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Technical Architect - PwC

Locatie: Amsterdam
You work together with Product Managers and SMEs, in converting ideas to commercial-grade digital solutions, with the focus on modularity & scalability across the portfolio.

As we aim to rapidly grow our portfolio of digital assets based on emerging technology within Financial Services consulting, we are looking for experienced and passionate people to shape the team around. As a Technical Architect you will be the go to person for owning the design & architecture of digital products in the portfolio of PwC FS Consulting in the Netherlands. The focus here will be on PwC conceptualised products intended for generating non-consulting based revenue from FS clients.

Do you want to work with emerging technologies and create an impact by creating innovative solutions that deliver value to the Financial Services industry? Then we have the job you are looking for!

We are the FS Accelerator…

We see the Financial Services industry rapidly changing - think of Apple pay and Facebook’s Libra - and we want to be at the forefront of this change. The FS Accelerator is a small and quickly growing startup within PwC’s Advisory practice. We take innovative ideas to scalable software solutions that we offer our clients globally. We work together with partners from our internal and external network. We collaborate and exchange ideas, code, knowledge and solutions. Working together with FinTechs and RegTechs in the financial ecosystem on product and business development, always challenging ourselves and our clients to consider what role software and digital solutions plays for them.

We strive to build applications that solve real business problems, experiment with new technologies, and scale solutions globally. Our products range from a Google Next conference regular on credit risk, Salesforce based KYC solution, to a NLP platform for processing contracts.

What you will do

  • Work together with Product Managers and SMEs, in converting ideas to commercial-grade digital solutions, with the focus on modularity & scalability across the portfolio.
  • Translate business requirements into clearly defined technical layers with view on operations, configurations, etc.
  • Use your experience of cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure) and modern (web) technology stacks (Angular, REST, microservices, cloud), NoSQL, etc to advice the right technology build
  • Together with Product Managers and Product Owners own the roadmap discussions
  • Take architecture decisions based on a clear understanding of client users, processes & technologies
  • Work together with the development team to identify manageable technical blocks for progress and be the go-to-person for technical challenges
  • Be responsible for the technical standards, performance level, security, scalability, maintainability, reusability and reliability of the solution

What you offer

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Engineering or IT
  • 5+ years’ experience designing and building software applications
  • Experience working on complex software projects
  • Broad knowledge of software architecture, data modelling, security and quality management
  • Understanding of low-code platforms like Appian, Mendix, Camunda etc.
  • Experience in designing solutions based upon modern (web) technology stacks (Angular, REST, microservices, cloud), NoSQL, etc.
  • Passion and understanding of NLP, Machine Learning and other emerging technologies
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure & services offered by AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure
  • Working experience with SCRUM/Agile and DevOps ways of working

What we offer

Your career is what it is what you make of it: You decide. We offer you the opportunities for a challenging job that matters. To get the maximum out of yourself. To build trust in the society and contribute to solving important problems. Besides this, you will be coached intensively and there is space for your own ambition and personal choices. We offer access to a worldwide network in which you can exchange knowledge and ideas with experienced professionals in your area and other disciplines. Our terms of employment focus on your growth and work/life balance. This is what you can expect from us:

  • Excellent education and (international) training opportunities;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • An open culture in which you can practice with giving and receiving feedback;
  • Opportunity to work abroad to gain international experience.

Information and application:


Please send your application for Technical Architect at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

08 november 2019
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