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Solution Architect

Solution Architect

Our client brings the world within reach. We connect the Netherlands with the rest of the world, creating value for the economy and society. Achieving this involves over 2000 employees working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our ambition is to develop Schiphol into Europes best and most sustainable hub Airport, both for passengers and for airlines. Innovation is key to achieving this ambition. And that's why we need you.


As a Solution Architect, you are part of the team of architects within the Architecture department. Architecture is part of the CIO-Office of the IT & Data department at Schiphol Group. Its primary purpose is to create sustainable alignment between business and IT, in order to realize our IT & Data Strategy in a harmonized way. More and more we practice Agile principles.

What will you be doing as a Solution Architect?

As a Solution Architect, you will produce architecture models, advise on business impact analyses, and privacy impact analyses, and set architecture guardrails for the development of IT services and solutions. You will be responsible for the Architecture Definition Documents and other architecture products when required. You work in cooperation with the Enterprise Architects and business platform teams who are responsible for delivering and running business applications for the business domains (Airport Operations, Asset Management, Airport Security & Safety, Commercial, Employee). For this role, you will primarily be working for the Airport Safety & Airport Security domain which covers Airport Safety, Emergency Response, and a wide variety of Airport Security topics. For this specific assignment, you are responsible for:

- Moving the core application for the Alarm Center to a new solution, in a complex organizational setting;

- Continue realization of Safety Control roadmap, moving from a silo architecture to a loosely coupled platform combining data & analytics, apps, and API;

- Stimulating and working with the Fire Department on their roadmap for digital support in operational processes of the emergency response teams.

You are:

As a next-generation professional you have a clear vision, courage and focus. Innovation and agile working are an absolute priority. You improve yourself every day so that you can be the best. You are introspective and resilient. You believe that creating a good atmosphere is essential for a successful, respectful and welcoming workplace. Your natural approachability enables you to connect with people. You are passionate about your work, and are curious and open to new developments, with a mindset keyed to possibilities and opportunities.

Competencies & skills:

- Experience in Safety and/or Emergency Response domain (e.g. Alarmcentrale) is a strong pre;

- Experience with Incident Management processes and solutions is a strong pre;

- Able to explain the pros and cons of a proposed solution to business stakeholders;

- Working experience with multiple sourcing and development methods;

- Keen on taking on integration challenges;

- Experience working with modern architectural concepts;

- Fluent in Archimate 3;

- Experience with cloud architecture and cloud environments (Azure) is a pre;

- Knowledge of and experience with TOGAF is a pre;

- Experience with BiZZdesign Enterprise Studio is a pre;

- Experience in working with software development teams;

- Fluent in Dutch and English.