• Data Architect Brussels
  • AXA Group in Brussels, , Belgium
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description


The Data Architect contributes to the creation of the strategic enterprise data architecture for the organization. The Data Architect collaborates with the Data Governance & Analytics team as well as with the Enterprise Architecture team and other IT teams to define the principles, standards, and guidelines regarding data flows, data aggregation, data consumption and data placements. He/she will provide guidance regarding data architecture in critical programs and data quality remediation activities. In addition, he/she will independently validate data architecture for adherence to defined policies, standards and guidelines including regulatory directives like Solvency and IFRS17.

She/he is responsible for documenting the data assets available in the data landscape (Data Lake, Data Warehouse and BI & Reporting in the Azure cloud, Master Data Management, …)


Participates in the development of governance processes around technology and business... aspects of the Enterprise Data Architecture framework.
Provides guidance and counsel to project teams to ensure that their processes and deliverables align with the target state architecture.
Design optimal solution architectures that support the insurance business and contribute to the realization of the target architecture.
Contributes to the definition, implementation and execution of the internal independent architecture validation framework to optimize the enterprise’s data architecture.
Takes the lead in documenting and publishing the data assets of the organization with a focus on data assets within the BI & Analytical landscape
Stays well informed on Data Science and is a partner of Data Science Community.
Provides effective challenge within the internal independent architecture validation process and other relevant enterprise data governance areas.
Helps in the identification of data architecture opportunities for a broad, diverse, and complex set of business functions and processes, and recommends the capitalization of these technology opportunities to the Enterprise Data Architecture leadership team in order to benefit the Enterprise.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with peers across the IT Organisation and business partner’s organization in order to ensure adherence to Data Architecture standards.

Your Profile


Exhibits solid knowledge of data architecture concepts and practices
Strong expertise in a BI & Analytics data landscape in the (Azure) cloud
Possesses a university degree/college diploma in related discipline(s) and/or 10 to 15 years’ experience in the IT industry
Possesses solid financial industry business knowledge as well as knowledge of major data consumption use cases in financial services
Strong expertise in data architecture best practices and data modelling (Data Architecture Design, Data Flows, Data Value Chains, Enterprise Data Model)
Demonstrates solid knowledge of architecture frameworks, methodologies, and tools. (e.g. The Open Group Architecture Framework [TOGAF], DAMA DMBok)
You are comfortable in the field of modelling with Archimate, and preferably master EA Sparx
Possesses solid communication skills, both written and oral (English mandatory, French and/or Dutch recommended)
Demonstrates solid consulting and client management skills
Is energetic, personable, and achievement- and outcome-oriented

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

About AXA

At AXA, we want to be more than the world leader in insurance and asset management.

Our purpose is ‘Act for human progress by protecting what matters’. As an insurance company, we want to watch over every individual, society and the world while always keeping the future in mind.

As an insurer, AXA Belgium is also a key player in the field of prevention. Protection is in our DNA, as evidenced every day by the extensive investments in research and risk awareness.

At AXA, we reject unfair or unlawful discrimination in any form. More info in our Diversity & Inclusion Policy.

About the Entity

In Belgium, AXA is market leader in non-life insurance. We have more than 3,000 enthusiastic employees whose aim is to move from payer to partner for our 3 million clients.

Our employees are our greatest asset. Therefore, a pleasant and modern working atmosphere is crucial to us. Together we seek to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas are valued, respected and appreciated.

With every step we take, we keep our values in mind: Customer First, Integrity, Courage and One AXA.

What We Offer
A nice reward for your hard work

An attractive salary, supplemented with discretionary personal and collective bonuses and of course, meal and eco vouchers.

The benefits of working at an insurance company

From group to hospitalization insurance and ambulatory care (family members can also join at an advantageous rate) and with up to 30% discount on all additional insurance products.

A job that respects your personal life and dreams

With 35 days off per year to recharge, home working options, sports facilities and professional training to make sure you stay in shape mentally, physically and professionally
Brussels Belgium


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