Principal Enterprise Architect



Munich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Role:

We are looking for a curious, smart and “learn it all” Architect with proven experience and a passion for designing solution architectures for our prospects and customers to support and help our growing sales team to achieve revenue goals.

You work with the technical teams at our prospects and customers to design an architecture for the integration of our products that will meet their performance, data/information security and business requirements; you will unlock technical blockers that can slow down the adoption of our products and partner closely with our Sales and Value Engineering teams as well as our Product Management, Data Ops and Information Security teams. You will be responsible for supporting engagements with new prospects as well as existing customers that look to expand their footprint. Measures of success include new customer acquisition rates, retention, up-selling and contribution to overall sales team and business success.

The work you’ll do:

  • Lead and define the overall architecture, data and cloud strategy for our largest client accounts
  • Engage with customers C-level their strategic objectives with the Celonis technical strategy
  • Be the bridge between our product & engineering teams within Celonis with the clients teams to provide the best technical services for our clients
  • Assess our customer installed base IT landscape maturity for the region
  • Participate in pre-Sales and post-Sales phases, engaging with customer Architecture and security teams
  • Coach and guide Celonis consulting teams and ecosystem partners on technical implementation related issues (architecture, integration, performance and scalability)
  • Develop re-usable assets for the consulting teams on projects
  • Develop customer facing position papers, assets and thought leadership presentations on architecture and innovation with Celonis
  • Creation of technical designs and presentations for internal and client stakeholders

The qualifications you need:

  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience (Software vendor Architect, Top consulting firms CTO or Enterprise Architect at a customer)
  • Strong background in Data Architecture, Integrations patterns, and Development background in data related languages (SQL, Python...)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Fluency in German and in English
  • Excellent presentation and creativity skills
  • You can comfortably switch from explaining an architecture diagram to an environment where you coded/assembled a demo of the architecture
  • Strong technical background with a focus on system integrations, data operations and automation capabilities
  • Strong understanding of cloud native architectures, SaaS solutions (Salesforce, SAP, Dynamics CRM, ServiceNow), cybersecurity posture fundamentals, API ecosystems and legacy on-premise enterprise architectures
  • MSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent in Information Technology related field


  • Celonis Certifications and Experience with OCPM and Case Centric Data Pipelines
  • AWS/Azure/GCP Certifications
  • ESB / ETL Certifications (Mulesoft, Oracle, SAP, Talend, Informatica)
  • TOGAF/Zachmann Certification
  • Experience in at least 2 domains among: Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Customer/Consumer Management (Service, Order Management, Sales), HR, Procurement.
  • Experience in at least 2 industries among: Consumer Goods, Banking, Pharma, Aerospace, Telco, Transport.

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Get familiar with the Celonis Process Intelligence Platform by watching this video.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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