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Technical lead architect

Technical lead architect

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Information Management & Services


Are you a technical lead 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 doesn’t 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 like to get in touch with you!

For the redesign of our next gen IT infrastructure we are looking for a Technical Lead architect. As a technical lead architect you are, together with your colleagues, responsible for the design/ innovation of the IT infrastructure and supervise its realization. In addition to the role of architect, you and a team of network and system engineers are jointly responsible for managing and keeping the existing IT infrastructure up to date. You develop / design services in consultation with the Services and Faculties in the field of business operations, education and research. You participate in larger projects as a technical lead architect. You develop the vision of IT infrastructure for the entire campus, based on the latest developments and with an eye to the future. You contribute to the associated technical policy, within the set business frameworks.


Who are you?

  • You are the thought-leader when it comes to technical IT infrastructure design and implementation;
  • You have a strong security focus;
  • You have managerial capabilities and are able to advise senior management but also lead operational implementations
  • Minimum education requirement is a Masters degree and with several years of experience and Able to convincingly communicate the chosen architecture to other members of the IT department;
  • You have experience in managing complex and large enterprise IT network infrastructures based on various leader vendors;
  • As an architect you have experience and knowledge of other infrastructure areas such as Windows/ Linux infrastructure, Hypervisors, containers, hyperconverged systems, Storage systems, Management tooling, Azure, etc;
  • You are CCDP or CCNP certified and have knowledge of TOGAF and Prince2/ IPMA;
  • You are a team player, who likes to share collaborate with colleagues;
  • You are a connector between technology and service.


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,
  • 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: Elly van den Eertwegh, Talent Attraction Consultant, e.a.m.v.d.eertwegh[a] or +31 639186476.

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

The selection of applicants and the job interviews will start immediately until we find enough suitable candidates.

Aquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.