Data Architect - Flanders Digital

Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Cegeka's Flanders Digital, in partnership with the Flemish government, wants to ensure that Flanders grows into the European top five most digitised regions. Cegeka is the Flemish government's strategic IT partner in this. We are putting our shoulders to the further digitalisation of Flanders in the field of digital workplaces and building applications that have an impact on 6.6 million Flemish people, like you and me. We are looking for people with, to put it in Flemish, 'goesting'! Would you like to help build a digital Flanders as a Data Architect?

  • In your role as Data Architect, you will be the team's technical mentor.
  • You lead the execution of the Data intelligence Analysis and afterwards, when building the platform, coach the Data Engineers in applying the agreed engineering practices, technical design and architecture.
  • You also ensure that all blocking technical issues are resolved as quickly as possible.
  • You can start a conversation with both technical people and people from the business.
  • You are structured and analytical, can easily make abstractions and have a problem-solving mind.
  • Innovation and knowledge sharing is high on our agenda. We are always looking for innovation and improvement. You will get plenty of opportunities to actively participate in this.

What you need to succeed:

  • You work in permanent employment or as a freelancer.
  • You are an experienced Data Architect and have at least five years of experience in the application development field.
  • You have a good knowledge of Microsoft Azure Data Services (Data Lakehouse, Data Factory, Databricks, SQL, etc.).
  • You have (or wish to have) a Microsoft Certified Professional certificate.
  • You are an expert in Power BI and Onprem data warehouse.
  • You have knowledge of DevOps.
  • Through your coaching style, you know how to lift other project members to a higher level.
  • You adopt a constructive and pragmatic approach to solving problems and are result-oriented.
  • You have a flexible, independent and collegial attitude.
  • Good communication skills, customer focus and accuracy are characteristics that characterise you.
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages.
  • Onboarding Training Package: Curiosity and a good attitude are some of your most important qualities. We will gladly look together at your current level of experience and skills and develop a personal development plan with you to boost your career.

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot (of talents) of you. Fortunately, you also get a lot in return! After all, a genius like you deserves the very best! 
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where new fresh ideas and initiatives can be launched.
  • Guidance from the People Manager: You will be guided throughout your professional career by our people managers. This way, you have a point of contact, a personal coach and a sparring partner for your career and development.
  • Learning and knowledge sharing are central, so we offer numerous initiatives for this: innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses.
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium company car with fuel card (electric vehicle or mobility budget also possible), meal vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, mobile phone subscription, fixed expense allowance and powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a great work/life balance.
  • Thanks to our Flex Reward Plan, we can offer tailor-made remuneration. 
  • You will work from a Cegeka office, but also from the agencies of the Flemish Government, combined with working from home. 

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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