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Enterprise Architect

What do you do as Enterprise Architect at skeyes?

As our Enterprise Architect, you will translate the skeyes and IT strategy into a global IT architecture by connecting the business processes with the application, data and infrastructure layers. Your ultimate goal is to design an organisation-wide architectural plan. You will play a crucial role in the digital transformation within skeyes.

  • You will be responsible for the creation of architecture models that reflect the company's strategies and goals and take responsibility for ICT architecture within one or more domains. You do this by:
    • analysing business needs from an architectural point of view to translate them into performant and coherent ICT solutions;
    • developing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and adjusting the architecture in order to have a coherent framework within projects and developments;
    • presenting and developing recommendations and translating them into executable roadmaps;
    • creating blueprint roadmaps for complex and large technology environments together with internal partners;
    • identifying and specifying implementation modalities of both existing and new technologies;
    • functioning as a guardian of the architecture in the different architecture pillars like applications, integration, data, technology.
  • You play a crucial role as a point of contact for both business and IT when it comes to skeyes' ICT architecture. You do this by:
    • providing guidance on enterprise architecture and systems processing in the data, application, integration, security and technology areas;
    • promoting continuous improvement and development of methodologies used, among others;
    • proposing improvements to optimise the functionality of the IT department with a view to cost efficiency, among other things;
    • building a bridge between IT and business by advising management on complex ICT issues, ensuring decision-making.
  • You identify IT challenges and opportunities in collaboration with stakeholders to ensure the success of your projects. You do this by:
    • reconciling conflicting requirements and functions by finding appropriate technological solutions;
    • facilitating and leading the substantive decision-making process within the project team. You always follow the validation mechanisms;
    • you ensure that decisions on the projects are made on the basis of solid governance.
  • You keep abreast of evolutions and developments in IT architecture and relevant technologies. You estimate their usability and possibilities within the context of skeyes. In this way, you contribute to defining the future-oriented prevailing principles and frameworks.

Candidate profile

What makes you the perfect Enterprise Architect?

  • You have at least 5 years of experience within IT. You have system design experience. Previous enterprise architecture experience is a plus.
  • You have a master's degree in engineering, preferably with specialisation in IT, or can demonstrate through experience that you have reached an equivalent level.
  • You breathe IT architecture and get your satisfaction from delivering architectural deliverables. As a result, you inspire colleagues and fuel their drive.
  • Your analytical mind enables you to understand the complex business model and associated systems. By applying architectural patterns, you achieve successful translation into designs and system requirements, among other things.
  • You bring proven experience in one of the architectural domains like security, data, application, integration, technology architecture.
  • You bring simplicity and transparency to communication, subordinating the complexity of the technical solutions to the target architecture.
  • You are always attentive to technological developments and know how to translate them into business opportunities. By taking your advisory role within this position, you know how to convince management of the necessary evolutions.
  • You keep in touch with the technical implementation aspects, making you an understanding interlocutor for the technical teams.
  • You see documentation and communication as essential, so that the architecture is supported by the entire skeyes organisation.
  • You can communicate well in English. Moreover, you can express yourself fluently in Dutch and/or French.
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