Data Architect (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands worldwide for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions used on commercial vehicles, bridge inspection devices and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our team in Bergheim, we are looking for a dynamic and motivated team player who is interested in data architecture to provide the basis for the future digital age. Together with us you will take part in defining the future strategy of the PALFINGER group and drive the sustainable growth.

Our vision is “We turn process data into knowledge and thus strengthen our competitive advantage”. To fulfill our vision, we are looking for an inspiring leader and networker to strengthen our team.

Your Tasks

  • Supporting the PALFINGER digitalization initiatives regarding data architecture.
  • Define the future data architecture for the company to become a competitive advantage for the digital age.
  • Provide transparency of data-storage and -flows throughout the PALFINGER system landscape.
  • Support of the strategic areas Data Science, Data Governance and Data Lifecycle Management.
  • Support the Management with your expertise and provide recommendations to achieve our common goals.

Your Qualification

  • Profound education related to Business Management and/or Information Technology.
  • Qualified work experience (> 5 years) in an international environment.
  • Excellent common understanding of Data (Management): e.g., Data-Structures, Databases, etc.
  • Common understanding of standard IT Applications: e.g., ERP-Systems, Interfaces, CRM, CAD etc.
  • Leadership experience (e.g. project lead, work-package lead).
  • Proven experience in project-management, data-analysis, communication skills, organized and structured working, structured and analytical thinking …
  • Proven skillset: reliability, integrity, flexibility, ability to convince and motivate others, target oriented …
  • Fluent German and English.

We offer

  • Good work-life balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom in work organization
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive incentive systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities, as well as ongoing training
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary additional benefits from our company health management system PALfit


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 43.314,74 per year. We are willing to overpay significantly according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!


Barbara Köglhaider

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria


Lamprechtshausener Bundesstr. 8 , 5101 Bergheim
Palfinger Bergheim

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket