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Security Architect

Products | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Full Time

Job Description

The opportunity 

The Security Architect is a member of the Backbase R&D team, a multidisciplinary team of experienced and highly skilled UX designers, software developers, test engineers, technical writers and support engineers. The team is responsible for the entire software development life cycle of our digital banking product suite.

You will contribute to the quality & security of our software products, helping to realize successful customer implementations by our Professional Services consultants and Integration Partners. We work in Scrum teams in order to deliver new functionality in every release, closely cooperating with Product Managers and the Professional Services team.

As the lead in the security architecture team you will be responsible for designing, standardizing, documenting, communicating and validating the end to end security of our banking product suite. You will ensure that we adhere to the highest standards for our customers and assist in creating the process, tooling and artifacts necessary to deliver a secure, compliant banking solution.

Our overall strategy for security will be driven by you in conjunction with the VP Software. You drive technology innovation and work hands on with the development teams. People turn to you for advice based on your sound experience and deep technical understanding of security, practices and processes.

Your profile

You have a solid background in software security, compliance and banking systems development. The role involves collaboration with a broad range of specialists, internally and with our customers. Other skills should include:

  • excellent English, spoken and written
  • leadership skills
  • presentation skills
  • Understanding of Java, Spring, Maven, Jenkins, Docker, Vagrant, Ansible
  • Understanding of on premise and cloud deployment models.

Next steps

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

For more information please contact Floris Ariens by email: floris(at)

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.