Experienced consultant Data Ecosystems | TNO

The impact of digitalisation on companies goes far beyond process optimization: it has become part of their strategy. The value of data is greater than ever, thanks in part to the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). The demand for reliable environments for exchanging data is growing enormously. And the technical and organizational challenges are numerous. As a consultant, you connect top experts in data ecosystems with companies and institutions and ensure that innovative data ecosystems are developed so that data can be shared carefree, secure and controlled.

What do you want to do?

You work towards working methods and reference architectures for data sharing in different sectors, such as logistics, smart industry, health and energy. The Data Ecosystems department has top experts and international galleon figures in the house when it comes to, for example, Data Spaces and Blockchain technologies. TNO is a frontrunner in the development of guidelines and platforms for data sharing, encryption, secure multi-party computing, semantics, data sovereignty and federated systems, which means we can be a valuable guide for organizations on all types of data issues. In addition, we have all the expertise and experience in house for the development and organization of efficient data ecosystems. It is up to you to bring all these different expertise and developments together to create solutions to our customers’ challenges.

As a consultant, you are the link between TNO and the outside world, where you are the point of contact for large international organizations, SMEs and industry associations. You translate state-of-the-art knowledge and technologies into concrete solutions and you connect people and organizations with each other.

Are you curious about what TNO is already doing? Take, for example, a look at our contribution to the Dutch AI Coalition for Responsible Data Sharing and where we work on an information sharing plan. Or read about the Smart Connected Supplier Network, where we work on a large-scale solution for (SME) manufacturing companies to be able to share information in complex supply chains. Read more about the department Data ecosystems.

How will you contribute to the world of the future? How big can your influence be? Come and work at TNO and see for yourself.

What we expect from you

You are a real bridge builder – between departments, between technology and the market and between people. You have an affinity with IT technology and you have experience with the different aspects of data sharing and the complexity that comes with it. You know how to translate our customers’ issues into clear specifications for your TNO colleagues, and you understand how to clearly present TNO’s innovative solutions to (potential) customers in a creative and enthusiastic way.

To combine innovative research with working with relevant practical applications in partnership with clients and other organizations; you will be happy about that. With us, you get great freedom to organize your work in your own way. It also comes with responsibility. You are therefore someone who is able to work independently and who seeks out information himself. At the same time, you do what it takes to keep in touch with your colleagues who work across the country.

What else do you bring:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field, such as computer science, business information systems, business informatics, technical business administration, industrial engineering or operational research.
  • Excessive interest in the technical side of IT and in particular knowledge of and professional experience with system integration.
  • Experience with Agile working methods and experience with SAFe is an advantage.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in the industrial sector, logistics, mobility or energy.
  • The driving force and the potential to (further) develop.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in both Dutch and English.

What we offer you

Challenging and varied work of great importance. And lots of opportunities, because at TNO you have a lot of control over your career. In addition to a gross (full-time) monthly salary (depending on your knowledge and experience), holiday allowance (8%), a thirteenth month (8.33%) and a flex budget, you get every opportunity to develop.

In addition, at TNO you can put together a ‘menu’ with terms of employment that suit your personal situation. Whatever you can expect:

  • A highly professional, innovative work environment, with top experts as colleagues.
  • Opportunity to follow courses, trainings and workshops and to attend conferences, and coaching if you need it.
  • 33 vacation days (with full-time employment).
  • An employer who values ​​and encourages talent.
  • Travel money.
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home.
  • Comprehensive relocation package for international applicants.
  • A good pension scheme.

Read here among which employment conditions you can choose.

TNO as employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have developed knowledge and technology for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity, and we are driven to push boundaries. There is plenty of room and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who are daring, who inspire you, and who want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: influence makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to the life of tomorrow. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO, we encourage a spacious work environment where you can be yourself. Whatever your story is and whatever unique qualities you bring. It is precisely by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Do you know more? Read what steps we are taking in diversity and inclusion.

What does the process look like?

You can respond up to and including 15 July 2022. The application procedure consists of 3 rounds of interviews, where we discuss the employment conditions in the last round. We aim to complete the process within 4 weeks.

An online assessment and reference check can be part of the selection procedure.

Because you also have to work for clients in the field of defense and security, it is necessary for the AIVD to issue a Declaration of No Objection (VGB). Therefore, you need to undergo a safety check beforehand. You can read more about this here.

Has this position aroused anything in you?

Then we look forward to receiving your reply!
For more information about the job or procedure, please contact us.

recruits: Sandra Lemmens
Mobile phone: +31 (0) 6-23967752
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandralemmens

Employment manager: Marieke Milligen-Versluis, van
phone number: +31 (0) 88-86 66001

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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