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Solution Architect


Imagine that you work in a team that is responsible for the Investment chain within the Tribe Wealth management. The orders for all investor portfolios flow through our solutions and that brings all kinds of challenges! Our applications are crucial in the investment chain. As a Solution Architect, you will be helping to build microservices and web applications that make digital banking possible worldwide.

Creating impact

Within the Investing department you can actually make the difference you are looking for.

In order to deliver and innovate our services with the right quality, we strive to be a high performing team. We believe that the ability to solve problems in the team is inexhaustible and therefore want to use the qualities of our team members as best as possible. Your opinion and ideas are therefore taken seriously. Fun, ownership and trust in each other form the basis of our team.

With each other

Working together as a team is a highly important part within your working day. As a Solution Architect you will be working closely with multiple international DevOps teams. You guide the teams towards the best results in a future-proof architecture.

Within Tribe Wealth Management everyone keeps each other on their toes and helps each other where possible. We expect the same from you. This also applies to experimenting in the use of the latest techniques and technologies.

You need to have the courage to challenge and develop yourself even when you and your team make a mistake. The important part is that you (and your team) learn from that and grow.

With your talents

For this position it is logical that you need to understand our growing customer needs. You can achieve this by having an unstoppable drive and hunger to work with the latest techniques and cutting-edge technologies. In addition, it’s important that you will recognize yourself in the following checklist:

  • You have at minimum a completed (technical) bachelor degree;

  • You have broad experience with working in large organizations on complex technological landscapes;

  • You are familiar with the rituals of Agile / Scrum;

  • You have an opinion and an open view on the future;

  • You embrace changes and self-leadership is in your DNA;

  • A Solution Architect who can support squads in defining and guiding to the right solutions;

  • Background in software development (experienced developer) and architecture design in an enterprise environment;

  • Knowledge of CX, Services, API's, Microservices, DevOps, Cloud (Azure), Tanzu/PCF, Java, Kotlin;

  • Analytical skills and the capability to connect the dots on holistic level and on development/solution level;

  • Great in making complex subjects simple and to present, communicate, discuss with architects on different levels, developers and business representatives (product owners);

  • Together with other Squad architects define area standards to follow;

    Defining Application Architecture

    • The Squad Architect is responsible for managing the Solution Architecture for one or more applications based on the Target Architecture on Area level;

    • Translate business and IT requirements into technical and functional solution architecture, aligned with the responsible squads;

    • Support the Area Architect with the creation of the Target Architecture and IT roadmap;

    • Decide and align on solution topics with the PO and IT lead if needed (in Squad triangle);

    • Communicate Solution Architecture to stakeholders (e.g. squads, product owners, area architects, area lead);

    Communicating and Monitoring Solution Architecture

    • Guide squads with development conform architecture;

    • Monitor compliance to Solution Architecture together with business and IT;

    • Organize the decision-making on proposed deviations on solution architecture;

    • Drive backlogs to solve architectural (technical) debts and deviations;

    • Cross area and cross tribe alignment with peers;

    Provided Knowledge and Expertise

    • The Squad Architect provides knowledge and expertise;

    • Act as an expert consultant in the squad when advanced knowledge is required;

    • Helps in developing craftsmanship in the squad;

    • Explain consequences of alternative solutions;

    Growing a better world together

    You probably already knew that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. Are you also aware that we are working together to create a better world? We do this in 101 ways:

    • Every year, we invest heavily in the life of Dutch associations. We support some 1.250 organisations in sports and culture that are a second home for many people.

    • In a project with Humanitas we help people who have financial problems to get their home administration in order.

    • Together with the Dutch Council for Refugees, we help 1.500 refugees to find a suitable job.


    Become the best version of yourself? We are happy to help you by focusing on your development and by investing in an environment in which you will learn continuously. We give you the space to innovate and do business. We offer you plenty of opportunities for growth and will help you to exceed your expectations and to do the right thing extraordinarily well, so that you can grow as a professional. On top of that, you can also count on us (based on a 36 hours):

    • a gross monthly salary of between € 4.492,- and € 6.417,- (scale 10), depending on experience, knowledge and education;

    • a thirteenth month and holiday pay;

    • an Employee Benefit Budget (10% of your monthly income). 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 fee for standby services

    • flexibility in working hours and location-independent working;

    • 100% reimbursement of commuting if you travel with public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a home/work travel allowance;

    • A monthly work-from-home allowance of € 40,- nett, based on working from home 5 days per week;

    • a pension scheme to which you contribute 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:

    • Applications are open until this vacancy is filled. Apply via the “Apply now” button. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.

    • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact Nick Crouse, IT Lead, via   

    • Floris Rank, IT Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via

    • We're only hiring candidates who are based in the Netherlands.

    • 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 may include an individual assessment.

    • Your privacy is important to us. Do you want to know more, click on this link.

    • 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!

    Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

    Solution Architect

    We ontvangen graag je sollicitatie. Interviews zullen via videocall worden gepland.

    Type contract Fulltime
    Vakgebied IT
    Locatie Utrecht (Nederland)
    Referentienummer JR_00049045
    Publicatiedatum 13 september 2021



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