Solution Architect Utrecht

  • Duration: 3 months (option to extend)
  • (0,9 FTE, 36 hours)
  • Tariff: Marktconform
  • Contract: Permanent


Axxius is looking for a Solution Architect. You’ll be part of the ‘feature team’, currently this has the highest priority within the organization. Are you available in October and interested in a long-term contract?

As a Solution Architect you have knowledge and experience in translating elements of an enterprise architecture and business requirements into various proposed (technical) solutions. You can elaborate them up to the level at which a project can realize the intended solution.


You are

  • Taking care of the translation of the requirements into the project and the dependencies with related projects.

  • Securing/ connecting the architecture within the existing environment.

  • Staying up to date with trends in the financial industry and share knowledge on organizational level.

  • Being the contact person in architecture discussions and provides insight into the phases of different projects.
  • You are responsible for design choices regarding integration of business rules with affiliated applications, chains and components.

  • Setting up complex technical custom designs for strategically relevant IT solutions

  • Challenge existing tooling, processes and practices for continuously improvement. Initiate and develop new tools for better solutions.

  • Coaching peers in their professional development and build a vision of the future.

  • Openly sharing knowledge and lead to the design of improved or new working methods.

  • Being able to describe the work processes and the way how this is supported by IT.

  • Developing quality assurance and safeguarding software in accordance with guidelines and standards.

  • Initiating and finalize project start architecture documents.

  • Actively contribute in communities across multi-disciplinary teams.

Time horizon for developing solutions: 1-3 year(s)


  • Using a vision / strategy / goal, for example; (process) improved, automating everything regarding CI / CD (development, packaging, roll-out, validation / testing).

  • Rationalizing environments and the products, techniques and components used -> working towards ‘the new standard’ that is in point 1.

  • Define and implement the tool chain to perform points 1 and 2.

  • Cross-pollination with other customer departments to learn from each other (implement best practices).


  • [Programming Language] i.e. .Net, Java, Cobol, Python, SQL, etc.

  • [Packaged Application] i.e. SAP, Siebel, OPA, PEGA, Moody’s

  • [Database Management System] and related tooling i.e. MS SQL Server, Oracle, etc.

  • [Software Platform] i.e. Windows Server, Unix, Linux, Z/os

  • Experience with application development

  • Experience with software

  • Development tooling, automated testing tooling and monitoring tooling

  • Setting up a Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) and Continuous Delivery strategy

  • Quality improvement

  • Modelling skills & experience (Archimate)


  • Knowledge of software development tooling, automated testing tooling and monitoring/test tooling

  • Agile methodology

  • Domain Driven Design

  • Microservices design

  • Cloud

  • Application integration knowledge

  • Framework knowledge

  • Design Pattern knowledge


Regarding running

  • Knowledge of compliancy requirements

  • Knowledge of the workflows in case of a calamity

  • Capacity management, trend-analyses and follow-up planning


  • Client focus

  • Cooperation

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Inspiring and Influencing

  • Conceptual thinking

  • Fostering innovation

  • Communication power


Axxius endeavors to respond to your application ASAP. Any interested candidates can forward their CV and motivation about why you are suitable by filling in the contact form. 

Disclaimer: no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age for this role.