Business Architect - Digital Business

Gent, Hasselt
Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Cegeka continues to grow! Within the Digital Business division, we are following this trend and are therefore looking for an experienced Business Architect.  Digital Business offers innovative solutions to structurally modernise existing application landscapes.  We provide strategic advice on how to successfully complete a digital transformation technologically and organisationally. Outdated applications can be renewed to make optimal use of Cloud capabilities.   In addition, Digital Business integrates existing application landscapes with new applications and develops customised software.  How do we make this a success with Cegeka? By doing what we do best: offering high-quality solutions using our Agile mentality and best development practices. Do you see yourself as a Business Architect contributing to this success story? Then you may be the person we are looking for!  

  • You will join the 'Digital Business' division where you will be part of a permanent team.
  • As a Business Architect, you will work alongside the business of one or more of our larger clients, advising the parties involved at strategic and organisational level.
  • As a Business Architect, you form the link between the business and the analyst team.
  • You collect and document the customers' requirements and identify their needs and goals. 
  • You help shape the business requirements; as a trusted advisor, you fully understand your client and its business. Together with the stakeholders, you ensure that the business requirements can be converted into epics, which are translated into functional specifications.
  • Using the tools you have mastered (workshops, brainstorms, cost-benefit, KPI, etc.), you help the customer determine the impact of proposals and alternatives, and with the choice and prioritisation of the scope to be implemented. 
  • You lead meetings and presentations to communicate your findings and to advise all stakeholders (business, IT, suppliers, third parties) at various levels in the organisation. 
  • You are no stranger to expectation management: you keep the bigger picture in mind, paying attention to the imposed constraints (time, budget, quality, scope, risk, ...), and always put the added value and effective usefulness first. You can communicate this clearly to the business stakeholders giving them a correct picture of the team's activities.
  • Together with the Project Manager and the Application or Solution Architect, you determine the leadership of our team. 
  • You enjoy working with Agile methods. 
  • You are part of a community where learning, knowledge sharing and personal growth are key.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have at least 8 years of experience in an analysis role, and have been active in this role at strategic level for several years. 
  • You have thorough knowledge of the Agile process.
  • You want to help shape the client's business domain, you quickly acquire insight and knowledge into the specifics of a business and its playing field. 
  • You get energy from facilitating a team and building an open culture.
  • You have analytical acumen to grasp and structure complex issues.
  • Knowledge sharing, eagerness to learn, drive and flexibility are part of your DNA.
  • You have good communication skills.
  • You have thorough knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • You are proactive and stress-resistant.
  • You are perfectly bilingual Dutch/English.
  • You are prepared to work part-time on site at the customer.

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot of you and your talents! Fortunately, you also get a lot in return! Competencies and character are essential to us, alongside experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realise his potential.
  • You will join a Top Employer!
  • A competitive salary completed with fringe benefits. An electrical company car with charging card or mobility budget, lunch vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, a mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expense allowances, a powerful laptop and the opportunity to give your salary package a personal touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Flexible working hours and a nice work/life balance.
  • A top team: in which new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are also part of this.
  • Tailormade guidance: throughout your career, you will be guided by our people managers. So you have a point of contact, a personal coach and a sparring partner.
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Opportunity to grow: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • Hybrid working: you work from a Cegeka office in Hasselt or Ghent, combined with working from home.
  • We value sustainability by pursuing carbon neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an eco-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.

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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