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Business Architect Tribe Data Foundation

Posted 10 Feb 2024
Work experience
3 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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You and your job As the business architect Data Foundation DRB & Group you make an impact on the enablement of Risk & Finance processes by managing the data architecture for the distribution of trusted data of retail payments & savings, Rabobank subsidiaries, and group-wide concepts. Facts & Figures 40 hours per week 43,822 Rabobank colleagues around the world A team of 5 business architects in the tribe Data Foundation Key responsibilities Be part of the Tribe Data Foundation architecture board to guide and govern the tribe-wide target architecture. Together with the Area Lead and Tech IT Lead you are managing and running the Area Payments, Savings, and Ancillary services. For this area, you have the role of area architect. Together with the Area Lead and Tech IT Lead you are managing and running the Area Group and subsidiaries. For this area, you have the role of area architect. Developing the architecture and roadmap for your areas within the tribe Data Foundation and steering the realization. Functional managing, mentoring, and coaching solution architects within the functional line of your areas within the tribe Data Foundation. Stakeholder management within the Tribe Data Foundations as well as architects and leadership of other relevant tribes. Keeping up to date with functional and technical developments and maintaining a strong network in the market (vendors, competitors, fintechs, big techs, research and consultancy firms). Together we achieve more than alone We believe in the power of difference. Bringing together people's differences is what makes us an even better bank. So we are very curious about what you can bring to our team at the architecture department. The more than 60 people in the architecture department are responsible for the development, maintenance, and enforcement of the IT strategy and architecture of Rabobank, to realize an effective long-term direction for IT in support of the bank’s strategy – in commercial, efficiency, and risk perspective. Working together is how we work; as 1 effective team at Rabobank. Talking of Rabobank: We are a Dutch bank that operates in 38 countries for over 9,500,000 customers. Together with these customers, our members, and partners, we stand side by side to create a world in which everyone has access to enough healthy food. In the Netherlands, we work to create a country in which people are happy with how they live, work, and do business. The architecture team of Data Foundation is part of the architecture team of Risk & Finance and shapes the Data architecture for Risk & Finance. The Managing Business Architect Data Foundation leads the team. With you included the architecture team of Data Foundation consists of 4 business architects. The entire team is heavily relying on the knowledge and capacity of a group of solution architects, for which you are functionally responsible. Your Rabobank Tech Chapter counterpart is HR responsible for the solution architects. You and your talent 3-7 years of architectural experience in a large and complex data environment Experience with financial institutions and relevant products and (regulatory) obligations Experience in the field of data architecture, data logistics, data architectures, and data patterns Experience with (functional) management of technology-oriented team members Master’s degree in a relevant field Affinity with data vault modeling and concepts of data management at scale Relevant Rabobank skills: Judgement and decision-making Storytelling Negotiating Collaborating Coaching Complex problem solving Rabobank Rabobank is a financial institution servicing over 7 million customers in 40 countries. But are you aware that we are committed to creating a better world? We invest in society in many ways, amongst others by: Supporting Dutch communities. We invest in about 1250 cultural and sport-oriented clubs that provide a second home to many people. Supporting people facing financial challenges together with Humanitas, by helping out with their administration and with that strengthening their position. Helping 1.500 refugees find a fitting job, in cooperation with “Vluchtelingenwerk”. Are you enthusiastic? Would you like to be the better version of yourself? We look forward to helping you develop yourself and to invest in an environment where you continue learning and growing. We allow you to innovate and show entrepreneurship. With that, we offer you the chance to grow and reach beyond your expectations. Besides that we offer, based on a 36 hr working week: Gross monthly salary between € 5.834,40 and € 8.334,84 (scale 11) Holiday pay (8%) 13th month Employee benefit budget (11% of monthly salary). You can spend this budget according to your priorities, e.g. by buying additional days off, supplementing your pension, or have it paid out. A pension facility in which you can choose only to contribute 3.5% or 5,5% yourself Flexible working times Hybrid working: Working from home and one of our Rabobank offices 100% restitution of work-related travel with public transport Let’s connect Will you, as our new colleague, strengthen Rabobank in the role of Business Architect? Will you make a difference for our customers, our society, and yourself? We look forward to receiving your resume. Charlotte Bos (, as IT recruiter will gladly answer any question regarding the application process. Screening is part of the application procedure. These screening procedures are executed to assess if candidates are sufficiently reliable to be employed by Rabobank. For this vacancy, an individual assessment can be part of the application procedure. Every human being is different and it is the resulting diversity that makes us a better bank. That is why we are curious about you. Let’s connect. #LI-CB2

Rabobank is a cooperative bank with a mission. Together with our stakeholders, we have been dedicated to creating a future-proof society and tackling major societal challenges for 125 years. In the Netherlands, we serve retail and corporate clients; globally we focus on the food and agriculture sector. Our starting point is: together we can achieve more than we could individually.

Finance & Banking
Active in 37 countries
43,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 31 years

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