Our Process IT department within E.ON Connecting Energies (ECT) in Essen is looking for a

Data Architect (m/f)


  • You will be an integral member of our development team focused on developing Energy Solutions based on the command and control of thousands of remote machines
  • Responsible for envisioning and executing on design & implementation of a variety of use cases based on the real-time data streams from live equipment
  • Work closely with development teams
  • Responsible for all deliverables associated with end to end data architecture, model, including source to target mappings and data dictionary
  • Ensuring quality, performance, and security of database design and implementation
  • Providing advice and support for projects regarding all aspects of database development including relational, NoSQL, and time series technologies
  • Assisting with the set-up of frameworks for the ECT database service to fit our micro services architecture
  • Supporting with the design and implementation of real-time data ingestion and processing using the Kafka, Spark, and Casandra technology stack
  • Setting up quality assurance processes for database development


  • University degree in Information Technology, Software Development, Engineering or related fields
  • Proficiency in database design, implementation, administration, and performance optimization
  • Experience with Non-Relational databases (such as like Hadoop, Casandra, Mongo, Cloudera)
  • Strategic and detail understanding of major database products (e.g. Oracle technology, MS SQL Server technology or open source systems such as Postgres and MySQL)
  • Knowledge in logical and physical database design and data modeling
  • Experience in developing systems from scratch
  • Experience of data warehouse design principles
  • Familiarity with configuration management and software release procedures
  • Appreciation of general technical concepts (e.g. Networking protocols, Windows and Linux server products, Back-up and recovery, Storage, IT Security)
  • Experience of and like working in distributed teams with various nationalities; Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, agile environment
  • Business fluent in English


Please note that candidates in redeployment (E.ON Perspekt) will be given priority.

What we offer

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At a glance

Reference no: 38303 Contract term: Permanent Working hours: Full time

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E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.

E.ON Connecting Energies

E.ON Connecting Energies (ECT) is a multi-national integrator of managed energy solutions. We make life-time energy and operating cost savings happen for commercial, industrial and public-sector customers by designing, building, financing, operating and optimizing energy-consuming and energy-generating equipment and systems at our customers’ facilities. ECT is currently active in Germany, UK, Italy and Russia and operates along three business units – energy efficiency, on-site generation as well as flexibility & virtual power plants.