Data Architect

  • Aanbod Excellent Remuneration Package
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8349600
  • Locatie Noord-Brabant
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Transportation & Logistics

Over deze vacature

Do you live and breathe data? Are you familiar with hybrid IT environments? Do you know the difference between ‘schema at read’ and ‘schema at write’? Do you want to contribute to the fast growing Life-cycle Services of our customer on its journey to become smart data driven? If so, then join the Data Science team!


As a Data Architect you will be part of the Data Science team within Global Services. The team strives to improve the service offering and delivery by bringing the organisation up to the next level of fact-based decision-making. For example by correlating data generated by the Material Handling Solutions and Maintenance history data to predict when components need to be replaced and to improve the product design as well. As Data Architect, you will safeguard the data integrity of the Data Science platform. You will manage the data interfaces with other information systems and the platform architecture. Hereto, you will be the sparring partner for colleague IT architects from the ICT department and Software architects from Softwarehouse. Your main activities will be:

Manage the data science platform

  • Review current data architecture and professionalize the Data Science platform
  • Set and safeguard data architecture principles for a scalable hybrid Data Science platform that enables the implementation of applications; Promote architecture principles, guidelines and procedures within the organisation
  • Safeguard the integration of additional Data Science application
  • Set up a DTAP environment, deployment solution and perform admin activities

Manage interfaces

  • Define, develop, optimize and maintain standardized interfaces of the Data Science platform with other IT systems and external data sources
  • Document interfaces and interface requirements
  • Knowledge sharing and advice to application engineers/users
  • Define and consult in development of generic (cross-domain) apps/knowledge objects within the Data Science platform (e.g. availability calculation)
  • Define and consult in development of cross-domain and multi-site/customer reporting (e.g. to enable benchmarking)


Your Department

Global Services accounts more than 20% of the total sales at our customer and is growing steadily. The department of Service Technology which is a part of the Global Services organization manages the life cycle of the products and the customer’s installed base. They are working on technology and innovation roadmap, aligns it with service requirements and prepares the organization for effective and efficient execution of life-cycle services, in collaboration with the internal departments such as R&D. It provides consulting on IT and Controls services and on revision, modification and retrofit projects for customers. Service Technology also investigates and applies enabling technologies like advanced data analytics to improve the service offerings.


The Offer

In the challenging and responsible position of Data Architect, you will get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of our customer. An organization which has been elected as ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’ for several years in a row. They offer a fulltime position in an informal working environment with a

lot of opportunities for personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following

secondary conditions:

  • 27 days of vacation & 13 ADV days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training
  • Commuting allowance
  • Pension scheme and group discount on insurances as healthcare, car and WGA


Your profile

  • Master degree in Computer Science or IT
  • 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in Data Architecture and Data Management
  • Experience in both traditional BI solutions and Big Data solutions
  • Programming experience in for example Python
  • An eye for detail and result oriented
  • Team player with strong communication skills able to challenge and influence others
  • Passion for technical innovations to continuously improve