This job advertisement is for an open position at our partner Emporix. Please note that your application data may be forwarded to Emporix AG.

We are currently seeking a Chief Architect for one of our key co-inventor partners, Emporix, an exciting cloud-based enterprise e-commerce software.

Emporix is cooperating with Celonis to build so-called “Execution Apps”. To form a DataOps capability at Emporix, we are looking for a full-time Chief Architect. 

As a Chief Architect at Emporix, you will make high-level decisions about each stage of the process and work closely with the engineering team to create the final product.

The work you'll do: 

  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies
  • Designing multi-tenant architecture solutions that are in line with long-term business objectives
  • Design and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems
  • Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency inline with business strategy
  • Cultivate relationships with IT management
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organisation's technologies and architectures
  • Develop and maintain current and planned state architectural blueprints
  • Develop and maintain an aspirational architectural roadmap for the enterprise
  • Develop architectural metrics and reports for the executive team, business and IT management
  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies
  • Analyse suitability of Third-party Software solutions to OEM and augment Emporix own offering
  • Provide architectural consulting to programs, projects and initiatives
  • Support business and IT strategic planning
  • Support product development teams
  • Act as the focal point for enterprise architecture and IT standards
  • Identify architectural risks and propose alternatives and solutions

The qualifications you need:

  • Solid understanding of a variety of programming tools and development platforms
  • Sound knowledge of cloud-native, enterprise software architecture and experience with Big 3 Cloud platforms (preferably GCP)
  • Familiarity with modern data stacks, including data lakes, process mining, ML. and emerging data technologies (e.g. Spark, Redshift, Hive, Pig etc).
  • Expertise with cloud technologies, cloud services, and key cloud services providers in the data space is desirable
  • Experience with NoSQL database technology  (e.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, CouchDB etc.)
  • Experience with Relational database technology (e.g. Postgresql/Mysql) 
  • Experience with messaging and streaming middleware (e.g. Pub/Sub, RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • Experience with Enterprise Search solutions (e.g. Elastic/OpenSearch, SOLR, Algolia)
  • Experience with automation solutions and workflow management (e.g. Camunda, Cadence, Netflix Conductor)
  • Experience of CI/CD processes
  • Experience of Serveless and Containerised Deployments 
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in a similar architecture role
  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps
  • Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex solutions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technology
  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirements
  • Ability to solve challenging technical problems and lead a small team working in a remote capacity
  • Excellent organisational and communication abilities
  • Highly analytical mindset, with an ability to see both the big picture and the details
  • Open to cooperate with international IT partners and customers
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Benefits of this role:

  • An exciting and involving role with significant impact on shaping the future of Emporix and the way we develop our software
  • Room to innovate and help create a product that will make a difference
  • Opportunity to build a successful company from the early stages, lead and define the technology strategy
  • Creative freedom and exciting challenges in a highly competitive technology domain
  • Collaboration with highly talented colleagues from around the world and an experienced international management team
  • Flexibility to work from home or in one of our offices
  • Choose the hardware and tooling you want to work with to achieve the best results

You should apply if: 

  • You live and breathe software development, are enthusiastic about IT trends and always want to feel the pulse of the latest technologies
  • You are a problem solver passionate about technology and innovation
  • You have the mentality to work in a startup or have already done so

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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