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Data Architect

Utrecht, Netherlands

Job Type

Permanent (32, 36 or 40 hours)

About the Role

When you work for Kinsman, you get the chance to solve some of the toughest and biggest data-related obstacles. Problems that are challenging and demanding necessitate careful consideration and diligence, but they can also be rewarding. When a company needs "the best in data," it will reach out to Kinsman. You spend the majority of your time designing, developing, and maintaining a robust and extendable data base for the corporate reporting and analytics environments of our customers. You will actively take part in the decision-making, planning, and execution of projects that are intended to restructure and enhance the tech stacks and data architectures of our customers.


  • A completed master education such as Computer Science, Informatics, Technical Business Administration or similar.

  • Ideally minimal fifteen years of general IT-experience and 5 years in a solution architecture role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms.

  • You know large scale design, implementations, and operations of all industry-relevant database and data storage concepts such as SQL, NoSQL, distributed storage environments, containerisation, data modelling and you are highly interested in upcoming technologies such as Blockchain or digital twin concepts.

  • You know and are able to evaluate descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics solutions preferably using Microsoft Azure Cloud solutions.

  • You know design and configuration of data movement, streaming and transformation (ETL) technologies such as Azure Data Factory or SSIS.

  • You know how to present the Information Architecture in large enterprise through use of industry standard modelling, mapping, management, metadata, lineage and quality standards and technologies such as ERWin or UML.

  • You know how to work with visualization technologies such as PowerBI, Tableau or Qlik.

  • You are highly familiar with source systems like SAP, MS Dynamics 365 or MES Applications.

  • You are familiar with IoT technologies such as IoT Hub, IoT Edge and Event Grid.

  • You are used to advise colleagues (unsolicited) about solutions and opportunities that you see. And you like it when colleagues do the same to you.

  • You get energy from working in a team.

  • You have excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills to contribute as a leading member of global, distributed teams focused on delivering quality services and solutions

  • You are able to distil complex technical challenges to actionable and explainable decisions

  • You demonstrate the ability to rapidly learn new and emerging technologies and developing a vision of their suitability and role as a new product within a platform & product landscape

  • You bring operational abilities including early life support and driving root cause analysis and remediation.

  • You don't shy away from looking for the unknown without knowing the exact outcome.

  • You can explain complex issues within your field in an understandable way to a wide audience.

  • A good command of the English language in word and writing.

  • Knowledge of the Dutch language is an advantage.

About the Company

We at Kinsman work with some of the largest and fastest expanding businesses in the world. We work together on intriguing projects across a diverse range of industries and businesses, offering the best service possible thanks to our exceptional team.

Data analytics, data science, and data engineering are all services that Kinsman offers to its clients. Every one of our customers is able to set up a data infrastructure that satisfies their own needs thanks to the experience of our specialists.
Kinsman practices equal opportunity as an employer. We evaluate candidates' competencies and professional accomplishments before assembling our teams. We believe that long-term success is based on understanding, respecting and developing the individual. We know how important it is to develop your talents and help you reach your full potential. This means ensuring trust and support. We bring the power of progress exactly where it belongs: to you.

We’re growing fast, which means abundant opportunities for your career to grow, too. We take a proactive approach to career advancement, constantly creating new roles and promoting on merit, and not because we need to fill a vacancy in a rigid corporate structure.
We invest in training to help you take your career where you want it to go. From day one you will have a buddy whose job it is to help you settle in. We will discuss where you want to be and devise a training plan to cover any skills gaps and ensure you are working towards your goals. We map out career paths to provide a clear structure for development and promotion.

Your most important tasks

  • Designing and maintaining data pipelines, data sets and data infrastructure.

  • Building and maintaining a highly functional and scalable data architecture.

  • Setting up and developing the data governance framework.

  • Contribute to data literacy projects at Kinsman.

  • Providing in-house training and substantively guiding colleagues in the team.

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