Technical Architect Engineering - Ypto

1070 Near Brussels Midi Station, Brussels BE

About Us: Join our team at SNCB, where innovation meets excellence. As a Technical Architect combined with a role as System Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of shaping technology domains within our organization. Be a key player in driving technical leadership, implementing best practices, and contributing to the evolution of our technical architecture.

Role Overview Technical Architect: As a Technical Architect Engineering, your core responsibilities encompass communication, research, planning, improvement, and governance of the Technical Architecture at SNCB. You'll work on reference architectures, create building blocks, support Solution Architects, and enhance projects by modifying building blocks and maintaining roadmaps.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities Technical Architect:

  • Provide technical leadership and insights to Solution Architects for identified/required technologies
  • Apply hands-on IT best practices and architectural standards
  • Offer expertise in your disciplines and areas
  • Maintain roadmaps for product components in designated technology areas
  • Coach, guide, and support the implementation team, collaborating closely with our external partner
  • Validate and provide feedback on detailed designs
  • Document the environment using Archimate in SparX following the defined metamodel
  • Translate application requirements into cloud and infrastructure architectures
  • Elaborate roadmaps and business cases
  • Knowledge of project & modeling methodologies
  • Knowledge of business processes
  • To be able to plan ahead for at least 5 years

Role Overview System Engineer: As a System Engineer, you will be responsible for the technical development, planning, and maintenance of the endpoint infrastructure to ensure continuity and efficiency.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities System Engineer:

  • Evaluate the backend and endpoint infrastructure environment and propose upgrades, changes, and improvements
  • Conduct feasibility studies and evaluate different software and hardware solutions
  • Inform and guide infrastructure users for optimal and efficient system usage
  • Create technical designs in line with architecture requirements
  • Implement changes, upgrades, and expansions to software and hardware
  • Provide necessary support and maintenance to the B-IT infrastructure in line with the ITIL methodology
  • Provide technical advice to internal and external clients
  • Act as a focal point within the specific expertise area
  • Keep knowledge up-to-date and share it within the technical field

Your profile

  • Master's degree or equivalent through experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience as a Technical Architect.
  • Proficient in English and Dutch or French (preferably with at least a passive knowledge of the second language).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of:
    • Datacenters & cloud architecture
    • Data Services (RDBMS, NoSQL, ETL/CDC)
    • Azure IaaS & PaaS
    • Container platforms (Kubernetes)
    • HA and DR Solutions (DC, Hybrid, and Cloud only)
    • Security/privacy best practices on infrastructure, network, applications, and data
    • Certification as (Cloud) Security Architect
    • Experience with Azure AD, SAP IDM, Trustbuilder, Cyberark
    • Knowledge of Azure automation, infrastructure as code, consumption & licensing
    • Knowledge of Data Analytics on Azure
    • Knowledge of API Management integration technologies and Service Architecture
    • Experience with a multi-cloud environment
  • Ability to understand and apply the long-term ("Big Picture") vision and tactical needs
  • Customer-oriented and security-minded
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitating, and negotiating
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Experience working together with Service Providers
  • Expert knowledge in Active Directory, Exchange, Azure, SMTP, PKI, certificates

Our offer

Within our open corporate culture, you contribute to the digital transformation of SNCB. You will have a job with social impact and ample opportunity to make your own contribution. In addition to a good work-life balance and a competitive salary, you will receive the following benefits:

  • the possibility to work remotely + flexible working hours;
  • 35 days of leave;
  • a company car + a public transport season ticket;
  • a target bonus;
  • a comprehensive insurance package (affiliation without own contribution, excl. outpatient costs for family members);
    • hospitalisation and dental care for the whole family;
    • outpatient costs (= medical costs separate from hospitalisation);
    • group insurance: supplementary pension, work disability and death (cafeteria plan);
    • accidents at work (extralegal);
  • meal vouchers and eco-vouchers;
  • net allowances for remote working and carwash + internet budget.