Java Architect

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia

Place of work
Tomášikova 64, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Senior Solutions Architect is accountable for architecting and designing comprehensive solutions that meet business requirements in support of a given portfolio.
* Represent Technology Strategy & Architecture in programs/initiatives
* Create key aspects of the Business Case for a given solution with PM support
* Provide Work Effort Sizing with PM support
* Oversee and support Functional & Technical Requirements gathering
* Produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through documentation of systems, architectures, process flows and value-chains
* Author end to end high level design, including requirements traceability. Provide solutions where Strategic Architecture gaps exist.
* Ensure alignment of initiative level high and low designs against the agreed architectures and technology strategies.
* Provide continuous feedback between strategic and solutions architecture.
* Promote adherence of designs to bank policies and standards, architectural principles and guidelines.
* Ensure adherence to the architecture governance processes
* Technical leadership and exposure across a broad scale of tools, technologies, and architecture models.

Employee perks, benefits

* Work with new technologies and on new group level projects
* Coaching, on-the-job-training, and professional training opportunities
* A market competitive based salary is taken for granted
* Flexible working time
* We support your professional and personal development at all times. Our employees appreciate attractive career opportunities, numerous social benefits and a professional working atmosphere
* Performance related finacial bonuses

Information about the selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in Erste Group IT International. We are very glad to receive CVs of all candidates that can possibly become our future colleagues.
After receiving your application, we will carefully evaluate it. Please note that due to time limitations we will contact only prospective candidates that meet our expectation best.
In case you are not selected for this particular position, we will keep your CV for possible contact in the future. If you are interested to know more about us and follow our openings in the future, please visit
Thank you once more for your interest.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

* At least of 2 years experience with technology architecture
* Java EE expertise
* Translating complex concepts into multiple architectural “views”
* Broad based IT knowledge and experience (Hardware, Financial Software, Middleware, Databases)
* Application development knowledge and experience (Distributed Services, Design, Analysis)
* Industry best practices in architectural methodologies and standards (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, Rational Unified Process, IEEE-1471, etc…)
* Interpreting business needs and applying innovative technology solutions
* Strong skills in UML modeling and in addition to Java at least one technology stack (Middleware, Security, SOA etc)
* Experience in architecting/designing in both Waterfall and AGILE development methodologies
* English - fluent
* Availability to travel 3 days per week to Vienna office


Brief description of the company

EG IT INT is the IT services provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Group entities.
We provide development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions. Therefore, we play a strategic role within Erste Group, offering the best service for the best price.

Our services

IT solutions provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Holding and its CEE subsidiaries.
As part of Erste Group, Erste Group IT International (EG IT INT) provides development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions for the international banking business and therefore plays a strategic role within Erste Group.

Group IT solutions are provided in the following areas:
•Group-wide digital banking,
• Wholesale banking and capital markets,
• Bank steering functions (risk management & financial management) as well as BI systems and the Group Data Warehouse.

We operate offices in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic with more than 900 employees.

All services are provided to Erste Group entities and include:
• Management of software development and integration projects (planning of the required budget and resources, coordination of the requirements collection, specification and implementation)
• Requirements definition with the customers and their integration into the existing process landscape
• Software development, integration and testing based on elaborated technical concepts
• Architecture and business analysis
• Deployment of the solution (handover to operations)
• Operations and maintenance of applications (problem handling, bug fixing and minor improvements)
• Integration of third party software into the existing IT landscape

IT driven change
Being the best at IT also means being the best at change. We are an enabler for new emerging business lines at group level which go beyond country boundaries. We help new business lines to integrate quickly and become part of Erste Group. We serve as an agent of change.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia
Tomášikova 64
831 04 Bratislava
ID: 3258513   Dátum zverejnenia: 22.2.2018