Solution Architect Data Analytics

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You are the spider in the architectural web for Data Analytics. You design and give guidance to your colleagues and management on the IT architecture within your area. You participate in proof-of-concepts, align your solution designs with your peers and your teams, and you make sure guidelines are understood and supported by your engineers. By doing so you will make life better and easier for both Rabobank and your colleagues through innovative data-driven and analytical insights enabled with state-of-the-art tools!

If you are interested in working in an intellectually challenging, highly innovative, fast-moving and international environment, read on!

You and your job

As a Solution Architect, you are primarily responsible for the quality of technical designs and solutions. You are pro-actively monitoring market developments and ensuring that our Data & Analytics capabilities continue to meet the needs of our organization. You do this by creating a future-proof architecture roadmap with high end solutions in partnership with the business architects and the DevOps teams (using Scrum).

By bringing talented people together we develop Rabobank as a robust, future-proof and innovative data driven bank. Our teams are dynamic and willing to learn. Team members have their own expertise and are working closely together on designing, creating and implementation of great solutions. You will be expected to guide those teams towards the best results in our architecture, to help teams achieve a higher level of autonomy, and support them by setting clear standards. Your contribution is that.

  • you know how to build robust systems that are easy to operate and maintain and that can last a long time while undergoing changes continuously in a fast paced IT ecosystem
  • you are a communicative team player, and have a drive to improve yourself and the people around you
  • you act as and are a sparring partner for business and IT professionals and are able to express yourself clearly depending on your audience

Within Distribution we challenge and support each other where possible. We expect the same from you. This also applies to experimenting in the use of the latest techniques and technologies. Therefore we expect you to

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the quality of technical designs and realized solutions
  • Pro-actively monitor market developments
  • Translate business requirements into a technical design that fits into the (enterprise) architecture
  • Understand the different technologies used within IT Rabobank, such as the Azure cloud platform and its wide variety of services (eg AzureML, Databricks, Synapse), combined with techniques as DevOps and MLOps to help improve the speed and quality of model development and deployment
  • Guarantee the usability of the products by ensuring the following points: quality, performance, availability, scalability, security, privacy, integrity and accessibility
  • Support teams and stakeholders to drive progress on the model life-cycle processes

You and your talent

Customer focus, leadership, self-starting, conceptual thinker, analytical skills, fact-based decision making and cooperation are clearly essential for the role of a Solution Architect. In addition, it's important that you recognize everything in the following:

  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or another relevant study
  • Profound knowledge and experience with digital platforms and relevant technologies in this space (e.g. Google Analytics, SAS Customer Insights, Selligent, etc.)
  • You have experience and enjoy working in large organizations on complex technological landscapes 
  • It would be a great benefit if you have hands-on experience with developing data driven solutions. By knowing how to do the ground work, we know you can communicate in the same language as the teams you are going to support
  • Practical experience with architecture methods and techniques (e.g. Archimate, DYA, TOGAF)
  • Knowledge/experience with designing cloud native solutions (preferably on Azure)
  • You are familiar with the rituals of Agile / Scrum 
  • Good command of English (business level) 
  • You are not afraid to voice your professional opinion and have an open view on the future  

Together we achieve more than alone
A challenging environment for talent in Data. The environment is dynamic, and we are working with new and old technologies. We encourage personal growth and there is room to learn from others. We value hard work, but also to have a lot of fun with each other.
Working together is the way we work; that makes us one of the most effective, results-driven, focused and pragmaticteam at Rabobank. Talking of Rabobank: We are a Dutch bank that operates in 38 countries for over 9,500,000 customers. Together with these customers, our members and partners we stand side by side to create a world in which everyone has access to enough healthy food. In the Netherlands we work to create a country in which people are happy with how they live, work and do business.

What do we offer?
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-or 40 hour working week), you can also expect:

  • Based on your experience: up to € 5811,- gross per month (scale 9) or up to €6926,- gross per month (scale 10)
  • Thirteenth month's salary and 8% holiday allowance
  • an extra budget of 11% of your gross salary to be used at your discretion. Buy extra holiday hours, add more to your pension savings or ask for part of the extra budget to be paid out.
  • A desk, chair and monitor to set up your home working space and a monthly home working allowance of up to € 40-
  • a personal development budget of € 1,400-
  • a combination of working from home and at the office
  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport
  • A pension scheme to which you contribute 3.5%
  • 151.2 hours holiday per year + 1 Diversity Day per year

This is a selection of the terms of employment for a Solution Architect based on a 36-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on

You and the job application process

Reply to the vacancy for Solution Architect at Rabobank.

  • Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Oscar van Dijk, IT Recruiter,
  • We will hold the interviews through a video call.
  • You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on .
  • A security check is part of the process.
  • We respect your privacy.

Growing a better world together
You are already aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for millions of customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our “Growing a better world together” mission?  We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • A third of all the food we purchase is thrown away. Together with Nature & Environment, we’re working to increase awareness among consumers of how to reduce food waste.
  • As part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order.
  • Together with Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland (the Dutch Council for Refugees), we are helping 1,500 refugees find a suitable job.

Interested? Please contact us.


Vacature informatie

Organisatie: Rabobank

Locatie: Utrecht