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Data Architect (Public Services)

Brussels Job No. r00107379 Full-time

Job Description


As part of our Belgian H&PS Technology practice, you’ll assess, shape and deliver enterprise wide Cloud solutions that help clients to launch products faster in the market, reduce complexity and costs, leverage modern solutions and tools.

The H&PS practice helps public sector organisations such as EU and Belgian governmental institutions to embrace innovation and transform fast, enabling them to operate smarter, achieve more and deliver improved services for citizens. H&PS is a community which performs both sales and delivery-related tasks for our business and our clients.

If you are excited to define and/or deliver modern Cloud architectures solutions based on the Microsoft Azure cloud and the broader Microsoft technology stack, then you need to join us.

Your job

Your role will be to help Accenture clients to shape and execute their data strategy. As a Data Architect, you:

  • Perform assessment of As-Is data architecture and data capabilities;

  • Conduct discovery workshops to understand pain-points and areas of improvements;

  • Conduct visionary workshops, using Design Thinking, to shape target vision;

  • Conduct Gap analysis, to align on target vision and industry best practices;

  • Shape target operating model;

  • Define target architecture;

  • Determine transformation roadmap, Cloud migration strategy, investment case and business case;

  • Present data strategy to clients, gain buy in, and grow strategic relationships;

  • Will take an active part of the business development at out clients by shaping commercial proposals and RFPs answers;

  • Conduct end-to-end implementation of data platform, from analysis to deployment.

Qualifications - External

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience, preferably in consulting or at high-tech companies;

  • Strong passion for the following topics – Advanced Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Management, Data Governance, Data Architecture, Data Quality Management;

  • Practical knowledge of tools, frameworks & technologies within at least one of the following categories:

    • Business Intelligence (Power BI, Tableau, Qlik);

    • Machine Learning (R, Python, SAS, SPSS);

    • Big Data (Spark, Hadoop, NoSQL Databases, Data Lakes & Platforms);

    • Cloud Platforms (Azure, Google Cloud, AWS);

  • Strong knowledge of technology trends across IT and digital and how they can be applied to companies to address real world problems and opportunities;

  • Team oriented and collaborative working style, both with clients and those within the organization;

  • Growth mindset, positive attitude & strong interest to solve client challenges, adapt to a changing work environment & deal with new issues;

  • Ability to navigate a complex stakeholder matrix and manage priorities;

  • Passion for cultivating long-term relationships with key stakeholders;

  • Network and history of successful work with senior executives;

Your team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital and Security methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that's where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies – including state of the art Security solutions - to transform their businesses.


Your background

  • Excellent communication skills in English, additional competence in Dutch or French is a strong plus;

  • EU Citizenship;

  • Allow to apply for a EU Security Clearance certificate.

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • 13th month + holiday allowance

  • 20 + 12 holidays

  • Laptop and smartphone

  • Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package

  • Bonus program

  • Training & learning opportunities

  • Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,…

  • Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool

  • Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops

  • Employee shares purchase plan

  • Eco-cheques

  • And many more!


Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

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