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Technical Architect - Contract - Brussels - ASAP

Job Title: Technical Architect - Contract - Brussels - ASAP
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Excellent Rates of Pay - Experience Dependant
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months +
REF: TA/DR/BR/C/0844_1496911997
Contact Name: Danny Rahim
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Technical Architect for a Feature Role (Security) - Contract - Brussels - ASAP

Technical Architect required for a large Insurance Company based in the centre of Brussels.

ROLE DESCRIPTION - Technical Architect for a Feature Architect role.

As Feature Architect you reside at the Feature layer of the of the Scaled Agile/Scrum Framework and have the following objectives:

* have an in-depth understanding of the E2E view of release trains in order to support decisions and in-depth knowledge of the architecture of release trains in the following domains: business architecture (capabilities, process, organization), information architecture (glossary), application architecture (application landscape), infrastructure architecture (server, hardware), security and governance.
* document the architecture into the Enterprise Architecture Continuum (AKC).
* propose new architecture building block when needed towards Enterprise Architecture.
* define the IT services of the bank as generic and reusable as possible.
* are the patrimony guardian of the stability of the production.
* identify and confirm exception or waiver.


* Contribute to deduct features from epics.
* Support Feature Management team in the prioritisation of features.
* Document an End-2-End view to support IT Integrators decisions.
* Document the dependencies between features in order to ease its allocation to a release train.
* Play the role of Product Owner in some architecture runway.
* Maintain the architecture documentation into the Enterprise Architecture Continuum (AKC).
* Contribute to deduct user stories from features.
* Support DevOps teams in the prioritisation of stories.
* Support DevOps team in any architecture concerns.
* Are member of the architecture community and contribute to events and knowledge sharing


* Have deep knowledge and experience in development and maintenance of IT environments.
* Have deep knowledge and experience in designing architectures which involve the application and integration of divergent products, technologies and services.
* Masters at least 2 of the following sub-areas of architecture: Enterprise, Business & Process, Information & Application, Infrastructure and Regulatory Architecture.
* Experience with Agile/Scrum, Continuous Delivery and working with Agile teams.
* Experience of working in a complex environment
* Strong Analytical skills


* Teamwork
* Customer focus
* Problem analysis and judgement.
* Persuasive
* Entrepreneurship.
* Professional expertise/market focus
* Negotiation skills & stakeholder management


Essentials - English
Desirable: French or Dutch


Successful candidates will be contacted within 48 hours of submission.

Interviews will be organised WC 12th June 2017

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