Application Architect - Smart Cities

At customer site, Hasselt
Architecture, Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Our Smart Cities division has a strong presence in the field of smart mobility for companies such as real estate developers, business parks, the parking industry, as well as semi-public institutions such as hospitals and smart cities. For these segments, we develop smart solutions through software and integration platforms. We do all this through our focus on operational excellence, creating great customer experiences and by using state of the art technologies such as artificial intelligence, edge computing, cloud-based development, micro services and much more. We are currently looking for an experienced Application Architect to manage projects.

  • You facilitate functional development teams with any technical challenge.
  • You investigate and resolve cross-team technical incidents/challenges.
  • You initiate automation initiatives, and facilitate teams in further usage (pipeline automations - monitoring - shared code - infrastructure as code).
  • You support multiple teams from a technical perspective: Architecture, infrastructure, DevSecOps and coding.
  • You manage and address cross-team concerns of an architectural/technical nature.
  • You search for the best possible solutions for architectural characteristics (Availability, Performance, Robustness, Security, Cost optimization, Operational excellence, ...).
  • You build feedback loops in all teams to realize continuous improvement and ensure quick action on incidents.
  • You work closely with the functional architects to identify the technical scope that needs to be addressed.
  • You will work according to a hybrid employment policy: you will work 1 to 2 days per week from the Cegeka office in Hasselt, in combination with working from home.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have strong analytical skills to solve complex technical requirements and challenges.
  • You enjoy helping multiple team members with their technical challenges on Azure Cloud Infrastructure, Azure DevOps and coding issues.
  • You have extensive knowledge of architectural concepts, patterns and practices around distributed software.
  • You are familiar with the following technologies: .Net (up-to-date knowledge, including Asp.net), Azure Cloud, Web Development (Javascript, CSS, HTML), NServiceBus, Docker, Azure Infrastructure as code with ARM and Bicep.
  • Knowledge of the following technologies is an asset: EntityFramework, SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Angular, React.
  • You have an investigator mentality: you can dive into the details and discuss the best technical solutions with developers, and convince the customer of architectural decisions.
  • You are familiar with TDD.
  • You have a strong technical knowledge and get satisfaction from learning more and more.
  • You’re are fluent in Dutch!

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot (talents) of you. Fortunately, you also get a lot in return! Competencies and character are essential to us, in addition to experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realize his potential.
  • You start at a Top Employer!
  • A competitive salary supplemented with fringe benefits. An electric car with charging card or a mobility budget, meal vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, a cell phone subscription, a lump-sum expense allowance, a powerful laptop and the possibility to give your salary package your own touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Flexible working hours and a great work/life balance.
  • A top team: where new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are part of this.
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Possibility of growth: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers different horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • Hybrid working: combination of working from home and working at the office in Hasselt (Corda Campus).
  • We value sustainability by pursuing CO2 neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an environmentally friendly data center. We develop innovative solutions with a positive impact on the environment, people and society, and strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is valued and heard.
  • Want to start as a freelancer? No problem! Then we offer you a competitive daily rate and numerous benefits.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!


We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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