Data Architect Smart Cities

Architecture, Data
Professional, Freelancer

Does the world of Big Data fascinate yo? Are you familiar with the principles of Agile working? Then Cegeka has the perfect challenge for you! Cegeka is a leading ICT company that offers quality solutions to its customers. We always strive for a tailor-made solution, i.e. the ideal match for the customer in order to achieve its objectives. We also look for this match when expanding our team. Competencies and character are essential to us, in addition to experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that each employee can realize his/her potential.

  • You will design Big Data systems for specific customer needs using a wide range of technologies. In addition, you will not only help clients and the internal team to develop these systems; you will also investigate which technologies can be applied in which situations. You are a key figure within the team and know that the job is not done until everything works.
  • As a Big Data architect, you have a clear opinion about what Big Data is and what it can be used for. You know the different technologies and are constantly updating your knowledge.
  • Besides the development of Big Data solutions, you also have extensive knowledge of infrastructure and what specific characteristics Big Data technologies expect.
  • You support clients with their data issues, often related to (unstructured) data.
  • You know how to approach and solve these issues.
  • You have a critical eye for the actual question and the skills to translate this into steps to reach a solution.
  • You also see additional opportunities with customers
  • You work your way into the customer's matter and include the customer in your story.
  • You follow trends around Big Data in the market and apply them where possible.
  • You know how to convince colleagues to help develop this field.

What you need to succeed:

  • You feel at home in the Big Data world.
  • You find a complex Business & IT environment a challenge.
  • You can have a conversation with both technical people and people from the business.
  • You are structured and analytical, you can easily create abstractions and you have a problem-solving mind.
  • You are curious, stimulated by looking for explanations and you can easily keep the overview in a complex environment.
  • Thanks to your strong communication skills you can understand others well, you ask questions and with your sharp analyses you are able to convince your interlocutor when necessary.
  • You have an open mind, are constantly driven to learn and can also convey this enthusiasm to your colleagues.
  • Your experience and approach make you an example and coach for others.
  • You can easily and comprehensibly communicate your vision and opinion to a larger audience through presentations, blogs or other media.

What are we offering:

  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started. 
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie as to see how we can help you develop further. 
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training. 
  • In addition to the gross salary, an (electrical) premium company car with fuel card or a mobility budget, luncheon vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance. 
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths. 
  • Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan. 

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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