Enterprise Architect

Enterprise Architect for our Ferry division to drive the digital transformation of DFDS A/S

”The 150 year old startup” – DFDS is moving fast on digitization and have even bigger ambitions for the future. If you have the skills, you can help make our ambitions a reality.  

We are recruiting an Enterprise Architect for our “IT Architecture & Strategy” unit. This unit defines the IT Strategy and Architecture required to reach DFDS’ Digital business goals.
Therefore, you will join a team who works strategically as well as operationally with Enterprise Architecture. Our goal is to help and inspire our colleagues across the organization to think IT into everything they do.  

As an Architect in DFDS you have a key role bridging Business, IT and Digital with the main responsibility of realizing IT and Digital capabilities.

Your main responsibilities will be:

 Create IT roadmaps for achieving desired business goals

  • Ensure Business leaders understand the roadmaps and the consequences of decisions that impact the roadmaps
  • Identify and describe business capabilities
  • Describe high-level technical realization of business capabilities
  • Assess vendors and software solutions
  • Assist in creating and communicating the IT Strategy and Vision
  • Drive digital business innovation and disruption

The Architect will be attached to the Ferries division but must at the same time keep the entire enterprise in mind when making decisions and recommendations.

You will report to the head of IT Architecture and be placed at our headquarters in Nordhavn (Copenhagen).

Preferred professional candidate proile
We are looking for a technology curious profile with an inquisitive and innovative mindset. You are familiar with the classic Enterprise Architecture disciplines but are not religious about them.

You have a broad technical insight and you are not afraid to get close to the ‘metal’ and do quick PoCs on vendors or new technology. Experience within the Shipping industry will be beneficial.   

You probably hold a master’s degree within IT and are working either with IT architecture in an IT-department or with IT implementation in the business. Experience with Enterprise Architecture, business processes modelling or capability mapping will be beneficial.

We are mostly interested in profiles with experience from innovative environments; this could be in a consultancy company or in a company with great digital growth. We expect you to have the following skills:

  • Strong conceptual thinking
  • Ability to bridge Business and IT
  • Basic understanding of modern Enterprise Architecture
  • Capability mapping
  • Experience planning and driving digital transformation
  • Experience developing technical roadmaps and frameworks

Why work for DFDS?

At DFDS, we believe that digital technologies and the pace of their adoption are key driving forces in changing the ways businesses work. Hence, IT Architecture & Strategy is strategically important in the continued journey and success for DFDS. This position is a great opportunity to influence the way DFDS will be conducting business in the future and offers you an excellent opportunity to further enhance your career path.

We can offer you a great workplace and a key role in a growing international company. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth and you will have the opportunity to build relationships with stakeholders across the group.


If you find the job interesting and you fulfil the expectations, please submit your CV and application in English no later than December 31st preferably earlier, as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Head of IT Architecture & Strategy Jakob Fredfeldt, phone:  +45 9137 4098.

To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed, we welcome applications only via our online career pages.



Region Hovedstaden

Application deadline:


Expected Start Date:

As soon as possible


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