Technical Architect Cloud & Data Center - Ypto

Brussel, Brussels BE

As a Technical Architect Cloud and Data Center you are responsible for these technology domains within the company. You are responsible for communicating, researching, planning, improving and governing the Technical Architecture of SNCB, mainly by working on reference architectures (by creating building blocks) for business projects (by supporting the Solution Architects), and enhancements on both (by modifying building blocks and maintaining roadmaps).

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Provide technical leadership and insights for the technologies that have been identified / required as part of a solution (to Solution Architects)
  • Have a hands-on approach applying IT best practices and architectural standards to follow
  • Provide expertise in your disciplines and areas
  • Maintain roadmap for product components per technology area
  • Coach, guide and support implementation team, working 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

Your profile:

  • Master degree or equivalent through experience
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience as Technical Architect
  • Good knowledge of English and Dutch or French (preferably with at least a passive knowledge of the second language)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of :
    • HA and DR Solutions (DC, Hybrid and Cloud only)
    • Security/privacy best practices on infrastructure, network, applications and data
    • Data Centers & Cloud Architecture
      • Compute, Storage, Networking and Security
      • Azure IaaS & PaaS
      • Container Platforms (Kubernetes)
      • Data Services
        • RDBMS (preferred MS SQL and MySQL)
        • NoSQL (preferred MongoDB and Azure Cosmos)
        • ETL/CDC
  • Knowledge of Azure automation, infrastructure as code, consumption & licensing is a plus
  • Knowledge of Oracle and Postgres databases is a plus
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics on Azure is a plus
  • Knowledge of API Management integration technologies and µService Architecture is a plus
  • Experience with a multi-cloud environment is a plus
  • Certification as (Cloud) Security Architect is a big plus
  • Experience with Azure AD, SAP IDM, Trustbuilder, Cyberark is a big plus
  • Ability to understand and apply the long-term ("Big Picture") vision and tactical needs
  • Customer oriented, team player, security minded
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, good facilitating and negotiating skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • You have experience working together with (offshore) Service Providers