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Enterprise Data Architect (m/f/d)


Passion for food. Hunger for tech. We make METRO digital.

Today technology is driving the world. And at METRO.digital we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food – METRO. From e-commerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to make each day a success for our customers and colleagues. With passion and ownership, we build the future of wholesale.

You are driving to create smart solutions for customers around the globe? You want to grow in a flexible environment? Let the right career opportunity find you and join us!

Providing great and innovative services to our clients requires data management at scale. In order to continue on our data journey, Metro.digital is looking for an Enterprise Data Architect.

Required key competencies and qualifications:

  • Be able to communicate the value of data on all levels and be actively shaping how Metro is handling data today and tomorrow;
  • Have strong communication skills as a key task is to connect people from different business units and different roles;
  • Be able to work conceptually and be able to communicate the impact of this type of work;
  • Be able to define and foster data architecture principles;
  • Be able to contribute to the creation, implementation, and maintenance of an enterprise data model;
  • Be able to think and communicate the big picture for data, and at the same time, be able to link this to individual solutions;
  • Actively driving the collaboration with technical architects on enterprise and solutions level;
  • Actively engaging with business process architects;
  • Have 7.5+ years of experience in complex data management scenarios;
  • Have a considerable interest in the business processes and business challenges a company like Metro is facing; experience in the wholesale/retail domain is a plus but not mandatory;
  • Have coded data processing pipelines or data applications and should be knowledgeable in modern software delivery and lifecycle management;
  • Have deep knowledge in data processing technologies;
  • Profound knowledge (differences and tradeoffs) of different database technologies, like Relational, NoSQL, and Data Lake;
  • Good knowledge of public clouds (GCP, Azure or AWS);
  • Have a consulting mindset. Sharing information and proactively supporting projects is a must;
  • Should be able to guide and respect people and be an internal sales person for all topics around data;
  • Should have skills in data modeling and governance modelsand how to make them become reality in a large cooperation;
  • Should have strong methodology skills when engaging with business units and data teams;
  • Should have a background in how to bring AI/ML into business processes and what role data management plays in such advanced solutions;
  • Should have knowledge of GDPR and other data privacy;
  • Should be willing to represent Metro.digital on external conferences;
  • Should be willing to get engaged in hiring data people and mentor people on their data- savvy career path;
  • Should be familiar with agile software delivery by teams across various locations.


  • Own the data Architecture Principles;
  • Co-own and lead the Data Strategy;
  • Co-own the enterprise data model on the Conceptional Level;
  • Own the enterprise data model on Logical Level;
  • Consult and oversee solution architect on the Physical Level;
  • Being the Lead Data Governor, incl. Quality, Security, Privacy, GDPR.

What we offer at METRO.digital? 

  • Flexible and remote work: create your own schedule!  Flexibility defines the way we work and interact with each other. At METRO.digital, you have the possibility to work remotely and adapt your working hours in a very flexible way.
  • People development: when you grow so do we!   We want you to become the best version of yourself with individual and company-wide programs and trainings for people development. Focused among other on development, leadership, appreciation … it´s time to upskill your career.
  • Support with individual solutions: we are people-caring!  Life is full of surprises, full of challenges and we want to support you – whenever YOU need – at an individual level and during every stage of your life.

You can choose the location from our tech hubs: Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Brasov, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Ho Chi Minh, or you can work remotely anywhere in Romania or Germany. Let’s discuss what better suits you!

Want to know more about all our benefits? Discover more here.

Let´s connect soon. Apply for the role now!


Position grade within our career framework: Technical Architect Grade 3 (Md10).

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