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Global IT Enterprise Solution Architect (m/f/d) 100% 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 are fascinated by the linking of enterprise, solution and data architecture into a holistic approach, but have not yet had the opportunity to implement it? So, in this case it is YOUR time now to join GF!

In this completely new and combined role, you will have the opportunity to shape and integrate these different areas across our Divisions within a common framework.

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 our future solution architecture.

Your tasks

  • Establish and continuously develop strategic target architectures and roadmaps (enterprise/solution/data) on global level including new technologies
  • Identify and continuously improve architecture processes, governance and tools in all domains of the IT business, applications, data, platforms and technology
  • Support implementation of strategic projects in choosing the right technologies, products and partners (internal & external) and collaborate with cross-functional and cross-divisional teams to design end-to-end enterprise solutions
  • Analyse, design and implement (master) data architectures e.g. for the global SAP S/4 HANA transformation program
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and provide strategic recommendations for evolving GF’s global IT landscape
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy and information security when implementing or adapting solutions (from demand to solution)
  • Develop and maintain architectural documentation, ensuring accuracy and accessibility for all stakeholders
  • Coordination/Steering of external partners

Your profile

  • Academic degree related to IT or similar qualification
  • 5+ yrs. proven experience in enterprise-, solution- and/or data architecture in a global IT environment
  • In-depth knowledge of architectural frameworks and best practices
  • Ability to prioritize and to work independently, flexible, efficiently and target oriented with excellent time management skills with ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Reliable, personal resilient, high sense of responsibility and ability to work globally with multiple different cultures in a professional, friendly and confident manner
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present complex IT issues in a way that is appropriate for the target group and to win others over to your plans - fluent in German and English
  • Project Management experience preferred
  • Enthusiastic team player who wants to shape actively IT and feels comfortable in a dynamic environment.
  • Hands-on mentality


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

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