We are looking for an Azure Solution Architect – Amsterdam, Netherlands (on-site) – EUIN137.

Job Description


  • The design and communication of end-to-end solutions to enable and guide the design and development of integrated solutions across multiple platforms that meet current and future business needs.


Professional qualifications

  • BCS, TOGAF, SWEBOK or other equivalent and valid architecture certificates
  • Relevant professional qualifications in designing cloud-based solutions (e.g. Azure, PowerApps Portal, MS Dynamics 365, MS SharePointOnline)

Role-specific experience:

  • Proven record in designing and delivering end-to-end business solutions implemented across multiple components, platforms and technologies (both cloud and on-prem);
  • Experience using agile software development methodologies (i.e. Kanban, Scrum and other lean techniques);
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft cloud technologies (Microsoft Dynamics Portals, Microsoft SharePoint online
  • Experience in working with Azure DevOps or JIRA SDLC is desired

Role-specific skills, competencies & responsibilities

  • Lead the creation and review of an end-to-end domain architecture and processes to support the strategic requirements of the business. Identify the business benefits of alternative strategies.
  • Ensure compliance between business strategies, enterprise architecture and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards and practices.
  • Develop and present business cases, for high-level initiatives and approvals.
  • Create and communicate multiple design views to identify and balance the concerns of all stakeholders of the domain design and to allow for both functional and non-functional requirements. Identify and evaluates alternative design options and trade-offs.
  • Ensure that domain architecture decisions are justified and documented. Assess and manage associated risks.
  • Ensure that platforms and components selected for delivery of a domain-specific solution are integrated to achieve domain objectives.
  • Provide effort/cost estimates and work breakdown structure.
  • Present domain architecture to governance bodies, address resulting architectural actions and participate in the overall IT governance structures.
  • Collaborates strongly with EMA architects in developing the solution, by applying the EMA architectural principles
  • Partner with Platform Architects from the Strategic Platforms (ISP) department in order to assess and optimise domain functional requirements and augment with technical requirements from the platform architecture.
  • Partner with the Enterprise Architect from the CIO Office to ensure that the domain architecture fits into the broader enterprise architecture.
  • Contribute to solutions testing and identify potential improvements to the domain solution, processes and to the strategic platforms according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Collaborates with Business Analysis function in identifying and preventing risks from the requirements gathering phase and all through the lifecycle of the solution
  • Supports continuous knowledge transfer to team members and transparent approach in sharing risks/issues/dependencies
  • Autonomous in managing activities based on priorities given by the Project Manager
  • Reports outcome of testing through the JIRA SDLC tool
  • Identifies potential improvements to the process and to the software products according to agreed designs/requirements;
  • Experience working with key users in a fast-paced and changing business environment to design and develop software that meets a business need;
  • Experience in the full development lifecycle of complex large-scale and multi-user applications;
  • Production of the relevant technical documentation, such as system designs, class designs and documentation for the support team;
  • Capacity to assist the support team in training the users of the system;
  • A strong technical background, specifically in the delivery of complex software systems;
  • Knowledge in IT Service Management and/or Risk frameworks, and/or international standards.


  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands (on-site)
  • Daily rate: 490 EUR Gross/ Day – all-inclusive with NET30 payment
  • Years of experience: 5+
  • Contract Duration: 1 year with Extensions up to 3 years
  • Type of Engagement: Freelancer or willing to start a freelance activity / B2B on a contract directly with us.
  • Application Deadline: ASAP

If interested, please share your CV at iuliana@euroasiarecruiting.