The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world's central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the nuclear field. It works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. 

The Information Architect will work in the Department of Safeguards, which carries out the IAEA’s duties and responsibilities as the world’s nuclear inspectorate, supporting global efforts to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
This position is funded directly by the U.S. government.

The Information Architect will work in the Business Analysis Team in the Office of Safeguards Information and Communication Systems. The Team provides business analysis and information architecture services including integration of solutions developed in the IAEA and third-party solutions into the IT environment.

The Information Architect will carry out activities related to the planning, design, development and deployment of solutions aimed at integrating information and structured data feeds and applications both developed internally and from third-parties, into information systems needed by the Department of Safeguards. The selected candidate will also design system architectures and integration points for the creation and maintenance of a large-scale analysis environment for the Department. 

  • Implement new information systems, or enhancements of existing systems, with a focus on the development of new capabilities in collaborative analysis and integrated analysis.
  • Develop and enhance back-end data integration components from different data sources.
  • Develop and enhance large-scale high-performance data platform.
  • Develop and enhance front-end visualizations and interfaces for exploration, discovery, and structured analysis.
  • Carry out business analysis activities.
  • Work to improve business processes via integration or minimize the impact of integration on those processes.
  • Test the interoperability of software integrations with implementation teams and vendors to ensure the stability and reliability of data flow and consumer access to data.
  • Propose, develop and conduct proof of concepts for innovative software tools, technologies, and application frameworks. Maintain deep levels of involvement in the implementation process.
  • Contribute to change management and communication efforts required to successfully adopt new business processes and/or technical solutions, by creating communication and user training plans in the course of executing projects.
  • Collaborate with other staff in the Division in the implementation of policies and standards for the Department-wide information, project and portfolio management.


  • Location:
    Job location is in Vienna, Austria
  • Salary:
    , As an international organization, salaries are non-taxable. U.S. citizens and residents receive reimbursement of any U.S. income taxes.
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in fields related to interaction design and information architecture, information systems, computer science or related engineering field.
  • Minimum of seven years working experience as Information Architect, User Experience Architect, Interaction Designer, or similar role.
  • Sound experience in gathering/eliciting business requirements, determining business objectives.
  • Practical experience with design software, web coding, and SharePoint 2013 technologies.
  • Practical experience in user-centered design.
  • Expert knowledge of integrated and link analysis platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of information security.
  • Candidates must be U.S. citizens.

Preferred qualifications

  • Expertise in big data analysis techniques and ELK Stack.
  • Expertise with SQL Server, document-oriented databases such as MongoDB or MarkLogic, graph databases such as Allegrograph or Neo4j, and associated query/programming languages and frameworks such as SQL, SPARQL, Gremlin, MapReduce or Cypher.