Solution Architect SAP HANA

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8125700
  • Locatie Veldhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

Challenging opportunity at one of the most high-tech companies in the world.


The IT division supports information management, infrastructure and key business processes across ASML. The ICT infrastructure, hardware and applications are absolutely mission-critical for almost all ASML’s internal and external activities.

ASML produces some of the most technically advanced equipment in the world, producing terabytes of data. This data is vital in analysing and improving the performance of our products and processes. The volume and complexity requires a solid IT foundation to enable business in processing and analysing this data into information that will support advancing our products. The Big Data and Analytics Competence Centre (BDA CC) is responsible for providing the right information at the right time at the right quality to the right audience within ASML. SAP HANA is a key cornerstone in the ASML BI and Big Data strategy.

The candidate we are looking for will be conducting the following activities:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert for related SAP HANA activities (SAP HANA Enterprise platform, SAP BW on HANA and related technologies like SAP SLT, SAP DS, EIM, SDI, SDA…)
  • Works proactively with the SAP HANA/BW domain architect and with the SAP HANA/BW developers to ensure accurate delivery of new or changed SAP HANA applications according to guidelines and best practices. You are actively contributing to the further deployment of the SAP HANA-platform including definition and potentially development of new, innovative SAP HANA applications. With regards to SAP HANA you are acting in between business departments, the IT organization and the external consultants and outsourcing partners
  • Assesses, changes and refines requirements for SAP HANA related information needs, thereby continuously striving to increase the effectiveness of SAP HANA solutions and ensuring they are properly aligned with the company’s strategic direction and the BDA strategy
  • Responsible for continuous alignment with the respective ERP systems, the enterprise data warehouse and other reporting departments or applications with regards to SAP HANA
  • Partners with Business and IT groups to design and implement data and information solutions that meet or exceed organizational initiatives and are consistent with enterprise architectural standards
  • Ensures compliance with all architecture directions and standards through cross organization consulting and direct involvement in development efforts
  • Communicate with Business users to understand critical business needs
  • Architect solutions that take the firm from a manual and spreadsheet driven business to a rigorous and automated business
  • Recommend, develop, and implement technology plans enabling solutions
  • Provide direction to consultants and contract staff as needed
  • Define key business drivers for the SAP HANA and Big Data initiative


ASML is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. ASML is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. ASML's employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

ASML is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to ASML. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies



  • Bachelors or master's degree in Information Technology or Business Administration or equivalent
  • 10+ years’ experience working in Information Technology of which 7+ years working as an Architect in Information Management, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Understands and has hands-on experience with the SAP HANA platform, its functionality and concepts, including limitations and strengths
  • Experience in implementing information requirements in SAP HANA Enterprise and SAP BW
  • Preferably knowledge of SAP UI5 and SAP Business Objects
  • Common understanding of SAP ECC and Enterprise Data Warehouse concepts
  • Some experience and affinity with Tibco Spotfire
  • Ability to document business information requirements and translate these into system requirements, and to assist in the development of business cases for respective HANA applications and solutions
  • Solid understanding of the field of data modelling, data discovery and data profiling/analysis with good understanding of large enterprise data warehouse
  • Business intelligence and technical skills to successfully deliver BI solutions including data profiling knowledge and experience in developing BI roadmap, BI strategy, and data quality assessment
  • Data Loading and Transformations using ETL technologies
  • Writing and optimizing SQL-statements
  • Translating information requirements into designs of physical and logical data models
  • Data Virtualization/Federation
  • Project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects
  • Working in a Global delivery environment
  • Data Analytics and Exploration

Experience with the following is considered as a plus

  • Hadoop (Big Insights)
  • HDFS, Hbase, Hive, Pig
  • NoSQL
  • JBoss Data Virtualization

Personal skills

  • Strong client-orientation and commitment to excellence
  • Pro-active personality who can deal with resistance
  • A demonstrated ability to perform in high-pressure environments
  • Well-developed consultancy skills with a strong go-getter mentality
  • Motivated and enthusiastic team player
  • Flexibility, adapt to company culture and individual’s behaviour
  • Excellent analytical skills, number crunching
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain a large trusted network on all levels of the organization
  • Fluent in Dutch and English language
  • A demonstrated excellent manoeuvrability within complex matrix organizations

Context of the position
The Solution architect for HANA is part of the Big Data and Analytics Competence Centre. He/she reports to the BDA manager and has internal interfaces with the SAP HANA/BW Domain architect, Business Information Analysts, SAP ECC/BW/BO/HANA developers and members of the Business Intelligence support organization, Business Process Analysts (BPA), business stakeholders and key users.