Enterprise Architect

Microsoft, internal, lot of experience, internal role
Belgium

You’re a passionate and critical process thinker with an eye for the user experience – someone who thinks first and acts later. You know exactly how to find gaps, spot domains that are not optimally aligned or detect mistakes that are being overlooked, in any business process - no matter how small. 

You dare to question our organization’s business processesdata models and application landscape, mapping out “what do we have” to “what do we need” in detail, before actual projects kick off - to save development teams from trouble down the road. Because problems will arise – but it’s your responsibility to guard any project scope that optimizes our internal business processes. You understand data models and IT landscapes can be complex, but it’s vital for an organization’s business-critical applications and data models to be continually aligned. 

Your structured and logical way of reasoning, combined with your persuasion power and communication skills to make process improvements a reality, make you an expert in the Enterprise Architecture field.

Who are we?

Behind every great consultant stands a strong support team! The number of consultants at delaware is rising, and we – the internal IT team – want to continue to provide them with the best IT services. We really believe event-driven architecture is the way to go and orchestrate projects from beginning to end.

We are bridge builders who span the gaps between different IT systems and integrate processes. ‘Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’ is our mantra, and shows how important quality is to us.

You’ll soon become a trusted advisor and sparring partner to the many stakeholders in our company. delaware is present in 13 countries and has Belgian offices in Ghent, Antwerp, Kortrijk, Lummen, Wavre and Liège, but IT meetings mostly take place in the Kortrijk office, when not organized remotely via Teams or Zoom.

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What will you be doing?

As Enterprise Architect, you’ll be part of the internal IT team and will interact with the various delaware business units to understand their business processes and needs.

  • You"ll map out business processes company-wide and are able to provide recommendations to continually improve them and guarantee buy-in of the business for projects to adapt data models and application integrations company wide.
  • You'll tear down data silos in order to improve visibility on data and its flows throughout the company.
  • You'll derive detailed data models and application integrations for each business process related to customers, employees and projects - and take ownership of them.
  • You'll translate new business needs into data requirements to establish new or improve upon data models and application integrations.
  • You'll design data models and application integrations always with security in mind (GDPR).
  • You'll assess existing interfaces between applications and recommend updates to keep them in line with evolving data models.
  • You"ll contribute to the Enterprise Architecture roadmap, continually aligning evolving business needs and technology.  

Is there a match?

Let’s see. If you… 

  • have +5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the IT consultancy world
  • are familiar with one or more Enterprise Architecture tools (e.g. LeanIX, Ardoq, Orbus) and have knowledge of one or more Enterprise Architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF)
  • have experience with data modeling tools (e.g. Visio, LucidChart)
  • have at least theoretical knowledge of database technologies (both relational and non-relational)
  • are familiar with patterns (e.g. integration hubs) and know how to apply them to our IT application landscape;
  • always start with ‘why’: ‘Does it make sense? or ‘Is this the right solution for delaware?’ are questions you’ll often ask the delaware business;
  • have incredibly strong communication skills (in English and Dutch or French) to be able to communicate with both the internal IT team and the business teams;
  • can spot potential issues from miles away and suggest alternative ways to still reach the intended goal 

…then you may be the Enterprise Architect we’re looking for! 

Let's meet up!

Come have a chat with us and tell us all about your skills, talents and previous experience.

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