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Solution Architect Group Innovation

At a glance

A state-of-the-art Cloud Platform, innovative ideas and a short time to market. Those are the key ingredients that drives Group Innovation. In order to quickly deliver value to potential new customers, the Technology Lab is responsible for the architecture that supports our Ventures in doing so. Are you ready to use your knowledge of Cloud, Full Stack programming tooling and future proof solutions to fuel the Ventures for a successfull product launch? Then please read on, because this offer will fit you like a glove!

Your job

As a Solution Engineer you are responsible for the architecture of the products that are being build in several Ventures. As soon as an exploration phase leads to a possible client solution for a specific demand or a detailed problem, you will advise the team on the required architecture for creating their MVP (Minimum Viable Product). The goal is to share the MVP with prospective users as soon as possible to (in) validate the proposition. Of the proven and scalable initiatives, some will be implemented as part of the ABN AMRO label, others will mark the start of a completely new company!
 

Tools and technology
Within Group Innovation, we have setup a state-of-art AWS platform. This environment is fully tailored for fast implementation and cooperation with external parties.
Should the desired solution require more than the available technology offers, you will explore and determine which technologies could fill the gap. Together with the Venture, you will make the Ally/Buy or Make decision and align the solution with other departments within the bank.

Working environment

ABN AMRO is a bank in the midst of a major transition. There is a clear focus on client and data driven, sustainable development in line with the ABN AMRO’s mission "Banking for better, for generations to come”. 
From the Innovation Centre, an open and dynamic place in the heart of ABN AMRO, you will contribute directly to the creation of innovative solutions for client based themes like Sustainable Urbanisation, Platformication and Digital Assets. Solutions that will benefit not only ABN AMRO or financial institutions, but our society as a whole.

Your profile

Technical 

  • Proven experience with AWS 
  • High level knowledge of Kubernetes 
  • Understanding of do’s and don’ts regarding: 
    • Microservices 
    • Data management 
    • API’s 
    • Security 
    • Monitoring & Logging 
    • CI/CD and testing 
  • Hands-on programming experience 
  • Architecture design skills 
  • Experience applying these skills within a heavily regulated environment 

 

Soft skills 

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills 
  • Turn abstract idea’s into concrete solutions 
  • Cross-cutting interests, technical, legal, business 
  • Risk aware 
  • Providing input for estimates and planning in projects 
  • Creating documentation and presentations for various stakeholders

 

Next to these, qualities are critical to be an inspirational contributor and mentor in a young, eager professional Agile team: 

  • Confident and transparent team player
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Eager and creative learner
  • Willing to tackle challenging assignments
  • Entrepreneurial approach and self-starter mentality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills to get things moving and reach your team goals
  • Coaching skills to help your team mates to be the best version of themselves

 

Check your profile 

In addition to the former: 

  • Minimal required education and work level: University of applied sciences (Bachelor’s degree/HBO)
  • Relevant and proven experience with (front-end) development
  • Professional communication level, both spoken and written, in English (Dutch is nice to have)
  • You have the hands-on approach that is needed to get things done in a small team
  • Knowledge of Agile is preferred
We are offering
  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan
Interested?

Do you want to contribute to the rise of the new unicorns Group Innovation will unleash? What next steps do you consider?  

 

Put your plans into action and develop your personal and professional skills. For more information, you can contact Micha Rentier on micha.rentier@nl.abnamro.com 

 

We look forward to hearing your story.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Location: 

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  13-Nov-2020
Requisition ID:  37887

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