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Data Architect



This position is available in  Sofia/Remote



  • This is a great opportunity for a senior data architect to work in a dynamic and innovative environment the second largest software company in Germany
  • With data at the heart of SoftwareAG as it transforms to a digital future, the Enterprise Data Architect will play a key role in the support, design and control of data applications and processes.
  • SoftwareAG is introducing SaAS, IaAS and PaAS services, as well as re-engineering key platforms. This has led to the need for a person who will contribute to the design and implementation of a cutting-edge enterprise data strategy, working with multiple stakeholders to ensure it supports the current and future needs of the Corporation.
  • As a data-centric organisation, SoftwareAG is strengthening all aspects of data management - introducing industry-leading tools and automating manual processes. The data architect will contribute to the design, usage and implementation of these tools in line with our data governance and management strategy.
  • This is a fast moving, complex, technical environment. Data platforms are migrating to cloud-based platforms. Internal and external systems are undergoing digital transformation. We are introducing many new technologies including AI, Data Lake, Master Data Management and workflow tools.
  • The evaluation, prototyping and introduction of new technologies ensures an exciting and intellectually rewarding career.


  • Ensuring the effective and efficient of data use through design of secure, audited, controlled and governed data journeys.
  • Enforcing agreed data architecture standards across all projects.
  • Providing SME knowledge for data design - to aid performance, contribute to solution design, ensure security requirements are satisfied, and to provide the link between business and technical users.
  • Ensuring data knowledge is enhanced through techniques such as meta data exploitation - this includes the application of data management systems to ensure data is catalogued, classified and made available as appropriate.
  • Provide a lead in data simplification
  • Contribute to evolving a comprehensive, integrated and holistic data landscape.
  • Summarise complex technical problems concisely to a non-technical audience



  • Comes from a complex data environment - with knowledge of integrating many different types and sources of data.
  • Background in an international company within many different regulatory data environments.
  • Experience working with data security/protection teams
  • Experience with data governance and setting up a governance framework
  • Basic skills in project management and modern agile methods
  • Leadership skills in the data architect space
  • Work within an organisation that has experienced significant technical/organisation change.
  • Work within an organisation that has converted legacy systems to leading edge data platforms.
  • Been based in an organisation that has remote/local teams from dispersed geographical locations.
  • Has demonstrated advanced presentation and communication skills to engage senior stakeholders.
  • Has developed solutions that have materially improved data use within an organisation.
  • Led and mentored individuals in data design and architecture
  • Has been part of an organisation where data governance, control and understanding are embedded.



  • An opportunity to work on some of the most important and challenging Software AG products used by large enterprises all over the world
  • Excellent remuneration package with additional social and medical benefits
  • Work-life balance: 25 days of vacation, flexible working hours, home office policy
  • Well-defined career and personal development opportunities in wide range of technology areas
  • Regular training and team building events
  • A sustainable job in a global environment
  • Fun and comfortable working atmosphere


















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