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Java Solutions Architect

Professional Services | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity

The Java Solutions Architect is part of the Professional Services (PS) team. PS is a team of highly motivated specialists with the specific skills and experience required to make sure that the implementation of our product at our customer’s location goes ahead as smoothly as possible. The PS team also provides product training and implementation support services to all of our customers and partners. Every project has its own set of unique challenges that must be overcome, and PS team members must be able to think and react quickly to find a solution that works for everyone.

Our PS consultants work closely with partners and customers all over the world. They have the professional and personal skills required to develop, teach, support, and lead teams towards successfully delivering our enterprise solution and achieving their goals.

As part of the PS team you will report to the Operations Manager PS. 

As a Java Solutions Architect you are responsible for the technical design and implementation of our solutions at our customers. You will work closely with our development team and the customer's architect to develop a sound technical design for a complete "lightweight" architecture which is scalable, performant, secure and is integrated successfully to the diverse IT landscapes. You should be hands on and willing to take the design to the realization and delivery phases.

During our pilot and implementation projects you will be part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary international team to implement complex and modern web applications based on Object Oriented architecture and applying solid programming patterns without loosing the creativity aspect of the work in hand.

As member of PS you do a wide variety of work including customer training and best practices consulting, frontend technical design, and application development on high quality standards.

In some cases Backbase uses implementation partners when doing full implementations of the product for customers. Most project work is done in the Backbase office; however some project executions are done at the customer site. Therefore we offer the opportunity to work side by side with our customers worldwide and guide them to successful implementations with the Backbase product.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing solutions with direct relation to client business case
  • Lead technical briefings and business requirement gathering sessions
  • Identify integration patterns
  • Author technical documents that cover requirements, design and integration needs.
  • Manage client expectations and scope effectively
  • Team leading and colleague mentoring skills
  • Promote Backbase DNA

Your profile

  • The ability to design portal solutions;
  • Experience in a product development and/or consultancy role;
  • Keeps up to date with current and future technology trends
  • Customer focused and pragmatic solution finder;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • The ability to guide development teams;
  • Willing to travel up to 20-30%.

Next steps

If this job appeals to you and you think you’re up for the challenge, please use the apply button on this page.

For more information, please contact Petra Wijnholds by email: petra(at)backbase.com

The offer

Backbase provides excellent company benefits for this role including:

  • Market rate salary (depending on experience);
  • 25 holidays (based upon a 40hr work week);
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Free lunch, drinks, snacks and fruit;
  • Company fitness plan;
  • Potential International career opportunities.

Backbase offers you a challenging job in an informal and ambitious environment where personal development is highly valued. This is all within a successful, young and growing organization with a matching company spirit.

About Backbase
Backbase employees come from all over the world to do what we do best, which is work with other passionately devoted professionals to create inspiring products. We are the best at what we do because we’re dedicated to pushing innovation in the digital banking world. Every person at Backbase believes in promoting a collaborative, fun and inspiring work environment, and we’re committed to creating a beautifully designed product that inspires not only our clients, but us too. Each day, we strive to learn something new from our customers and colleagues that contributes to the holistic nature of our growing success as a technical innovator in the world of digital banking.