Chief Architect (at our partner Emporix AG)

Full Time
Madrid, ES
10 months ago

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.