Senior Architect Data Architect

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2020-12575]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

Since our project portfolio is growing, we are looking for a Senior Architect Data Management!

The project:

For one of our clients in the High Tech sector we are looking for a Senior Architect to work on Equipment Data Management.

As Senior Architect Equipment Data Management, you are responsible to set up, manage and guard the required architecture for proper change control on data that is generated by equipment of our client.

You will restructure existing change control boards as needed and act as chairman. You will continuously drive for improving the control on changes to (and the value of) equipment data in line with agreements and in such a way that our customers are informed timely and sufficiently.

If needed you will actively define and lead the required changes to adopt existing agreements, ways of working and processes. To achieve this you will involve the right expertise from other architects and data experts, engage and motivate people to do the required change management and successfully bring data change control to a higher maturity level.


  • Lead and continuously improve change control boards and processes for data that is generated by equipment of our client.
  • Ensure an architecture is in place in which changes to equipment data and metadata do not unexpectedly impact the functioning of our equipment and are timely communicated to stakeholders (customers and internal departments and users).
  • Seek for best practices on data change control and data management and innovate accordingly.
  • Embed equipment data change control and data management in existing processes (e.g. software development process).
  • Continuously look for architectural improvements for equipment data management.
  • Lead/participate in related data technical competences.


Do you have what it takes?

To be successful in this role, you should recognize yourself in below profile:

  • Master degree in field of Technology, IT or Business.
  • Data management process experience and knowledge.
  • Preferably knowledge of Data Management Body Of Knowledge (DMBOK) or comparable.
  • Knowledge on managing data from change control process, including data quality frameworks and standards.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in high-tech environment (or comparable complex R&D environment), preferably in the field of data architecture, data definitions, data management processes and data management.
  • Experience in data related projects (data analytics, data quality,  data governance or comparable) is a must.
  • Knowledge of data structures and modeling.
  • On a personal level, you:
    • Act decisively
    • Are customer-focused
    • Can deal with resistance and manage criticism
    • Have a hands-on mentality
    • Take responsibility
    • Think broadly
    • Build relationships at different levels
    • Check and maintain quality
    • Organize & delegate
    • Demonstrate flexibility
    • Have good communication skills and proficiency in the English language

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