Solution Architect


About this job

  • Market: Services
  • Industry: IT & Telecom
  • Area of Expertise: Network, Systems, Telephony & Hardware
  • Location: Utrecht

What is required?

  • hours per week: 36
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Sunday, 12 February 2023

About this role: Solution Architect

As a Solution Architect, you have an opportunity to design the technology that provides the digital experience of millions of customers through our channels and provide a developer platform for over 1200 developers within the organization.

Within Tribe Digital Platform, our squads work on a digital platform that provides the frameworks and tools for over 120 teams that build our modern digital experience, while ensuring the highest standards for quality, performance and security. As part of the Foundation team, you are responsible for the framework, standards and developer platform, together with other architects and around 70 developers.

You will coach, guide and support several squads. In this role you work closely together with our product owners, engineering squads and other architects. You ensure a vision about the current and future solutions we provide. You leverage your engineering experience, understanding of the business drivers and knowledge of current and emerging technology and its practical application.

Solution Architect Foundation: Design & Community
Are you our architect that is able to unify our design and is able to build a community?
You will be the solution architect that increases the unified application of our atomic design and brings 1200+ developers together in a community. You will focus on the usage of the design components and extending the developer portal. Furthermore, you will pick up other architectural actions to increase the usage of the Rabobank Online Platform products and services.

Specific responsibilities and skills:

  • Determine how to improve the application of the atomic design through data driven
  • Be in close contact with the design and developer community and translate their needs to
    improvements on the developer portal and atomic design components;
  • Substantive knowledge when it comes to Storybook, Chromatic, Kotlin, Java and
  • Experience with design processes and atomic design;
  • A real community builder.

  • Incorporate the latest architecture concepts into projects and initiatives;
  • Set and roadmap solution direction across the different squads;
  • Create and socialize end-to-end designs and solution architecture with squads,
    architecture colleagues, product owners and other business and IT representatives;
  • Mentor and coach the squads to implement the architecture and support the squads with
    challenges during all steps of the DevOps cycle.


You and your talent
Within Digital Platform we value integrity, an engineering focus, an ‘improvement and embracing change’ mind-set and openness. In addition, it is important that you are a team player, have leadership skills and recognise yourself in the points mentioned below:

  • Minimum 7 years working experience in relevant roles (in IT DevOps) of which a minimum
    of 3 years of Solution Architecture experience in a complex environment;
  • Practical experience with architecture methods and techniques;
  • Experience with Azure DevOps practices, Git and Azure DevOps pipelines
    • You have a helicopter view: overseeing a wide domain and any consequences certain
    (design) decisions have;
  • You can remember or research previous decisions and experiences that lead us to where
    we are now.

    On the other hand,
  • You are not afraid to ‘get your hands dirty’ and become involved in complex analysis and implementation questions;
  • Good communication skills to collaborate with business users, colleague architects, and
    squad members;
  • Ability to communicate technical solutions in business terms, and can influence and
    persuade others with an open mindset.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Miranda Bink is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Miranda Bink
Brunel Netherlands Amsterdam
+31 30 272 7440