Senior Director* IT Data Analytics Platform

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  • Mainz
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Senior Director* IT Data Analytics Platform

The Senior Director* IT Data Analytics Platform is the visionary force of the Tech Stack and is accountable for shaping the Tech Stack and preserving its health. He/she owns the architectural decisions for the team. He/she works closely with the rest of the team to create a modular and scalable solution that addresses future architectural changes and customer needs. This person will drive the team’s engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and automated deployment. Additionally, he/she is a hands-on team member who actively coaches the team to solve complex technical problems. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Work with Product Owner to align the roadmap with strengths and opportunities of the Tech Stack and share the responsibility for building reusable and scalable components
  • Design underlying infrastructure architecture and orchestration across hybrid environments, in collaboration with the DevSecOps team
  • Guide project teams on technology strategy related to coding practices, continuous integration and automated deployment
  • Support and guide enterprise level architecture decisions and provide the team a roadmap for implementing software engineering practices for higher code quality
  • Look constantly for better ways of solving technical problems and designing the solution, not afraid of challenging the status quo

What you have to offer.

  • Experienced developer or technical lead with deep insight into newest technologies and trends
  • Expert for the technical components of the Tech Stack and the relevant user journeys
  • Deep tech knowledge around platform architecture, frontend and backend frameworks and cloud engineering
  • Expertise in open-source cloud/DevOps tools and programming languages
  • Deep understanding of system development lifecycles
  • Emphasis on end user outcomes as key drivers of technology decision making
  • In depth understanding of cloud platforms, respective payment model for cloud, different drivers of cost and implications of cloud vendor pricing on decisions and overall budget plans
  • Understands relationship with Product Owner, Scrum Master, and rest of technical team
  • Strong communication skills with ability to align team on complex technical decisions
  • Credibility and leadership qualities to take fast and difficult product decisions

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location München and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6273 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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