Head of Enterprise Architecture Management – HILTI

HILTI Group (via RadixNetwork Schweiz GmbH)
February 8, 2022
Buchs, Switzerland
Job Type
St. Gallen


HILTI Group - Head of Enterprise Architecture Management
Buchs, St. Gallen, Schweiz

Please note: you must be eligible to work in Switzerland (EU/EFTA citizens or valid work visa)

  • What's the job?

    As Head of Enterprise Architecture Management, you are defining and implementing a systematic approach to IT Portfolio Management, EA governance, and organizational enablement to further develop Hilti`s system landscape and architecture practice. In this role, you are asked to bring the energy and passion for developing and coaching a team, further develop the people and collaborate cross-functionally with both business and IT stakeholders.

    What does the role involve?

    You will be leading a team of Enterprise Architects that is globally responsible to manage and further develop our system landscape. You own processes to define target states and roadmaps, optimize our IT Portfolio, and govern change to the IT landscape. You consult senior management on architecture topics and help to shape investment decisions. Additionally, you apply a systematic approach to the organizational enablement of Hilti`s architecture practice.

    Why should you apply?

    You strongly believe that Enterprise Architects understand the complexity of both the business capabilities and technology environment and therefore are key to executing an IT strategy in alignment with the organization`s goals. You love to work cross-functionally and see technology as an enabler for ongoing optimization of the IT landscape. You want to be the driver of this change and enable others to grow.

    What you need is:

  • Master`s degree in Information Systems or similar; Ph.D. preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience as an Enterprise Architect, IT architect, IT consultant, or other IT role with strategic or architecture management background
  • Multi-year working experience in at least one of the following areas: IT architecture, solution design, project management, product ownership, portfolio management
  • Very good understanding of a corporate business environment with a proven track record in supporting functional areas like Marketing & Sales, Research & Development, Production, Supply Chain Management or Corporate Functions (HR, Finance, Legal, etc.) from an IT perspective
  • Very good understanding of Enterprise Platforms (e.g., ERP, Data/Workflow Mgmt.) and/or Cloud (IaaS/PaaS)
  • Very good understanding of technologies and trends in digital architecture
  • Very good understanding of backend integration technologies and architecture patterns
  • Very good understanding of cyber security, data privacy, and IT governance
  • Strong conceptional and analytical skills, combined with the ability to collaborate with others to drive results
  • Ability to adaptively communicate with IT and business professionals as well as senior management
  • Curiosity, creativity, and willingness to embrace new ideas, technologies, and methodologies
  • Fluent in English

Should you have any questions or are interested in other IT Architecture opportunities at HILTI, please get in touch with:





Who is HILTI?

HILTI provides leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction sector. Hilti is a multicultural workplace with 125 different nationalities committed to global teamwork.

Global IT within Hilti is a truly global team with main hubs in Buchs (Switzerland), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), and Plano/Tulsa (USA). All locations have highly competent teams who work very closely together. Hilti`s Global IT team is known for its focus on sustainable value creation by translating the latest IT innovations into value-creating solutions & services.

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