Software System Architect


Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, our client is a leading company in Additive Manufacturing (AM) solutions related to 3D printers and AM-related technology. 

Toelichting vacature: 

As Senior System Architect you are responsible for the architecture of Additive Manufacturing Backbone software product family.

The Senior System Architect defines the product strategy for the Additive Manufacturing Software Backbone and leads the translation of the strategy into architectural choices.

He/she leads the decision making on the overall product family architecture, application architecture, interfaces and application interoperability.

He/she leads the team of Software Architects of the business unit.

The Senior System Architect leads the introduction of new technologies and methods.

Key areas of responsibility

  • You lead the definition of new SW platforms for the Additive Manufacturing Software Backbone
  • You define technical roadmaps to support the product family strategy and roadmap
  • You deploy application architecture roadmaps
  • You elaborate the system architecture to the level required for the project teams to pick up the detailed design and implementation
  • You maintain contacts with peers within and outside the company, Additive Manufacturing consortiums and universities
  • You are responsible for maintaining and updating the knowledge in the architecture team

Your background

  • Master (of Science) in software engineering or acquired equivalent level by experience
  • Several years' experience in development and architecture
  • Experience in the creation and managament of a product family architecture
  • Experience in working in project teams and leading a team
  • Profound experience with object-oriented software development methodologies and with various software development languages (C, C++, C#)
  • Knowledge of and experience in relevant design methods, like modelling
  • Coaching skills and experience
  • Capable of functionally managing application architects

Your personal competencies

  • Abstract, analytical and creative thinker
  • Ability to look beyond the well-trodden paths
  • Lateral thinker with helicopter view, capable of finding an appropriate solution to complex problems
  • Has a natural preponderance, can convince others, is communicative and a good listener, is ready to look at more than one solution, and can put ideas across
  • Is business-minded
  • Has an improvement attitude

We offer an inspiring and challenging job with growth potential in an innovative market. You will be part of a dedicated team within a dynamic company that highly values openness, trust and team spirit.