Skip to content  

Werken bij de TU/e

Senior IT Architect

Senior IT Architect

Niet-wetenschappelijk personeel
Information Management and Services


Are you a senior IT-architect who wants to rise above yourself, in your profession and as
a person? Do you want to be challenged every day? At the TU/e, scientists and students continuously create the unthinkable. The strength of the IT landscape is their key to success
and, hence, so are you. These creative minds expect you to offer them a solution for tomorrow that does not exist today. Together we are building the high-performance backbone that this epicenter of science and technology demands. Are you driven by taking ownership and do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? We would like to get in touch with you! 

We are looking for an experienced IT architect in the IT Infrastructure domain to provide our users the state-of-art IT infrastructure that meets their needs. In this position you will develop the vision on IT infrastructure for the TU/e IT landscape. You are responsible for the innovation and design of the IT infrastructure, based on the latest IT innovations and with future needs in mind. You contribute to the associated technical policies, within the agreed business frameworks. 

Together with the other IT architect and your colleague enterprise and solution architects, you will translate the very diverse IT demands of the TU/e community (business operations, research, and education) to IT-infrastructure services and architecture models of the IT-Infrastructure.
As our new colleague, you participate in projects and major changes to assure the realization of IT infrastructure solutions takes place within the architectural boundaries. In your role as IT architect, you and a team of solution architects in the network and systems domains jointly advise the IT management on how to keep the IT infrastructure up to date and fit-for-purpose.


Who are you? 

  • The thought-leader when it comes to concepts of IT infrastructure services and solutions. 
  • Minimum education requirement is a Bachelor degree and at least 3 years of experience as an IT-architect of large and complex IT-infrastructures of enterprises in multi-vendor environments. 
  • Used to work according to agreed design processes and you are able to help TU/e to develop its capabilities on this area. This includes guiding the implementation of IT infrastructure solutions according the architectural outlines.  
  • You have experience using architecture frameworks like TOGAF (preferably certified), Zachman and DYA and are experienced in modelling the IT-architecture based on the ArchiMate modelling-language (preferably certified).
  • You have knowledge about different project management approaches.
  • You are acquainted with relevant reference architectures for the educational sector, (HORA, NORA)and know how to apply them for an organization. 
  • As an architect you have broad knowledge of IT-infrastructure as a whole. (networking, servers, storage, etc)You translate the voice of the customer into technology and you are able to communicate this to different stakeholders within the organization. You have a strong security focus and are acquainted with general used frameworks such as NIST, and know how to apply these standards in the TU/e architecture models. 


What we offer: 

  • Working at an inspiring campus where we work for the benefit of humanity and where you have plenty of room for personal development and growth. 
  • The salary is in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities and depending on education and work experience.
  • We offer a one year contract, with prospect of permanent position.   
  • An attractive package of fringe benefits, including excellent work facilities, extra holiday allowance 8% in May, end-of-year bonus of 8.3% in December and 41 holidays per year. 

Informatie en sollicitatie

For more information about this vacancy, please contact: Cyndi Geurts,
Talent Attraction Consultant, c.g.geurts[a] 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply using the ‘solliciteer nu’-button. 

Acquisition because of this advertisement is not appreciated