IT System Architect - Service Business

Location: Ostend

Zandvoordestraat 300, 8400 Oostende

IT Center EMEA is the headquarter for IT solutions within the Daikin group including all subsidiary companies in the EMEA-region. The IT Center consists out of 3 departments: IT Planning, IT Development and IT Infrastructure. As an Architect you work for the department of IT Planning. IT-Planning makes up the long term IT planning in line with the company strategy. Large projects and projects with focus on innovation are initiated and followed up by this department.

Job Content

To develop and optimize an efficient Service Business System, we are looking for an IT Architect.

This core business system will be developed with a new cloud development tool and be integrated with our current ERP, e-commerce and IoT  platforms.

As an Architect, you will:

  • Define and coordinate the necessary actions which will result in a project charter.
  • As the project will be executed by IT Development, you will be involved in the follow-up.
  • You follow new technologies who can support our Service Business in order to consider optimizing the current service system and prepare a roadmap.
  • You define and defend the systems architecture and standards in collaboration with business key-users.


  • Preferably you have a master degree as an economist, engineer, computer scientist.
  • You have an analytical and strategic spirit.
  • You are interested in company processes and more specifically in service business.
  • You work pragmatically, without losing your interest for the most recent IT technologies. You can follow the necessary training and receive the necessary coaching for this. You have the necessary self-discipline to make and follow-up planning.
  • You are prepared to travel to Daikin group companies in Europe.
  • You have analytic and communicative skills in English
  • Experience in similar IT-surrounding as key-user or as analyst is a plus. 

Job Offer

At Daikin, you can count on a varied job with an international market leader that stimulates its people to work together. We offer you an open ended contract. You will be given extensive training and will be well supported from the start. The position carries a competitive salary and a package of extra-legal benefits.