product, which mainly serves the Risk Management department of Eurex Clearing AG, regulated under EMIR, MaRisk etc. Therefore, the services provided by Risk IT must meet several regulatory standards and provide operational stability whilst keeping up with developments in new technology.

We foster a culture of high standards, freedom, and responsibility. We encourage ownership and trust and have a strong belief in developing talent. 
Risk IT develops and maintains several mission critical applications and is launching ambitious projects with broad impact. 
Our Functional Architecture team is responsible for evolving the Risk IT system landscape to support business growth initiatives and technical innovation. Working closely with different business and application development teams, our focus is on the end-to-end view of business requirements along the software change management process, understanding their impact and supporting the coordination between the individual Risk IT applications.  

We are looking for a functional architect to join our team in Eschborn who is passionate about finding solutions fitting the Risk IT system landscape, solving problems and helps us continually improving the functionality of our systems. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Understand the Clearing and Risk system landscape and relevant dependencies and interactions between the individual applications, evolve functional roadmap for the Risk IT system landscape
  • Acquire insights into financial market products and processes as well as our state-of-the-art risk calculation model
  • Closely align with business stakeholders to understand the driver for business requirements and market developments as well as the regulatory framework
  • Conduct impact analysis of cross-system requirements and create high-level solution designs fitting the existing Risk IT system landscape
  • Closely align with Risk IT functional analysts to ensure smooth transition to specifications, development and test
  • Support identification of impact of Risk IT changes on internal and external stakeholders and creation of relevant documentation, support external clients and software vendors in their change process if required
  • Contribute to cross-product initiatives representing Risk IT in system design discussions with different stakeholders
  • You should possess and demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 
  • University degree, preferably in economics, information technology or mathematics or comparable education with professional experience
  • Good understanding of financial markets and products in different asset classes, ideally also background in quantitative risk management methods and pricing of financial products
  • Experience in modelling of IT systems and functional analysis (ArchiMate) as well as system documentation (Confluence)
  • Passion to find sustainable solutions in system design, strong results orientation and striving for high-quality standards
  • Excellent communication skills, proficiency in written and spoken English 
  • Open mindset and strong team player

Your Profile – the following skills would be a plus:

  • Experience in design of microservice architecture
  • Programming skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken German or Czech

This opportunity is open to flexible working arrangements, such as working from home, flexible or compressed hours, and part-time.
We would be happy to meet you and discuss what we are working on, and what we can offer you in terms of opportunities, benefits, and career prospects.

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

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