Digital Architect

  • IT
  • Brussel, Belgium

Digital Architect

Job description


  • As Digital architect your main responsibility is to translate wishes and business needs into solutions.
  • As technical expert you will be directly involved in any major new developments to bridge the gap between business requirements and high-level design.
  • You will work on diverse digital initiatives that (could) require architectural changes and making use of the newest technologies.
  • Support the enterprise architect in defining Luminus IT architecture strategies based on medium to long term needs and best practices in the market
  • Collaborate with enterprise architect and infrastructure architect in validating delivery choices and ensure compliance of projects/applications with overall architecture and security guidelines
  • Ensure that the solutions effectively and efficiently support customer and business requirements
  • Be a change driver of our digital architecture and way of working transformation based on MACH architecture principles (Microservices based, API-first, Cloud-native SaaS and Headless) and a modern technolody stack.


  • Deliver solution models and solution architectures in line with business requirements to deliver business value
  • Work in close collaboration with the project stakeholders to understand the business requirements so that recommended solution options provide the best fit against requirements (the WHY) and budget
  • Assess the impact of business change requests on the existing architecture and support the prioritization of these changes
  • Build and maintain our digital architectural vision and roadmap
  • Participate in technology selection (f.i. software within our Digital architecture, software development tooling, …)
  • Understand the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) drivers and contribute to keep their evolution under control
  • Provide supervision and guidance to development teams ensuring adherence to the digital standards and guidelines
  • Provide expert advice to stakeholders on how to best align business processes
  • Collaborate with peer architects in providing consensus-based IT solutions that are scalable and adaptable to changing business needs
  • Work with external and internal suppliers to ensure that the appropriate technology direction is clear
  • Exploring the market on new technologies and in helping our DevOps teams
  • Ensure correct and up-to-date application architecture artefacts



  • Able to explain complex technical solutions in plain English, French or Dutch allowing to evaluate options and take the right decisions
  • Have strong listening, communication, facilitation, influencing and analytical skills as well within an IT as Business workshop context
  • Able to transform theoretical concepts into pragmatic and working solutions
  • Able to identify opportunities, threats, impact of changing technology
  • Leadership skills to act as a change driver


  • The ideal candidate holds a master degree in exact sciences (preferably in IT) or have attained comparable level through relevant experience
  • Have a proven track record of working on successful digital solution architecture designs and their implementation;
  • Good understanding of Typescript, NestJS (Node), NextJS (React), Microservices, OpenAPI, Azure and AWS
  • Sufficient technical and programming knowledge to correctly evaluate migration, trials and development strategies
  • IT & Cloud development background
  • DevOps practices to support our digital delivery