Data Architect


Friday, 13 March 2020



Contact Details:

For questions about the position, please contact Angela Rappard, Manager IT Business Consultants, Rotterdam School of Management BV, Erasmus University via

Monday, 13 April 2020

Job description: 

The Innovation and IT department at Rotterdam School of Management BV, Erasmus University (RSM) is the primary IT and innovation partner, within the privately funded, post experience part of RSM. Within Innovation and IT, information management professionals work closely together with IT specialists to accelerate the primary process of the organisation and its many supporting functions - like marketing and sales - with IT facilities and innovations. We articulate and channel the demand for ICT resources, facilitate and guide innovation projects, and figure out the solutions that fit business needs.  

Do you have an architect’s DNA and a passion for finding these solutions, modelling and (creating the prerequisites for) building them? Are you capable to fluently move between high level and detailed solution analyses? Do you flourish in an environment where you can move quickly from idea to realisation? And are you able to explain complicated structures in simple terms? If so, we would like you to join our IT Business Consultants team where you will have a direct line to the IT Director and CIO.   

Your main tasks: 

  • Visualise solution directions, as lean as possible for a quick ‘time to market’ 

  • Model solutions and create architecture designs  

  • Analyse existing processes and create new / improved processes based on the underlying data flows 

  • Contribute to the development of IT solutions 

  • Optimise BI dashboards, create CRM flows, sharpen existing data models in close collaboration with IT Business Consultants and Application Managers 

  • Operate from a business perspective and bridge business and IT  

  • Help in bringing the organisation to a higher level of professionalism with your expertise and insights  

Required qualifications: 

  • Preferably an MSc degree in business informatics, business administration, information management or similar  

  • Hands-on experience with process, information and IT architecture  

  • Affinity with data and experience in data modelling, knowledge of developments in these areas 

  • Experience in data analysis and visualisations, preferably in Power BI 

  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language (CEFR C1) 

Preferred other qualifications:  

  • Experience with agile methodologies 

  • Experience with multiple IT platforms (Microsoft knowledge is a plus)  

  • Excellent communication and consulting skills 

  • Knowledge of higher education and strong process optimisation skills  

In addition to this professional knowledge, we are looking for a meticulous, customer-friendly colleague with excellent analytical skills. You are able to work independently, and you are also a team player. You can take initiative, make contact with others easily, and possess the necessary social assertiveness.   

What do we offer? 

We offer an ambitious, international and dynamic environment, in which we compete with the top business schools in Europe. You will be part of a close, innovation-driven team on a vibrant university campus. Your ambition and personal drive will be greatly valued and we invest in personal development.  

The salary range for this specific position is € 3500 – € 4600 (scale 16) on a full-time basis. This will be decided based on your education and working experience. Part of the remuneration package is an end-of-year target bonus. Furthermore, RSM BV has excellent secondary benefits, and 25 vacation days plus 12 ADV days.  

How to apply?  

Please send your CV and cover letter (in English) to Adelaïde Mafubo, HR Manager, Rotterdam School of Management BV, via the application button.  

Closing date: Monday 13 April 2020