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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Tourism, Recreation & Event Management
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 11,2022
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    Data Architect

    Basic-Fit’s data platform team is expanding and looking for a Data Architect. As a Data Architect you have a leading role in designing and optimizing the data platform within Basic-Fit. You translate the business strategy into roadmaps, devise the architecture and guide the team to realize the best solutions in a rapidly changing environment. You position yourself as a trusted advisor, switch quickly and communicate easily with all layers within an organization.

    This is what your assignment looks like:

    As a Data Architect, your role is to help translate project definitions and ad-hoc requests into new and innovative solutions. As the adviser of the Agile teams, you will plan and implement technical solutions within our cloud-based Azure platform. At the same time, you will be a key player in various company-wide data-driven projects and working groups.

    What tech stack will you be using?

    At Basic-Fit, we utilize the Microsoft development platform which includes on-premise solutions, as well as the cloud-based Azure data platform. We comprehensively use a combination of Microsoft on-premise and Azure products, which include: Kubernetes, DevOps, Data Factory, Logic Apps, SQL Server, Replication, Datalake, Analysis Services, Integration Services, PowerBI, Python and Java. For our CRM stack we trust on Salesforce.

    Your responsibilities:

    • You design technical solutions for data, data warehouse, data lake, ETL and BI infrastructures (on-premise and in the Azure cloud);

    • You write and maintain the technical reference architecture data management;

    • You advise on modern cloud applications and data driven solutions and you design high level designs for this;

    • You guarantee the performance of data warehouses and ETL processes;

    • You direct the elaboration and realization of the architecture policy for Data Management.

    As a Data Architect you report directly to the IT Director. For your day to day tasks you will be working closely with the Data Platform team- an international team with data professionals, generating high-quality products.

    We ask:

    A self-starter with strong team- and problem solving skills. You are a skilled communicator and you have the ability to oversee projects and steer them in the right direction.

    Furthermore, we require:

    • At least a completed HBO education;

    • Knowledge of Data Architecture: Data Lakehouse, dimensional modelling, Enterprise Datawarehouse etc;

    • You are an expert in setting up a data platform in Azure (Azure Synapse, Azure SQL, Power BI);

    • Demonstrable experience as a lead. Making strategic choices, optimizing, switching quickly, advising and convincing are in your DNA;

    • Your team sees you as the expert;

    • You understand Agile project methodologies;

    • You have a good command of the English language in word and writing. Dutch is a plus;

    • Pre: certifications such as: DAMA, DMBOK, Togaf, Archimate

    Our promise:

    We are the number one low-cost and high-value fitness brand in Europe. We are determined to make fitness accessible to everyone and a habit people love. Together with our orange squad, we deliver affordable fitness solutions at 1000+ clubs across Europe, to over 2 million members combining our straightforward membership model with top-notch fitness technologies. However, where we are today is just the beginning. In the next years, we aim to further professionalize and to continue our growth. We move like a scale-up, making use of our strong corporate backbone.

    Are you curious, entrepreneurial, practical, and do you have a playful demeanor? Basic-Fit is the right place for you. Please feel invited to grow with us, to make an impact and to share our mission. Welcome to the Orange Family.

    Furthermore, you can expect:

    • An informal (you can wear jeans and sneakers if you like), international (many cultures and languages) and friendly, down-to-earth environment;

    • Plenty of opportunities for your own initiatives and to make an impact;

    • Unlimited access to the online training courses of GoodHabitz;

    • Good benefits, including travel allowance, a bicycle plan, discount on health insurance and participation in our pension scheme (Basic-Fit pays 52% of the premium);

    • Within walking distance of Hoofddorp train station and free parking at our headquarters;

    • And a beautiful gym (fitness equipment, spinning bikes, virtual group lessons) at our headquarters which you can use anytime.

    Apply for this job

    Please apply via the button and we will inform you as soon as possible. The process consists of one video interview and an interview at our office.

    If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Sarne, Corporate Recruiter via

    Before applying, please make sure you are eligible to work in the Netherlands. Unfortunately, we do not sponsor new work visa or permits for this position. If you already have a sponsorship, it is possible to transfer this sponsorship to Basic-Fit.

    For all recruitment agencies: recruitment is done by our Corporate Recruiter herself, this means there is no help needed. If I do need a bit of help, I have some great agencies I work with. Thank you.

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