IT Enterprise Architect (m/f/d)

  • Schwanau, Herrenknecht AG
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At Herrenknecht we are building the future. As the technology leader in mechanized tunnelling, around the world we shape efficient underground infrastructures. With our technology and our unique expertise, major challenges in the supply and disposal of scarce and precious resources and in the mobility of tomorrow are being tackled and solved long-term. Worldwide, around 5,000 experts at Herrenknecht ensure that innovative products, dialog-based service and new developments stand for tunnelling technology of the future. 

HERRENKNECHT AG is looking for
IT Enterprise Architect (m/w/d) | reference number 494
IT CIO-Office | IT-Department  | Central Unit


  • You shape the digital transformation of Herrenknecht AG, the global technology leader in tunnel construction, and ensure the success of our ambitious goals. 
  • In the Corporate IT department, together with a great architecture team, you are responsible for developing a comprehensive architecture aligned with business requirements and the company’s strategy. This makes you a crucial catalyst for the company’s advancement. 
  • You tackle the challenge of a rapidly growing and heterogeneous IT landscape, seeking ways to optimize existing IT structures. In doing so, you create IT portfolios that strike the right balance between business benefits, reducing technical legacy, and investing in future technologies to ensure optimal support for company goals. 
  • You analyze, develop, and optimize state-of-the-art enterprise architectures, drawing on your comprehensive understanding of processes, infrastructures, applications, data, and more. 
  • As an Enterprise Architect, you have an overview of the big picture and serve as a strategist, navigator, and guardian of our process, data, and IT landscape. 
  • Your technical expertise and interest in technology trends allow you to advise our business and IT departments on architectural matters, projects, and the implementation of new technological developments.


  • You have successfully completed degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, or a related field. 
  • Your solid understanding of mechanical and plant engineering, including their various processes, technical representation, and implementation in software landscapes, sets you apart. 
  • You have experience initiating and setting up transformation projects in the IT domain, collaborating with different business units and consulting teams.
  •  Your professional background includes several years of practice in Enterprise Architecture Management, associated methods and frameworks, or IT strategy consulting in complex and heterogeneous environments. 
  • You feel confident when interacting with stakeholders from top management. 
  • You are well-versed in the latest technology trends in the IT and digitalization field, and you have excellent proficiency in both German and English.


  • Extensive opportunities for further training
  • Flexible working hours model with the option of remote working
  • Subsidy for the Herrenknecht canteen
  • Subsidy for the job ticket
  • Subsidy for daycare centers
  • Employer-financed company pension scheme
  • Payment of vacation and Christmas bonuses
  • Wide range of regional discount campaigns
  • Greatly reduced costs for all training programs at the Sportpark fitness clubs
  • Bike leasing
All our benefits can be found on our careers page.


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The following contact person will be pleased to provide you with further information:
  • Sabrina Huber
  • 07824 302 7645