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Security Solution Architect

Posted 22 May 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Who we are.

We are a team of passionate experts with a clear ambition: applying digital technology to advance what matters for our clients and society.

Together we create reliable and responsive digital foundations for the world’s businesses, institutions, and communities.

Your role as a Security Solution Architect:

A Solution Architect within Atos primarily acts as the technical commercial expert in bid or development projects, translating customer requirements into a solution for a subset of the overall solution. Secondarily a Solution Architect assists Strategy and Growth with regards to new propositions, PoC’s and MvP’s and support current portfolio items. As such, the Cloud Security Solution Architect performs several activities. Willingness to travel is essential.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:


  • Actively engages with the customer, proving that Atos has the required expertise and building a relationship with the customer based on trust and knowledge
  • Spots new business opportunities alone or together with other members of the commercial team and structures these by providing proper guidance (e.g. roadmaps, demo sessions, presentations, etc.)
  • Creates commercial texts and calculations for proposals and provides input to contract, SLA or project.


  • Primarily participates in (or sometimes leads) the solution process
  • Designs and calculates a consistent sub-set of the overall solution within the area of expertise, its starting points and conditions
  • Advises on risks of a chosen architecture/ technology including possible risk mitigations
  • Proactively identifies opportunities towards the customer to improve the proposed solution and/or to improve Atos’s profitability or serviceability
  • Provides input to Head of Strategy & Growth, (Sub) Business line manager or the Solution Manager/Transition Manager on the aspects within the project


  • Align the proposed technical architecture with portfolio and ensures a good fit with the overall solution towards the customer
  • Normally participates in multiple solution teams, which in turn are part of bid or project teams. For bids that require only one or two areas of expertise a Solution Architect may act as the Solution Manager
  • Obtains commitment from involved delivery parties on the assigned to scope of services, costs, risks and timing
  • Proactively teams with Head of Strategy & Growth, (Sub) Business line manager and Portfolio Management to develop new customer focused propositions and maintain current portfolio within area of expertise


  • Determines the solution costs within the area of expertise
  • Identifies financial risks and proposes steps to mitigate these risks
  • Identifies opportunities and proposes steps to realize these opportunities
  • Provides input on costs to the financial engineer and advises the financial engineer on mapping the Atos pricing model to customer requested pricing model


  • Support Head of Strategy and Growth in developing new and maintaining existing portfolio materials
  • Advises Head of Strategy and Growth on new technical developments within area of expertise
  • Shares findings on usability of our portfolio with Head of Strategy and Growth to improve, adjust or redefine our offerings
  • Write or provide input to white papers/ publications and other commercial material. Also assists in Marketing activities


  • Provide feedback of bid results and experiences towards other team members and management
  • Participate and/or provide input to the win/loss review
  • Proactively engage with staff in transition/delivery to discuss experiences with the aim to improve our bids
  • Extend current expertise and seeking new areas of expertise in line with customer demand, market and portfolio developments

Skills we'd like you to have:

  • Bachelor/ Master Degree in IT, Computer Sience, Electronics, Math or Physics
  • At least 3 - 5 years of experience in IT (cyber) security with proven experience in cyber security and recovery technology with various vendors. Experience in the areas SIEM, SOC, IPS/IDS.
  • Experience with security solutions in cloud deployments in AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience with Cyber Recovery products such as PowerProtect Cyber Recovery is considered favorable
  • Preferably you are SSCP and/or CISSP certified,
  • Understanding of IT architecture (e.g. TOGAF), Agile, Scrum
  • Experience with IT (outsourcing) business
  • Excellent communicative skills, persuasive, influential in presenting plans and ideas
  • Fluent in English and Dutch language (C1 level)
  • Experience with working in a commercial environment

We offer:

At Atos, technology and innovation are central. Atos wants to be an inspiring and facilitating employer, so that you continue to develop and improve yourself professionally and personally. Because even if you are an experienced professional, it is essential to keep up and develop yourself. Our Atos University offers many possibilities for this. The benefits we offer are:

  • A good salary and attractive benefits (such as an end-of-year bonus and a pension scheme)
  • An informal working atmosphere with result-oriented colleagues and an involved manager
  • 29 vacation days per year
  • A lease car or mobility budget
  • Flexible working comes in many forms at Atos. From part-time work arrangements to flexibility in where you work, when you work and how you work
  • The opportunity to work on complex projects for appealing clients where you can develop yourself
  • Excellent (international) career opportunities
  • Extensive training and development programs
  • Competency groups where you can learn from others and share your own experiences.

Technologie is constant in beweging; en wij ook! Dagelijks leveren wij met 110.000 collega’s een bijdrage aan de digitale transformatie van onze klanten! Samen zorgen wij dat onze klanten met behulp van o.a. Cloud, High Performance Computing, I.o.T, Robotics en Cybersecurity mee kunnen in de snel veranderende wereld. Om onze klanten te blijven helpen, hebben wij jou nodig; een scherpe geest met onconventionele ideeën, die blijft ontwikkelen en verder kijkt dan het geijkte antwoord.

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