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Solution Architect, Utilities - Brussels

ComTech Europe Limited

Posted on Feb 9, 2021 by ComTech Europe Limited

Brussel, Belgium
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


Fluent in English and preferably knowledge of French or Dutch.

Utilties sector experience essential.

The mission is to act as Solution Architect into the Architecture & Support Team on various assignments by supporting and providing solution to project teams at Group and local level and delivering key documents related to Solution, Application & Integration Architecture. Operational activities will be part of daily tasks.

Tasks


In the context of the Group IT formation, the Solution Architect will:



  • Design architecture solution(s) in line with IT strategy and standards
  • Provide solution architecture to cover Business needs in the active application landscape
  • Evaluate products & tools, run POCs in the Program/projects framework
  • Ensure the usage of best practices, standards in terms of development and integration
  • Coordination of IT experts & collaborate with Software Factory & Integration teams
  • Evaluate & propose the most adequate development platform regarding the project context
  • Take care on integration aspects regarding the new application implementation
  • Be active as an expert to relevant committees and RFP processes
  • Participate on Business enterprise study on project/program context
  • collect current as-is architecture landscape information of the various layers, eg applications, technology, data and integration in order to enrich the Solution Architecture repository
  • Audit compliancy of development with defined design in the project context
  • Contribute in the lessons learned phase

Additional requirements:

Must haves:

  • Fluent in English and preferably knowledge of French or Dutch.Knowledge of German is a plus. Supplier and procurement documentation and meetings with external parties will be in English. The consultant will collaborate with French, Dutch and German speaking team members.
  • Practical experience in the Solution Architecture function.
  • Broader experience in application architecture designing at functional level.
  • Previous experience related to Utilities or Energy sector is a must, as well as experience in transformation phases of mergers
  • Large experience in designing complex IT systems in utility sector is required.
  • Knowledge on market processes used in the Energy Utility Sector is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or experience in integrating with SAP is required.
  • Knowledge on modern development like DevOps or Cloud platform is required.
  • Experience in IT Processes, preferably using standard frameworks like ITIL, TOGAF and COBIT.

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge and practical experience in software, development & integration design patterns is a plus.
  • Having an active experience in Request For Proposal procedure is plus.
  • Experience with merger situations and following transformations is a plus

Soft skills:

  • Autonomous and able to work in agile teams. He will regularly report and share issues or insights with other Solution Architects and Data architects to build together a common vision and direction.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with team members from different horizons (IT project leaders, Development teams, business users).
  • Can work autonomously and take initiative for engaging with people at all levels.
  • Results focused.
  • Team player with strong collaboration focus and very good presentation skills.

Additional information:

  • Start ASAP.
  • Full time mission until 28/02/2022 with the possibility of extension.
  • Location: Working location will be the Emperor Building in Brussels (homeworking during COVID-19 period) and Berlin occasionally (Travel costs will be paid).



Reference: 1089944709

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