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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a private and independent international medical aid organisation. Diversity, open mindedness and mutual respect are of particular importance in our organisation. MSF provides medical aid in more than 70 countries worldwide. The headquarters of the German section of MSF - Ärzte ohne Grenzen e.V. is in Berlin. In the headquarters, over 250 employees work in the fundraising, communications and engagement, finance and administration, human resources and project departments.

Enterprise and Applications Architect (f/m/d)

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Job Duration

2 years, possibility of extension

Job Dimension

Full time (40h/week)

Application Deadline


Lead projects and initiatives to promote the identification and delivery of innovative solutions, to enhance the organisation’s technology capability.

In your role you will

  • Design the IT architectural planning for MSF Germany in accordance with MSF Germany strategic goals to support the design and development of the Enterprise Architecture strategic approach, and resource optimisation
  • Carry out the technical design of IT solutions, where new technology or critical architectural changes are introduced, together with other IT teams to implement, refine the current technology roadmap and support its continuous update and consistency with market standard
  • Be the architecture focal point and build architecting capability within MSF Germany
  • Guarantee that technology acts as a key enabler of organisational improvement and service transformation
  • Advise on the integration landscape of the MSF Germany owned applications, in order ensure integrity of data within the same

You Have

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field and a minimum of 3-5 years in a similar role 
  • Strong understanding on Business Processes Mapping
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture Foundation Layers 
  • Strong modelling skills and experience in the design of IT solutions, developing roadmaps, technology Standards and Architecture models preferably using standards (Archimate, UML etc, (TOGAF) certification a plus)
  • Knowledge of application development and support processes (requirements gathering, implementation, testing, compliance)
  • Knowledge of wide range of integration patterns and associated technologies
  • Ability to practically apply information architecture concepts to a design challenge
  • Able to analyse and interpret very complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, iddentifying integration and system dependencies between multiple technical components. Able to propose approaches/solutions
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems integration and cloud computing platforms and a vision on how to apply architecture capability within an organisation's context
  • Fluency in English and German

    Our Offer

      Financial benefits

    • Payment according to a transparent internal salary structure; in this position according to group 5 with full-time employment (40h/week) from 4.019 Euro to a maximum of 5.085 Euro, depending on the relevant professional experience
    • 13th salary, regular salary increases within the salary structure and annual inflation adjustment
    • Company pension plan after 24 months of seniority
    • Subsidy for job ticket
    • Subsidy for a sports membership at Urban Sports Club
    • Financial allowance for remote work and company laptop with additional accessories for mobile working
    • non-financial benefits

    • 30 days holidays plus days off on 12/24 and 12/31
    • Flexible working hours, remote work incl. possibilities to work up to 6 weeks per year from abroad within the EU
    • Wide range of internal training opportunities and annual external trainings budget
    • Additional benefits

    • Insights on international field projects through regular reports, presentations and exchange with colleagues
    • Opportunity to exchange ideas in our inspiring MSF Germany specific and international network and to help shape the future of the organization
    • A meaningful, varied job in a respectful and positive organizational culture where empowerment and team decision-making are valued

    As an internationally operating organisation, we welcome diversity, open mindedness and mutual respect. In accordance with our values, we only analyze the professional qualifications in the applications, regardless of ethnical and social origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation or age of the applicant.

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