About The Bijenkorf E-commerce Organisation

At the headquarters of the Bijenkorf, our E-commerce department is our youngest and fastest growing department. A passionate, multinational group of over 100 professionals work together on the continuous growth and improvement of our digital platform. Because of the positive growth and challenging developments we are looking for new colleagues to join the team. We work in an Agile environment where our key stakeholders are our customers.

About The Position Of Architect

As a Software Architect you set the high level technical vision and translate that into implementable strategy, designs and roadmaps keeping team topologies in mind. In the initiation, discovery and delivery phase you work closely together with the other architects, engineers and business stakeholders to make sure we provide the best customer experience while keeping the target state in mind. To successfully deliver features you bring together and coordinate multiple teams and third parties.

You define implementable roadmaps with an MVP mindset while also striving for a balance between pragmatism and long term objectives. You weigh the pros and cons of different technical approaches and can translate those into a presentable format facilitating the decision making process.

In addition you are responsible for the oversight of our technical landscape and take the initiative to ensure quality and identify areas for improvement. You coach, mentor and challenge the teams on architectural principals and concepts.

Desired Skills And Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as an (enterprise or domain) architect
  • Proven track record of driving architectural change
  • A background in engineering in complex environments
  • Cloud experience (GCP)
  • Deep understanding of API design and best practices
  • Extensive up-to-date knowledge of web based technologies 
  • Experience in security architecture is preferred
  • Experience in retail environment is preferred
  • TOGAF certified or similar is preferred

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has expert analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Has a strategic vision on technology
  • Is a team player and excellent communicator
  • Is Fluent in English
  • Is proactive & result driven

What we offer:

  • Max salary of €110k per annum
  • 30 days leave
  • An annual profit sharing (variable) bonus
  • An annual personal performance (variable) bonus
  • Vitality budget
  • Contribution towards your pension
  • Collective health insurance
  • Work from home policy
  • A great culture
  • The opportunity and support to develop yourself both technically and professionally
  • An employee discount on products purchased from de Bijenkorf

Get in contact

Do you want more information? Please contact us.

Rogier van Hattem

Corporate Recruiter

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