IT Architect

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for an IT Architect.


Advisory Services




English, French, Dutch





We offer

• A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
• A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
• A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
• A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Your profile

• You are fluent in English and French, Dutch is a plus
• Bachelor or Master level in Computer Science Engineering or related field
• TOGAF or Zachman Framework
• Knowledge of functional/technical/application architecture and architectural urbanization rules
• Experience with architectural modelling
• Analysis and definition of application architectures
• Experienced in SOA approach
• Knowledge of project management
• Experience in Data governance is a plus
• Team player
• Communicative, networking, negotiator
• Analytical, accurate
• Creative, innovative, visionary
• Risk aware
• Methodical, organized, result and quality driven
• Stress resistant
• Customer focused

Your role

• Participate in and advise on studies, projects and assets concerning the elaboration/evolution of their architecture (concerning internal development as well as package solutions), in line with the enterprise strategy
• Support and control the implementation of the architectural rules and decisions, before and after installation in production
• Define, document and maintain the reference architecture, always keeping “simplification” in mind
• Active participation in the architectural committees
• Communication of current and target architecture, rules and good practice
• Stay in touch with technology evolutions, incorporating them in the company architecture where appropriate
• Ensure the setting up, the sustainability and reusability of optimized IT solutions by applying a structured approach in line with the company architectural framework
• Ensure the architectural coordination between the entity and the company Head office
• Make sure of the conformity of the projects by validating the design and measures to be put in place locally with the Head office
• Ensure the implementation of agreed architecture and infrastructure in the Architectural committees by effectuating Architectural assessment during the Test phase of the project life cycle