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Solution Architect - Base Workplace & Applications

Job Work from home
Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Solutions Architect, your role involves designing, implementing, and maintaining robust digital workplace solutions within our organization. Specifically focused on the base workplace and application services, you play a crucial role in ensuring an optimal balance between the functionality, security and performance of the services experienced by all employees of the bank. You & your position As part of the Devices and Applications architecture team your key responsibility is to translate our vision into architecture and specifications, interacting with key stakeholders to achieve the best possible result. The team you will be part of consists of 3 Solution Architects and takes responsibility for the full architecture lifecycle, from new ideas into clear specifications and principles ready for detailed design. You will guide squads and stakeholders to understand the architecture and realise the delivery of solutions. Key responsibilities Translate high level targets into architecture, designs and a blueprint for solutions, align with Product owners, DevOps teams and other stakeholders. Inspire and guide members of DevOps squads to understand and realise solutions. Bridge the gap between enterprise architecture and the squads that deliver solutions. Generate or enhance architecture and design artifacts such as a solution architecture document and technical requirements design document. Promote architecture standards and desired ways of working such as DevOps and standardisation. Collaborate with fellow architects to build roadmaps and design holistic solutions that integrate and function seamlessly together. Fulfil role of squad architect in assigned steering triangles, facilitating informed decision-making. Keep abreast of technical developments inside and outside of the area to help identify opportunities. Ensure that architectural standards and artefacts are up to date and accurate. Examples of squads in scope Modern Management Endpoint Security Mobile Facts & Figures Globally we have >48.000 Rabobank-colleagues >50.000 workstations, >8.000 virtual workspaces, >24K mobile devices, > 6.000 Applications Windows 10/11, iOS, Mac and Android Together we achieve more than alone We believe in the power of diversity. By combining the differences of every person in our team, we become a better organization. In every way, we are curious to learn what you can bring to the team of Base Workplace & Applications. Base Workplace and Applications is a chapter within CITO responsible to build, deliver and support the devices and workplace applications required by global colleagues to work securely and efficiently. The 125 professionals in the department populate and facilitate DevOps squads in the ‘Work and Health’ tribe of CHRO, where squads work together to make Rabobank a ‘great place to be’ for all employees. As a Solution Architect, you will participate in the steering triangle of multiple squads where, together with a Tech lead and Product owner, you will provide the leadership and guidance that members of DevOps squads will require to realise the area and department goals. You will also work closely together with other solution architects inside and outside the area, as well as with the Digital Workplace Business Architect to ensure that solutions are compatible and complement one another. You and your talent Customer focus, leadership, decision making and complex problem solving are all essential skills for the role of Solution Architect. In addition, you recognize yourself in this list: Technical expert in wide range of digital workplace techniques. Senior engineer and/or architecture experience in an enterprise environment. Experience with (hybrid) cloud environments and platforms (MS Azure, AWS and Google platform). Teamwork – coach and collaborate with colleagues to explain techniques and direction. DevOps experience with strong (hands on) understanding of development practices. Strong advocate of CI/CD, DevOps, infrastructure, and security as code. Knowledge of workplace management and security techniques such as modern management and Defender ATP. Storytelling - strong communicator, able to adjust style for audience. Broad experience in managing complex technological landscapes within large organizations. Strong creation & writing skills. Judgement & Decision making (Practitioner). Agility (Master). Complex problem solving (Master). Collaborating with others (Master). Excellent communication in English is required. Knowledge of the Dutch language is a pre, not mandatory This is what we offer you Salary between €5.115 and €7.307 gross per month (scale 10), 36 hours per week (40 hours possible); 13th month and holiday pay: the holiday allowance and annual allowance will usually be paid out in 12 equal monthly instalments. Employees have the option once a year to opt for the holiday allowance to be paid out in May and the annual allowance in December. an Employee Benefit Budget (11% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions, or even receiving a monthly cash pay-out. an annual personal development/training budget of € 1.400,- 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance. a monthly € 40,- net work from home allowance, based on working from home 5 days per week. a monthly € 40,- net internet allowance. Attractive pension fund with a personal contribution of only 5.5%. Rabobank will contribute 21.5%. This is a selection of the terms of employment for a Solution Architect based on a 40-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on You and the job application process Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Dino Džanković, Senior IT Recruiter via You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on A background check is part of the process. #LI-DD1 #vacancy #vacature #SolutionArchitect #ITJobs #DigitalWorkplace #WorkplaceManageme

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