Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    5+ Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 05,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Solution Architect


    that what you can deliver added value in steering the bank by continuously improve the insight in the (financial) performance. As a Solution Architect (SA), you will be helping to bring our Risk & Finance Tech environment to a higher level. Innovation is key in this dynamic environment. Rabobank is one of the largest IT employers in the Netherlands.

    Making a difference

    You will be working in the Risk & Finance Tech domain working on various application across the Rabobank, the Specials.

    With each other

    As a Solution Architect, you will guide 3-4 teams of 3-6 developers and closely work with colleague SAs, the Product Owner, the Delivery Manager, Business Architect and others. The teams are located in Utrecht, but in these times of Covid we are working from home locations.

    In this central role, you will work on topics that span the whole Rabobank such as improving the developer experience, working on new application architectures that are allow more granular deployment, and more. Perform Life Cycle Management for the applications together with the teams. To realize this, you will need to consult various experts across the Unit, come up with new architectural improvements and communicate on how to achieve them.

    With You

    • Excellent and strong communication skills in English and preferably Dutch (verbal and in writing)

    • You have strong analytical and conceptual skills, being able to address user issues and possible business impact

    • Formulate and communicate a vision, and solution directions

    • You have experience working in a corporate environment with complex technological landscapes and how to deal with a multitude of stakeholders and corporate processes.

    • 1+ Years experience with architecting

    • 5+ Years experience with developing in for example .Net

    • You have shown to be able to balance technical debt against problem solving, new features and architectural changes

    • Experience with working on different topics parallel

    • A broad knowledge/experience on Cloud principles, Risk Management concepts, Development- & Test methods, Security

    • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree

    • You are familiar with working in DevOps teams, experience in CI/CD and the rituals of Agile / Scrum

    • You have a proactive approach in improving solutions and embrace challenge

    • You are able to translate this vision into reality, giving guidance to developers and other architects.

    • You have the ability to motivate others. You can create structure and purpose.

    You embrace changes and self-leadership is in your DNA

    Growing a better world together
    You are probably aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as:

    • A third of all the food we purchase is thrown away. Together with Nature & Environment, we are working to increase awareness among consumers of how to reduce food waste.

    • As part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order.

    • Together with Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland, we are helping 1,500 refugees find a suitable job.

    Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-hour working week), you can also expect:

    • the positions are scaled in function group 9 or 10 (depending on level of seniority);

    • a gross monthly salary between € 3.770,- and € 6.417,-.

    • a thirteenth month and holiday pay.

    • an Employee Benefit Budget (10 % 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.

    • flexible working times and location-independent working.

    • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you decide to travel by public transportation! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? You can also choose a commuting allowance;

    • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 3,5%.

    Let's meet.
    Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Solution Architect and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

    Good to know:

    • Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.

    • Silvia de Reus, Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via

    • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.

    • The application process for this vacancy includes an individual assessment.

    Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!

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