Enterprise Application Architect (M/F)

Identifiant de la demande:  20703
Lieu de travail: 

Courbevoie, FR, 92400

We are a leading global group in low-carbon energy and services. Our “raison d'être” is to act to accelerate the transition to a carbon-neutral world, thanks to more energy-efficient and more environmentally friendly solutions, by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet. We rely on our key businesses (renewable energies, gas, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers. With nearly 100,000 employees, our customers, our partners and our stakeholders, we form a community that commits every day to more harmonious progress. Headquartered in Paris, France, ENGIE is present in more than 30 countries and has generated a turnover of 93.9 billion euros in 2022, in unprecedented energy market conditions.



The ENGIE Group's Digital & IT department is recruiting an :  
 Enterprise Application Architect for business segments (M/F)

Position based in Paris La Défense (92)


As an Enterprise Application Architect, you are responsible to assess the applications and digital landscape for a selection of business processes in your scope, discuss the architecture options across Global business Units with business IT teams, ENGIE IT, ENGIE Digital and Group Digital & IT teams. You define in collaboration with stakeholders the group’s architecture standards and choices for the business processes in your scope. You lead the solutions assessments and selection with a value driven approach.


You provide guidance on making architecture and solutions decisions. You are responsible for drafting and validating application and digital solutions architecture standards and policies for the group Digital platforms and selected technologies and applications. You define and promote the reference architecture within ENGIE IT & Digital teams.


You identify not only reference and target applications but also their architecture principles and target platforms to industrialize and streamline processes. You drive the transformation and iterative road mapping and provide guidelines to analyze and optimize value, to reuse and bring at scale applications and digital platforms.


You build over time this culture of embedding enterprise architects in all applications and digital solutions for GBUs and Hubs. You promote an end-to-end urbanization approach with architectural thinking and impact analysis.


You are constantly watching new technologies for applications, middleware, digital platforms, mobile applications and feed the group’s strategic thinking. You work closely with Enterprise Architecture Manager, Technology Global lead architect, Cybersecurity architect, Data architect, ENGIE IT and ENGIE Digital and GBUs & Hubs architects.


You participate in the architecture governance bodies bringing together architects from various application and digital solutions specialties with the mission of discussing and validating the standards and architectures of global solutions. You ensure that the policies are properly adopted, and that the overall coherence is respected for your scope.



  • Analyze applications and digital platform landscape and architecture
  • Write policies, standards and architecture reference documents for applications and digital solutions in your scope
  • Coordinate architecture design to support major business process transformation cross business, entities and GBUs.
  • Define architecture practices for software services and digital platforms and what level of standards should apply based on application exposure / business context and value.
  • Review architecture design and implementation with local teams' architects.
  • Ensure consistency of the architecture of applications and digital solutions when these are carried out by different teams and suppliers.
  • Be the reference for architects for the business process in your scope.
  • Assess and monitor the implementation of group architecture principles by entities and GBUs in your scope.





  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

Work experience

  • More than 5 years of professional experience in enterprise architecture teams on business platforms / digital factory
  • Experience of enterprise architecture not only from a technological perspective but with a value driven and customer centric approach.
  • Experienced in large Digital & IT transformation projects in international and multi business context.


Specific skills

  • Business understanding and focus approached: ability to understand architecture challenges not only from a technological perspective but with focusing on business needs, impacts, challenges and strategies.
  • Relationship, communication and animation: very good relationship and great credibility with IT leadership teams and architects in the GBUs, HUBs, business entities, ENGIE IT. Good capacity to animate of a community of IT & Digital application portfolio managers and architects in the Group in an international and decentralized context.
  • Leadership: Ability to lead and deliver complex projects in an international environment. Ability to lead change, explain the choice of methods, solutions, and work to get the adoption and onboarding of all teams to follow architecture standards in the GBUs,  Business Entities, functions and ENGIE IT.
  • Ability to listen and to communicate effectively, to translate business needs and concepts into IT and vice-versa and produce migration roadmaps.
  • Good written communication, ability to create good quality reports and presentations.
  • Analytical and synthetic: ability to assess and understand complex architecture, multiple business context and priorities and identify most critical and value-added topics.


Specific knowledge

  • Enterprise architecture frameworks
  • Application portfolio management
  • IS development lifecycle, devops
  • IS project management
  • IS Roadmaps, IS cost and value models
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity standards and good practices for applications and digital platforms.


Required languages

  • Fluent English (mandatory)
  • French (strongly recommended)
Unité commerciale:  Corporate
Entité légale:  ENGIE
Type de contrat:  CDI
Type d'emploi:  Temps Plein
Expérience professionnelle:  Qualifié ( >3 expérience <15 ans)
Niveau d'instruction:  Bac+4 / Bac + 5 (Master, MBA)