Technical Solution Architect Java

Do you want to help embed and improve a state-of-the-art lending platform in the Rabobank organization? And do you want to support the Java squads that work on an innovative integrated corporate journey in a cloud based microservices environment? Then this could be the job for you!

You and your job

Within Tribe Business Lending our squads work on complex financing applications. As a Technical Solution Architect, you will coach, guide and support the squads working in your area. In this role you work closely together with our business, business architect, squads and other Technical Solution Architects on the platform. Also, you ensure an overall technical vision on the solutions we provide for business requests.

As Technical Solution Architect (TSA) you will be part of the Corporate Area and work closely together with your colleague TSA in the retail Area, our business Architect, the Functional Solution Architect and the Tech Leads.

Practical Examples

  • Improving our principles on microservices

  • Designing standards on monitoring and security

  • Supporting the squads in designing solutions for complicated issues

  • Creating continuous improvement backlog / roadmap

Facts & Figures

  • 36 or 40 hours per week

  • Our Tribe consists of 7 area’s, each of them with a specific focus, ranging from Corporate Journey to Data and Foundation.

  • 43,822 Rabobank colleagues around the world

Top 3 responsibilities

  • Realize and improve the future Digital Lending architecture together with the Business Lending architecture team

  • Support the squads during the build phase and maintenance challenges

  • Align our platform and architecture with the rest of the Rabobank's architecture by collaborating with SA colleagues, product owners, business architects and others business and IT representatives both in- and outside our tribe.

Together we achieve more than alone

Our squads are a mix of business and IT colleagues and together we create cool stuff using the latest technologies. Because development is our passion. We share and learn every single day. From each other, from you! 

  • Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our squads bring talented people together to provide the best solutions for our customers and local bank colleagues. We have a natural drive and focus on what we do.  

  • With each other, we make mistakes as well. Our environment allows that, so we can learn from each other and grow as a team.

You and your talent

Within Business Lending we value integrity, customer focus, an ‘improvement and embracing change’ mind-set and openness. In addition it is important that you are a team player, have leadership skills and recognise yourself in the checklist below:

  • University Level education (bachelor or master) in a relevant direction (ICT)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Solution Architect with a minimum of 3 years as AWS Solution Architect

  • Proven experience in IT architecture principles and improving the continuity of IT services

  • Practical experience with architecture methods and techniques

  • Proven experience in designing and maintaining microservices architecture

  • Substantive knowledge when it comes to Cloud technologies & design and integration patterns

  • In depth knowledge of and experience with AWS services (e.g. Serverless, Databases, Storage) 

  • Proficient in Java with good knowledge of its ecosystems, preferably Java 8 or higher

  • Experience with Azure DevOps practices, Git and Azure DevOps pipelines 

  • Good understanding of IAM, security/secrets management and logging / monitoring

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

  • You have a helicopter view: overseeing a wide domain and any consequences certain (design) decisions have

  • On the other hand you are not afraid to ‘get your hands dirty’ and become involved in complex analysis and implementation questions

  • Good communication skills to collaborate with business users, colleague architects, and squad members the ability to communicate technical solutions in business terms, and has the ability to influence and persuade others with an open mindset

  • Good English proficiency (both oral and written)

  • Basic knowledge of Dutch (A2 or higher)

  • Must be working and living in the Netherlands for numerous years at a minimum.

This is what we offer you

  • up to € 6.417,- gross monthly salary (scale 10)

  • a thirteenth month's salary and an 8% holiday allowance

  • a monthly Employee Benefit Budget (EBB) of 11% of your gross monthly salary to be used at your discretion. Buy extra holiday hours, add more to your pension savings or choose to have this budget to be paid out.

  • a budget of € 750,- to set up your home working space

  • a monthly home working allowance of up to € 40,-

  • a monthly internet allowance of € 40,-

  • a annual personal development budget of € 1.400,-

  • a combination of working from home and at the office #LI-Hybrid

  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport

  • a very attractive pension scheme to which your personal contribution is only 3.5%

Let's meet

Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Technical Solution Architect Java and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? Then we look forward to receive your application for this role in Utrecht.

Good to know:

  • Applications are open until this vacancy is filled. 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 Tino van der Lee, IT Lead, via     

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

  • The application process includes obligatory screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff matches the high standards we pursue to work at Rabobank.

  • The application process for this vacancy may include 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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Technical Solution Architect Java

Type contract Fulltime
Vakgebied IT
Locatie Utrecht (Nederland)
Werkplek Hybride
Referentienummer JR_00068003
Publicatiedatum 25 november 2022

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