Lead Solution Architect

Since its foundation in 1925, DEKRA has been ensuring the safety of human interaction with technology and the environment through a tradition of innovative thinking. This approach is something we strive to embrace, whether it's in the practical tasks our employees perform or in the community-shaping office life.
In just two years, DEKRA Nearshore Center has grown from a concept to a rapidly growing company that is a cornerstone of the parent company's global IT infrastructure.
Your contribution to achieving global safety, security, and sustainability:
  • The Lead Solution Architect is responsible for the business, solution, and infrastructure architecture within the BizSW Industrial Inspection Unit. Within the EA community the Lead Solution Architect represents his unit and ensures that strategy, roadmap and needs of the BizSWII are considered accordingly when joint decisions on Enterprise Architecture are taken. Within the BizSWII, the Lead Solution Architect represents the Enterprise Architects and is responsible that EAM is considered accordingly in the BizSWII strategy, roadmap and operations.
  • The Lead Solution Architect is the architectural ambassador for the BizSWII and Enterprise Architecture at the same time.
  • Ambassador for Solution and Enterprise Architecture in the BizSWII
  • Communicate decisions and news from Solution and Enterprise Architecture and the EA community into BizSWII
  • Guide the Demand Managers within BizSWII in order to help them consolidating demands globally and delivering the required architectural content for the Quality Gates in Ideate and Plan
  • Train an enable all people in BizSWII in working with EA artifacts and tools like Business Capability Maps
  • Keep track of the most important initiatives from other units and initiate global alignments
  • Representative of BizSWII architecture (business, IT solution and infrastructure) within the EA community
  • Keep track of current demands, projects, operational and strategic roadmap within BizSWII
  • Give status update and ensure global alignment and consolidation of parallel activities
  • Core EA community Member
  • Take part in all meetings and decision taken activities
  • Actively contribute to the EA Community in proposing prepared architectural blueprints, guidelines etc. from BizSWII as new standards, further refining, and evolving EAM at DEKRA driving EA topics that are valuable for whole DEKRA
  • Approve the Quality Gates 1-3 (Ideate, Plan and Build) from EA point of view taking decisions in the EA Community in a fast and lean way
  • Conduct Architecture Compliance Reviews on other unit’s solutions as part of the preparation for Quality Gates 3 (Build)
  • Builds and integrates information systems to meet the Biz SW needs
  • Conduct all the detailed analysis to check the technical quality of a solution
  • Assesses the solutions and systems architecture currently in place and works with Portfolio/Product Managers Managers and Enterprise Architecture
  • Defines and optimizes business processes along system capabilities
The more points that apply to you, the more you can earn with us:
  • Degree in Information Systems or a comparable field
  • Min. 5 years of experience in IT Solution Architecture management in a matrix organization in an industrial or commercial enterprise or an IT service provider
  • Proven record of managing IT projects and change management knowledge (project management certification desirable)
  • Significant experience in the development of business applications
  • International willingness to travel
  • Excellent English communication skills are required (German or French is a plus)
  • Excellence knowledge of its application scope in relation to the business
  • Knowledge in development and implementation of Information Technology projects  
  • Leadership to guide other Architects
  • Design and development of ITIL based processes towards agile methods
  • Mastering budgetary tools for monitoring solutions
  • Dynamic, optimistic, motivating character
  • Collaborative working model
  • Being able to work in an international context 
  • Decisive in vague situations
  • Believing that the whole is more than the sum of its parts: a.k.a. teamwork is essential to move forward
  • Being eager to share knowledge across departments and being open to acquire knowledge from others too
  • Taking education and self-development as a fundamental part of your routine
  • Thinking that a workplace is not just a place to work, but a social environment as well
In return, we are offering you:
  • A full week to onboard and get to know us – guided by your personal buddy
  • Company notebook and phone with unlimited calls and data - for personal usage too
  • Travel allowance & several cafeteria options
  • Long term career perspective ensured by a personal development plan and coaching opportunity
  • Continuous professional development: training opportunities for both hard and soft skills – Udemy, Microsoft ESI, language classes and many more!
  • We value your achievements: the annual bonus is based on your performance
  • Enjoy the fruits in the kitchen
  • Several ergonomic asset options – like walking pads for meetings or taking a break
  • Medicover health insurance (Blue Package)
  • Did we mention that the office rooftop has a running track?
  • Bilingual environment & international projects
  • Regularly organized team events
  • Charity and other CSR projects in working hours
  • We build on trust - we can provide flexible options to ensure your work-life balance
  • Brand new office with everyting you need: coffee, drinks, fruits and specific areas tailored to your needs – focus or collaboration work, phone booth, social room and many more!
  • Easy accessibility with public transport and car as well
  • Hybrid workplace: social engagement in the office and home office opportunity (2 days/week)
Place of Work: Budapest One Business Park (Budapest, XI.)
Still not convinced? Then take this as an invitation – come and see where and how we are working over a coffee or at the foosball table!

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