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IT Soultions Architect - Digitalization of Research and Development (m/f)


Job Field: IT / Information Management
Location: Ludwigshafen, DE
Company: BASF Business Services GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56574458_ONLE_2

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF Business Services is the business solution provider for the BASF Group, offering innovative services tailored to customers in the fields of Supply Chain Operations, Information Services and Business Process Management. We support the BASF Group globally, striving for service excellence and customer satisfaction while creating business value.
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What you can expect

Within our unit you will support us in different projects with focus on implementing IT and software architectures in Research and Development (R&D).

  • You are the single point of contact for IT related requirements and questions for our innovative projects of digitalization of BASF (Industry 4.0) for the cluster R&D and take over the role as technical product owner or lead architect.
  • In digitalization projects of BASF, you will work in agile teams to implement prototypes, minimum viable products and support the productive implementation from an architecture point of view.
  • You will analyze requirements and processes of our internal business partners in R&D and communicate between our internal business partner, project teams, external providers and other internal IT departments.
  • You will use IT concepts and tools like cloud computing, containers, Lean UX, artificial intelligence in the context of innovative projects and help BASF to drive the digital change and become the digital leader in chemical industry.
  • With a training-on-the-job you will be part of digitalization projects and you can bring in your expertise right from the beginning.

What we expect

  • You hold a degree in business informatics, computer science, bioinformatics or physics or have years of experience in the field of Web development, Web design and software architecture.
  • You have several years of professional experience that allows you to rely on extensive knowledge of business processes and applications, and you have a high level of IT expertise.
  • You are also intimately familiar with the IT applications and technologies used internally and know the architectures of modern Web applications.
  • You take a critical view of existing processes and structures, are open to new trends and innovations and are able to think strategically and act entrepreneurially.
  • You can demonstrate your good communication skills in both German and English at any time.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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