Senior Data Architect


We are

Synechron Netherlands is part of a multinational with 22 locations worldwide and more than 13,000 employees. Since our foundation in the Netherlands in 2003, we have always been a group of entrepreneurs with a strong ambition and drive. Where everyone knows each other and is helping to grow together. Together with more than 100 employees, we ensure that we are a Great Place To Work every day for everyone who works for us. By being part of a larger international enterprise, we are big enough to play an important role in the promise of digital innovation and we invest in the development of new technologies such as Cloud, AI, and Data Science. And in the Netherlands, we are small enough to operate as a boutique consultancy firm with a family feeling.

Our challenge

Synechron helps the clients of the program management department to successfully design and realize their transformation programs. Our clients face complex challenges with their (digital) transformations: for example, margins are reduced and the competition from fintech companies is increasing. The ambition to become more client-focused and to reduce the time to market for new products and services is under pressure requires a solid, fast, and flexible change and implementation strategy.
We are looking for a Senior Data Architect/Tech Lead to help deliver innovative Data & Analytics solution to our customers by leading a Synechron Data & Analytics team.

The Role


  • Design overall architecture and guide end-to-end implementation of Data & Analytics solutions within the Cloud (from data ingestion through visualization)
  • Be a trusted advisor and thought leader to clients to advise and guide them in defining their data & analytics strategies, data architecture and cost management
  • Be a senior sparring partner for the client and internal delivery team within a large-scale and complex project environment
  • Lead a team of on and offshore (data) engineers and consultants in designing, developing, testing, and deploying scalable data analytics solutions. 
  • Communicate complex technical topics to technical and non-technical stakeholders using both excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Drive creation of Cloud based Data & Analytics propositions and support in selling solutions to (new) clients
  • Guide and coach junior and medior team members inside and outside project to develop required skills and advance in their careers


You are:

  • 8+ years of experience in Data architecture and Solution design including 3+ years  Cloud Data Architect experience
  • Tangible knowledge and project experience with at least 2 major cloud providers including AWS and integrating relevant Cloud based components
  • 5+ year experience in successfully delivering Data & Analytics projects including leading DEV teams, mentoring and reviewing code & documentation
  • Ability to translate business challenges into Data Analytics solutions
  • 3+ years of experience in ETL/ELT including experience in programming (eg Python), orchestration tooling, logging & monitoring, automated testing &deployment (CI/CD) and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated experience with ER & Dimensional modelling and BI & Data visualization
  • Knowledge and preferable experience with advanced analytics solutions using Data Science, Machine Learning and AI techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working across the entire Data & Analytics lifecycle including requirements gathering, architecture, design, development, testing, deployment and documentation.
  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree but preferably Masters Degree in Computer Science, Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Applications, Engineering, or a related field.

We can offer you:

  • A state-of-art office next to the Johan Cruijff Arena as well as allowance to set up your home office
  • Competitive salary and yearly bonus
  • Comprehensive training budget, focusing on both skills and content knowledge and personal development
  • Company car or mobility budget, laptop & mobile phone
  • Excellent working atmosphere: Friday drinks, sport activities, Christmas party & yearly legendary trip abroad with a young, dynamic team
  • 30 days for holiday
  • A flat and approachable organization
  • Possibility of working abroad - Singapore, London, Dubai, New York, feel free to think global!
  • A DUO-budget to spend on food & drinks together with a mentor
  • We are a Great Place To Work, and ranked top 10 best Multinational Workplaces in the Netherlands

Interested in joining us?

For further information, please contact our recruiters via

Growth and development

At Synechron, personal growth and development is a high priority. Therefore, we have a training program and great opportunities for personal development. All our employees are supervised by a designated team leader in their personal growth and development. To monitor this, performance reviews are scheduled with all employees at least twice a year. We have been awarded ‘Best Workplace’ in the Netherlands by ‘Great Place to Work’ in 2022.

Synechron’s Diversity statement
Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We offer flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programmes to support our global workforce. Empowerment and collaboration are at the core of how we operate

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Synechron

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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