Lead Solutions Architect

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Lead Solutions Architect

Leading the evolution of our Talpa Technology Core Platform

The tech-roadmap of our Core Platform is yours to define, shape and develop. Working at a leading innovative media-tech company like Talpa Network means you will find a buzzing entrepreneurial vibe, where shipping out excellent products is your daily business. 

The Core Platform is the standardized technology backbone for all digital products and innovations created at Talpa Technology. Innovative products like VoetbalTV, the Talpa Connect platform or the new Voice User Interface for Juke. 


Your typical day at Talpa Network as a Lead Solutions Architect

  • Set-up, plan and execute the tech-roadmap of the Talpa Technology Core Platform together with your platform colleagues.
  • Discuss, share and try out bold ideas and concepts and bring these to the end-state fast.
  • You are an inspiring advocate for the Talpa Technology Platform, aligning with key stakeholders on implementation and evolution of the platform.
  • As the key liaison towards Solutions Architects and Managers Digital Technology of the various business units, you make sure that the Talpa Network digital products can be developed with the highest standard.
  • Kick-starting innovation by researching new technologies and creating Proof of Concepts.
  • Have lunch at the shores of the IJ harbour with colleagues.
  • Lead the Talpa Architecture Review board and add to it with Architecture models.

A remarkable Technology Team

Our Platform & Data Team is based in Amsterdam, near the ‘Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ’. When you walk in, you will find a vibrant work atmosphere. A healthy dose of positive energy fills our office. You will find that you have the cleverest of colleagues in this fast growing team of highly experienced Technology Architects, Engineers and Project Managers. All key specialists in the field of High-Load High-Performance Digital Platforms, Broadcast Architectures, AdTech & MarTech, Big Data and AI/Machine Learning. 

This means a lot to you

  • Attend conferences like AWS re:Invent Cloud Conference in Las Vegas
  • Your work has epic impact. Everything we do at Talpa Technology ultimately will be viewed, played, read, bought and listened to daily by millions of consumers
  • Hackathons
  • Techtalks
  • An office at the IJ in Amsterdam
  • Leadership training or coaching
  • Opportunity to grow with our growing team

Are you this pragmatic pioneering Lead Solutions Architect with

  • A BSc or MSc in Computer Science / Software Engineering

  • A minimum of 3-5+ years of experience as a Solutions- or Software Architect
  • Experience in a lead role
  • Deep knowledge of Internet technology
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • The natural ability to share knowledge, idea’s and architectural decisions with colleagues, developers and stakeholders
  • Experience in an online consumer products environment
  • A gutsy, precise and getting-things-done attitude
  • Problem solving, forward thinking and entrepreneurial mind-set thriving in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • You speak and write the English language fluently, Dutch is a plus
  • A relentless focus on fixed-date delivery and continuous innovation

Relevant? Apply! 

We have a straightforward selection process with three conversations. First, a technical discussion with peers. Next, a conversation with Wouter Postma (VP Platform & Data). And third, a meeting with Hylke Sprangers (CTO). Also, we welcome informal chats and coffee. Mail to Linde via linde.jansen@talpanetwork.com, Recruiter.