Head of department “Strategic Initiatives & Architecture” (m/f/d)

Job Description

Build this New Chapter with us…

We are a trusted and valued IT partner of Siemens business units in mastering the challenges of digitalization. Together we create and operate innovative, Siemens-wide established platform solutions.

In our IT unit IoT & Platform Services we are looking for a highly motivated manager of the Strategic Initiatives & Architecture department.

As the head of “Strategic Initiatives & Architecture” you shape and lead a department that teams are responsible for:

  • IoT/Factory Digitalization (FD)business portfolio development by trend scouting and bundling needs and requirements of Siemens Businesses to digitize their businesses, products, and factories
  • Transfer Siemens’ business requirements into feasible state-of-the-art IT architectures for reusable and scalable IoT- & Platform / Factory Digitalization (FD) services
  • Incubate and validate technologies / business models based on business requirements
  • Design architectures and co-develop services with IPS Service/OPS units in Hybrid Cloud- and Edge/Factory environments reusing standardized IT building blocks based on Public- and Private Cloud service offerings to deliver valuable and operable IoT/Platform & Factory Digitalization services

To actively support Siemens’ platform strategy, you have the chance to open this new chapter and shaping a brand-new department within IoT & Platform Services (IT IPS). Having the ears and eyes closely on the Siemens Businesses understanding their needs and requirements we will be able to transfer this into valuable IoT & Platform service architectures and can establish reusable and scalable service building blocks.

Change the future with us…

Using your expertise, you will be responsible for:

  • Shaping a new department „Strategic Initiatives & Architecture“ including hiring of IT Business Developers and IoT/FD Architects
  • Functional & disciplinary management of the new department
  • Active IoT Platform/Factory Digitalization (FD)business portfolio development
  • Design architectures for IoT Platform/FD Services considering technical feasibility, operability, IT/OT security, legal requirements, and cost efficiency in provisioning of such services and in price efficiency for our customers
  • Proactive networking and partnering with relevant Siemens units (Businesses, IoT, FD Programs etc.)
  • Close alignments and collaboration with interacting units like IPS service management, IPS security tower and IPS operations units
  • Motivating & Coachingof team leaders incl. competence management

What you need to make real what matters.

  • University Degree ( Master ) in Mathematics, Computer Science, Business Administration or similar quantitative field or equivalent practical experience.
  • You have more than 5 years in managing international IT teams (ideally IT Solution Architects).
  • You are known as a digital leader who knows how to drive a highly motivated team
  • With a positive and constructive approach, you make sure your teams develop themselves. You help them to see the details without losing the bigger picture
  • Even if your approach is also hands-on, your strategical mindset and helicopter view are helping you to work in a proactive way and to anticipate.
  • As you lead by example, your communication style, your own work discipline, and your capacity to getting things done are impeccable
  • Customers and colleagues adore you as you really understand their needs
  • Experience in IoT/FD/Cloud Architecture and Solution Design is an asset
  • You have a good practical knowledge of German and English
  • #CorporateIT

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

Please note that we will also consider candidates from other locations if they are suitably qualified. - if you would like to find out more about jobs & careers at Siemens. 

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Information Technology

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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