Senior Data Architect

Job description

For our client, on of the European Institutions in Luxembourg, Trasys International is looking for a Senior Data Architect, to bring technical thought leadership capacity. As a Data Architect, you will be working directly with technology teams to improve how they interact with data; how they consume it, how they process, store it and distribute it to other entities. You will be key assisting our client to achieve their aims by helping them to structure, govern, and leverage their data.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creating and owning data architecture deliverables at various levels (conceptual, logical and physical data models, data governance plans, data integration roadmaps, and data storage / management / access tooling options);
  • Understanding the organizational context of engagements and using this knowledge to highlight and maximize the value of data assets to the client;
  • Offer solutions that best meet the needs expressed by the representatives of the different business lines, respecting the principles and standards issued by the Enterprise Architecture and fitting into the existing IT landscape;
  • Advising on best practices and on emerging tools and methods in the data space;
  • Playing a senior role in client projects to delivery, interacting with IT teams, and stakeholders as necessary;
  • Document the existing IT landscape within the scope of solution studies.


  • You have obtained a Master's Degree in computer science, mathematics, or a similar qualification;
  • You have gathered at least 11 years of overall IT experience, preferably in similar domains;
  • Data engineering and Solution architecture are your cup of tea;
  • You have deep practical knowledge of handling varied types of data (text, tabular, graph, time-series, geo-spatial, image, etc.);
  • In addition to programming skills in either Python/Java/C# and SQL you have hands-on experience with databases ;
  • You are experienced with business intelligence, data analytics and data visualisation frameworks;
  • Data management principles experience such as: Data Discovery, Data Cataloging, Data Linage, Master Data Management;
  • You are fluent in English with excellent communications skills to both technical and non-technical audiences, knowledge of French is a plus;
  • You feel confident in decision making and the ability to explain processes or choices as needed;
  • You possess an entrepreneurial mindset and self-direction, ability to mentor others and willingness to learn new techniques;
  • Ideally, you are very familiar with the TOGAF methodogy.

Nationality and Security Clearance

As a Personal Security Clearance of level "EU SECRET/SECRET EU" might be requested for this profile, only candidates with a valid EU citizenship will be taken into consideration.

About us

We are TRASYS International, NRB Group, an ICT company with over 30 years of a successful track record working with European Institutions and Agencies, offering IT consulting, solutions and services. Our Mission is to help our clients keep up with the challenges of digital transformation by providing the right talent at the right time for the right job. To this end, we are constantly looking for talented professionals who are interested in working on challenging international projects and able to deliver high-quality results within multicultural environments. Our services include (but are not limited to) modernisation solutions, digital workspaces, cloud technologies and IT security. Our Headquarters are in Brussels and we have active accounts and offices across Europe (i.e. Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Athens, Stockholm, Geneva).