Working at ista is all about rethinking the use of energy and resources. For today. For tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. We provide smart solutions for a sustainable future, make complex data more transparent and have the courage to flip the switch to change. In our company with its family-like corporate culture and strong values, our 5700 colleagues in 22 countries make switching to smart devices and digital services in the real estate sector easy. As one of the market leaders, we offer the benefits and reliability of a large corporation combined with the open-minded atmosphere of a modern tech company.
At ista, your ideas can make a real difference. Apply now and join us at our international head office in Essen as:

(Senior) Software Architect – Energy Saving Solutions (*)

Your responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced Software Architect to join our talented team at ista SE. As a Software Architect, you will lead the design and implementation of software solutions using Java with Spring Boot, Angular, Ionic Framework, Kubernetes, and Azure (to name a few). You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to create efficient and scalable architectural designs that align with ista’s vision and technology strategy. In detail:
Work closely with stakeholders, including product owners and development teams to understand business requirements and translate them into architectural designs.
Design and implement scalable software solutions using Java with Spring Boot, Angular, Ionic Framework, Kubernetes, and Azure.
Define and enforce architectural standards, best practices, and coding guidelines to ensure high-quality and maintainable software.
Provide technical leadership and mentorship to development teams, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Conduct architectural reviews and provide recommendations for performance optimization, scalability, and security.
Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential integration into ista’s software architecture.
Collaborate with DevOps teams to ensure smooth deployment, continuous integration, and delivery processes.
Participate in the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding, testing, and deployment.

Your background

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
Proven experience as a Software Architect, with a strong focus on modern web technologies.
Solid understanding of software architecture patterns, design principles, and best practices.
Extensive hands-on experience in Java development and Spring Boot framework.
Proficiency in front-end technologies like Angular and Ionic Framework is a plus.
Experience with containerization using Kubernetes and deployment on Azure cloud platform.
Strong knowledge of microservices architecture and RESTful APIs.
Familiarity with DevOps practices, including CI/CD pipelines and automated testing.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to address complex technical challenges.
Effective communication and collaboration abilities, with the capacity to work effectively in a team environment.

Our offer

Enjoy many benefits: Look forward to an attractive salary including vacation pay, 30 days of vacation per year, flexible working hours in a modern office building and the opportunity to work remotely
Stay curious and develop yourself: standing still is not an option for us, which is why we support you in every aspect of your journey – plenty of learning opportunities await you
Secure your career: With us, a solid international medium-sized company meets a start-up atmosphere – our future course offers you long-term and excellent career options.
Do the right thing with a sense of purpose and future: Our services save CO₂ and protect the environment – we are working towards a sustainable world of tomorrow

Our team

Diversity, flexibility, fun at work and a great team spirit make our team special
We work in a dynamic environment according to agile methods
You can expect an open culture with a lot of room for new ideas and impulses
We hold great importance to direct communication and fair cooperation

We look forward to receiving your application online. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
ista SE
Hilda Murday
Luxemburger Straße 1
45131 Essen
Mobil +49 (201) 459-5913

*This job ad is addressed to potential new colleagues whether they are female, male or diverse. At ista we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. We welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

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