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Senior Expert Design Authority (m/f/d) in Düsseldorf

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  22-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Senior Expert Design Authority (m/f/d) in Düsseldorf 


At Vodafone, we work every day to build a better future. For a world that is better connected, more inclusive and more sustainable. Because for us, technology is only as strong as the people who use it. Be part of it and let's shape the world of tomorrow together.


What you can expect:
As a Senior Expert Design Authority (m/f/d), you actively shape the Vodafone Spirit. You ensure that architecture guidelines and principles are correctly documented and communicated in the relevant domain and are responsible for providing the domain-related solution architecture for complex, cross-domain and cross-market projects and programmes. You are also responsible for the creation and continuous development of the domain architecture through continuous modernisation, consolidation and harmonisation of the domains' application landscape. And you support business analysts and solutions managers of the domains in the development of solution architectures for internal domain projects. In addition, you support the domain management in the creation of the strategic roadmap for the domain as well as the medium/long-term development plan per market and are responsible for the architecture documentation of the domain systems in accordance with the VInO frameworks and the documentation guidelines. Our flexible working hours with part-time and home office options allow you to successfully balance your private life and your role as Senior Expert Design Authority.


What distinguishes you:

  • You have a very good knowledge of architectural methods and standards (e.g. Togad, Cobit, Frameworxs, incl. SID, eTOM) and telecommunication technologies, network architectures and the respective industry standards.
  • You achieve an above-average level of methodological and social skills and have the ability to build trust and manage stakeholders in a diversified matrix organisational structure. 
  • You have multicultural/multinational experience (desirable).
  • You have very good German and/or English language skills according to GER.
  • You have an engineering degree (Bachelor/Master) in Telecommunications or Computer Science or similar and at least 5 years of professional experience in IT Architecture, Solution Architecture and/or Software Development.


This position may be full-time or part-time (minimum 30 hours).


Severely disabled applicants will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. 

What we offer you:
You can flexibly arrange your working hours. And we also support you in achieving a good work-life balance. Home office and part-time work are possible with us - even as a manager. We support you and your family in all situations. In addition to a generous parental leave scheme, we actively help you with childcare or caring for relatives, for example. You decide which of our training and continuing education programs will support your individual development and apply your knowledge directly. Our health and mindfulness programs offer you a good balance. You work in international teams and contribute your skills there. Exchange ideas with colleagues in various networks and learn from each other. You will receive an attractive salary and a modern pension plan. What else do you need? Choose from many additional benefits exactly what fits into your life.


As part of Vodafone, we support you in a career that pays off. In every respect. It starts with you. It starts now.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.