Lead Enterprise Architect (f/m/d)


Berlin, BE, DE Wildpoldsried, BY, DE Home Office, DE

Stellen-ID:  3776

At the earliest date possible we are looking for support for our #teamsonnen

Clean and affordable energy for all is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Sonnen has been committed to this mission since 2010 and is now represented in Europe, the USA and Australia with over 1,000 team members globally. In Germany, our offices are located in the beautiful Wildpoldsried (Allgäu) and the vibrating heart of Berlin Kreuzberg.

At sonnen, we are building the energy system of the future. To this end, we are developing new technologies and business models that have not existed before. Whether intelligent power storage, virtual power plants or digital services - we set the trends of a new energy world. That means, among other things, the inexpensive production and storage of renewable energy and the intelligent networking of producers and consumers. sonnen thereby gives people around the world the opportunity to become independent of fossil fuels and conventional energy supplier.

We are growing steadily and are looking for people who want to join us in our vision of clean and affordable energy for all while making a positive impact on climate change.

What you'll do to drive energy transition:


  •  Identify business needs and analyse relevant business processes and help designing a target landscape along with stakeholders

  •  Together with architects and other senior IT colleagues you establish best practises and other frameworks around applications and developments

  •  Communicate and align aspects around the enterprise architecture across the IT organization, e.g., architectural and product decisions

  •  Follow technical trends in the context of the company's needs and support introducing those

  •  Prioritized focus will be on business applications, integrations and service-based architecture providing consumers, e.g., portals, users or other systems an optimal entry point and experience

  •  Another scope is all around (cloud) platforms, support principles and security

  •  Lead a team of Solution Architects


What you'll need on that journey:


  • 5+ years relevant leadership experience; with 3+ years in technical architecture. Degree in computer science is of benefit.
  •  Strong experiences in enterprise or solution architecture and EA technologies
  •  Ability to understand complex business processes
  •  You have a proven track record in designing and implementing scalable, resilient and compliant enterprise-grade architectures, as well as a solid understanding of modern software development principles and methodologies (e.g. DevOps, DevSecOps, SRE, IaaC, CI/CD). 
  •  You are familiar with established architectural standards (e.g. AWS Well-Architected Framework, EDA, Enterprise Integration Patterns)
  •  Knowledge in at least some of these software products and technologies is a plus: Salesforce, SAP, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Elixir, Java, Terraform.
  •  You are an excellent communicator and presenter with the ability to discussing technical subjects to non-technical stakeholders as well as diving deep into technical issues with respective audiences.
  •  You have excellent English language skills as well as a solid mastery of German. 

What you can expect at sonnen:

  • An atmosphere of openness, tolerance and mutual respect, where innovation is expected and encouraged
  • The option of working full- or part-time for every position
  • 30-32 days annual vacation with increasing team membership
  • Leasing of company (e-)bikes with up to 40% discount
  • Flexible working hours and option working mobile
  • Mental health and wellbeing offering for you and your family members
  • Free German, English as well as online yoga and body art courses
  • Soft drinks, fruits and cereals in our offices
  • Use of sports memberships (EGYM Wellpass, only €29.75/month) and discounts for other services and products 
  • Employee discount on our electricity tariff
  • Regular team and company events
  • We love dogs! You too? Feel free to bring your fellow friend to our offices


You feel we are a match? Apply now and help us to shape the energy transition together. We look forward to welcoming you to #teamsonnen!

sonnen - energy is yours!

Stellensegment: Cloud, Computer Science, Solution Architect, Information Technology, IT Architecture, Technology