Integration Architect

Ghent - Kontich - Louvain
Employee / Freelancer

Company Overview:

Healthonauts is a digital health agency - and while this may sound like a dime a dozen, I promise you that we are not your typical software company. This is because we are pioneers, leading the shift from conventional  interoperability, to a revolutionary  interoperability transformation. Therefore, Healthonauts promotes and implements interoperability based on the  international acknowledged health data standards and  cutting-edge technology.

Position Overview:

As an Interoperability Architect at Healthonauts, you will be the visionary behind our interoperability strategies and solutions. You will design and oversee the implementation of scalable and secure interoperable systems that facilitate seamless data exchange across diverse healthcare platforms. This role demands a strategic thinker with extensive technical expertise, a passion for innovation in healthcare, and a commitment to advancing interoperability standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Planning: Develop and define the overarching interoperability strategy and roadmap for the organization.

  2. Solution Architecture: Lead the architecture and design of comprehensive interoperability frameworks that ensure efficient data exchange between healthcare systems.

  3. Standards Leadership: Advocate for and ensure adherence to healthcare data standards such as HL7 v2.x, HL7 FHIR, OpenEHR, IHE, and DICOM.

  4. Technology Integration: Guide the integration of advanced technologies and platforms to support real-time interoperability and data sharing.

  5. Stakeholder Collaboration: Engage with internal teams, external partners, and healthcare stakeholders to gather requirements, align on objectives, and drive interoperability initiatives.

  6. Quality Assurance: Oversee the validation and testing of interoperability solutions to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

  7. Continuous Improvement: Stay updated with emerging technologies and trends to continuously enhance interoperability practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Health Informatics, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in healthcare interoperability, data exchange, and integration projects within the digital health or healthcare technology industry.
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in interoperability standards (e.g., HL7 v2.x, HL7 FHIR, OpenEHR, IHE, DICOM), integration technologies (SOAP, RESTful APIs, XML, JSON), middleware (Next-Gen Mirth Connect, Rhapsody, Intersystems,, HapiFHIR, Cloud for Healthcare, EHRBase, et cetera), and healthcare IT systems.
  • Experience with different programming languages,  frameworks & libraries, databases. Deep knowledge of Java is preferred. Knowledge of cloud, devops and CI/CD are a pro.
  • Experience with healthcare data standards compliance and certification processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated expertise in solution design, implementation, and quality assurance in healthcare interoperability projects.
  • Familiarity with healthcare regulations, privacy, and security requirements related to data exchange and interoperability.
  • Deep understanding of healthcare industry trends, processes, solutions, best practices, and regulations.

Join Us:

If you are passionate about leveraging technology to drive innovation in healthcare and are looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our dynamic team at Healthonauts. Together, we will shape the future of digital health and transform the way healthcare is delivered worldwide.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining Healthonauts. We look forward to hearing from you!

Interview Process:

  • Initial 30-minute call with our recruitment team.
  • Online assessment to map your Healthonauts profile.
  • 30-minute ‘coffee connect’ with the hiring manager.
  • 1-2 hour in-depth interview + practical exercise.