Job Details

Enterprise Architect

Job ID: 0068d000009rp74AAA_1664540350
Negotiable Brussels Permanent

Enterprise Architect

To support our growth ambition, we are looking for an Enterprise Architect to strengthen the team. Are you ready to build innovative solutions in a wide variety of business areas based on the latest technology and within a young and motivated team ? Then you may well be the Enterprise Architect we are looking for !

Your Role:

· Leading role to assess client IT landscapes and Applications Portfolios, interact with the business up to CEO level, participate in architecture review boards, understand their business needs, spot the weak points, apply forward thinking where the strategy of the organization is going and how technology can support these efforts.

· Make value propositions, provide guidance and integrate solutions in response to business challenges of our clients, developing modernization strategies and roadmaps, and exploiting the capabilities of digital technologies. Create an IT Roadmap & phased approach, target and transition architectures, defining the what, how, when to move. Recommend a PoC based approach identifying the first cases and low hanging fruits.

· Design the high-level architecture of information systems based on components, and create convincing business cases for client specific situations, including cost benefits, prioritization criteria and transformation roadmaps. Conduct Business workshops, and build the target situation (To Be). Align with client and partners on the overall implementation.

· Develop and promote new service offerings ensuring our services portfolio evolves in the right direction to meet actual and future customer's needs, and leveraging the ever-evolving capabilities of most modern digital technologies.

· Support our customers in their digital transformation journey. Make recommendations on how their platforms should evolve. Draw up strategies and roadmaps for our customers.

· Translate client specific objectives into a structure that will suit their needs and considering the project constraints in terms of resource usage and scalability. Follow up the execution and assure alignment with the high/detailed level design, assist the technical team with the implementation of the designed solutions. Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk.

· Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks. Inspire proposal teams, lead the solutioning, and write commercial proposals.

Your Key Responsibilities:

· Act as a trusted advisor towards our clients, develop their interest and trust in our services.

· Keep your knowledge up to date through technology watch opportunities.

· Be instrumental in expanding our business in enterprise architecture domains.

· Provide cross-functional technical leadership across all solution components.

· Deliver consulting missions with passion, to client satisfaction.

· Lead the technical teams in the implementation of the designed solutions.

· Ultimate responsibility for the quality and pertinence of proposals.


· Experience of more than 5 years in IT architecture in more than one domain: enterprise, solution, applications, cloud, infrastructure, security, …

· Proven experience with IT portfolio management and application integration across different technology stacks, knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures and modelling tools

· TOGAF certification level 1 & 2 is a plus

· Sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to design and scope multiple deliverables across several technologies.

· Strong technical project leadership capabilities and be able to deal with complex issues.

· Ability to interact with customers regarding business and technical information.

· Prior experience with application (or infrastructure) development life cycle & projects.

· Strong estimating skills. Ability to provide input for Pricing.

· Demonstrate strong team building skills - ability to work as a team.

· Understanding of frameworks such as ITSM/ITIL, COBIT, IT4IT, … is a plus

· Broad knowledge of system and information architectures, storage concepts, systems, virtualization, containers, automation, security.

· Share relevant or useful information in a timely manner

· Demonstrate strong initiative to learn with minimal direction. Result oriented, structured problem solving.

· Bachelor/Master in software engineering or computer science.

· You have excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills, in Dutch or French and English. You can lead workshops and write proposals in these languages.

What you'll get:

We take care of your personal development track, at your speed. You will learn to become a trusted advisor for our clients' leadership, helping them to transform their business platform(s) and/or operating models while taking full advantage of the disruptive potential of the latest technologies (analytics, cloud, blockchain, IoT, robotics automation, drones, VR/AR …).

· Working with large clients, leaders in their industry, across different industries.

· Varied projects in which you can take own initiatives and gain a lot of experience.

· Develop your expertise by learning from your colleagues, our university, our methodology, in combination with external trainings.

· Various opportunities for professional development - both horizontally and vertically through various career paths in national and international environment.

· Become part of a global offering team with solid solutions and an international network of expertise.

· Opportunities to grow within a small team with lots of learning opportunities.

· A motivating salary package, including fringe benefits and flexible working hours, and possibilities to work from home.

· Attention to your personal work-life balance.

Montreal Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Your consultant
Glenn Delanoue
Assistant Delivery Consultant