IT Architect

Engineering · Volunteer · Global


We are looking for an enthusiastic IT Architect. As an IT Architect within the, you are helping us with the availability, continuity, and security of our IT infrastructure. Together with the various specialists from team IT-Services, you will help design, implement, and document solutions for the operational units, projects, and central staff departments of

IT Architect Responsibilities:

  • Protect our IT infrastructures such as data, software, and hardware.
  • Translate requirements into Proof of concepts, designs, and working solutions following architectural standards.
  • Contribute to projects as an IT Architect, such as developing contextual and logical designs and making architectural decisions.
  • Continuous improvement of the IT infrastructure to offer high-quality solutions and safeguard them.
  • Spreading general safety awareness among your colleagues.
  • Actively participate in team meetings.
  • Help and guide new employees and interns.
  • You keep track of the status of all activities via ticket systems and planning and support tools.
  • You will do this by phone, chat, email, remote support, and video conferencing.

IT Architect Requirements:

  • We believe that motivation is more important than knowledge and skills.
  • Knowledge of secure IT architecture and designs in the data, application, and infrastructure layer.
  • A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment
  • Flexible and proactive attitude
  • Affinity with processes such as ITIL/AGILE is preferred.
  • Keeping a tight administration is a MUST!

Nice to have:

  • A bachelor's degree in an Information Technology-related field of study with a network engineering focus is a plus.
  • At least three years of experience.
  • Certified in TOGAF, BIM, ISFS, PSM, UML.
  • Knowledge of reference architectures such as NORA, EAR, MARIJ, SCIA, ERIA, or DIVA.

Varied work

As you can read, this position is very diverse and offers you various opportunities to grow your technical expertise. Due to the diversity of the group of people we support at IT-Services, you have a lot of varied work, so we expect you to switch easily.


  • Affinity with security
  • Customer-oriented thinking
  • Result and solution-oriented working
  • Accurate
  • Flexible
  • Independent
  • Analytical

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We believe that you develop best when you are doing something you enjoy and at which you are good. Depending on your knowledge and interests, we will work with you to see how we can help you further in the direction in which you would like to develop and specialize within

What do we offer

Wherever your personal goal is to make your routine as a volunteer impactful, enjoyable, exciting, and comfortable, you can choose if you want to work remotely or from our office in the Netherlands. You'll receive a set of benefits to improve your work experience. They include a flexible schedule, a multicultural environment with colleagues in the Netherlands, a vibrant and dynamic organizational culture, and free access to our online learning platform as you help build a safer internet.

If you are interested in this offer, please send us your CV and a cover letter.