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Jul 4, 2024 92101

Solution Architect

Engineers & Developers Advanced Hamburg, Germany Hybrid

About the job

We are hiring a Solution Architect for our client, an international e-commerce group with more than 45 million monthly active users headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.

In this role, you will lead the Strategy Projects Tech Team, which is responsible for managing key strategic initiatives across the entire system landscape. Your work will ensure efficient and seamless cross-system solutions to support our commerce operations.


  • Design cross-system architecture solutions by knowing the split of responsibility between the systems in our client’s landscape and allocating new functionalities accordingly
  • Craft elegant, web-based architecture solutions (utilizing the right programming language from our existing repertoire (like PHP or GO), AWS, Containers, Microservices, APIs, Message Queuing) and define technical requirements to the development teams whilst having the big picture in mind
  • Support the development teams in finding solutions for complex challenges by advising and taking business needs and risks into account
  • Accompany implementation of solutions to watch out for and resolve upcoming blockers on the way
  • Ensure architectural consistency across teams by providing the teams with knowledge from other systems




  • Completed studies in informatics or a comparable course of study
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT, with a proven track record in solution architecture
  • Solid experience in the conception of complex (cloud) architectures, interfaces and processes
  • Routined in solution specification, visualization, presentation, and test planning
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and services, preferably AWS
  • Knowledge of data storage, processing, and management technologies to handle large volumes of data efficiently
  • Ability to investigate monitoring and logging platforms like Kibana, Sentry, Datadog
  • Don’t hesitate to dive into merge requests or existing code (e.g. in PHP, Laravel) to comprehend business processes

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and spoken English skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and potential issues (and their effects) clearly and effectively to both technical and business stakeholders
  • Ability to grasp new topics fast and break down complex problems
  • Drive to stay updated with emerging technologies relevant to the business
  • Ability to work in a well-structured and organized way

Nice to haves:

  • Experience in E-Commerce
  • Experience with high-throughput systems
  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • AWS
  • MySQL


  • Hybrid working
  • Fresh fruit every day
  • Sports courses
  • Free access to code.talks
  • Exclusive employee discounts
  • Free drinks
  • Language courses
  • Laracast account for free
  • Company parties
  • Help in the relocation process
  • Mobility subsidy
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Central Location
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Company pension
  • Professional training
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Feedback Culture
  • Job Bikes

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