Data & Integration Architect

Are you an experienced architect with a passion for data and integration? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and want to play a crucial role in shaping the future of IT architecture? Accell is looking for a Domain Architect to join our team and lead our Data & Integration domain to the next stage of maturity.

About the job
At Accell, we are restructuring our organization to advance our IT capabilities. Our Data & Integration domain covers all integrations (using Mulesoft with an API framework) and data management across two platforms: Azure and SAP Dataservices. We are in the process of transitioning to Azure, emphasizing the strategic importance of accurate, complete, and insightful data. Our integration strategy involves making our Mulesoft platform robust, supporting multiple strategic projects with a solid API framework.

As our Domain Architect, you will be at the forefront of designing and implementing a cohesive business and IT architecture that aligns with Accell’s strategic goals. You will develop architectural insights, frameworks, standards, and policies while contributing your expertise to IT change initiatives. Your role will involve creating architecture documents, ensuring the correct application of architectural frameworks, and providing both solicited and unsolicited advice. You will actively contribute to the continuous strengthening of Accell’s architecture function.

This position is open with a flexible location in Europe. Travel to our office in the Netherlands of our European sites is expected from time to time.

Your responsibilities 

  • Develop and maintain a coherent business an IT Architecture, ensure the correct application of architectural frameworks;
  • Create and disseminate architectural insights, frameworks, standards and policies to guide the organization;
  • Contribute to IT change initiatives and procedure architecture documents to support these initiatives;
  • Shape IT architectural policy and strategy, creating standards and roadmaps and promoting architectural vision to stakeholders;
  • Provide management with innovative advice on the deployment of new developments and assess the impact to changes in IT products/services on the overall IT landscape.

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What do you bring
You are ready to take on this challenge and drive the future of our IT architecture. You like to think out of the box and know how to bring everyone along with you in your creativity. In addition, you include;

  • Academic work and thinking level, degree in Computer Science, Information Management or Business Administration;
  • Experience with TOGAF, ITIL, SAFE and various technologies within Accell;
  • Broad knowledge of information assurance, business processes and IT;
  • Familiarity with architecture methods such as TOGAF and ArchiMate, and Agile methods;
  • Detailed knowledge of specific architecture domains (Business, Data, Application, Technology).

What we offer

  • A good salary appropriate to your knowledge and experience;
  • 28 vacation days based on fulltime employment;
  • A hybrid worksite;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Pleasant and informal working atmosphere;
  • Plenty of individual learning and development opportunities;
  • Home working allowance and flexible workhours;
  • Attractive staff discount on bikes and bikes accessories and bike lease arrangement.

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