Type dienstverband:
Den Haag
Uren per week:
Fulltime – 40

Solution Architect - The Hague/Hybride

About this position

Do you want to contribute to improving the Netherlands as a Solution Architect? This is possible at TNO. We are looking for a Solution Architect who is responsible for the development of our applications and IT systems. Thanks to your efforts, our researchers have the right tooling and the necessary data they need to make the Netherlands a little safer, healthier, more sustainable and digital every day.

What will be your role?

As a Solution Architect you will work in team Application Management. This team consists of 18 employees, divided over the locations The Hague and Utrecht. In this team you work with 3 other Solution Architects. With them you are responsible for the (further) development of our applications and IT systems. Think of PowerPlatform, ALM (including Gitlab, Teamforce and Jira) and Sequel. Together with the team it is up to you to devise and describe solutions to a wide variety of questions that come from the organization.

You have a lot of contact with the Business Relation Managers (BRM). At TNO they are the first point of contact for the business. So most business questions about new functionalities come from the BRMs. In some cases the business contact you directly. You validate requirements. You convert them into a technical design and you implement and test this as well. You are also responsible for deployment of the design via CI/CD via OTAP street. You have to deal with completely new functionalities, but also with updates or changes in existing applications. In addition to this, in your specialty you are also the technical point of contact for the administrators of team application management.

In addition to the Solution Architects from team Application Management, there are also several Solution Architects working in Team Infra (including network management, security, IAM and endpoint services). You also work with them a lot in projects.

What we expect from you

We are looking for a Solution Architect who recognizes himself in the following profile:

  • Minimum HBO working and thinking level;
  • Experience in preparing technical designs. This can be from a role as Architect, Consultant or Senior Administrator;
  • In-depth knowledge of at least 1 of the following techniques;
  • ALM (including Gitlab, Teamforce, Jira);
  • Data Management;
  • MS Power Platform;
  • MS Fabric;
  • Azure;
  • Git Repository;
  • Dynamics365;
  • Knowledge of PowerShell;
  • Knowledge of CI/CD.

You are also interested in mastering techniques and products you are not yet familiar with. At TNO you get all the space you need for this.

What you'll get in return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary between €5.200,- and €6.600,- (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

Perhaps you would like to grow your career in the direction of commerce or consultancy? Or would you like to become a project manager? Immerse yourself in sustainable innovations? Or carve out a career as a technical expert?

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect:

  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • 33 days annual leave on a full-time basis.
  • An employer that values and encourages diverse talent, with initiatives like the Female Leadership Program, our Rainbow Community and round tables on inclusion topics.
  • We offer a comprehensive and flexible mobility plan that also includes full compensation for public transportation for commuting and business travel.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues. That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours, the possibility to work parttime (32 of 36 hours) and the possibility of working from home.
  • A good pension scheme.

Read more about tailoring your benefits package.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you: who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters: impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer.

At TNO we encourage an inclusive work environment, where you can be yourself. Whatever your story and whatever unique qualities you bring to the table. It is by combining our unique strengths and perspectives that we are able to develop innovations that make a real difference in society. Want to know more? Read what steps we are taking in the area of diversity and inclusion.

The selection process

The selection process comprises two interview rounds. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

A certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is required before starting a new job at TNO.

As you will be working for clients in the domain of defence and security, a Certificate of No Objection issued by AIVD (The Dutch General Information and Security Service) is mandatory. This means you will have to undergo a security screening. Read more about security screening.

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.

Posted by: #LI-MVT Marco van Tongeren

Email: [email protected]

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