Senior Data Architect in Gent, Belgium

Danaher Corporation

Job Description Senior Data Architect


Format: Hybrid

Job Vaccination Requirement: Yes


At first glance, you’ll see Danaher’s scale. With $22.3B revenue, our 69,000 associates work across the globe at more than 25 unique operating companies within four platforms — life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification.

Career development is important to us – you’ll find associates who are as certain about their impact as they are about where they’re headed next. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

We hope you’ll see yourself here, too. What you find at Danaher — and within yourself — might just change the world.


ESKO is a global provider of integrated software and hardware solutions that accelerate the go-to-market process of packaged goods. For each stakeholder in the process, Esko solutions enable them to deliver right-first-time packaging and marketing content.


You will be working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out solutions to our wide range of customer segments – CPG Brands, Global Life Science customers & Global Packaging Manufactures and service providers. Successful candidate must have a good understanding of the data lifecycle (ingest, transform, curate, analyse, predict, govern) and the latest in data management, data architectures for SaaS applications and analytic technologies including AI, Graph and NLP technologies.

Come work with our dedicated and innovative team to shape the future of our platform and the industry.


As Data Architect, you will define the data strategy, data architecture and oversee the implementation of this data architecture that will be the backbone for Esko’s software platform and AI capabilities. The Data Architect will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the Esko Software Platform data architecture. This includes ensuring data is stored, organised, and accessible in a way that meets the needs of the Esko’s current and future product roadmap and platform aspirations. The Data Architect will work closely with the Product management, R&D, DevOps, and business stakeholders to create and maintain data models and structures that support the organisation’s current and future technology landscape and innovation ambitions.


  • Work with industry leaders, customers, product management and technical teams to understand data requirements and design appropriate data models and structures for the ESKO software platform

  • Stay abreast of the industry trends shaping the ESKO business and associated data architecture requirements and best practices in data architecture, AI and Analytics

  • Identifying data sources, both internal and external, and working out a plan for data management that is aligned with the Esko platform strategy

  • Design and develop data architectures that support functional and nonfunctional domains covered by the ESKO product portfolio

  • Work with the Data Science team to identify data needs and requirements around ML/AI use cases and incorporate then into the data architecture evolution.

  • Develop strategies for data storage, organization, and access that meet the evolving needs of our software products

  • Provide guidance and support to development teams in implementing data structures and models in line with platform strategy and SaaS standards and architecture patterns.

  • Document and communicate data architecture design and implementation to stakeholders.


  • Ability to implement common data management and reporting technologies, as well as the basics of columnar and NoSQL databases, data visualisation, unstructured data, and predictive analytics

  • Strong understanding of predictive modeling, Machine learning, NLP and text analysis

  • Ability to implement common data management and reporting technologies, as well as the basics of columnar and NoSQL databases, data visualisation, unstructured data, and predictive analytics.

  • Design and development of AI driven applications

  • Experienced with both relational and non-relational databases & familiarity with cloud-based data storage and data management architectures and platforms

  • Problem solver with strong analytical skills


We believe that real breakthroughs come from teams that think big and respect each other’s differences – different ideas, different perspectives, and different experiences. We encourage all voices to be heard, both internally as we collaborate and externally as we listen to our customers’ most pressing needs. And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

Our Shared Purpose ( – Helping Realize Life’s Potential – expresses our reason for being and the impact that every one of us at Danaher strives to have on the world. Our Core Values ( define the fundamental beliefs that guide our actions. The Core Behaviours* enable our values and Shared Purpose, powered by DBS ( as our proven system for achieving success at Danaher.


  • At least 10 years of experience in data architecture, database design, or a related field with hands on experience designing data architectures for SaaS platforms with AI capabilities

  • Master’s degree or Equivalent in computer science, information systems, or a related field

  • Knowledge of systems development, including system development life cycle, project management approaches and requirements, design, and testing techniques

  • Knowledge of programming languages Python, C/C++, Java, and Perl


  • We offer you an employee bonus based on business success as well as annual salary review

  • Company pension, accident insurance and preventive healthcare (medical, dental, and visual) on day 1

  • Training and development opportunities

  • 401K savings plan

  • Tuition reimbursement from Day 1

  • Attractive employee referral programme

  • Paid Maternity & paternity pay

  • Employee events, sports, and social clubs

  • Danaher Wellbeing Program, with rewards

  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, financial, and counselling resources)

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You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important. It’s a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals. You will work in a leading global company, with a manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself. At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates. Listen to our voices:


We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at any of the Product Identification Platform companies, including Videojet Technologies, X-Rite/Pantone, Esko, Alltec-Foba, Laetus and Linx, in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position, will be deemed the sole property of the Operating Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Operating Company as a result of the unsolicited referral.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here ( .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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