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Data IT Architect (m/f/d)

Date: 01-Oct-2020

Location: Frankfurt am Main, DE

Company: Deutsche Börse Group

Group Company: Deutsche Börse AG 

Data IT Architect (m/f/d) 

Full-time | Unlimited


Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. Deutsche Börse Group is an international company, headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. With more than 6,700 employees, the company has a strong global presence for its customers all over the world, including Luxembourg, Prague, Chicago, London, Cork, New York and many other locations.
What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.

Field of activity


The CIO/COO/Chief Technology Office area is responsible for ensuring an effective alignment between Business and Technology Strategy whilst enabling the Deutsche Börse Group to execute new Technology Opportunities. Within this area, Data IT is responsible for the delivery of Software Development and IT Operation services for Data Products. Currently amongst others, the center of the services provided are the three service lines - Data Services, Index Services, and Regulatory Services. The Data IT architecture is designed to meet business requirements of the individual service lines of Deutsche Börse Group. Data products contain real-time data feeds, ultra-low latency transaction processing, mass transaction processing, and data analytics. The services are built on Deutsche Börse Group standard technologies on premise and on cloud-based platforms as defined by the Chief Technology Office. The Data IT Architecture specialist is responsible to maintain the Data IT Architecture principles in line with the Data and IT Strategy of the Chief Technology Office, leveraging new technology opportunities where possible. For the development of new platforms, the Data IT Architect ensures, that the design of the Data IT platforms complies with the architecture principles and meets the requirements of the business lines. Driving Data IT toward new technologies, leveraging cloud technologies, the usage of machine learning, artificial intelligence, as part of the CTO function, including fully-fledged automated DevOps processing compliant with Deutsche Börse Group Information Security policies, which are based on the ISO/IEC 27xxx standards, Rundschreiben 10/2017 (BA), and other Information Security related regulations, enabling the growth of the Business partners is the ultimate target.



  • Design application architectures and provide guidance in terms of scalability, stability, security and cloud readiness.
  • Provide expertise in the fields modern IT architectures enabling the growth of the Data Services business of Deutsche Börse Group, including modern Cloud Technologies, Data mining, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Plan and support automation of code build, code test and code deploy of applications.
  • Plan and support migration of applications on a DBG cloud platform
  • Train Data product application teams on general IT architecture topics and best practices incl. topics like DevOps, Cloud and IT Security
  • Coordinate general IT Architecture best practices with other product architects
  • Coordinate IT Security requirements with central IS team and all application owners.
  • Define the IT Roadmap and IT strategy of the Data product to enable the digitization and data strategy, as well as the IT and Data strategy of Deutsche Börse Group as part of the Chief Technology Office function


Qualification/required skills:

  • Broad IT skills covering different IT architecture types to be applied to specific business purposes, operating systems, database platforms, application technology stacks and related IT security topics
  • Modern Cloud Technologies, Data mining, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence and their application in the Data space
  • Practical experience with at least one cloud platform, e.g. AWS, Azure, Google and general understanding of cloud computing concepts
  • Experience in defining IT strategies to enable business strategies in the area of datafication and digitization
  • Profound knowledge in low latency platforms and architectures (real time data dissemination), Data Warehouse solutions, Big Data Analytics architectures, ranging from C++ applications to Go for low latency applications and various Experience with DevOps tools and build & test automation incl. tools like Jenkins, SonarQube, Selenium or similar
  • Experience aligning compliance regarding regulatory, security and audit aspects of DevOps and Cloud processes and solutions specifically in the context of new Data initiatives
  • Big data database implementations
  • University degree or comparable
  • Strong communication skills, empathy and the ability to work in a team
  • High commitment and motivation.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and German.
  • Additionally, you need to be a team player with good communication and soft skills, highly motivated, flexible and good at MS Office applications.


Deutsche Börse Group embraces an international climate, whereby diversity is universal. This is evident across the board, be it through our diverse workforce, routine responsibilities or other areas of activities and scope of application. We are looking for employees who enjoy working in a dynamic and flexible environment and are willing to put forward innovative ideas for the company. An open mindset, a proactive approach and self-motivation are prerequisites. 
We offer our employees an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include a high level of trust and autonomy in modern, centrally located workplaces where corporate culture and values are exercised regularly. 

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

Have we piqued your interest? Then we encourage you to apply now!


Do you have questions about the application process or this position?
Martin Ryvola
 will gladly answer your questions. Please contact us at or by phone 069-211-11810. We look forward to getting to know you!

Deutsche Börse Group, Human Resources