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IT Architect – Technical Web Architect

brussel START DATE: TBD DEADLINE: 2024-06-21
For our client BNP Paribas, we are looking for a IT Architect - Technical Web Architect
Start date:03/06/2024
End date : 02/06/2025


IT Middleware Web Hosting has the mission to provide infrastructure services to host web and secure applications. The services provided by the team cover:

  • Technical architecture
  • Industrialization of web infrastructure & security assets
  • Production support
  • Integration and securing of web applications

Function Description

As a Web Architect in the Tech Design squad, your responsibilities will include:

  • Project Support: Provide web and security architecture expertise and deliverables to ensure the best architectural choices that meet business purposes.
  • Detailed Technical Design (DTD): Responsible for creating DTD documents for new features and validating them with feature architects and development squads.
  • Guidance and Understanding: Assist all participants in understanding architectural documents and DTDs, promoting orderly approaches in delivery, and providing guidance for smaller requests.
  • Reference Architectures: Contribute to the definition and maintenance of reference architectures.
  • End-to-End Solutions: Bring a comprehensive view of solutions and provide technical expertise when needed, in collaboration with other experts.
  • Efficiency and Optimization: Identify opportunities for savings and propose realistic actions. Detect decommissioning opportunities and suggest adequate actions.


  • Master's degree or equivalent experience.


  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Prince2, TOGAF, ITIL, ADKAR) are preferred.


  • French: Fluent, French and/or Dutch is a plus
  • Dutch: Fluent, French and/or Dutch is a plus
  • English: Fluent

Required Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Technical Experience:
    • Mandatory: Experience in web infrastructure architecture in enterprise environments with broad knowledge of Web Application Hosting (WebSphere, Kubernetes, Tomcat, IIS) and Web Security (ISVA, WAF, API GW, HSM).
    • Preferable: Strong technical background in at least two of the mentioned assets.
  • Business Experience:
    • Mandatory: Understanding of bank-related business processes and the ability to assess impacts on business. Familiarity with Agile methodology.

Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Quick self-starter with a proactive attitude
  • Good communication and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical and synthesis skills
  • Autonomy, commitment, and perseverance
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment
  • Adherence to customer processes for projects
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to meet commitments and be flexible
  • Customer-oriented with an understanding of risk awareness
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage demanding project schedules
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community