IT Architect


Engineering | Berlin, DE

We are looking for an experienced and motivated IT Architect who possesses both deep technical and interpersonal skills in order to align architecture to business vision with re-usability in mind.

Your two main responsibilities will be designing the architecture of the systems and owning the quality screening process of our community. As a responsible for the architecture, one of your tasks will be providing  diagrams to lead the development team through their execution. You will be researching and developing new solutions, technologies & approaches. Whenever needed, you will support our development team with hands on experience during on-boarding/introducing new technology, etc…

As an owner of the quality screening process, you will be responsible for keeping it in high standards, for what you need to rethink and challenge processes as well as act upon stakeholders’ feedback. 


  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Computer Science or any related field.

  • +2 years in a manager/ lead position

  • High technical and analytical skills.

  • Awareness of several topics in the IT development discipline.

  • Proven record of previous successful projects that have been architected by you.

  • Knowledge of distributed systems architecture is a MUST

  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture patterns as well as N-Layer architecture.

  • Software development experience in at least 2 different paradigms

  • Knowledge of any orchestration, configurations and provisioning tools (e.g. Ansible, Kubernetes, terraform, etc...)

  • Previous experience in designing & developing AI/ML systems.

  • Deep knowledge of cloud providers, infrastructure & data ecosystem.

  • Deep knowledge of several software engineering topics, event sourcing, DDD & CQRS.

  • Familiarity with hardware acceleration (e.g. GPU).

  • Experience working in Agile (Scrum, Kanban) environment.


  • Full ownership & responsibility from day one and a very steep learning curve

  • Regular feedback sessions with our Founders/ CTO and career development support 

  • Access to the network of Germany’s largest company builder Rocket Internet

  • An agile, ambitious, and very helpful team with a flat hierarchy

  • An office in the heart of Berlin with daily free fruits, cereals and drinks


Thank you for your interest in joining us! 

Let us tell you a bit more about expertlead. We are the community for the best tech freelancers out there and our mission is to make their professional life as great as possible. We support them from finding challenging projects to taking care of their admin tasks as well as helping them grow and learn from each other.

Our community members are senior freelance software developers, data-scientists, project/product managers and UI/UX designers that also help us select and test our new joiners.

We love our community and luckily we are not alone - Europe’s leading multinationals and start-ups such as Daimler, Babbel or Delivery Hero already trust our freelancers with some of their most important and cutting edge tech projects.

It’s an exciting time for us: we just raised a €7m Series A to grow and further automate our tech platform and are looking for talented and proactive individuals to join our 55+  team in Berlin. Working at expertlead means you’re working on something very exciting: the future of work and - if we can say so ourselves - joining a pretty amazing team. If you read through until now and this all sounds great to you - let’s go!