Head of Unit / Senior Expert - Enterprise Architecture (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

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 area of work:
Deutsche Börse Group is strengthening its position as a leader in creating the marketplace of the future. 

 

The Chief Technology Office (CTO) Area plays an important role acting as a change and transformation agent. We are responsible for ensuring an effective alignment between business and technology strategy, enabling Deutsche Börse to execute new technology opportunities. We are responsible for Enterprise Architecture across the group defining and governing group-wide Architecture Best Practices and Standards whilst fostering innovation by exploring and evaluating new technology trends. We are responsible for our Group Data Strategy & Analytics including the software delivery and IT operation services for our data products.  We provide infrastructure to drive the development of automation and robotics solutions and set up all necessary cloud infrastructure requirements to enable the usage of state-of-the-art technologies in a secure and regulatory compliant way. You will join a high-performance team dealing with cutting-edge technologies in an international environment.

 

To strengthen the team, we are looking for an Head of Unit / Senior Expert – Enterprise Architecture (f/m/d) to take on responsibility in an interesting and dynamic environment to support us in leading our strategy and execution around Advanced Innovation. Enterprise Architecture plays an important role by aligning Business and Technology Strategy, as well as acting as change and transformation agent. You will lead a small team and play an influential role in defining and building group-wide end to end services.  You will also foster innovation by exploring and evaluating new technology trends.   The Enterprise Architecture Section plays a key role in our Cloud Transformation working closely with the Cloud CoE Section to define and deliver Target State Cloud Architectures and state of the art DevSecOps for Deutsche Börse Group.  

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Drive enterprise change and transformation as well as support the successful execution of business strategy
  • Jointly with Product Organisation define target architecture and the roadmap for its implementation focusing on cloud first as a guideline
  • Assess industry, technology, and market trends early in the adoption lifecycle often through proof of concept delivery to determine their potential impact and benefit  
  • Play a valuable role in M&A activities to guide on technical assessments and integration architecture
  • Further evolve strategy and platforms across the group around key technology areas including but not limited to Cloud, Cloud native Security, Big Data, API, and DLT
  • Define and operationalize setup of Architecture Board 
  • Represent IT as a pro-active a d valuable business partner


Your profile:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or other similar degree
  • Over 7 years of working experience in Information Technology or IT strategy consulting with financial services industry experience
  • Strong experience in security processes and data protection regulations in a heavily regulated environment (preferably in financial services and market infrastructure providers) 
  • Strong leadership experience with ability to manage architects and engineering teams 
  • Understanding of the process landscape at Deutsche Börse Group or similar institutions  
  • Ability to drive change of thinking to deliver new ideas, approaches and technologies 
  • Experience in DevOps techniques: Build and Test Automation, Continuous Integration / Delivery, Infrastructure as Code, Application Performance Monitoring
  • Hands-on pragmatic attitude with a passion for getting things done 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English and German
     

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.

Meal allowance

We take care of your culinary well-being. With our meal allowance you can choose from a variety of dishes in our staff restaurant or get your breakfast or snacks in the bistro for that extra boost of energy in between. Drinks such as tea, coffee, water and juice are available free of charge.

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

We top up your pension! You will be registered at BVV, to which we pay a monthly pension allowance for you. Furthermore, you have the option to pay an additional part of your salary to increase the amount of your future pension payment.

Contact
Campus Recruiting

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Recruiting Team

Recruiting Team

Take your career to the next level with us and embrace new challenges!
 

+496921111810

Our Recruiting Team is looking forward to your call or e-mail.

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