Solutions Architect Digital

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Solutions Architect Digital

As our new Solution Architect you will be working for projects like 
The Voice, Utopia, Voetbal TV, Radio sites/apps (Veronica/Skyradio/538), 
TV sites/apps (Veronica/SBS/Net5/KIJK), and

The Talpa Technology team is responsible for a wide variety of digital products. Our multidisciplinary team is responsible for product development and operations for this portfolio and for our Talpa Connect platform which is now in use in over 50 countries.

To reinforce the Talpa Technology team at our Innovation Hub in the centre of Amsterdam we are looking for an experienced Solutions Architect.


As our new Solutions Architect, you will play a crucial role within our Technology team as you will be responsible for analysing business and technology needs and translate them into working technical solutions. You will work with business stakeholders, engineers, vendors and other Solutions Architects within Talpa Network to create the best solution and oversee the implementation. 

The Talpa infrastructure is cloud based and topics like auto-scaling, high traffic, continuous deployment and security are your daily bread and butter. 

As a Solution Architect at Talpa Network it’s important to have a ‘can-do’ mentality and possess a wide interest in developing high performance software and cloud computing.

You will play a key role in further improvement of our platform and development pipeline.
As our Solutions Architect you will report into the VP Digital Technology of Talpa Network.

Key responsibilities :

  • Serve as key liaison towards product owners and partners regarding digital product solutions
  • Translate use cases into system architecture, process and product construction
  • Ensure technical project and continuous change delivery
  • Collaborate with Talpa Connect platform team leveraging existing best-practices
  • Drive quality and focus on proper continuous delivery practices within Talpa TV Tech teams

  • Proactively monitor lifecycle of our platform and suggest improvements
  • Research Technologies and Develop Proof of Concepts kick-starting innovation
  • Lead and mentor development team in day-to-day delivery, participate in all agile ceremonies
  • Ensure implementation of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices
  • Remove team impediments and support the team in general


  • BS or MS in computer science / software engineering
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years of experience as a solution- or software architect
  • Solid knowledge of modern cloud computing technologies (AWS must have) and development methodologies/tools
  • Highly technical with experience in online media (TV, Radio, Social, Digital, Commerce)
  • Familiar with agile working methodologies
  • Experience with Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and DevOps

  • Deep knowledge of Internet technology and cloud-based infrastructure
  • Ability to estimate and plan project work and product development efforts, including the assessment of risks and dependencies
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Problem solving, forward thinking individual with an entrepreneurial mindset that thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Hands-on mentality and a pro-active attitude
  • Being able to work autonomously with a high level of responsibility
  • Knowledge of the Dutch language (or willingness to learn) is preferred