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Infrastructure Architect m/f/t


Essen, NW, DE, 45141 Swindon, Wiltshire, GB, SN5 6PB

​RWE Supply & Trading GmbH
To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your future plans 
Cloud and Data Centre (C&DC) are part of IT Infra – who provide infrastructure services to the internal RWE Group. RWE follows a multi cloud strategy – C&DC’s mission is to support our business delivering innovation and change to AWS and Azure, as well as traditional “on-premise” data centres, providing 24x7 platform services and cross functional services (Compute, Storage, DBMS, etc.) along with its Managed Service Provider partners.


  • Identification of change opportunities across the infrastructure landscape and coordination of change with respective domain architects
  • Implementation of requirements analysis, conception, migration and further development of infrastructure and services and applications based on it
  • Cross-functional development of and proactive collaboration on infrastructure architecture in accordance with our technology strategy 
  • Coordinate delivery of a multi-year infrastructure roadmap in conjunction with our infrastructure domains defining appropriate milestones aligned with business and technology priorities
  • Establishing and maintaining productive business relationships with IT, suppliers and customers for a common IT business architecture and technical architecture environment
  • Actively promote the use of new technologies and tools there and serve as a role model for technological innovation, including new cloud services and capabilities
  • Ensure that new technical solutions and applications integrate with the existing infrastructure landscape


Your powerful skills 

  • 5-10 years of professional experience designing, building, and integrating data centre and cloud technologies 
  • Extensive knowledge of various cloud services / architecture models: "Infrastructure as a Service" (IaaS); “Platform as a Service” (PaaS); "Software as a Service" (SaaS) 
  • Strong consulting skills such as targeted communication, engagement management, stakeholder management and business development
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills coupled with project and financial planning experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - oral and written, in English
  • A creative problem solver that leads by example – Inspiring and motivates others by demonstrating drive and passion
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of IT security concepts and methodologies

Advantageous, but not a must

  • German communication skills are a significant advantage
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • Knowledge of application development, service-oriented architecture (SOA), APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
  • Experience working in agile teams in a cross-functional and international environment


Benefits you can rely on

  • Opportunity to work with new, emerging & continually improving Cloud technologies
  • RWE’s Multi-Cloud strategy provides opportunities in both Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Providing a variety of dynamic services across the globe to all RWE Operating Companies


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Any questions? Ameria Kyaligamba (Recruiting), +49 201 5179-1926, Tom Nevey (specialist department), +44 7833 236064
We look forward to meeting you!


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