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Enterprise Architect

At ESMT Berlin, we are more than just a business school; we are a hub of innovation, education, and global leadership. Nestled in the heart of Berlin, our campus is alive with the energy of over 35 different nationalities, all contributing to our mission of developing entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. Our programs - ranging from master’s and PhD courses to executive education - are crafted to inspire and equip the next generation of leaders. We believe in the power of collaboration and diversity, and we are looking for someone extraordinary to join our team:

Enterprise Architect/Technical Project Lead                                                                              
(m/f/x, full-time, to start as soon as possible)

Why We Need You

Our Digital Transformation journey is pivotal to our future success. At ESMT Berlin, we are redefining the educational landscape with cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions. To bring this vision to life, we need you—an Enterprise Architect/Technical Project Lead who can seamlessly blend strategic insight with technical expertise.

Without you, our ambitious goals for digital integration and system efficiency will remain out of reach. Your role is critical to ensuring that our foundational systems architecture aligns with our mission, enabling us to deliver unparalleled educational experiences and operational excellence.

You will

  • Be responsible for the architecture design, technical implementation of projects and changes in one (or more) of the following areas of expertise within higher education: CRM, LMS, SIS, other enterprise business systems (accounting, facility management, HR systems etc.). 
  • Develop and refine system architecture to ensure scalability, efficiency, and reliability. Review and propose changes to our system's architecture to streamline operations of business areas and facilitate automation and reduction of repetitive manual tasks.   
  • Lead the implementation of technical solutions from concept to completion, ensuring adherence to best practices and standards.   
  • Provide a strategic focus on data integration between systems, supporting data mapping and documentation.  
  • Engage in vendor-partnered work to bridge capacity gaps if required.  
  • Building relationships and interactions with stakeholders, such as key functional areas like accounting, marketing, student service, admission, business development, program management, is a key function of this role.   
  • Building bridges between technical solutions and functional areas, support functional areas understand critical system dependencies and adapt workflows when required.  
  • Support functional areas optimize data usage across departments for better insights. 

You are qualified for this position, because you have

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field. 
  • Minimum five years doing systems architect/project work. Experience with technical data architecture, data governance or data management work is a plus.
  • Experience in managing projects related to business processes, enterprise software, and/or other integrated business and information systems. 
  • Project management skills, especially leading and coordinating cross-team functional projects. A tech consulting background is a plus.  
  • Excellent organizational and stakeholder management skills. 
  • A familiarity with leading CRM systems like Salesforce/Hubspot, or leading LMS and SIS.  
  • Experience aligning the architectural design of heterogeneous systems.  
  • An understanding of working in higher education enterprise environments, including working with CRM or SIS and their connection with administrative systems like accounting systems.  
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a broad array of people. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (German is a plus). 
  • The ability to think strategically and come up with a big picture and roadmap for system and data architecture.  
  • An service and improvement-oriented approach to work. Adaptive to institutional needs without losing sight of the long-term objectives.  
  • Experience in staffing and budget planning for projects.  
  • Worked effectively with diverse academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty and staff. 

This is what we can offer you

We offer a very collegial and international environment with employees from more than 35 different countries. We encourage initiative and contributions with meaningful and lasting impact. We celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, our programs, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that guarantees employment opportunity regardless of race, ancestry, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation.

You will work on our campus in the heart of Berlin-Mitte and/or remotely (two days) every week. Arrive easily by public transport or bike and enjoy your lunch in our private restaurant or next to the beautiful Spree. Make use of our beautiful garden and enjoy coffee and tea on the house. In addition, we offer a subsidy for your public transport season ticket, the ‘JobRad’ bike leasing scheme, and regular ESMT community events. As ESMT is a member of Hochschulsport you can also participate in a wide range of sports. Feel free to check out our website for more information.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your application by using our online application system, including:

  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • Salary expectations and possible start date
  • Motivation letter (max. 1 page)

ESMT Berlin
Melanie Seyffert
Human Resources Manager
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin
Tel: 030 21231 0
Jobs at ESMT Berlin