Head of Automation Services (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG (London Rep. Office) • Cork

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.


Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Deutsche Börse Group is strengthening its position as a leader in creating the marketplace of the future.To strengthen the team, we are looking for an Automation Services Unit Head(f/m/d) to take on responsibility in an interesting and dynamic environment to support us in leading our strategy and execution around Automation. We focus on digitization and automation of business processes. Our Automation Solutions units provide guidance to individual automation use case initiatives. This spans from Centre of Excellence type of help, through provisioning and support of automation tools and platforms, to forming project teams and/or providing automation implementations.

We are driven by User Experience and Efficiency, whilst maintaining both Compliance, Agility of approaches and Flexibility needed in the context of dynamically changing ecosystem of tools and processes. Our mission is to free up human resources to do complex and advanced tasks instead of spending time and effort on repetitive, mundane, and automatable activities.

We support implementations leveraging Low-code development platform Mendix, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) platform Blue Prism, in house-built platform and application Albert with microservices for OCR, Data Mining, NLP, automated document classification, and many other relates features. Our project methodology is using Agile software development principles of Scrum@DBG framework. Our governance framework spans from simple automation cases all the way to MCP governed critical and material changes. 

The Automation Services Unit Head roles is responsible for delivery and support of Automation solutions and the development of our in-house built platform Albert. The project and change processes in our company are complex to satisfy extensive regulatory and compliance requirements. We are looking for a self-driven leader with an experience in managing change and development projects in wide variety of governing contexts and implementation project styles.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide, facilitate and standardize Automation Platforms across the organization for increased adoption and unlocking business value 
  • Stakeholder Management of initiatives involving Albert platform roadmap
  • Delivery of Automation use cases and platform enhancements inline with both change and operating budgets
  • Management of a team of 6 resources plus externals
  • Active participation in ongoing evolution of automation development lifecycle processes
  • Practicing, coaching and promoting Agile Project Management practices where possible
  • Planning backlogs, timelines of deliverables, release management
  • Transparency of progress and risks to project stakeholders
  • Documentation of processes, plans, project governance documents and progress reports
  • Assistance with Project Management of other Low-Code and RPA automation initiatives
  • Use both teaching and coaching to keep improving agility as well as maturity of the Agile operation


Your Profile

  • University degree in Information Technology or comparable professional experience
  • Experience with process change management and leading projects in both Agile and Waterfall SDLC
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira, Confluence and GitHub desirable
  • Experience working in globally distributed teams
  • Experience in project and release management
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Experience with architectural patterns of microservices and streaming platforms, cloud platforms, and Automation technologies
  • Knowledge of the financial industry, e.g. related to business of Deutsche Boerse and Clearstream beneficial

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at each other and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidate with the suitable position.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a growing company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues and teams across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Our values

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. We want to achieve this common goal with performance, reliability, integrity, openness and responsibility. Mutual respect and appreciation are of particular importance. Our values shape our culture and behaviour – both within our organisation and externally.

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams that drive positive change – and therefore they enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.


Your well-being is important to us! We provide you with a comprehensive healthcare scheme that covers you and your civil partner and/or dependants. It gives you access to public and prive hospitals as well as a great cover for everyday medical expenses.

Our hybrid work model

Personal exchange and the collaborative atmosphere at our offices are an important part of our corporate culture. At the same time, we offer our employees the flexibility to work remotely several days per week in line with business needs and local regulation.

Pension scheme

Top up your pension! We pay you an annual pension contribution which is meant to build up additional retirement savings for you.

Campus Recruiting

Campus Recruiting

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

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