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Platform Architect (Big Data/AI)


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

About the role

As a Platform Architect (Big Data/AI), you will be responsible for driving the technical direction and architecture of Big Data/AI products of ERGO Group including the AI Factory platform ( You will work closely with architecture, security and development teams to design highly available, scalable and secure cloud-based Big Data/AI solutions that run in the complex ERGO environment. You will cooperate with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders and vendor partners. Ultimately, you will ensure that designed solutions comply with ERGO group governance processes.

How you will get the job done

  • designing, implementing and documenting sustainable architectures of Big Data and AI solutions that complies with all technical and business requirements and meshes ideally with an enterprise environment
  • working as a liaison between the technical and business teams to convert requirements into desired outcomes
  • leading research, evaluating cutting-edge Big Data technologies/solutions, implementing PoCs and MVPs and utilizing rapid prototyping techniques to accelerate time-to-market for our customers
  • managing quality/consistency of designed solutions and controlling the development by providing in-depth technical support to development teams/contributing as a hands-on architect to the development process
  • performing trade-off analysis of different architecture tactics and patterns, providing justification of architectural decisions
  • assessing and communicating risks based on technical complexity, resources, and timeline constraints
  • ensuring that all Big Data/AI products are developed to the same high standards in terms of time, cost and quality constraints
  • taking accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures + supporting all mandatory ERGO group governance processes
  • actively contributing to various initiatives running inside the Architecture department
  • identifying and developing architecture patterns and other reference architecture components
  • evangelising newly developed standards and recommendations across the organisation

Skills and experience you will need

  • programming experience in Scala, Python, or Java
  • working experience as an Architect in the Big Data and AI domain (this can be omitted if you are an exceptional senior engineer knowing architectural solutions in the domain and looking to grow into architecture)
  • working experience in designing and implementing distributed, enterprise-scale solutions in AWS or Azure clouds
  • working experience in designing Data-Intensive Applications
  • knowledge of Hadoop stack, NoSQL, MPP technologies, processing frameworks, or other Big Data technology areas
  • knowledge of container orchestration tools (Docker/Kubernetes) and Infrastructure-as-Code tools (Jenkins/Azure DevOps/Terraform)
  • knowledge of architecture modelling tools, ability to model in UML/BPMN/Archimate (Sparx EA/Archi)
  • understanding of Security Architecture
  • understanding of DevOps culture and its impact on development teams
  • good presentation and communication skills, also in English
  • ability to build authority and form strong relationships
  • ability to deal with ambiguity while working in a continually changing environment under indirect supervision
  • high decision-making and prioritization skills

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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