Software-Design and Development

Lead Architect (m/f/d) - SAP Signavio - Modeling and Consumption Group (BM&W)

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Summary & Role Information 
As Lead Architect in the Modeling and Consumption sub-group, you will be responsible for the tech strategy and architecture of SAP Signavio’s core modeling capabilities within the Business Modeling and Workflow (BM&W) group. 
Together with the Head of the Modeling and Consumption sub-group and experts from other domains, such as Product Owners, or Tech Leads, you will make sure the sub-group develop and builds its cloud service architectures in an efficient and value-generating manner. You will drive the evolution of our current architecture to meet market needs and enable efficient product development.  
What you will do  
•    Leading cross team initiatives like architecture harmonization.
•    Create technical strategy and align across Modeling and Consumption teams, participate in strategy as a part of the tech vision.
•    Define and detail out plans to reduce architectural debts.
•    Define domain boundaries and align the SAP-Signavio Modeling and Consumption product vision with the SAP-Signavio Suite vision.
•    Develop and provide technical standards and guidance in all software design and development activities.  
•    Demonstrate full responsibility for accepted tasks and demonstrate high quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency.  
•    Identify system-level improvements and deficiencies and bring them to light. 
•    Contribute to and drive all aspects of development life cycle. 
•    Act as sparring partner and coach for most of the senior engineers in the group; provide in-depth feedback to Senior and Lead Engineers during appraisals.
What you bring 
•    Profound knowledge of modern agile software engineering and design methods 
•    Experience in redesigning monoliths based on modern cloud architecture principles
•    Curiosity and openness to new technologies as well as a team and goal-oriented active working style 
•    Team-orientation and team-work mindset
•    Superior communications and presentation skills
•    Critical thinking with regards to product, processes, organization and technology
•    Experience in documentation, system architecture analysis and design
•    Curiosity around technology and trends
•    Ability to build and foster effective working model between different stakeholders.  
•    Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements and software architecture.  
•    Experience in formulizing technical strategies for B2B Cloud products. 

You feel comfortable and self-confident working in a matrix organization and leading without authority. You are inclusive and drive decisions in cross-product teams. Customer focus and empathy are part of your value set, you listen closely to customers and partners, and translate their requirements into tangible functions.


About the Team
Building on the intelligent enterprise strategy, SAP Signavio set out to support and accompany SAP customers in navigating through their digital transformation by helping them understand and improve their business processes. 
The Business Modeling and Workflow (BM&W) group is one of five groups in the engineering department of the SAP Signavio unit. We value consistency, modularity & re-usability, as well as simplicity. We strive for a coherent user experience across the entire product suite and an effective & efficient cross-product development experience. To this effect, our teams deliver SAP Signavio core products such as the SAP Signavio Process Manager or SAP Signavio Governance components.  


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Requisition ID: 381866  | Work Area: Software-Design and Development  | Expected Travel: 0 - 20%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - Germany #LI-Hybrid


Requisition ID:  381866
Posted Date:  Nov 25, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%

Berlin, DE, 10557

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