For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
The System Architect works within a program which realizes, maintains, and evolves a data platform within the POS business. This platform performs several tasks from data ingestion, standardization, harmonization, enrichment, and market analytics related data activities until emitting the results as reports to the customers.
Within this program, several parts (defined as domains) are existing and the System Architect will be responsible for one of these domains.
The whole data platform program defines a technological and architectural vision and strategy whereat the responsibility of the System Architect is that all teams within a domain are following and contributing into these global goals form an architectural perspective.
The full spectrum of the architecture methodology needs to be owned by the System Architect in order to act as facilitator and coach of agile teams, taking care of quality requirements, aligning activities in the shape of architecture roadmaps and even stepping up as a hands-on architect in teams where this level of interaction is needed.
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!