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Solution Architect AP Automation (*)

Your tasks

Our offer
Join DB Schenker's Global Technology, Architecture & Cross-Functional IT team. We are responsible for establishing the technology vision of DB Schenker and trend scouting, Global Enterprise Architecture and Information Management, back office automation and digitalization, Global Finance IT, IT for Global Business Services, Global HR IT and the management of cross functional demands and projects.
We are looking forward to you taking over the responsibility as Solution Architect for our Global Finance IT applications.
General description
The Solution Architect is responsible for the design and communication of high-level structures to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions that meet current and future business needs. He / she optimizes the value of a solution to an organization and at the same time makes sure that all compliance and regulatory requirements are met. The Solution Architect works closely together with business specialists, technical staff and other stakeholders of the solution.
Key tasks & responsibilities
  • Creates architecture-compliant solution strategies for complex demands that conform both to customer requirements and solution development standards
  • Analyzes and designs application and technology architectures in alignment with the IT architecture principles
  • Ensures the consistency and quality of the entire system
  • Takes into account the requirements in terms of performance, monitorability, auditability, security, etc.
  • Designs cost / benefit optimized solutions
  • Ensures that the expected quality levels of the solution can be met
  • Communicates solutions concepts to all levels of management


  • Study to university degree level (computer science, business administration or related disciplines)
  • Several years of relevant work experience in software development / software architecture
  • Experience in identifying process improvements and beneficial usage of new technological developments
  • Strong business and system acumen. Good understanding of project and application life cycles
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong self-initiative and excellent analytical skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your call/email!

Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen

Phone: +49 201-8781-5525

* Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details


Solution Architect AP Automation (*)




Schenker AG Head Office


Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen


Jul 1, 2020