Azure Data Architect

Data
Professional, Freelancer

Do you enjoy working project-based and providing the right Cloud Data Platform solutions for customers? Would you like to be part of a rapidly growing, dynamic, no-nonsense and passionate Data Intelligence team? If your answer is Yes, Cegeka has the right challenge for you! Data Solutions is one of Cegeka's 5 business lines. We manage and carry out various projects for our clients, such as Data Platform, BI, Advanced Analytics and AI and we do it with a pragmatic and easy-to-understand approach, so that our clients can get quick access to the right information and easily grow as the information requirement increases. The vast experience of our specialists, advanced methodology and feedback from our clients make Cegeka an ideal long-term partner for our clients, business partners and employees. We want to strengthen the Data Intelligence team and we are looking for a Cloud Architect Data Platform & Data Analytics!  #LI-EM2

  • As Azure Data Architect you work closely with experienced colleagues on formatting Data Platforms in the Microsoft Azure Cloud. (Data Platforms, Big Data, Advanced Analytics and AI) 
  • Complex Business & IT environments sound challenging and exciting? As an architect it’s your responsibility to determine the architecture of the future Data Platform together with the client. 
  • You know how to facilitate optimal use of the unprecedented possibilities of the Azure Cloud Platform for our customers. Your persuasiveness and passion come in handy here! 
  • Your communication skills allow you to hold both technical and business conversations. 
  • You are organized and analytical, you can easily make abstractions and you’ve got good problem-solving skills. 
  • Thanks to your coaching skills you know how to motivate other project members to reach a higher level. 
  • Innovation and knowledge sharing are high on our agenda! We are constantly looking for modernization and improvement for our clients, therefore you will get plenty of opportunities to actively participate in challenging innovation projects.  
  • You will be part of a tight-knit, driven and passionate team which makes work pleasant and fun. We even have our own Data-Intelligence fun team! 

What you need to succeed:

  • You have a bachelor or master's degree, preferably in (Business) Informatics or Business IT & Management or another related field. 
  • You have at least five years of experience in Data Intelligence and good knowledge of the Microsoft Azure Data Services (Data Lake, Data Warehouse, Data Factory, Databricks, etc.) 
  • You have (or would like to have) a Microsoft Certified Professional certification. 
  • You have strong problem-solving skills. 
  • You can work independently as well as with others and you are flexible. 
  • You’re a strong communicator, customer focused and accurate. 
  • You’re fluent in Dutch and English. Knowledge of French is an asset. 
  • Our projects take place mainly in the region Ghent - Brussels - Antwerp. If your presence at the client is not required, you can work in the Cegeka office closest to where you live (Antwerp or Ghent), and we offer hybrid work schedule if desired. 

What are we offering:

  • Cegeka is a strong and solid growth company. We offer a wide range of projects and all this with the application of the latest technologies.
  • Continuous learning is key! There are plenty of training opportunities through our Talent Management Program.
  • You will be part of a motivated team full of talented colleagues. There is a very pleasant working atmosphere and there is also room for the necessary fun.
  • On top of an attractive salary that matches your experience, you get a company car, hospital and group insurance, meal vouchers, a cell phone subscription and a laptop. In addition, we offer flexible working hours, which ensures a pleasant work/life balance.
  • Our Flex Reward Plan allows you to put together your own remuneration package.
  • Customized coaching, where you indicate what your interests are and where we look together how we can help you develop further. Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • Your permanent workplace is Cegeka Ghent, Hasselt, Antwerp or Leuven, where hybrid home working is possible.

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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