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Global IT Demand to Solution Engineer (m/f/d) 100 %

Switzerland, Schaffhausen
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Georg Fischer (GF) comprises three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions and GF Machining Solutions. The Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and has 15'000 employees worldwide. GF is the preferred partner of its customers for the safe transport of liquids and gases, lightweight casting components, and high-precision manufacturing technologies.

You love to act as an essential link between Business and IT? You are excited to translate business needs/requirements into modern IT solutions? You are passionate about designing modern IT solutions? So, in this case it's YOUR time now to join GF!

The Global IT Demand to Solution Engineer we are looking for plays a critical role in designing and developing effective and efficient IT solutions to align GF´s Business & IT needs/requirements.

We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated personality who loves to work within a global team, learn the latest technologies and architectures, drive improvements continuously and shape the future solution architecture.

Your tasks

  • Working closely with business stakeholders as an IT partner to gather and align their needs & requirements
  • Capture, assess, evaluate and prioritise IT demands based on their strategic value, potential impact, fit to the reference architecture, data privacy, IT security and available resources
  • Manage and maintain the IT demand portfolio
  • Translate business needs/requirements into clear and actionable project descriptions that can be understood by IT teams
  • Design end-to-end IT solutions in alignment with GF’s Business and IT strategy
  • Assess and evaluate existing systems and technologies and propose appropriate new technologies, tools, frameworks and solutions
  • Identify integration points, define interfaces and design data flows to ensure seamless communication within IT solutions
  • Create and maintain IT solution documentation including architectural principles, system architecture diagrams, design specifications, implementation guidelines and best practices
  • Act as a trusted advisor, provide guidance on technology solutions, manage expectations and foster collaboration
  • Facilitate effective communication between technical and non-technical stakeholders, provide guidance and clarification
  • Conduct regular reviews and assessments of the implemented solutions, gather feedback and propose optimizations to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of the solution architecture including requirements to data privacy and information security
  • Conduct risk assessments, develop contingency plans, and provide recommendations to mitigate risks and ensure the successful implementation and delivery of the solution
  • Continuously seek opportunities for improvement within existing solutions and processes

Your profile

  • Academic degree related to IT or similar qualification
  • 5+ yrs. experience as an IT solution engineer/architect
  • Experience within enterprise architecture and/or data architecture is a plus
  • Strong focus to push standardization and harmonization
  • Demonstrated experience in the designing/developing of IT solutions for business applications in comparable companies/industries
  • Ability to prioritize and to work independently, flexible, efficiently and target oriented with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to present complex IT issues in a way that is appropriate for the target group and to win others - fluent in German and English
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Enthusiastic team player who is keen to shape IT actively and feels comfortable in a dynamic environment.
  • Hands-on mentality and pragmatic solution thinking


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.

Your contact

René Saiu
HR Manager Corporate
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
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Who we are

What we offer:
- Your particular area of responsibility in an innovative and global-acting company with possibilities for development and evolvement
- Possibility to bring in and realize own ideas in the context of continuous further development of this newly created position
- Flexible and mobile working models
- Inspiring GF team culture and positive working environment
- Attractive compensation and benefit package