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Principal Enterprise Architect (all genders)

Frankfurt and other locations

Who we are

We are an internationally renowned consulting firm and leading experts in Enterprise Architecture Management. When it comes to EA matters, we are the go-to partner for more than 50 organizations from across all industries including retail, media and entertainment, financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, mechanical engineering, travel and tourism, energy and government and public services. Our clients include DAX companies, medium-sized companies, and the German Federal administration.

What you will be doing

You will lead your own team and support our customers in complex transformation projects in the role of a lead architect. As a sparring partner, you will also advise our clients' management on strategic issues. As part of the role you will be:

  • Establishing and leading your own team of consultants / competence center
  • Taking the architecture lead on complex transformation projects
  • Developing blueprints and roadmaps for the future state architecture
  • Advising our clients as a strategic sparring partner
  • Leading initiatives to help establish / realign Enterprise Architecture Management capabilities
  • Developing and mentoring employees
  • Supporting internal knowledge management and knowledge transfer
  • Developing our service offering
  • Representing Scape at international conferences and events
  • Releasing publications on enterprise architecture
  • Cooperating in international organizations / architecture committees
What we expect from you

We expect you to meet the following skills, experiences, and academic requirements:

  • Degree in business information systems, business economics / business administration or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience of working as an Enterprise Architect or consultant
  • Prior experience in a team lead role
  • Well-versed in applying architecture frameworks and methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of at least two application domains / industries
  • Extensive knowledge of current technology trends and their impact on business models
  • Many years of experience in project management, ideally on international level
  • Strong ability to deal with conflict
  • Strong abstract and structured thinking skills and ability to look at the bigger picture
  • Driven by goals and results
  • Ability to interact with management at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal as well as written communication skills in English and German
What you can expect from us

You will benefit from our unique position in the market and work in one of the most promising areas of strategic management. Focus wholeheartedly on challenging EA topics and work side-by-side with world-leading experts. In addition to that, you can expect the following benefits:

  • Independent management of your own team / competence center
  • Close involvement in our strategic management
  • Room to develop your subject area and customer base
  • Opportunity to join the partner program (optional)
  • Competitive salary above market rate
  • Regular development opportunities
  • Flexible working from home
  • Modern equipment (surface book or similar)
  • Smartphone of your choice (or BYOD)
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Principal Enterprise Architect (all gender)


Frankfurt and other locations

Career Level
Level 4 – Principal Architect


Arash Mostashari

+49 69 71 04 56 463
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Your Career Path

Our career model comprises six levels. Applicants who do not yet meet the requirement profile of an experienced architect usually join us as a Fellow or Associate Architect. Regardless of the career level, our architects can specialize in a particular architecture domain (e.g., business architecture, enterprise architecture) and/or specific industries (e.g., biotech).


Level 1
Fellow Architects are architects in the early stages of their training. They support the team primarily through research and analysis as well as in the documentation of project results.


Level 2
Associate Architects are architects in training with first work experience. They work in a team with more experienced architects, for instance to set up EA practices and tools, and document as-is landscapes.


Level 3
Architects are the backbone of our service delivery and perform typical architecture activities. The role requires successful completion of our training program or equivalent professional experience.


Level 4
Principal architects take on complex tasks, e.g., the role of lead architect in transformation projects and lead teams and / or competence centers. The role requires extensive experience as an architect.


Level 5
Associate Partners are in charge of business areas or cross-functional areas. They develop our strategic customer and partner relationships and take over the management of the project portfolio.


Level 6
Partners are shareholders of Scape. They are responsible for specific business and / or cross-functional areas, client portfolio management as well as strategic business development.

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What we stand for

We are one of the leading experts for Enterprise Architecture services and products. We focus on what we do best: delivering first-in-class enterprise and IT architectures and empowering our clients to establish an Enterprise Architecture capability. When it comes to EA matters, we are the go-to partner for many large and medium-sized companies. Join us to benefit from our unique position in the market.

We are all about architecture

Unlock your true potential. We provide you with an environment where you can focus wholeheartedly on your architecture work and leave everything else to others.

We are global EA experts

Benefit from our global reputation for first-class global EA advisory services. Combined with our training program, you will evolve into a renowned architect step by step.

We have a community spirit

Shape the future of EA. Whether it is the speeches you give, the papers you publish, the workgroups you take part in or the research projects you support – Be part of the global EA community.

We make time for you

Be part of Scape. You will have plenty of room to play an active part in developing our future. You will be working with a highly professional and diverse team to help fuel your inspiration along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are interested in joining our team, then have a look at the questions we get asked the most about applying, working, and developing your career at Scape.