IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f/div)

 StepStone ·  10.02.2019 ·  Bonn ·  FLOCERT GmbH

FLOCERT is a leading global certification body. Besides providing sole certification to Fairtrade, FLOCERT also offers an array of services to support companies in sourcing on Fairtrade principles, where no Fairtrade Standard applies. Founded in 2003, FLOCERT remains mission-driven and dedicated to working with all types of organisations, from small producers to internationally recognised brands, in order to promote fairness in global trade. Our accreditation as a “Social Enterprise” demonstrates our commitment to social business values. With six international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specialises in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at

FLOCERT is currently looking for an



IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f/div) full-time

Job Share: Full-time (38,5 hrs. p.w.)

Position is based in the FLOCERT GmbH Office in Bonn, Germany

The salary and benefit package depends upon qualifications and experience

Start date: 1st April 2019 (as soon as possible)



FLOCERTs Business and IT Services department develops, maintains and supports software and information solutions to innovate FLOCERTs product portfolio. As IT data architect you will address upcoming information needs formulated by internal and external customers. This include the delivery, improvement, and implementation of existing information driven services, integration processes, and connections to data sources as well as the development of new information or business solutions for customers. Beside a good IT knowledge you would have a core focus on service continuity and strong affinity to data; the role of the IT data architect requires willingness for cross departmental/supplier collaboration and strong communication skills.

Maintain and monitor the delivery mechanisms behind our information services

Adviser & go to expert on Databases, ETLs and Business Intelligence (BI)

Gather, analyse, and document BI and data warehouse requirements, system/data/information architecture, and implement guidelines and standards to be followed by users

Coordination role in Fairtrade database/data warehouse project

Administration and development of FLO-CERTs BI applications and data warehouse

Design, implement, and maintain ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes using the Microsoft Integration Services

Contribute towards data governance topics

Identify data quality issues and bring forward suggestions on possible improvement measures

Manage and support information and integration projects

Support the integration of application data according to departmental needs and conceptual models

Participate in project work and coordination in the general frame of TS activities, data governance and cross-departmental

"Must haves"

Any professional office, business, commercial, IT related education (e.g. office-, trade-, merchant apprenticeship IHK) or equivalent (university) education (e.g. B.A.) in a relevant subject

Minimum of 2 years of working experience as IT data architect / business analyst

Very good command of MS SQL Server, MS integration Service (SSIS), and SQL programming

Relevant experience in Business Intelligence, system administration, management of a data warehouse

Project/Service management experience

Excellent communication skills and ability to present technical matters in a comprehensible way also to non-technical customers and colleagues

Very good command of computer skills.

Strong analytical and conceptual skills with a problem solving attitude

Team player with excellent interpersonal skills working in an intercultural working environment

Excellent Business English written and spoken

"Nice to have"

Experience with Windows Azure or other cloud computing environments

Good command of data modelling software and Qlik

Software/web applications development and design experience

2nd level support / vendor management or collaboration experience

Experience with IT standards/best practices (e.g. ITIL)

Any practical experience as a trainer/support

Working experience in process analysis, optimization and/or harmonization

Technical knowledge of international trade or supply chain of agricultural products

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