Lead Software Architect Utrecht | Technical Vision & Course for high tech & real-time Cloud / SaaS systems | High social importance | Java8, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Cloud, Docker | up to € 92.500 + Sec. benefits

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Vacancy: Lead Software Architect Utrecht

  • Are you a software architect with excellent experience and vision on building large-scale SaaS / Cloud systems?
  • Are you ready to help several highly talented development teams define and build their highly challenging roadmap, with systems that process data from data sources worldwide?
  • Do you like inspiring and helping other strong software engineers to become even better?
  • Like working with technologies such as Java8, AWS suite, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Spring Boot, Docker, Machine Learning, Scala, Python

Do you see this as a challenge? Then we have the job for you!

Your employer Build Real-time Mission Critical solutions for 100-millions worldwide!

This technology company has for decades been the authority in the field of scalable, high-availability solutions. They have managed to combine (big) Data, high availability, modern technology and domain knowledge in a unique way, resulting in a product suite with very elegant scalable, real-time products. All this with technologies such as Java8, AWS suite, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Spring Boot, Docker, Machine Learning, Scala, Python.

The interesting thing is that these products are very useful for a wide range of different customer types such as shipping, automotive, (green) energy sector, horticulture, government and more. The solutions themselves are so recognizable and have such a high societal importance that hundreds of millions of people around the world experience and depend on the benefits every day. The scale and impact are huge!

They recently opted to centralize the technology with the installation of one tech office. Utrecht as their technical heart to scale up their development efforts and this is great news for you! At present, they are expanding core teams in Utrecht that are building highly scalable, performance, 24/7 available cloud / SaaS systems and services that are consumed by hundreds of millions of people across Europe.

Your role: Lead Software Architect Utrecht

We are currently looking for a Lead Software Architect who can be the technical mentor, vision, director and inspiration for several development teams in Utrecht. You help define and implement a very challenging roadmap for multiple SAAS / Cloud-based core products / key systems. In your role as (hands-on) Lead Software Architect Utrecht, you will lead and guide the other development leads, provide technical leadership and strong vision and help talented, inspired and experienced software engineers to grow to the next level. You help define / improve architecture, improve scalability and integration and help convince top management of the ideas you and your teams come up with.

You are responsible for inspiration and direction to delivery. You will work with advanced technologies around highly scalable cloud / SaaS systems or work with some of the best technicians on the market, you have a great chance to define your own role! Are you ready for this great journey?

What is asked for?

  • Several years of professional Java Software Engineering Experience
  • Experience with technical leadership as lead engineer or architect
  • Good knowledge of the Amazon web services tools such as S3, EC2, EBS, Lambda and/or Elastic Beanstalk is a plus
  • Experience with a Microservices architecture is a plus
  • Experience with Docker and / or Spring Boot is a plus
  • Experience with NoSQL such as Cassandra and Elasticsearch is a plus
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment is a plus
  • Experience with TDD and unit testing
  • Experience with the role of Scrum Master is a plus

What is offered?

  • Salary up to € 92.500, based on knowledge and experience
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working from home possibilities
  • 30 vacation days
  • Training budget
  • Expense allowance € 56, –
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • 100% travel expenses reimbursement
  • Hardware of choice such as laptop and mobile

Would you like to work for a technology company that develops Real-Time and Scalable Cloud solution with a very important interest and impact for 100 and millions of people!

Are you interested? Then respond with your CV to

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Work Hours:

32 hours (Parttime) hours per week