Product Architect – Integrated Services (m/f/d)

Contribute to the identification of the Group-wide strategy and roadmap of products and functionalities in the Blockchain platform BLESS (Base-Line Eco System…...

Main tasks:

  • Contribute to the identification of the Group-wide strategy and roadmap of products and functionalities in the Blockchain platform BLESS (Base-Line Eco System Service), considering the Group’s guidelines for data protection, information security, compliance and industry practices
  • Support of the implementation and development of appropriate product and cluster scalability and security concepts for the Group and our customers, taking into account transaction volumes, functionalities, customer onboarding activities for participants
  • Plan and prepare the Group-wide development and maintenance of the Product architecture and roadmap to align with DHL’s Divisional product catalogues
  • Monitoring of the integration of the Blockchain products and cluster functionality in BLESS into the existing business processes of the group
  • Implementation product and cluster releases in-line with BLESS releases to optimize the Blockchain platform and processes
  • Engage in working with Product managers to align the product goals, mutuality and interconnectivity of products and clusters


  • Define and maintain structures of Cluster (customer facing Products), Back-bone Products, interoperability between services
  • Sustain and further development of the strategy with regard to the Clusters and Product functionalities within the group-wide Blockchain platform BLESS
  • Independent creation of sophisticated Blockchain concepts, e.g. for security and scalability
  • Contribution to the development and further development of a group-wide IT architecture for the integration of the clusters and products in the BLESS platform
  • Solely responsible for Cluster quality and compliance in line with industry standards
  • Ensuring the integration of services regarding platform releases for the further development of existing processes, including market observations and trends


  • Frequent contact at technical and management level within the group-wide IT functions as well as the business units with a focus on Application Programming Interface (API), Internet of Things (IoT) or Data Lake
  • Cooperation with and coordination of external service providers, e.g. IT specialists and consultants
  • Comply with service and quality standards in our own area of responsibility


  • Relationship management at specialist level, e.g. to the industry solution groups , open source network groups within DPDHL
  • Maintaining contacts with external parties, e.g. industry associations or IT service providers
  • Identification of process improvements in the Clusters and products in line with Blockchain roadmap
  • Developing processes with regard to the BLESS platform
  • Apply best practices for the optimization of processes, systems and methods for the IT sector

Employee leadership:

  • Training and induction of junior staff
  • Leading small specialist teams
  • Contribute to and perform coordination role in projects


  • University degree with focus on computer science or comparable qualification
  • At least four years’ professional experience in similar business lines
  • Knowledge and experience in dealing with common and agile project management methods
  • Experience in enterprise architecture, design platforms as well as in the development and deployment of web-/Internet-based applications.
  • Experience in the development of solutions with API 3.0, JSpring, JavaScript, Java, Python, Node, .NET, Solidity
  • Knowledge and experience in the design, development and implementation of low-code and node code services e.g. Amplitude,K2, Quickbase, FlexRule, SKuid, Pega, Salesforce Lightning, Netlify, Firebase, Zapier, Mendix and integrating Blockchain technology, especially Ethereum, HyperLedger as well as in the development and implementation of technology solutions with Kafka, MySQL, Cassandra, etc.
  • Knowledge of IT architecture is an advantage, especially REST; microservices / SOA and relevant products / solutions, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Greengrass or OpenShift as well as cloud offerings, e.g. Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform or AWS.
  • English skills, level C1 as well as German skills, level B2 or willingness to acquire

Personal qualifications:

  • Experience in managing strategic partners with strong and convincing communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in an international context with the ability to communicate complex technical content to key project participants
  • Very good ability to work in a team and high degree of adaptability to different working methods and cultures, integrity and loyalty
  • Great passion for information technology
  • Positive thinking and “can do” mentality with the ability to assertiveness in complex business organizational environments, positive attitude in handling uncertainty
  • Empathy, high ability to convince experts/specialists
  • Start-up / Entrepreneur mindset
  • Dynamic and success-oriented problem solver
  • Willingness to travel domestic and internationally

Notes for applicants:

  • Please submit your full application documents, stating the reference number, to Department 509 at Headquarters of Deutsche Post AG, Charles de Gaulle-Str. 20, 53113 Bonn, Germany.
  • For further functional information, please contact Mr. Bejoy Jacob on +49 (0) 228 182-60318.
  • Deadline for submission of applications: 2 weeks

Contact: Mr. Sven Rötzel, Tel. +49 (0) 228 189-52128

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Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany


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