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Job function:  Information Technology & Digital Solutions
Working hours:  Full time
Contract type:  Unlimited
Department:  Data Design
Date:  21 Nov 2023

Düsseldorf, DE

Company:  Uniper

Senior Data Architect (f/m/d)

Our Data Design team in Düsseldorf is looking for YOU!   


We are Uniper


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes. Interested? Then we will look forward to meeting you!


Your responsibilities


The Data Design Team as a central team is responsible for the Data Journey at Uniper. Our activities are aimed at unlocking the data potential and supporting Uniper's business strategy.
Within the Data Journey, a core element is Data Discoverability, which is closely linked to Data Governance and Data Architecture. Our Data Driven Approach starts with the business perspective. From this, we derive our Data Assets Landscape to capture and describe the most relevant data for the Uniper value chain.
Our data architecture approach is designed to help us share data within Uniper in a secure way. Rapid provision of data and sharing of data with third parties is critical.
As a data architect, you understand the business but also know the technology and analytics well enough to know how to leverage the best of the three to solve data challenges and drive data initiatives. You think in terms of strategy and business impact and can translate the ambitions of different stakeholders into concrete data-driven initiatives and specific actions. 


  • Our data architects in the "Data Design Team" take on a central role and ensure that the foundation for data democratisation is laid at Uniper - closely aligned with our business strategy. You have the overview of Data at Uniper.
  • They are responsible for designing data architectures for our various business areas and empowering corresponding teams in the process
  • You will consider compliance requirements and follow our data domain model as well as data-driven data governance
  • You will be from a business perspective responsible for the strategic development of Uniper's data platform 'Atonyx', encompassing all the beauty of the MS Azure stack and cutting-edge technology (Talend, Snowflake, Power BI)
  • The evaluation of new solution options and vendors is in your hands, this may include your own prototyping activities for future data technology options
  • Your mandate will include a full voting seat on the Design Authority Board
  • You will be the point of contact for data architecture and data discoverability at Uniper


Your profile

  • Your personality is key. We are looking for a proactive, resilient and dynamic candidate with excellent communication skills. A team player who can also work independently and effectively. Someone who enjoys working in a changing environment, brings in-depth expertise and enjoys learning
  • You have at least five years' experience in relevant positions, in the energy sector would be a plus and are able to lead projects
  • You love to train colleagues at Uniper, guide in developing data architectures and maintain our Data Domain model in the Data Catalogue
  • You have very good knowledge of functional data modelling, data integration and have the conceptual understanding to integrate data across systems
  • Strong analytical mindset and ability to manage complex interdependencies
  • High intrinsic motivation to drive change and create impact within heterogeneous stakeholder groups.
  • We are an international company with a global reach. We expect fluent English. German language skills are a plus


Your benefits

At Uniper, we not only reward our employees with attractive salaries, an excellent company pension and health related benefits for their hard work and dedication to shaping the future energy transition. You can also expect a supportive working culture that offers a wide range of creative and innovative ideas. We enable various flexible working arrangements, whilst also supporting with home office equipment.
Through regular training and workshops, together we work towards visualising yourself in our company as if it were your own. We support you in highlighting your individual potential, achieving your personal goals, and reaching your ambitions. We invite you to become part of our diverse company with international colleagues from more than 80 countries. As an employer, Uniper has committed itself to providing special support to certain areas:
Work-Life-Balance / New Normal:
  • Choosing how, where, and when to work in accordance with your team and the requirements of your job
  • Modern and ergonomic equipment for your workplace (home & office)
  • Support to balance private life and work: Sabbaticals, part-time possibilities, family service
  • Car and bike leasing offer (deferred compensation) 
  • E-car charging stations at almost all Uniper locations

Health offers:

  • Flu vaccination
  • Preventive health services
  • Employee assistance program

Company pension:

  • Employer-funded contributions to a modern pension system
  • Possibility of self-funded contributions with employer-funded matching


  • Lifelong training
  • Coaching


Our employees are the reason for our success. Therefore, you will find many other benefits at the local level to help you reach your potential. Energy evolutionary wanted!


Your contact


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


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Job information 


Contract type: Unlimited   
Working Hours:     Full time   


As an employer, Uniper is committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we encourage applications from suitably qualified individuals whose capabilities match the role requirements regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, ideology, sexual identity or marital status. We live inclusion and support flexible working.











































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