s IT Solutions Austria and EG IT INT become: Erste Digital

The future of banking is digital and IT is key for this transformation. Erste Digital is the digital enabler driving innovative IT solutions for CEE’s leading banking group, Erste Group. We bring Business and IT #strongertogether, creating the future instead of just waiting for it to happen.

Inspiring Leader for Strategy & Architecture at Erste Digital (all genders)

Partnering with both business and technology groups, the Strategy & Architecture function plays an integral role in building a holistic view of the company’s capabilities, processes, data, applications, security and technology strategy. These responsibilities align with, and help realize the company’s overall vision and IT direction. Strategy & Architecture therefore is a crucial central steering function which leverages and taps into expertise across the company, building a coherent foundation and clear roadmap for the future.



  • Together with your team you develop modern and sustainable IT architecture patterns and ensure the sunsetting of outdated technology
  • You drive the further improvement of an overall application portfolio management
  • You steer strategic IT architecture modernization projects
  • You closely align with your management peers to ensure a unified implementation of the overall target architecture
  • You drive the management team to develop an IT strategy for Erste Digital
  • You push our transformation forward by steering our agile agenda
  • You track and report the progress on the execution of the overall strategy as well as the implementation of the target architecture


  • You have at least 10 years of experience in areas like architecture, technology management, strategy consulting or project/portfolio/program management
  • You use your excellent communication, persuasion and presentation skills to establish trusted relationships with board and executive management
  • You are an analytical thinker with the ability to balance long-term, big-picture and short-term implications of individual decisions
  • You empower your team: You promote team responsibility and can create a framework where teams have autonomy and feel accountable for their results, constantly enabling talents to develop further
  • You show a strong heart and convince others using 360° communication: High level of social competence and empathy in managing your stakeholders
  • You believe in change: Your self-confidence is based on your profound knowledge and experience. You remain curious to learn new things and you can guide your team during transformation processes
  • You can helicopter your view: You take strategic decisions with a strong attitude and proactively shape the vision for your area
  • Fluency in English; German or any CEE language is a plus

Ask yourself honestly: Does this sound like you? If so, please read on.



  • You work for one of the most prestigious brands in the country at the internationally awarded Erste HQ in Vienna, with an ambitious multi-national team and cooperate with colleagues across borders
  • You have a central role in developing Erste Digital’s strategic agenda and the digital future of Erste Group
  • Access to state-of-the-art tech tools to make your work effective and enjoyable
  • Diverse teams: Erste Group considers the diversity of its employees as key to innovation and success. As employer we are proud to offer everyone equal chances, irrespective of age, skin colour, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation or origin. We aim at an increased share of women in management positions. Therefore, we particularly encourage women to apply
  • We guarantee a competitive and performance-related salary dependent on your professional and personal qualifications. We have the IT collective agreement in place, but offer you for this position a minimum of 90.000,- EUR gross per year

If you’ve got this far…

… it seems we have your interest. If you think you are a fit for this position, please get in touch with us, we’d love to catch up



Degree of Employment: Full-Time

Primary Location: Vienna



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ID: 3992749  Datum zveřejnění: 30.10.2020  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 7 500 EUR/month