Enterprise architect

The Reference is a committed digital agency of 160 creative thinkers, driven by knowledge and craftsmanship. Our clients refer to us as a bunch of lovely and intelligent people. We share a collaborative culture in which we leverage our expertise and unleash our creativity in every aspect of our work. This allows us to open up digital opportunities in numerous verticals and businesses. That's why A-brands and other market leaders have been considering us trusted advisors for many years.

Job

- You are part of the team of strategists, each with their own skills and specific expertise.
- For a variety of national and international A-brands in a wide range of sectors, you will design the strategic technology roadmap, based on design principles to ensure a close alignment between business objectives, IT design principles and architectural solutions.
- You make assessments of existing architectures and are able to quickly detect and explain the flaws and pitfalls to both business and IT.
- You will take part in the commercial process for prospects and customers where you present your technological vision with conviction.
- You will support the other architects when technical decisions have a business impact.
- You work within a digital omnichannel context and understand the relation between Marketing, Sales, Operations, Production, Supply chain,… and how the high level architectural foundation can accelerate change and growth.
- You work closely together with the other teams at The Reference (Sales, designers, developers, mobile experts, strategists, but also with our international colleagues within the group) in order to achieve a 360° integrated approach

Profile

- Senior position with at least 8 years of experience.
- You have knowledge and practice of process-driven EA and/or business outcome driven EA
- You are good in gathering clients’ needs and you have experience in identifying and designing digital solutions.
- You are able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations.
- You are an exceptional listener and have the ability to convey complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in Dutch and English across all levels in an organization up to C-level executives.
- You have affinity with a broad range of technology stacks and have an open attitude towards them.
- You are a team player, collaborative, open and creative.
- You are able the handle the pressure and flexibility of a dynamic agency.

Offer

We are one of Belgium’s most successful digital agencies, part of the international Emakina Group, but with its own DNA.

You will be one of the key figures in a young and dynamic team where there is plenty of scope for personal initiative.

We give you the opportunity to develop your talent further. We provide an L&D budget and the necessary time to hone your skills and expertise.

Your welfare is important to us. We ensure a healthy work-life balance and the necessary relaxation, at our company parties and legendary boardgame nights, for example.

Work from our agile offices (Ghent & Antwerp) or from home (60%). Whatever you want!

Last but not least… an attractive salary with lots of fringe benefits, such as a company car, meal vouchers, group and health insurance, bike lease, extra days leave, …

 

 

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