Our Enterprise Architecture unit within E.ON´s IT department in Essen or Hannover is looking for an 

Enterprise Architect Technology & Platforms (m/f/d) 

Your tasks

  • You coordinate all IT architectural activities in the area of network, hosting and workplace
  • You collaborate to the creation/update of the IT strategy in the mentioned areas by consulting on possible optimizations and modernizations
  • You document and analysis the current architecture, define the future architecture and roadmaps in the corresponding areas in collaboration with our strategic vendors and service providers
  • You define architectural standards/principles for the relevant areas and conduct reviews and evaluation of different architecture scenarios
  • You ensure the implementation of IT trends with highest value proposition for the business and our consumers
  • You consult projects by providing concrete architectural services in regards to the related IT infrastructure
  • You are responsible for the alignment and escalation management of all IT infrastructure related architectural topics with the supplier governance
  • You participate in relevant architectural governance bodies or business forums, both internal and external to E.ON

Your profile

  • Strong educational background, preferably in Information Technology or an equivalant professional qualification
  • Extensive professional experience as a lead architect in major transformation projects/programmes
  • Profound architectural experience in one or more of these areas of cloud computing, IT network design, hosting, digital workplace as well as considerable knowledge about trends and innovations in these areas
  • Professional experience in collaborating with strategic vendors and service providers
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and practical solutions
  • Business and value focused attitude as well as very strong communication and negotiation skills 
  • Business fluent language skills in English

Our benefits

  • Company pension scheme and company insurance worldwide
  • Exclusive employee discounts and subsidized canteen
  • Family Service (help with finding kinder garden, elder care, holiday entertainment)
  • 38 h working week and 30 leave days
  • Home Office Option in consultation with the team
  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers is perfectly normal
  • Flex time account and 100% paid travel time including business travel (>50km) in first class by train
  • Additional benefits for people with a disability
  • Very good working atmosphere (informal "du", colloquial atmosphere, very international teams)

E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 103003 Preferred start: Closing date: Salary:

Get in touch

If you have any questions, please contact

Marion Hagels (Recruiter - 0151 59934112)


About us

E.ON Digital Technology (EDT) manages and implements with around 1,700 employees the E.ON Group's group-wide digital transformation of E.ON SE, an internationally active private energy company that focuses on energy networks, customer solutions and renewable energies. EDT provides the technological platforms to support the international business activities of the entire E.ON Group. EDT is headquartered in Hanover, Germany.