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Solution Architect

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Posting Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Utrecht, Utrecht, NL

Company: ABN AMRO International Services B.V.

At a glance

You are the one that makes the difference in the architecture landscape of commercial finance.

Your job

Within the software engineering department we want to strengthen the architectural thinking. As a Solution Architect you are the driving force behind the application architecture of the commercial finance domain. We expect you to come with an architectural view on the Commercial Finance domain and the steps needed to reach this architecture. This shall be done by on one hand creating a good overall story, but also by frequently interacting with the teams, participate in refinement sessions and design activities that are part of the sprints. Furthermore you will stimulate the teams in architectural thinking.

As a Solution Architect, you will be involved in the early stage of change to be able to help in defining the impact on the different components. 

As a Solution Architect, you can make a difference by bringing your extensive knowledge and experience to the table. You are the one connecting the world of the application architecture and software development. You translate business requirements into a technical design that fits into the (enterprise) architecture.
 
 

Working environment

ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance N.V. (ABF) is a subsidiary of ABN AMRO bank. Software development within ABF for all applications that support the processes surrounding our products takes place at Software Engineering. With Software Engineering, we currently have 14 scrum teams working on improving and maintaining various applications. Within Commercial finance, one application team and 3 software development teams create and run the platform that supports our Commercial Finance platform. The commercial finance platform Is the foundation for the factoring products we offer in the 4 countries we operate (Netherlands, United Kingdom, France, Germany).

You will work closely together with the IT engineering lead, product owners, business analysts and the development teams. Next to that, there will be regular collaboration with the other architects and the technolgy services departement.

Your profile

You have:

  • Architecture design skills, knowledge of TOGAF and Archimate
  • Experience with software development processes in a C# development environment
  • Experience applying these skills within a heavily regulated environment
  • knowledge on Microservices
  • Experience defining and maintaining API’s
  • knowledge on security standards
  • Experience in (technical/architectural) guidance of development teams

Professional

  • Minimal required education and work level: University of applied sciences (Bachelor’s degree/HBO)
  • Relevant and proven experience with IT development
  • Experience in navigating a complex corporate environment
  • Professional communication skills, both spoken and written, in English and Dutch
  • Analytical way of working
  • You have the hands-on approach that is needed to get things done
  • Knowledge of Agile and DevOps way of working

Soft skills            

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to turn abstract idea’s into concrete solutions
  • Cross-cutting interests, technical, legal, business
  • Entrepreneurial approach and self-starter mentality
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Coaching skills to help your team members and colleagues to grow
     

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?

For more information you can contact Bart Smedema (06-12471025).