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Solution Architect (Utilities / Energy Sector) (f/m/d)

Arbeitsort: Berlin-Mitte - Heidestraße 2, 10557 Berlin 

Eintrittstermin: Zum nächstmöglichen Termin 

Unbefristet Vollzeit (37 Stunden pro Woche) 

Stellen ID: 1933 

Elia Group, Berlin

The Elia Group comprises two large transmission system operators (TSOs) in two European regions: Elia Transmission in Belgium and 50Hertz Transmission in the north-east of Germany, one of the four German TSOs. Both TSOs operate at the heart of the European electricity system as they provide vital links between the various electricity generators and their 30 million end users. The Group's high-voltage grid, with its close-meshed network of 18,600 km, transports the electricity generated by the generators to the distribution system operators and large industrial consumers. In addition, interconnectors with several neighboring countries enable electricity trading in larger European energy markets.

Support our project teams at Group and local level by providing solutions and delivering key documents related to Solution, Application & Integration Architecture.


In the context of the Solution Architecture function for the department Application, Development & Maintenance, the Elia Group is looking for a solution architect with experience in the analysis of an application landscape and processes related to IT roadmaps. Previous experience related to “Utilities” or the “Energy” sector is an asset as well as experience in taking part in transformation phases of mergers.

The mission is to act as Solution Architect into the Architecture & Support Team on various assignments by supporting and providing solution to project teams at Group and local level and delivering key documents related to Solution, Application & Integration Architecture. Operational activities will be part of daily tasks.

As a Solution Architect you will:

  • Design architecture solution(s) in line with IT strategy and standards,
  • Provide solution architecture to cover Business needs in the active application landscape,
  • Evaluate products & tools, run POCs in the Program/projects framework ,
  • Ensure the usage of best practices, standards in terms of development and integration,
  • Coordination of IT experts and collaborate with Software Factory & Integration teams,
  • Autonomously work in agile teams and will regularly report and share issues or insights with other Solution Architects and Data architects to build together a common vision and direction,
  • Effectively communicate with team members from different horizons (IT project leaders, Development teams, business users),
  • Evaluate and propose the most adequate development platform regarding the project context,
  • Take care on integration aspects regarding the new application implementation,
  • Work autonomously and take initiative for engaging with people at all levels,
  • Be active as an expert to relevant committees and RFP processes,
  • Participate on Business enterprise study on project/program context, 
  • Collect current as-is architecture landscape information of the various layers, e.g. applications, technology, data and integration in order to enrich the Solution Architecture repository,
  • Audit compliancy of development with defined design in the project context,
  • Contribute regularly to lessons learned sessions.

Your Competency Profile


  • Successfully completed degree in IT, Engineering or equivalent,
  • Proven practical experience in the Solution Architecture function and large experience in designing complex IT systems in utility sector is required,
  • Broader experience in application architecture designing at functional level,
  • Knowledge on Asset processes used in the Energy Utility Sector is mandatory as well as knowledge of SAP and/or experience in integrating with SAP,
  • Knowledge on modern development like DevOps or Cloud platform is required and knowledge plus practical experience in software, development & integration design patterns is a plus,
  • Experience in IT Processes, preferably using standard frameworks like ITIL, TOGAF and COBIT,
  • Team player with strong collaboration focus and very good presentation skills,
  • Fluent in English and good German language skills.

Ideally, you also have:

  • Active experience in Request For Proposal procedure,
  • Experience with merger situations and following transformations.


Activities will be split between the two Elia Group locations Emperor Building in Brussels and the 50Hertz Netzquartier in Berlin. 

Supplier and procurement documentation and meetings with external parties will be in English. Knowledge of this language is therefore mandatory.



  • Individual training opportunities,
  • A modern working environment in the city centre (directly at the main station),
  • 30 days holiday,
  • A company restaurant with fresh prepared meals,
  • Free beverages (coffee, cocoa, tea, water),
  • A company Kindergarten and a parent & child office for short-term care bottlenecks,
  • Company pension scheme,
  • An award-winning employer: "Dream Employer - Innovative. Digital. Sustainable" (FAZ Institute, 2021); "The best employers for women" - grade: very good (Brigitte, 2020); "Germany's most innovative companies" (Capital 2020); "Germany's most family-friendly companies" (Freundin, 2020); "Germany's Best Apprenticeship" (Capital, 2020); "Germany's Most Desired Employers" (F.A.Z.-Institut, 2020),
  • … for more details visit our career website.

Flexi compass - learn more about the flexibility of the vacancy


  • Working hours per week: 37 hours (full time),
  • Flexible working hours and a long term working time account supporting your work-life-balance,
  • The number of flex days is not limited,
  • No core working hours,
  • Mobile working, also from home, is possible.

Your application

We have adjusted our recruitment process to current challenges regarding Covid-19. We are conducting any upcoming job interviews in the form of telephone and video interviews.

We are looking forward to your application (including your salary expectations and your earliest possible start date or your current notice period). Right now, we are constantly screening new incoming applications, so please apply as soon as possible.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. The official 50Hertz representation for employees with disabilities (Schwerbehindertenvertretung) will be happy to advise you confidentially. You can reach this representation by e-mail:


50Hertz Transmission GmbH – ein Unternehmen der europäischen Elia Group
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