A dynamic, growing market, a supportive Top Employer and a diverse range of fulfilling roles await at ista, a global market player that makes buildings climate-friendly, safe and comfortable. We offer a host of exciting and challenging opportunities to help you make the most of your talent and potential. Over 5,500 employees in more than 20 countries currently enjoy the passion for innovation and excellent benefits that characterize our organization. Would you like to become one of them? Apply now at our international Head Office in Essen as

IT Architect Microservices & Integration (*)

Your responsibilities

  • You evaluate, develop and optimize our international IT landscape (> 10 local organizations) while providing architectural support for agile, internationally distributed development teams
  • You act as high-level decision maker in the process and directly interact with relevant stakeholders across multiple departments for technical evaluations and conceptual drafts
  • You contribute to transforming monolithic applications into highly maintainable and testable microservices-based platforms. These are independently deployable and organized around business capabilities
  • You design a bridge between the heterogeneous operational applications, while enabling new platforms to use existing resources with minimal disruption
  • You design and develop architectural solutions to address complex international business challenges at the HQ in Essen
  • You secure the readiness of the local organizations for future innovative steps
  • You collaborate throughout the entire IT architecture management process and support the implementation of the global IT strategy
  • You conceptualize and design scalable and high-performance target architectures using current and innovative architectural approaches and technologies
  • You analyze and evaluate the impact of technological trends and possible local innovative partners

Your background

  • Successfully completed studies in computer science, engineering or similar
  • Relevant professional experience in the IT environment, contribution to large, complex projects
  • Very good knowledge of at least one of the following technology domains: Enterprise Java, .NET, integration technologies (e. g. SOA, REST, Micro-services, Event Processing), Cloud Computing, mobile or web technologies (e. g. HTML 5, SPA, native/hybrid app development), SAP ERP
  • Good knowledge of Scrum techniques and artefacts is considered an advantage
  • High level of persuasiveness, flexibility, as well as ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Pronounced drive to perform paired with the willingness to assume responsibility
  • International travel readiness for participating in workshops or occasional project related meetings (10%)
  • Very good command of English; German is a plus

Our offer

  • Learning in and from the team: knowledge transfer and lively exchange within the team is important to us
  • A wide range of learning opportunities and opportunities to try things out
  • Responsibility from the first day: we create results and invite you to be a part of it
  • Hands-on-mentality: tackling things and not just discussing them
  • A buddy at your side during onboarding
  • Flexible working hours in a modern office building
  • Fair remuneration, 2.5 days of holiday per month
  • Subsidies for the canteen, a fitness studio membership and office massages
  • Short decision-making paths and open communication characterise our culture
  • A successful company in a future-oriented industry

Our team

  • is international and covers a large number of countries and cultures
  • is passionate about what it does
  • is relying on team play: everyone should fully contribute to achieve common goals
  • uses Objectives and Key Results as a method to align goals and make successes or failures open and transparent
  • lives an open feedback culture independent of hierarchies
  • enjoys laughing together and also share time after work
  • is guided by our Shared Values, such as Building Partnerships and Promoting Trust

We look forward to receiving your application online. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

ista International GmbH
Barbara Wiecher
Luxemburger Straße 1
45131 Essen
Tel.: +49 (0)201 459-3104

*This job ad is addressed to potential new colleagues whether they are female, male or diverse. At ista we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. We welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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