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Job Description

We are looking for an Enterprise Architect to help guide and manage Enterprise IT architecture.

Enterprise IT (EPTO) covers enabling technology capabilities for the organisation such as Finance, HR, Legal & Compliance, Integration, and Information Management. The Enterprise Architect will liaise with business and technology stakeholders to proactively drive business / IT alignment. They will understand how enterprise systems help to deliver business outcomes, and how they should evolve over time to maximize value, manage risk and reduce cost.

Adevinta is on a journey to globalize and reuse enterprise systems in order to achieve savings through synergies. To that end the EPTO function is playing a critical role in enabling synergies and as such is a growing function.

The Enterprise Architect will be a generalist, with a basic broad knowledge of architecture areas such as cloud, data, security, integration, etc. Not necessary but domain knowledge of IT systems we look after such as finance and HR are a plus. We are a small dynamic team Enterprise Architecture team with the opportunity to make a real difference and impact on the organisation.


What you’ll do: 

  • Work with stakeholders to understand the business strategy and plan how the enterprise systems landscape should evolve to enable it, for instance in line with new goals or availability of new technologies.

  • Ensure that planned changes to the technology landscape maximise the re-use of existing enterprise systems, where appropriate, thereby avoiding duplication of functionality and cost.

  • Help identify synergy opportunities for enterprise systems, e.g through consolidation of separate application instances.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure that enterprise system lifecycles are managed to reduce obsolescence risk and cost.

  • Define and maintain artefacts such as the Enterprise-IT Applications Catalogue, landscape views, road maps and standards.


  • 5+ years’ experience as an Enterprise Architect working for multinational companies

  • Experience in business and technology transformational change programs

  • Experience in governing architecture designs and design decisions

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills and proactiveness in this role are a must

  • Strong problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical and modeling skills

  • Experience using and developing Enterprise and Solution Architecture artefacts and frameworks (Principles, Standards, Policies, Reference Architectures, Patterns)

  • Knowledge about IT application development methodologies, implementation technologies


Life at Adevinta comes with its perks! Our Adevintans enjoy the following benefits:

  • An attractive Base Salary.
  • Participation in our Short Term Incentive plan (annual bonus).
  • An excellent Equity program. This role plays a key part to the success of the organisation and therefore you will receive a piece of Adevinta every 6 months.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with a match from Adevinta.
  • Work From Anywhere: Enjoy up to 20 days a year of working from anywhere! Maybe not from the moon - well why not! just make sure you have internet connection!
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Program for you and your family, because we care.
  • Win together, lose together is one of our key behaviours. At Adevinta you will find a collaborative environment with an opportunity to explore your potential and grow.

On top of these, we also provide a range of locally relevant benefits. Wanna know more? Apply and ask our recruiters!

Company Description

We're Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, mobile.de in Germany and leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month.

We're all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they're looking for in their local communities – whether it's a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Our brands are supported by global Tech Hubs in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. Their goal is to develop common global products and innovation platforms which all of our brands can use. This means using cutting edge technology to create highly scalable, customisable and secure products and components that free up development time and leverage our access to global data.

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.


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