IT Architect for Group Functions IT Purchasing - (TM)

Descrição da função

  • Designing the architecture of the Central Purchasing Solutions (Strategy, Roadmap and Implementation);
  • Orchestration and Integration of all components for the Central Purchasing Solutions considering the Overall IT Strategy;
  • Derive technical integration scenarios for the Purchasing Architecture Landscape including Master Data Integration, SAP R/3 and S/4 Backend integration considering the Continental Infrastructure and IT Strategy. Standard integration to the connected SAP systems being used by the Group Sectors within Continental;
  • Provide technical integration scenarios to connect further cloud solution and support interoperability;
  • Sizing of the Core Purchasing Applications with zero unplanned downtime and high availability;
  • Providing high performance E2E to provide best in class user experience;
  • Continuous Improvement of the existing technology targeting “state of the industry”;
  • Leading the technical Maintenance for the global Purchasing applications. This includes the Maintenance Strategy, Roadmap and its Implementation;
  • Service owner for the System Operation of the Continental Group SAP Systems SAP Portal, SAP SRM, SAP SRM SUS, SAP S/4 (MDM, Procurement Hub);
  • Lead Safeguarding measurements. Ensure IT security, IT compliance and Enterprise Architecture Management principles;
  • Coordination of the technical teams and experts from SAP System provider, SAP Basis, Infrastructure and SAP Group Sectors;
  • Supports the selection process for the main components;
  • Supports infrastructure in the maintenance of the underlying components;
  • Ensure the E2E Monitoring and the Monitoring of the Interfaces;
  • Technical Lead and Coordination for the external staff;
  • Project lead for Cross Group Sector projects.
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Preferred Technical and professional expertise:

  • Academic degree in Computer Sciences or Business Administration or Business Informatics;
  • Several years experience as an IT System Architect ( Design, build, integrate, operate and secure enterprise IT system landscapes);
  • SAP knowledge preferred in the SAP Basis module;
  • Willingness and high interest to work on the IT Architecture within the Continental Infrastructure;
  • Technical understanding.
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O que oferecemos

Pay for Performance:

  •  Achievement Bonuses and Rewards;
  • Recommendation Bonuses for new team members;
  • Flexibility Program including flexible hours, mobile work and sabbaticals.


  • Health & Wellness (Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Sport activities etc.);
  • Different discounts (glasses, tires, medical, shopping);
  • In-house restaurant & coffee corners.

Life-Long Learning:

  • Dedicated Programs and Conferences;
  • Free Language Courses (English, German, French etc);
  • Access to e-learning platforms;
  • Career development opportunities (local and international);
  • Internal development communities (Experts, Agile Community of Practice, Artificial Intelligence etc).

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Quem somos

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.

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