Data Architect

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Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Bangalore, IN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

To support our Data ambitions, we search for a Data Architect within the Commercial and Customer product group for architecting and designing data solutions around Commercial Master Data. At Bekaert, we value our (Master) Data and hence invest in effective Master Data Management and Data Governance practices to support us in achieving our digital ambitions. To establish a sustained enterprise wide (Master) Data Management and Data Governance approach in co-drive with functions and businesses, the Advanced Digital Solutions (ADS) organization will strengthen the capability with Data and Information Experts/Architects with a product group/domain focus.

Your Impact

You will assure and drive in the process domain of Commercial in the following areas:

• You will influence the information strategy. You will be a partner of the business & ADS leadership and will provide strategic recommendations to maximize the value of information assets.

• You redefine the data architecture and modelling. You will enable data quality management and you will organize the data processes.

• You maximize value derived from data and analytics. You will foster value creation using the Commercial Domain’s data assets as well as the external data ecosystem.

• You enable effective data and analytics governance. You recommend who can take actions and you deploy the Commercial Master data governance framework by using the supporting data management tools.

• You manage risk and lifecycle. You clarify the relevant policies, automating, monitoring and actively managing the effectiveness of implementation.

• You secure data and analytic assets. You aid in the analysis of data and analytics security working with the Security team.

About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent through experience in the process domain with demonstrated affinity for master data, data governance and/or analytics.
  • 10+ years of overall experience, 5+ years progressive work experience in a similar role related to the manufacturing industry
  • Experience of Commercial functional area and Customer are is nice to have
  • Experience in tools like Dynamics 365, Adobe Analytics, etc
  • Experience in managing globally distributed teams and partners
  • Skilled in Data Modeling techniques like CDM, LDM,... Data Platforms like SAP BW, SAP HANA, Azure Data Lake, ... MDM tools lke SAP MDG, Microsoft Purview,...
  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models and metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
  • System integration experience and data science concepts, as well as MDM, business intelligence, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques.
  • Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments.
  • Influencing skills are necessary on all levels
  • Business domain knowledge, data/content and process understanding on Commercial domain and other areas including sales, marketing, customer centric solutions, end to end supply chain etc. (which are as important as technical skills).
  • Excellent presentation, communication, leadership and business partnering skills




Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


Our Digital Advanced Solutions (ADS) team is a mighty group of technologists from across the globe who continuously push the envelope in Digital, Cyber resilience, data science, intelligent automation, Cloud solutions and New (Agile) ways of working. Want to learn more about our digital opportunities?


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