…that you work in a team responsible for the data logistics solution in the lending domain. Information regarding all credits & lending flow through our solutions. We therefore face many diverse challenges. There is a legacy system but the focus is on developing and maintaining our modern datawarehouse. This datawarehouse is foundational for the accountability chain towards regulators. Key aspects here are completeness, correctness, lineage and timeliness. Furthermore, our system contributes to realizing a number of important business cases for the Rabobank. Innovation on both source and target side result in an increasingly dynamic and challenging environment. Rabobank embarked in an ambitious Cloud journey with the Enterprise Data Lake, and we, as a team are taking a central role to enable these goals to within Data&Reporting. As a team, we are working hard to connect the different source systems and make data available for our data consumers.
To offer and renew our services while keeping the needed quality standards, we strive to be a high performing team. We believe the ability to find solutions within the team is inexhaustible. We therefore want to use the quality of our team members as much as we can. Your opinion and ideas are taken seriously. Fun, ownership and trust in each other form the spirit of our team.
We follow the Agile/Scrum principles. This enables us to continuously improve, get the most out of everyone and maximize results.
Making a difference
As a Solution Architect you can make the difference by:
Developing and propagating a vision with regards to IT solutions in the data logistics field. You have a strong focus on datawarehouse automation. Your vision is built upon the developments within the bank, the technology and the markets. You can translate the vision into an active and relevant contribution of the IT roadmap.
Translating the business architecture into effective, sustainable technical solutions within the given scope while respecting the guidelines. This is where you excel in most!
Ensuring that work is carried out in compliance to solution architecture guidelines and that any deviation is recorded and reported.
Cultivating relationships among architects, partners and customers and analysts who have similar information needs and manages those relationships to assure effective solutions. Mentor and train key stakeholders, architects, and team members on data integration architecture.
Demonstrated ability to work across multi-disciplined teams to understand and validate business requirements and design data integration solutions.
Assisting and providing direction to co-workers in using new techniques and in solving their more complex technical problems. You challenge the teams to think along and find the best solution while supporting them with your knowledge and experience, helping them to take ownership over IT solutions.
Acting as a point of contact for the design issues that arise. This concerns both the further design of the platform and the way in which the data is modeled and enriched.
Constantly looking for improvements in the technology used, where automation of the environment is central.
Able to take on multiple projects concurrently and manage changes in scope along the way.
With each other
Collaboration lays deep in our DNA. Within our departments, many different talents and profiles work closely together to provide our services. You, as a Solution Architect, work in a team of approx. 55 persons having different roles and expertise among which:
Software Engineers (development & test)
Customer focus, collaboration and persuasiveness are essential competences for a Solution Architect.
You meet the following requirements regarding knowledge and experience
bachelors level degree in information technology
3+ years of experience in a comparable function, preferably in a banking environment
Expert knowledge in the credit domain (a.o. mortgages, credits, lending lease, accountability chain to regulators)
Expert knowledge of architectural design principles (TOGAF & Archimate).
Expert knowledge of datawarehouse automation
Expert knowledge of datamodeling techniques
Knowledge of ICT infrastructural components (Oracle DB, Exadata, Linux is a plus)
Knowledge of ETL tooling (preferably Wherescape, or else Informatica Powercenter).
Preferably Experience in Data Modernization (Migrating to Cloud)
Knowledge of IT management processes (lifecycle management, releasemanagement, etc).
Knowledge of capacity and performance management
Knowledge and experience with Scrum and DevOps
Good understanding of Data Factory, Data Virtualization and Centralized data hub solutions
Experience in Monitoring and developing standards and thus strengthening cohesion in the working method within and between teams.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with vendors, business users, and executives, the ability to communicate technical solutions in business terms, and has the ability to influence and persuade others.
You are living in NL and currently entitled to work in the Netherlands (mandatory)
Growing a better world together
Maybe you know already that the Rabobank is a financial service provider with 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know we are striving to actuate real change through our mission “Growing a better world together”? We do this in countless ways, for example:
We invest annually in the Dutch voluntary sector; we support 1250 sports and culture organizations.
In a joint project with Humanitas, we help people with financial difficulties to better organize their financial bookkeeping
In collaboration with ‘Vluchtelingenwerk’ (a dutch non-profit organization in support of refugees), we help 1500 refugees to find suitable jobs.
Would you like 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:
A gross monthly salary between € 4.426,- and € 6.322,- (scale 10);
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;
A personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career;
Flexible working times and location-independent working is negotiable;
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 pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 3,5%.
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 Eindhoven.
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