Data Architect

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Vopak is well underway to become a data driven company. We are investing heavily in modernizing our application landscape, utilizing new data integration-, cloud based data analytics-, customer portals and data sharing platforms together with partners in the logistic supply chain. The Global IT department aims to provide a common data access layer to support various data consumers such as business analysts, data scientists developers and asset managers. It is imperative that these consumers understand and trust our data. Vopak is introducing new data related roles such as data managers and data stewards, data quality management processes and a data virtualization and meta data management platform to support this. We are seeking a Data Architect that can help us in our continuing journey towards a data driven company.


  • Minimum Bachelor degree or equivalent experience.

  • Strong data modeling capabilities to translate requirements into conceptual and logical data models.

  • 5+ years of data architecture experience.

  • Solid understanding of data analytics and data integration architectures

  • Proven experience working with data virtualization and meta data management tooling (Vopak is implementing

  • Strong consulting focus. Must be able to consult business as well as multiple development teams on exposing data

  • Ability to work independently to achieve exceptional results.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, customer service skills, customer focus.

  • Works well within tight deadlines (able to prioritize).

What we can offer:

  • Market conform salary depending on skills and experience

  • Bonus opportunity

  • Travel allowance

  • 30 holidays on an annual basis

  • Collective Health Insurance (contribution Vopak of 50% of basic package)

  • Vopak's own pension scheme

  • We will continuously invest in your personal growth, and future career path within Vopak

Tasks & responsibilities:

As Data Architect  your job is to translate requirements as specified by the product owners and business analysts into conceptual and logical data models as the basis for software development and integration. Secondly you will actively contribute in expanding our data access layer with well defined, high quality data. You will be doing so via a crowdsourcing approach, establishing and supporting  active data communities. You will report to the Enterprise Architect and maintain close relationships with the product owners, business analysts, peer architects and developers. 

  • Conceptual and logical data modeling based on data requirements provided by the business analyst and subject matter experts.

  • Design the API Resource Model and Representations, Functions and Security Model in consultation with the business analyst, solution- and integration architect..

  • establishing and supporting a community responsible for Meta Data Management

  • Advising data owners on implementing Data Quality Management processes and organization

  • Data Governance: acquire approval for data models

  • Contribute to further development of the Data Access Layer

Are you the Data Architect that we are looking for?

Then apply via the ‘apply' button. For more information about the vacancy and/or the recruitment process, please contact the recruiter via below contact details.

Application process

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Online assessment
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2nd interview
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