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IT Architect – Banking Domain architect

brussel START DATE: TBD DEADLINE: 2024-06-21
For our client BNP Paribas we are looking for a IT Architect in Banking Domain

Start date: 17/06/2024
End Date : 30/11/2024

Mission Context: Within the "Functions" domain encompassing Finances, HR, Facilities, Procurement, Communication, etc., the architect delineates comprehensive solutions and orchestrates changes within the existing landscape. The focal point lies in Cloud Migration and the integration of third-party SaaS packages, whether on-premises or through dedicated or public cloud offerings, alongside custom developments.

Required Skills: The mission necessitates a blend of functional architecture expertise, technical solution modeling (with proficiency in Archimate being advantageous), and a robust background spanning software development technologies, infrastructure, networking, middleware, and cloud.

Function Description:

Key Activities:

  1. Participation in and consultation on studies, projects, and assets concerning architecture elaboration/evolution, aligning with enterprise strategy.
  2. Support and oversight of architectural rule implementation and decisions, pre and post-installation in production.
  3. Definition, documentation, and maintenance of the reference architecture with a focus on simplification.
  4. Active involvement in architectural committees.
  5. Communication of current and target architecture, rules, and best practices.
  6. Staying abreast of technological advancements and integrating them into the company architecture as appropriate.


  • Project architecture, asset architecture, reference architecture.
  • IT architecture strategy, city plans.
  • Application portfolio strategies.
  • Application diagrams, system maps, service interfaces, technical interfaces.
  • Architectural studies, architectural principles.


  • The scope may be limited to a specific domain, project, technical context, or encompass the entire enterprise architecture.

Agile Requirements: An Agile mindset is imperative, characterized by:

  • Positive attitude, pragmatism, and thirst for knowledge.
  • Goal-oriented team success over individual achievements.
  • Viewing setbacks as feedback for continuous improvement.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in either French or Dutch with proficiency in the other, along with fluent English.

Education: Bachelor/Master's degree or equivalent experience.

Required Experience/Knowledge:

Technical Experience:

  • Proficiency in functional/technical/application architecture and urbanization rules.
  • Experience with architectural modeling.
  • Analysis and definition of application architectures.

Business Experience:

  • Familiarity with project management.
  • Practical experience with Scrum is essential for Agile requirements.

Soft Skills:

  • Team player.
  • Communicative, adept at networking, and negotiation.
  • Analytical, with attention to detail.
  • Creative, innovative, and visionary.
  • Risk-aware.