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Sr. IT-Architect for Private Infra Platforms

At a glance

Gets ‘IT-complexity’ your heart beats faster? Are you still ruling the command line but also looking for architectural challenges? Then we’re looking for you!

Your job

As a senior IT-Architect you:

  • Write Solution Architectures and Target State Designs for Infrastructure Platform Solutions. You’re in the driving seat for Architecture Runways, yet you co-create them as thought leader together with the Infrastructure Platform- and Product Owners.
  • Are the ‘goto-expert’ for Architecture and Design considerations for Infrastructure Services. 
  • Make sure your designs fit within our Enterprise Architecture Standards including Platform Architectures.
  • Organize community guilds to make sure our Target State Designs are actually what people are waiting for
  • Review Solution Architectures as a gatekeeper to make sure it’s compliant with our target state direction and platform strategy going forward.
  • Set architectural guidance for (senior) development engineers via the Architecture Runways.
  • Let our core values guide you in all your endeavors: Always on, Fit for purpose and Platform Centricity

Working environment

As IT-architect you’ll be part of the Design & Engineering department with around 15 other Platform (IT) Architects. Design & Engineering is responsible for the overall design and architecture of ABN AMRO’s IT-Platforms. D&E is organized in a four Technology Clusters to give focus to ABN AMRO’s platform technology areas being:

  • Private Infrastructure Cluster. You’ll be working in this tech cluster. It is responsible for the technical architecture of all Private Infrastructure services and products, like compute, , virtualization, database, (virtual) network and storage platforms.
  • Public Cloud Cluster. The core of this cluster is based on Microsoft Azure. ABN AMRO is increasing adopting Cloud.
  • Digital Workplace Cluster. It contains platforms, products and services so our 20.000 colleagues can work and collaborate on a daily base safe and easy.
  • Developer Ecosystem Cluster. Everything the ABN AMRO developer community needs to develop, deploy and maintain its business applications.

The Design & Engineering department is part of the Platform & Technology business unit. P&T runs a standardized IT-landscape supporting all thousands of business applications. Key is flexibility to adopt new technology like cloud and support DevOps. P&T offers a wide range of self-service platform solution to the wider ABN AMRO organization. Reliable, compliant and Always on are our core values.
Within P&T we mainly work in an Agile and DevOps fashion. The D&E clusters have their own backlog, prioritized by a Tech Cluster Lead fulfilling the PO-role.

Your profile

You’ll bring this mix of expertise and experience to the team:

  • Knowledge of private cloud technologies like VMware, Red Hat, Virtualization, Storage, Network, Middleware, etc. Not only you have hands-on experience, you also know all about High Availability, RTO/RPO, DR and able to create designs for these technologies.
  • Azure Cloud, CI/CD Pipelines and development methodologies are no mistery to you
  • “Automation First” way of Thinking
  • Deep knowledge of IT-architecture models and processes, and able to execute them.
  • You understand that you'll reach more together then alone
  • Open and proactive mindset. You‘re combing an engineering mindset with architectural vision.
  • Experience in a DevOps and Agile way of working
  • Preferably experience in a multivendor and outsourcing environment. Preferable in a regulated corporate sector (Finance, Healthcare, etc.)

We are offering

  • A great oppurtunity to get the best out of yourself and upgrade your skills and experience.


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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.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  30-Jun-2021
Requisition ID:  50322

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