Data Architect


Diemen (Amsterdam, NL)


Business Intelligence


14 May 2020


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Wanted: Data Architect


Our drive

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more livable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless. Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make life easier for more than 17,000,000 drivers in over 700 cities in Europe.


About the role

Will you design and build our future data landscape? Will you extend our enterprise architecture to define current and future data capabilities and bring them to live as well?  Join our Data team in Diemen! You will report to the Head of Data and work closely with the BI & Data team and adjacent departments such as IT.

As access to and interpretation of data increasingly defines our business, we have to shape up our data landscape accordingly. The areas of growth for data consist of expansion of scope from financial- to commercial information, improving performance, facilitating self-service and incorporating third-party data.

On top of that, historically grown data structures will have to be revised and synchronized across our countries. You will advise and decide upon technological changes that are required.

With ParkNow (Parkmobile/Parkline) you have the opportunity to work in a professional and powerful team significantly shaping the future of mobility and parking as a service. Our team consists of highly motivated and open-minded people, self-driven and with a great team spirit.


Your Responsibilities

  • Define, design and build the components in Park Now’s data landscape
  • Create a roadmap with milestones to achieve the architecture in time
  • Investigate and get approval for synchronization of UK and EU data architecture
  • Suggest improvement on current technology to optimize results
  • Interact pro-actively with IT’s Enterprise Architect to align on design and implementation
  • Consistently introduce epics in Program Increment planning to achieve architectural goals
  • Monitor performance of the entire landscape and adjust architecture accordingly
  • Keep up with latest and greatest in the arena of data capability suppliers
  • Introduce proper governance models for data security, innovation
  • Manage expectations with stakeholders pro-actively



  • Completed university degree (NL: WO / HBO) in engineering, data informatics, artificial intelligence, econometrics or equivalent
  • Proven data architecture experience, preferably in an international environment
  • Approx. 4-5 years of relevant professional experience in areas such as data engineering, data development or ETL, preferably multiple
  • Thorough knowledge of commonly used data elements and tools: AWS, Azure, ETL tooling, data-management platforms, personalization tooling, data warehousing and marketing automation systems
  • Understanding of data modeling in general and customer models in particular


Our offer

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Yes! Want to make an impact? Yes!

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect great employment benefits, including a mobility plan, weekly bootcamps, monthly massages, lunch, Friday beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, fun team events and much more!


PARK NOW. We are driven to improve. Come join the ride!  


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