Senior Architect





Project description:

  • Our customer is currently looking for a Senior Mobile and Full stack Architect to assist the business in Brussels (Molenbeek & Anderlecht) and Gent on the current project.
  • Based on the business strategy defined, the Architect is requested to contribute to the futher shaping and development of the IT and act as a link between the IT and the Business side at all times. The deployment as well as control and quality assurance of the IT project: mobile app and reflect Microservices/Omnichannel/Cloud/Development stack.


Primary tasks & responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the business strategy development of the mobile app Microservices/Cloud project.
  • Understand and ameliorate the business strategy translating it into IT requirements with alignment guarantee
  • Transform the IT strategy in an architecture that represents goals and target of the business
  • In collaboration with the lead Architect asses and analyst the necessary tasks to be done in regards to a specific project, guiding the lead Architect in the set-up phase
  • Help formulate the client’s need/requirement in high level lines throughout the workshops
  • Summarize the needs/requirements in a clear and deployable overview of tasks
  • Define a strategy which is in line with business and company culture/expectations
  • Communicate the solution to the organization (Business & IT)
  • Evaluate different solutions in order to recommend one, based on the following principles: strategy, architectural principles, transition plan.
  • Identify the impact of the chose solution on the existing/new projects in sight
  • Identify the governance, transformation and organization models necessary to deploy the chosen solution
  • Contribute to the financial forecasting and calculations of the mitigation plans including the identification of risks and dangers.
  • Identify the interdependencies between projects in order to prioritize then in the organization roadmap
  • Participate in the identification of the standards and architecture guidelines in regards to the job itself
  • Actualize the transformation plans (roadmap) based on the real time evolution of the projects
  • Initiate and maintain the architectural models

Secondary Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assist the lead Architect throughout the project set-up, deployment and assessment phases.
  • Assist in meetings representing business’ interests and make sure alignment and cohesion is assured throughout all the phases, minimalizing the risks.

Technical skills:

  • Expert level with stack of technologies based on Spring (Java) and Netflix Micro-Service
  • Expert level with Micro-Service (SOA, REST, …)
  • Good working level or/and interest in Netflix Micro-Service : Eureka, Zuul, …
  • Working knowledge on how to secure a micro-services stack
  • Expert level with Docker
  • Expert level with DevOps
  • Expert level with Kubernetes and/or Openshift)
  • Expert level with SSO/OAuth
  • Expert level in MS Azure
  • Expert level of development of mobile app, hybrid app and multi-channel approach
  • Very good level in continuous development, continuous deployment in mobile development is a plus
  • Expert level in Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • Good basic understanding of writing (technical specifications,...)
  • Excellent analytical and programming skills
  • Execellent programme/prject management skills (certification is a plus)
  • Excellent risk management skills (certification is a plus)
  • Excellent financial planning/managerment skills related to the IT sector
  • Excellent knowledge of the data base modeling & development
  • Excellent knowledge of the IT process management
  • Excellent knowledge of Archimate, BPMN, UML, Sparx Enterprise Architecture

Methodology/Certification requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science OR equivalent through experience.
  • +3 years experience in a similar role

Soft skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks with limited supervision
  • Quick learner, motivated self-starter
  • Result oriented & customer centered
  • Structured / Organized
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team collaboration skills
  • High accountability and team spirit values
  • FR and Dutch
  • ENG

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing