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Want to make your mark on our time? Become a Technical Architect - Data Spaces at TNO in Eindhoven!


About this position

Are you interested in truly shaping the future of Europe’s data strategy? As a Technical Architect working for Data Ecosystems within TNO you’ll be part of orchestrating complex, sustainable collaborations through secure and carefree data exchanges, leading to breakthroughs in various markets. The sectors we work in include logistics, (smart) industry, defense & security, health, and energy. Our vision is to innovate in and with these sectors to create trusted data sharing solutions for the future. TNO is a leading contributor to the EU strategy on open ecosystems for data sharing. Our Data Ecosystems (DE) department has top experts and international leaders in areas such as Data Spaces and semantics.


What will be your role?

Together with your tightly knit team you’ll play a key role in the design, creation and subsequent implementation of reference architectures and policies for secure data sharing. You translate the specific aspects needed for data sharing and the creation of data-based services into IT solutions. In doing so, you connect people and organizations.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to understand requirements you’ll help translating them into technical specifications.
  • Designing and developing data architecture solutions.
  • Ensuring that all relevant requirements around security and privacy regulations are met and adhered to.
  • Evaluating and recommending emerging technologies, methodologies besides making sure that improvement ideas are discussed and implemented as seen fit.

What we expect from you

  • A completed MSc. degree in Computer Science, Information Management or a closely related field.
  • Substantial experience within Data Architecture besides familiarity with Data Spaces.
  • Intimate knowledge of GDPR and other, relevant regulations regarding data sharing, data security and privacy.
  • Familiarity with relevant AI concepts, encryption, semantics, data sovereignty and federative systems.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • A dynamic and proactive attitude. You think in solutions and are able to clearly formulate and share your ideas with non-technical people as well.

What you'll get in return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary based on your knowledge and experience(with a maximum of € 7,112,- gross per month, based on a 40 hour work week), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect:

  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • 33 days annual leave on a full-time basis.
  • An employer that values and encourages diverse talent, with initiatives like the Female Leadership Program, our Rainbow Community and round tables on inclusion topics.
  • We offer a comprehensive and flexible mobility plan that also includes full compensation for public transportation for commuting and business travel.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours, the possibility to work parttime (32 of 36 hours) and the possibility of working from home.
  • Extensive relocation package for international candidates.
  • A good pension scheme.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. 


The selection process

Please apply before the 29th of February, 2024. The selection process comprises two interview rounds. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

The selection process may include a screening, an online assessment and a reference check.

A certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is required before starting a new job at TNO.