Ecosystem Architect (f/d/m)

  • Düsseldorf
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Welcome to Vorwerk – as an Ecosystem Architect (f/d/m)

You want to design new experiences in smart living? Here you go!
Vorwerk Digital‘s vision is to elevate the quality of life everywhere our customers call home. We are up to combine Vorwerk’s long-standing, high-quality enineering experience with agile methodologies, leading edge technologies and whole-hearted dedication to customer satisfaction to strengthen our long-term trustful customer-relationships.

For our Digital R&D we are looking for a passionate, empathic, and innovative
Ecosystem Architect (f/d/m) who wants to play a leading role of our digital products and solutions development.

A successful candidate will drive the architectural aspects of a portfolio of several mid- to large-scale software products. They will devise initiatives on the business and technology level from the idea over successful delivery until they are taken out of production - as a cross-team Ecosystem Architect (f/d/m) you have the full lifecycle in mind. You will enable a cross-divisional, cross-departmental, cross-technological setup of teams for successful delivery by coaching them on distributed systems, managing dependencies, and sustainability.

We are a dynamic and internationally successful group. We offer our employees a creative and cooperative working environment and social protection in every stage of life. We promote the compatibility of family life and professional career, with a wide range of benefits that are listed below.



  • Turn business ideas and requirements into solution designs for new ecosystem features
  • Create concepts (e.g. API Guidelines) and prototypes as practical guidelines for our developers
  • Conduct hands-on labs, talks, or training on the job to communicate and explain your concepts to colleagues, business stakeholders, and our internal + external cross-functional development teams
  • Prepare and work on architecture decisions (ADRs) with our Solution Architects and Tech Leads
  • Evolve our holistic digital platform-strategy including aspects like TCO, security, organisational dependencies, data privacy, data analytics, and continuous learning
  • Selection of implementation approaches, elaboration of specifications, evaluation of technologies, screening and briefing of partners, and ensuring the availability of skilled people for our products


Basis Requirements:
  • Strong practical work experience as a software architect or technical lead
  • Profound software development background (e.g. Java/Kotlin, NodeJS, Go, Python)
  • Ability to design scalable, reliable, and highly available distributed systems including resilience and stability patterns
  • Prior experience with cloud-based software systems and their application lifecycle specialities
  • Good knowledge of System Architecture (ISAQB)
  • Bachelor, Master, PhD in Computer Science or other technical fields is considered a plus in addition to your practical work experience
Bonus Requirements:
  • Experience implementing and designing REST APIs incl. integration scenarios
  • Experience with distributed systems on AWS, Azure, FaaS, and Kubernetes
  • You lead and coach engineering best practices in your current role
  • Flexibility: having a propensity to use the right tool for the job
  • Focus on customer value: tools and technologies are a means to an end


  • Exciting challenges and career prospects in an agile environment
  • Flexible working framework with flexitime, flexi-time days and 30 days of holiday
  • Mobile working with defined remote work options
  • Discounted job ticket and free parking directly at your workplace
  • Shared success, lots of fun and lifelong learning
  • Benefits of a family-owned company, including employee discounts, subsidies for childcare costs and training support
  • Extensive health benefits such as company supplementary health insurance, company medical advice and care, and a wide range of fitness offers
  • Attractive pension plan with three building blocks and the option of a working time account
  • Subsidised snacks and menus on site
  • Charging points for electric cars
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