• Job code: QR9028
  • Architecture

Business Architect


For our client in Amsterdam, we are looking for a Business Architect.

Job description

Our client is looking for an ambitious Business Architect. As a Business Architect, you assure that in the architectural direction the IT capabilities are aligned with the changing business needs. You will contribute to our client becoming the provider of top-notch services and products for their customers.

What are you going to do

• You formulate a vision on business processes & information management and maintain their architecture models. All in close alignment with our business, services and second line representatives.

• You focus on the translation of business and strategic requirements into an information and business models.

• You identify the state of business capabilities (from strong to non-existence) to help the Business to make strategic decisions on prioritization of change initiatives in light of what is possible from both a Business and IT perspective.

• You analyse, visualize and discuss the overlap, dependencies, impact and risk (business and technical) across business change initiatives on all relevant stakeholders in both Business and IT.

• Your work spans the full information management lifecycle from information acquisition through analysis, cleanse, transform, classify and storage to presentation, distribution, security, privacy and archiving in close cooperation with Data Management.

• You provide guidance to Leads/Heads, squads, Product Owners, by describing architecture models.

• You execute reviews on the deliverables to guarantee that these are in line with the roadmap and architecture guidelines.

• You support the Lead(s)/ Heads by the translation of theme’s to epic’s conform the architecture models and provides input to the integrated roadmap.

• You co-operate with Solution/Infra/Data -architects and –specialists.

Who are you?

An enthusiastic and proactive professional who gets energy from working on concrete and tangible results. You find it important that everyone has their own responsibility and that you can apply your own expertise to the end result. Customer centricity is your primary driver. In short, you take the initiative and operate independently, but you also attach equal importance to cooperation and the joint achievement of the objectives. You are driven to continually develop and / or broaden your own expertise. You are an example and stimulator of the new culture and the One Agile Way of Working.

• 3+ years of professional experience as a business architect.

• You have a master degree preferably Business Economics, Information Technology or Mathematics.

• You have knowledge of databases, meta-models, knowledge and content management, business intelligence and storage management.

• You have integral, cross domain knowledge and experience and significant knowledge of multiple environments (domains, platforms, products, architectures, technologies).

• You actively keep up your professional knowledge and translate external trends in applicable knowledge.

• You are an expert with strong analytical skills, using state of the art methods and techniques.

• A strong affinity with IT is a must.

• You have excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.