Enterprise Architect - Digital & Information Office

Professional, Freelancer

To reinforce our strategic corporate focus and help organize the digital transformation within our international organization, Cegeka is looking to strengthen their Enterprise Architects Capability. As an Enterprise Architect you will ensure the coherence, the consistency and the management of different complex architectural blueprints. You will have strong affinity with multiple business domains such as Application Management and Modernization, Cloud Strategies, Data Integrations and DevSecOps.

  • You help design and definition of the Enterprise Architecture of Cegeka’s complex internal IT landscape, taking into account both functional as non-functional requirements such as security, performance, scalability, ... and you can propagate these to relevant stakeholders.
  • You combine a deep understanding of technology, applications, industry best practices, business processes and architectural patterns to drive IT transformation initiatives that meet our corporate business objectives and hence support our customers in their IT journeys.
  • You collaborate on integrated architectural models linking application, data and infrastructure architectures.
  • You provide direction and guidance to ensure that the defined Enterprise Architecture will be converted to design and development initiatives via a strategic roadmap and according agreed guidelines, methods and design principles.
  • You identify risks related to security, continuity, availability and compliancy and you work out a risk mitigation plan.
  • You make the difference by showing and explaining functional benefits of the proposed Enterprise Architecture.
  • You work closely together with relevant stakeholders in an enterprise context and are a strong communicator, both within and outside your team.
  • You are eager to learn, resistant to stress, pragmatic and diplomatic.
  • Your primary focus is contributing to the Enterprise Architecture of Cegeka Group’s internal IT landscape. You do this in a team of other EA’s, supported by technical and lead architects, both inside the internal division and in other branches of the Cegeka Organization.
  • Your workplace will be mostly Hasselt (Corda Campus), with remote work (typically 2 days per week after the initiation period). Some meetings can also bring you to other corporate locations from time to time; mostly in Belgium or The Netherlands. International travel can occasionally be requested, e.g. for training or for corporate acquisition projects – Cegeka has international ambitions and is a strongly growing company.
  • Most of the direct colleagues speak Dutch, but good knowledge of English is also a must.

What you need to succeed:

  • You are ready for a new challenge in an exiting, challenging and fast growing company like Cegeka, which will try to make you feel at home within the open, result-oriented, no-nonsense and pragmatic work environment.
  • You have a Master degree and you can show experience in a similar function.
  • You have a global and accurate knowledge of the IT market combined with a strong affinity with multiple (but not necessary all) IT domains such as Infrastructure Management, Application Development, Security & Data architecture, IAM/CIAM, ….
  • You are able to give advice in a structured way to specialized engineers, but also to senior managers, including C-level.
  • You understand the "business"-needs and you participate to the identification of the best IT-solutions to meet the business needs.
  • You are a specialist in implementing and adapting architecture frameworks to IT-specific context and content.
  • You can map risks and advantages of technological innovations resulting in solid schemes to give direction to used architecture frameworks and to the evolution of Cegeka’s solution portfolio.
  • A deep expertise in enterprise architecture methodologies and best practices (e.g. TOGAF) is recommended.
  • With your expertise you have a clear view of the (technical) risks in terms of impact and probability and provide strategies to mitigate them.
  • You are a conceptual thinker, a connector and you outperform in communication.
  • Languages: Dutch and English are mandatory.

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 at Cegeka Corda Campus in Hasselt, 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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