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Data Architect (f/m/d)


Place of work: Neuenhagen - Am Umspannwerk 10, 15366 Neuenhagen bei Berlin 

Entry date: as soon as possible   

Permanent Contract | Full-time (37 hours per week) 

Job ID: 1002 

50Hertz Transmission GmbH, Neuenhagen (near Berlin)


50Hertz is one of the four transmission system operators in Germany. We transport electricity at the highest voltage level. The company's round about 1,200 employees are creating something that until recently many people thought was impossible: Promote energy system transformation at high speed while maintaining security of supply.


Our Transmission Control Center controls the electricity transport in the 50Hertz grid. In this context, 50Hertz is building the next generation ecosystem for system operations. The area of data architecture is central for success: Managing highly complex data of our assets and the grid with very demanding requirements on data quality and also managing millions of (real time) data points on our integration backbone.

Design the next generation data architecture for system operations.


With analytical strength and solution-oriented thinking, you tackle your diverse tasks:

  • You will be crucial to ensure we can bring together all relevant data from various sources in a reliant and scalable way, by designing and developing a central data platform, assuming stewardship for data quality, consistency and usability of data,
  • You will design together with a strong team our new platform starting from to overall design up to the technology stack and will collaborate with the Data Engineers and the Business Analysts to build a scalable and reliable data backbone for system operations,
  • You will collaborate and coordinate with multiple departments, stakeholders, partners and external vendors,
  • Define best practices throughout our teams for data schemas, data generation and data storage in a highly distributed and concurrent system.
  • Drive innovation for a data-centric architecture.


In addition to your specialist knowledge, your committed communication and team competence will help you. It is not only knowledge and experience that makes your success but the way you manage decision-making processes und implement new ideas in the organization.

Your competence profile 


  • Hands on experience with implementing scalable technology and architectures for master data and real-time data / streaming data,
  • Very good knowledge and experience with data modelling and data management, especially in the context of grid models (generation, load, topology)
  • You enjoy working with international teams, collaborating across different departments and stakeholders,
  • A strong drive to change things,
  • Very good written and spoken German and English language skills (B2).


Following are a plus:

  • Experience in the energy industry context, preferably in processes of system management for electrical grids ,
  • Experience with event streaming technology (e.g. Apache Kafka), messaging protocols (AMQP, RabbitMQ, …) and publish/subscribe pattern,
  • Experience in the area of OT/IT (e.g. SCADA),
  • Experience with Graph Databases, RDF and CIM / CGMES.



  • Become part of the energy turnaround and face this meaningful challenge,
  • Design new processes and systems and break new ground,
  • You can expect a comprehensive induction period and individual training opportunities,
  • A modern working environment in the city centre (directly at the main station),
  • 30 days holiday,
  • A company restaurant,
  • 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, 2021); "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 – see how flexible this vacancy is


  • 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 adapted our recruiting process according to the current situation and we are conducting all upcoming job interviews in the form of telephone and video interviews.


We are therefore looking forward to your application in English (including your salary expectations and your earliest possible start date or your current notice period). Please apply exclusively via our online application form.


Would you like to know more? For example, what is it like to work in our team? Or do you have technical questions about the job? Then contact Frederic Koppenberg, Head of Data Strategy: work@50hertz.com (this way you can reach him easier than on the phone). Please refer to job ID 1002 in the e-mail subject.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. The 50Hertz representation for employees with disabilities (Schwerbehindertenvertretung) will be happy to advise you in a confidential manner. You can reach them by e-mail: sbv@50hertz.com. 


50Hertz Transmission GmbH – a company of the European Elia Group

Human Resources, Moritz Heiermann, work@50hertz.com