Information Architect

Vacancy information

Career level:Professional (> 6 jaar)
Final apply:30-06-2023
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What's your job?

As Information Architect, you will be responsible for defining TSN’s Information and Data Strategy and for ensuring the overall quality of the Company’s information assets.  In this important leadership role you will be required to:

  • Understand the business strategy, direction and requirements of all relevant domains across TSN, where Information is of strategic significance
  • Determine the required future business capabilities and lead the design of the enabling IT solutions
  • Set the direction for strategic IT roadmaps, to achieve the Information Architecture vision
  • Support the wider Business Architecture team with the design of domain specific applications and information solutions, to ensure the coherent evolution of the overall Information Architecture

You will report directly into the Head of Business Architecture, and will work across the IT function with various teams.  Additionally, you will interact closely with business stakeholders (often senior management), business technologists, and data scientists.  You will be required to bridge the needs of the business, with the technical teams, to effectively lead the design of new information solutions.  Critical to success, is the ability to express complex concepts, in plain language, to reach broader audiences.

You will be required to develop knowledge of the information flows of key enterprise-level applications across TSN, and will have a wide knowledge of the various data-related technologies, their capabilities and the trade-offs.  You will maintain relationships with various IT partners in order to keep the organisation updated on emerging technologies and on the relevant product roadmaps.  A key element of your role will involve directing and oversee the activity of Solution Architects, often contracted through Tata Steel’s external IT partners.

Finally, you will also represent Tata Steel at various groups and external forums to understand how latest the latest in Information and Data technology trends can benefit TSN.  Significant change is underway in terms of the business environment, therefore, the capabilities and skills within the Enterprise Architecture & Innovation team must be of outstanding quality. In this regard, considerable effort and flexibility will be required from the jobholder.

Is this you?

  • You will have a master’s degree, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Data Science, Data and Analytics, or a related field;
  • You will have knowledge of both the TOGAF and the SAFe framework and ideally be certified in both;
  • You will have at least 7 years of full-time, professional experience where the major duties include information modelling and information flow management, database design, team management/leadership, data operations, maintenance, ETL, and automation;
  • Data management: data modelling, data quality, metadata and master data management;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications with technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • You already have permanent residence in the Netherlands, relocation is not possible for this position; 

What do we offer?

Tata Steel is an international company characterized by an open and informal culture in a technical environment. As Information Architect, you can make a valuable contribution from your expertise. We ask a lot, but offer even more:

  • A salary that, depending on your education and experience, is up to €8.916,- gross per month;
  • Lots of free time, because in addition to your 26 holidays and 11.5 ADV days, you also accrue time through Tata Steel's flexible working hours scheme;
  • A variable profit share, a fixed end-of-year bonus of 2%, and 8% holiday allowance;
  • Excellent secondary benefits including a pension scheme, allowance for your medical expenses and an expense allowance;

What's your department?


The role of Information Architect sits within Enterprise Architecture & Innovation (EA&I) department of the Tata Steel Nederland IT function (TSN IT). 

The team is responsible for translating the Company’s strategic intent into a clear technology direction.  The goal is to ensure that the Enterprise Architecture (business processes, information, applications, and technology) allows the business to thrive, grow and innovate, whilst controlling costs, and ensuring that the IT landscape is both secure and future-proof.

Our ambition

A green, clean and circular steel company that everyone is proud of is our ambition. We want to improve how people around the world work, live and move through sustainable steel. To make this happen, we need talents like you. Will you make the future work with us?


Apply or learn more?

Are you excited about this job? Apply via the application button and do not forget to include your motivational letter. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Daan van Dorp, Corporate Recruiter,


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Application process

1. Apply

Good choice, you have applied! We are going to review your application and contact you as soon as possible.

2. First interview

We already know a lot about you, but we would also like to know you personally and hear from you why you think you are fit with us.

3. Follow-up interview(s)

There are more colleagues who would like to get to know you. We would also like to take this opportunity to show you more about us.

4. Contract proposal

Nice, you are just ahead of the start of a new challenge. Because of our own Tata Steel cao we offer you a good employment package, which we would like to explain in a personal conversation.

5. Employed

Congratulations, we have become colleagues! Getting acquainted with the special world of steel production can start now.

More information?

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T: 06 29 66 80 47

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