Integration Architect

Job Location: Belgium
Job Category: Management Software
Job Type: Full Time

In the Role of the Integration Architect

  • Develop, implement and execute processes for the definition, maintenance and conformance management of the integration architecture
  • Update and oversee the Environment Management team, ensuring that theright integration patterns are maintained within the middleware;
  • Support the Environment Management team in understanding and elaborating of the capabilities of the middleware platform
  • Prepare and oversee implementation of integration solutions between the products in scope using pre-defined capabilities of the integration platform
  • Propose improvements to the integration platform, present them both internally and to the customer with clear value analysis, presenting all relevant architecture risks and mitigations;
  • Set up and maintain contacts with business units to understand business activities, drivers, and requirements; consider solution strategies and alternatives for possible implementation, and establish appropriate information system programs;
  • Provide architectural leadership in the resolution of inter-program and inter-project issues and advice management, business areas, etc.;
  • Create awareness, promote and communicate the enterprise architecture within the “Technology” division and other business units;
  • Continuously research and assess new analysis approaches for potential use, and provide recommendations and subject matter expertise regarding trends, technology, tools and services;
  • Check compliance within the enterprise architecture and reinforce adherence to standards, policies, procedures, etc.;
  • Perform any other task in line with the main purpose of the job

Must have Skills (Demonstrable experience required):

  • Ability to manage stakeholders at a CXO level.
  • Emotional Intelligence required to deal with people and influence them
  • Ability to manage lead, manage and direct a team of multi-disciplinary architects.
  • Demonstrable ability to distil complex idea into simple concepts which can presented and conveyed convincingly

Must have Required Qualification:

  • Hands on enterprise management experience including use of standard tools (Enterprise Architect credentials such as TOGAF, Open CA, ArchiMate, etc. would be advantage)
  • Hands on experience in operating and designing solution based on OpenShift (must have);
  • Experience in other technologies and tools including: Elastic Search, Kibana, Grafana, Prometheus, Istio, MongoDB, Solace, Nginx, Squid, Okta, HashiCorp Vault, Azure;
  • Experience in designing complex integration and hosting platforms;
  • Hands on experience in design and operations of Integration, Messaging and Event Streaming solutions;
  • Air traffic domain experience (Flight, Flow, Routing, Capacity planning)
  • Employed/Contracted with large organisations

Ideally Belgium based – or ability to travel to Belgium on a regular basis for customer intimacy.

A minimum of 10 years of relevant integration architecture experience to perform the advertised tasks;

  • Experience in developing methods and techniques for modelling technologies;
  • Relevant experience acquired in the aviation or air transport industry would be considered an advantage;
  • Communication: Adapts communication to different situations and audiences;
  • Analytical skills: Applies methodical approach to complex information;
  • Problem Solving: Anticipates and solves business issues;
  • Customer focus: Adapts services to respond to customer needs;
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment;
  • Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours, i.e., result#driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach;

Desirable: Completed university studies of 4 years (Master’s degree) in a relevant domain (e.g., Computer Science, Information Technology).