Information and Application Architect

  • De Volksbank
  • Den Bosch Netherlands
  • Jul 17, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The function
We are looking for an enthusiastic information and application architect with vision that helps to make concrete the new strategy. For this purpose imagine architectures and care for your support in the organization and acceptance management and board. Moreover, you program - or project architect and perform consulting assignments. 
You are driven, customizable, solid business management and ICT knowledge and excellent knowledge in the field of application landscape for financial services. You're a partner at the strategic, tactical and operational levels, and loves to share your knowledge. You're a visionary in the field of business / IT'alignment "have a keen analytical skills and have excellent communication skills and experience to this, at all levels of the organization to apply. You have the skills to, in your areas of expertise, to fill the role of trusted advisor for our internal 'customers'. 

We ask

  • HBO / university degree, preferably in business administration or IT related.
  • Expert in the field of information - Application architecture and large-scale environments (experience with developing "architect" and programming and design experience with Java, Windows, Unix, Oracle) and their development, protection, load- and performance aspects. Experience in infrastructure is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the field of Architecture (ArchiMate, TOGAF).
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Architecture in complex, preferably financial, environments.
  • Organizational sensitivity: accustomed to find his / her way into big business.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent and motivated team player with a strong personality.
  • A good conceptual thinking.


  • You're a visionary in the field of applying IT concepts and solutions and deepen yourself in the needs of users and internal 'customers'.
  • You're very good at translate vision and strategy into concrete architecture.
  • You like to work with colleagues in your areas of expertise and have impact and persuasiveness where necessary.
  • You are good at planning, overview and ensures that initiatives not only used but also completed.
  • You are pragmatic and focused on a clear decision.
  • Your leadership style is coaching, matching the professional level of your colleagues.

What you get from us? 
Volksbank is different from others. We are an informal organization. We choose a good balance between work and leisure (such as The New Work). Personal responsibility is our top priority. Of course you get an attractive benefits package: a good salary, 13th month and plenty of space for training and development.

About the department
The Department of Architecture is part of the company's share IT & Change, the leading IT and business change from the People's Bank, responsible for all IT services within the organization. As an IT professional, you improve the provision of information for our business. Together with your colleagues keep the quality of our IT department structurally at a high level. We work hard, self-managing teams and follow new developments closely. IT is a key player in the developments that we are going through and how we want to serve our customers 

The Volksbank goes with brands SNS, ASN Bank, Regions Bank and BLG Wonen the challenge to bring the human dimension in banking. Together we want to redesign the current banking landscape in the Netherlands and sincerely put the best interests of our customers. With some 3,000 colleagues we are full of confidence and optimism to achieve this ambition. Do you have the guts to contribute to a change in the banking industry? Come help build our new bank and make a difference for our customers.