Digital Architect

Job description

BearingPoint consultants understand that the world of business changes constantly and that the resulting complexities demand intelligent and adaptive solutions. Our clients, whether in commercial or financial industries or in government, experience real results when they work with us.

We enable change in our clients’ business by creating and delivering customised solutions. We understand that business environments change constantly and our clients rely on our intelligent and adaptive approach. To enable us to deliver excellence to our clients, we are focused on finding and retaining the best people with the right skills and the desire to deliver excellent results, regardless of background. In return, we will provide a working environment in which everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to fulfill their potential, where their talents are fully utilised and company goals are met. To successfully develop and maintain this culture means that we recruit people who reflect the markets and clients we serve and the communities in which we operate. Diversity and inclusion are a critical component of our employment proposition and policies.

Your Ambitions

Ambitious IT savvy person with a strong background in technology is seeking a next career step. A role away from the screen and with more client interaction. Your hard and soft skills are a perfect combination to consult, advise and challenge our clients in digital technology opportunities in a 24/7 connected world. Your human interest enhances you to connect with our clients. You are capable of accelerating their success in the digital age. As a strong communicator, you take pride in advising clients to take the next strategic and tactical steps.

Wanted: Our growing IT Advisory practice in Amsterdam is seeking for a Digital Architect to join our team. Our clients are in in the Telecommunications, Media, Utility, Automotive, and Finance sectors. They need advice of how to deliver complex projects, which are transformative for the way business is being done.

Your Role

You lead technical missions in a variety of projects and programs. You are responsible for turning technology transformation strategies into action. You apply solution and integration designs to innovation in Digital Architectures. You drive architecture engagement models while being an ambassador for partnership with IT delivery.

What's needed? You have a diverse technical background with key areas of depth around digital transformation, hybrid solutions and operating at scale. You have proven to be a master of Solution Architecture and Mobile Integration Technologies. Above all, you are an effective communicator and collaborator. You are able to apply outcome based leadership across teams and organizations. You are very effective collaborating with all facets of the business including Sales, Marketing, Commerce, and Service.

You are flexible and creative with the ability to propose innovative ideas and collaborate with diverse teams to achieve the positive outcomes You have experience with any one of these: CMMI, Agile/Scrum Development & Management, Scaled Agile Framework, Iterative & Incremental development approaches, Continuous Integration and delivery

You have experience and a working knowledge of a wide range of digital and integration technologies, such as: Social, Gaming, Mobile/Web frameworks, Omni Channel Experience Design, Cloud and Security.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Articulating, designing and implementing a compelling and holistic digital strategy in support of overall business growth and revenue targets;
  • Engaging with businesses to build key internal and external partnerships and enhance customer experience, UI, site design, order fulfillment and optimization / efficiency of online businesses;
  • Ability to recognize, develop and evolve technical requirements and solutions on a client by client basis;
  • Assessing current client technology stacks, uncover capability gaps and provide a holistic technology roadmap including a solution architecture to meet client’s future digital needs;
  • Staying current on implementation knowledge of multiple digital platforms;
  • Overseeing and identifying market trends, best practices, and new solutions that should be considered and/or applied;
  • Establishing and cultivating a culture of test and learn, continually identifying new test ideas with an eye on improving the customer experience across all device types;
  • Thought leader digital, both internal as external in the field of digital transformation;
  • Addressing client’s process/operations issues, cost savings potential and revenue growth based on technology solutions.


  • 7+ years of relevant working experience in the digital domain;
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Information Technology or equivalent;
  • Must be able to demonstrate a strong background as a solutions architect in the digital, enterprise integration and customer development space;
  • 3+ years proven experience in IT integration design, using EAI, SOA, BPM and Batch best practices;
  • 3+ years’ experience with IT integration standards and technologies (e.g., JSON, Rest, JMS);
  • Client facing, strong communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels;
  • Understand the competitive marketplace and have experience developing partnerships.

Advantages to have

  • Experience with requirements engineering, business & IT design techniques (e.g., UML, RUP);
  • Experience in one of the target industry segments;
  • Managerial skills, ability to motivate and engage teams;
  • Sales savvy with an emerging network of client contacts;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, spoken and written;

    BearingPoint offers the opportunity to work with a team of specialists in The Netherlands, being part of our firm wide community. The spirit is entrepreneurial; the culture is cooperative; the structure is flat and the result is growth.

BearingPoint offers the opportunity to work with a team of specialists in The Netherlands, being part of our firm wide community. The spirit is entrepreneurial; the culture is cooperative; the structure is flat and the result is growth.

We also offer

  • An inspiring and dynamic, international work environment
  • You work in a multi-disciplinary team with talented, professional colleagues
  • The opportunity to grow personally and professionally
  • An excellent compensation and benefits package, such as a permanent contract, lease car, laptop, smartphone, several learning and training opportunities, a collective pension and health scheme and flexible working hours. And don’t forget to join our fun Friday afternoon drinks to get to know your colleagues and the company.

About BearingPoint:

BearingPoint consultants understand that the constantly changing world of business demands holistic and adaptive solutions. We take pride in understanding our clients’ business, agenda and key challenges. We build strong and sustainable relationships based on trust and deliver leading edge solutions with confidence. We combine industry, operational and technology skills with relevant proprietary and other assets to tailor solutions for our clients. This responsive and entrepreneurial approach is at the heart of the spirit of our people and has resulted in long-standing trusted relationships with many of the world’s leading organisations. Our 4500 people, together with our global consulting network serve clients in more than 70 countries and engage with them for measurable results and long-lasting success.