Solution Architect for Connected Car Technologies – English speaking

Einsatzort: Wolfsburg

Role: Solution Architect for Connected Car Technologies – English speaking

Number of positions: 1

Location: Wolfsburg, Germany

Duration: until May 2019 – option to extend

Start: ASAP

Workload: 100 %

Remote or Onsite: 2-3 days onsite / 2-3 days remote

Level: at least 3+ years

Contract Type: Freelance

Other: Candidates must be eligible to work as a freelancer in Germany with all the necessary permits/documentation/visas.

Project Description:

E2E operating concept and control center as part of the Digital Platform and Lift & Shift


  • Concept Connected Car operation
  • Development of a "mission statement" and a service architecture concept (objectives, added values, basic principles) regarding the operation model for connected car applications
  • Identification of the key operational stakeholders and consolidation of the operation KPIs for the backend services until CW 19/19 - objective for the development of an operational architecture.
  • conception and design of a control station or room regarding operational KPIs
  • Support operations owner in development
  • Deriving / capturing, formulating and structuring operational requirements (in form of user stories).
  • Operational support of operation owner (s) in agile development projects (coordination of operational epics, user stories, quality gates, test scenarios, etc. with the respective requirements managers)
  • Operational concept connected car
  • Support in the development of a connected car operating architecture (especially regarding Lift&Shift activities), Identification and structuring of basic operational principles (operating architecture), Clarification and description of the operating processes, derivation of the required technical interfaces and capabilities for operations (such as a comprehensive end-to-end business monitoring - possibly as a consolidation of technical / functional monitoring solutions)
  • Continuous coordination of the operating architecture with the affected or involved areas and stakeholders

Searched profile/skills:

  • Experienced with connected car technologies (required)
  • Operational competencies (required)
  • Conceptual and communication skills (required)
  • Comfortable with conceptual work, especially:
  • Interviewing stakeholders
  • Scoping & conducting workshops with stakeholders
  • Seeking cross-stakeholder consensus
  • Consolidating decisions and implications
  • Compiling documents & presentations communicating conceptual work
  • Guiding & employing subject matter experts to contribute to concept sporadically
  • Project management (in terms of customer facing, content-focused project/team lead)
  • Experience with Solution architecture and concepts
  • Ideally: Background in operations [concepts]
  • Ideally: Automotive industry experience 

Languages: Fluent English

Deadline:  31st  October 2018

Tagwords: Solution Architecture, Connected Car, Automotive