(Senior) Solution Architect

Bedrijf
PwC
Locatie
Amsterdam
Opleidingsniveau
WO
Arbeidsvoorwaarden
Marktconform

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Management Level

Manager

Job Description & Summary

Introduction: 

We are looking for Dutch speaking experienced Solution Architects who are passionate about strategy and technology and about enabling organisations to operate smoothly in an extremely challenging transforming digital landscape.

As a solution architect, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Together, we advise the management of leading financial institutions on strategic and operational technology issues. You’ll join a multidisciplinary consulting team working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. Our culture is casual and social, with an emphasis on getting things done and entrepreneurial spirit. We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.

Are you a technology enthusiast who also talks the language of business? Do you have a passion for solving complex problems, architecture, challenging the status quo and thinking about new solutions, innovation and technology? Then you are the candidate we are searching for.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Solution Architect leading teams in the process of creating a comprehensive architecture for a specific IT challenge and providing strategic direction throughout the development process. You’ll be working in a multidisciplinary consulting team focusing on large and complex IT projects for our clients. In close collaboration with our clients you analyse issues, identify solutions, and help build business cases to change the way our clients run their business in the digital age.

Examples of projects:

Projects range from a few months to two years. Most of our clients are large banks and insurers. 

  • Define technology solutions as part of modernizing the legacy IT landscape of banks;

  • Safely migrate operations to the cloud or build a new system using cloud capabilities;

  • Advise clients in selection of their technology stack, help shape their technical vision and select platforms accordingly;

  • Providing our clients with a clear roadmap for the entire enterprise cloud journey.

Main tasks are:

  • Engaging with C-level, steering committees and decision-making; 

  • Facilitating and managing the process of establishing a widely supported solution design to an IT challenge;

  • Supports all teams involved in the development of more detailed designs, while safeguarding agreed upon principles and integration patterns;

  • Evaluate project constraints to find Key Architectural Concerns and manage the process of finding alternatives and have a supported decision on the way forward; 

  • Be a linking pin between the cloud transformation team and risk assurance, risk and regulation and finance for cloud to be able to offer the client a compliant and cost effective cloud solution;

  • Mentors/coaches and trains PwC workforce;

  • Notifies and sketches scenarios for issues connected to the architecture;

  • Analyzes the business impact that certain technical choices may have on a client’s business processes;

  • Supervises and guides development teams.

 

Who are you? 

  • Preferably MsC or proven at level (assessment is part of the hiring process);

  • You have profound technical skills (business analysis, IT infrastructure, Software architecture design, cloud development, DevOps);

  • You are certified in TOGAF, Archimate, Azure and preferably also Power Platform;

  • You are a creative thinker who can turn concepts into clear solutions based on your technical vision;

  • You combine excellent communication skills with an entrepreneurial and solution-oriented mindset;

  • Experience in transforming applications or IT landscape to compliant and cost effective cloud environment ;

  • Experience with project management programs, SCRUM, different variants of Agile techniques;

  • Experience in Code management and Continuous Integration/Delivery Implementation (CI/CD); 

  • Experience working with Model View Controller (MVC) design patterns, Object-Oriented;

  • Experienced in working with multiple integration patterns like file, KAFKA, SOAP, REST API;

  • Able to present and communicate fluently in English and Dutch.
     

What do we offer:

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development, such as:

  • A competitive salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €1000,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones;

  • Monthly internet allowance; 

  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone;

  • 32 vacation days per year;

  • Informal and interesting (virtual) events with colleagues.

 

Apply now!

Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Have a look at our application process or apply directly by clicking the button. 

At PwC Diversity and Inclusion are on top of mind.

If you have specific questions about this vacancy you can mail to roman.yaqut@pwc.com, recruiter Consulting

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Bedrijf: PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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