Enterprise Architect - Applications

Architecture
Professional

Are you passionate about drawing up the architecture of complex applications? Do you enjoy the intensity of iterative software development? And are you also familiar with the principles of Agile working? I the answer is yes, Cegeka has the right challenge for you! #LI-SA1

  • You define and follow up large software projects / programs (3 scrum teams or more) of which you outline the architecture 
  • Together with the customer you make assessments of the business & strategy application landscape.
  • You  define, together with the customer, software development projects taking into account strategic and business needs 
  • You still work hands-on -developing together with the team on more complex cases
  • You are the soundboard within Cegeka for project teams, programs and management -sharing vision, providing support, giving advice.
  • You determine and justify technical choices using rational arguments. You use technology stacks with proven value, but at the same time you ensure future-proof innitiatives by introducing and stimulating innovation.
  • You introduce innovative ideas within the organization and make sure that they are shared with other teams as well.
  • This central role requires also implies being responsible as a people manager : you manage and evaluate employees and are actively involved in talent management.

What you need to succeed:

  • Extensive experience with professional enterprise Java is a must!
  • You bring along an arsenal of techniques to identify and define the functional and non-functional objectives for an application.
  • You also have experience with analysis, design, implementation and delivery of applications.
  • You can design the architecture of complex applications, taking into account all non-functional requirements such as security, performance, scalability and you communicate this to multiple teams.
  • Your expertise allows you to get a clear view on the (technical) risks in terms of impact and probabilities and you work out a risk mitigation plan.
  • You have a broad knowledge and experience with Web and Database technologies, communication protocols, integration techniques, distributed systems, Devops, security etc.
  • Excellent operational knowledge in network management, systems management, cloud, etc. is requested as well.
  • You have experience or interest in cloud native architectures.
  • You are very familiar with concepts such as O.O., design patterns, domain-driven design, refactoring and unit testing.
  • Scrum and eXtreme Programming are Agile development methodologies that you enjoy and know how to apply.
  • You immediately feel at home in the result-oriented, no-nonsense approach of a growing company like Cegeka.
  • You have strong communication skills, both within your team and to the customer. You can also communicate your ideas to less technical partners.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and dare to take on challenging conversations and defend your position.
  • You are eager to learn, stress resistant and pragmatic.

What are we offering:

  • Intensive teamwork in a dynamic atmosphere, open to fresh ideas and initiatives.
  • Tailor-made guidance: you tell us what your interests are and together we find the best solutions for your further development.
  • Learning and sharing knowledge are high on our list, therefore we offer numerous innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths. 
  • In addition to the gross salary, you get a premium company car with fuel card, meal vouchers, group and hospitalisation insurance, mobile phone subscription, fixed expense allowance and powerful laptop, flexible hours and hybrid work which allows  great work/life balance.
  • Personalize your own salary package according to your needs thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Your permanent workplace can be in Antwerp, Ghent, Leuven or Hasselt, and hybrid working is also 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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