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Digital Architect

Job in Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands

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Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

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2 to 5 years

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Are you a lead developer ready for your next step as an architect? Or are you the architect who, by travelling regularly and working in close partnership with your teams in France, India and the Netherlands, will bring our airline to the next level? Then we're looking for you!

Wat ga je doen?

As a digital architect, you're our pilot in infinite airspace. You use thorough research to lead us to all the new technological possibilities. Artificial intelligence, speech recognition, biometrics, open API: how can we serve our customers  – as effectively as possible? We're ahead of the pack, but how do we maintain that position? And where is there room for improvement? You ensure Air France-KLM is in a strong position digitally by taking responsibility for both coding and the digital architectures. You take the lead in:Managing a wide variety of digital architectures and commercial priorities in an agile environment at jumbo jet scale;Turning plans and concepts into reality. You take your teams from thinking to doing; Comparing code developments that affect our software. including where these affect other result areas, such as security and technical performance;Gaining the trust of the international teams you work with.

 Where will you land?

We look forward to welcoming you as a digital architect at KLM Digital, Amsterdam. Here, 800 staff work in the beating heart of KLM IT. We work lean and mean, with flex working spaces and good coffee. Your team consists of staff in the Netherlands, France and India. They are all motivated professionals who work at a high level with the latest tools. We work together intensively and across boundaries, and of course you'll sometimes travel to the other locations to achieve the best results. 

Jouw profiel

  • You've learned how to stay calm in stressful situations;
  • You can rely on years of experience with coding and architecture, which means you're capable of solving any problem, or bringing the right people on board to get the job done together;
  • As you are able to make the right connections based on large quantities of complex information, you can communicate clearly and effectively;
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit means you think in terms of opportunities and solutions, and that you can inspire enthusiasm in no time, even when your plan appears impossible;
  • Your open attitude means you can easily work in an agile way, and are energised by the atmosphere on a multicultural work floor. 

What else will you bring to KLM?

  • A university or HBO (university of applied sciences) degree;
  • You have a proven track record as developer or lead developer and you are ready for your next step;
  • Extensive experience in the field of IT, digital and software engineering (years count for more than documents);
  • Experience with product ownership is an advantage;
  • With your background as software developer you are well versed in the following: CI/CD, GIT, Hibernate/JPA, Java (8 or higher preferred), Maven/Gradle (Building framework), Rest API, Spring, Spring Boot, SOAP services;
  • An added bonus: Load testing - Performance Test Tools (Gatling or J-Meter), Security scanning, Code reviews, Queues and JMS knowledge, Kafka, Scala, Docker/Kubernetes, Jenkins, Kotlin, MongoDB or NoSql, Oracle, PostgreSQL, AngularJS 2+, Microservices, Spring Security / OAUTH2, Mockito/jUnit, Nodejs.

Wat bieden wij?

  • As well as an atmosphere that is always inspiring and international, we offer you the following:
  • An attractive salary to match the weight of your luggage;
  • Excellent pension scheme;
  • Profit sharing, an extra bonus and holiday allowance;
  • A job at the cutting edge when it comes to technology;
  • Do you like working from home? Then you're welcome to plan those days; 
  • 25 days of paid holiday and 5 additional days;
  • Extensive study and training opportunities for personal development;
  • Relocation package depending on your personal situation;
  • Great employee benefits, including reductions on flight tickets.

De Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij is in 1919 opgericht en de oudste, nog onder haar oorspronkelijke naam opererende, luchtvaartmaatschappij ter wereld. In 2004 fuseerden Air France en KLM tot AIR FRANCE KLM. In Nederland vormt KLM de kern van de KLM Groep waar ook KLM Cityhopper, en Martinair deel van uitmaken. Met ruim 32.000 medewerkers is KLM één van de...

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