Operations Automation Architect – Brussels


We’re looking for an Automation Architect, who will join our magnificent team in Brussels on the Long-term, Full-time mission.

Working is On-site based (Haren premises in Belgium).


Belgium – International Organisations


Main Functions:

The Operations Automation Architect will integrate Infrastructure Operations Team for the client.

He/she will be responsible:

  • Define an automation plan for a large and complex infrastructure environment.
  • Aligning automation processes, tools, and strategies with business goals.
  • Provide technical leadership in design and architecture of the automation framework.
  • Analyze existing processes to identify candidates for automation.
  • Design and develop automation solutions utilizing technologies such as Ansible Automation Platform or other automation frameworks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess automation across the organization.
  • Document automation solutions as needed to ensure continued efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Review existing automation solutions to ensure they are performing as expected.
  • Identify and address opportunities for the automation plan.
  • Enforce best practices, standardize compliance, and optimize automated processes.

The Operations Automation Architect must have strong automation skills who can analyze current processes, identify opportunities for automation, design solutions, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement and maintain automation across the organization.

Reports to:

  • Operations Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Service Management Team

In close relations with:

Team Leader




Review and define operational automation systems, processes, and best practices

Formulate strategic and operational automation objectives.

Recommends new tools, techniques and methodologies needed to enhance productivity and quality.

Collaborate with team leaders to strategize & align long term solution for automation including roadmap, tools, framework & approach.

Evaluate, select and formulate best usage of test automation tools and future alignment for different products and applications.

Create a standard framework for automation.

Develop automation strategy to support testing based on the technical analysis, complexity and reusability.

Working Conditions:

Work shifts of 8 hours covering the time range between 08h30 and 18h30 from Monday to Friday with some flexibility required when overtime is exceptionally needed.


Employment and technical/certification requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

Proven working experience as Automation Architect;

5+ years of experience in IT automation, including experience with automation frameworks such as Ansible

Strong understanding of infrastructure and networking concepts

Experience working with complex and large-scale environments

Experience in architecting & building real-time, large scale IT systems.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects

Certifications in automation technologies are a plus


English proficient (CEFRL Level: Minimum B2, Ideally C1)

Preferable 2nd language: French


On-site ECTL Haren premises in Belgium


  • You can work as an Employee or as a Freelancer consultant. It’s 100% up to you!
  • Real career possibilities in a fascinating IT sector, a constantly growing dynamic company and a well-established international track record.
  • A strong learning and development program.
  • A challenging environment, where collaborative working, and continuous self-improvement is the key to success.
  • A good work-life balance.
  • A competitive salary package (including meal vouchers, hospital insurance, etc.) and an open-ended contract.


Our values

We do not only have a set of value that guide our daily choices, but they are really embedded in our DNA. We call it WESTPOLE MENTALITY. Our culture respects individuality and growth for each employee, and if you join our family you will be in contact every day with our values, which represent the way we face our daily challenges.