Job Description :
AlphaCredit is looking for a Solution Architect to join our team IT BeNeLux.
The Solution Architect (SA) will work in Architecture Service Line headed by a Chief Architect. He collaborates closely with the other Service lines members and Business stakeholders to understand key business objectives and use these to define and propose the solution architecture which best meets the expressed needs, taking into account the constraints identified and the long-term vision.
This position is responsible for the project solution architecture and solutions that embody the immediate and long term needs / vision of our business partners and customers.
As a technical expert within the industry or specific architecture domain, this position applies leadership and advice on multiple technologies;
uses enterprise platforms and patterns, and favors standardization, simplification and integration in our technical strategies and embodiment in subsequent projects.
Key actor for assisting in the establishment of an IT Architecture practice, and the adoption of an architecture and standards methodology.
Manages activities that take place during solution ideation, solution design, and solution implementation.
Reviews business context for solutions to company challenges as well as defining the vision and requirements for the solution, recommending potential options, (which may include RFIs, RFPs or prototype development), selecting the most optimal option, and the development of a roadmap for the selected solution.
Communicates the architecture to the stakeholders and collaborates and coordinates with existing architects in the formalization and adoption of IT standards and procedures.
Champions a structured approach to business application solutions.
Directly assists in the development of a solutions architecture program including departmental roadmaps and project portfolios for IT systems architecture.
Assures solutions not only are a fit for the specific purpose but also closely align with the standards guidelines of technology solutions.
Influences changes to standards when necessary.
Assists domain architecture team on solutions management and timing of financial spend for application solutions.
Supports the architectural aspects of all application projects in peer IT portfolios.
Directs the identification and recommendation of appropriate solutions, upgrades, replacements, or decommissioning options incorporating business and technology productivity, usability, and total cost of ownership.
Guides development and project teams whatever the form of the organization in charge of the change (Waterfall or Agile)
Reports to the Chief Architect.
Proposes improvements in the management and content of the local repository.
Project management and leadership skills are essential.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
High attention to detail regarding accounting skills.
Ability to work under indirect supervision.
Broad understanding of information technology topics.
Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability.
Comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of comfort zone acquiring new skills.
Flexible in a fast-paced dynamic environment with shifting roles and responsibilities.
Technically creative and open-minded.
Demonstrated ability to communicate the complexities of technical programs.
Proficiency with information technologies in a secure network environment.
Strong experience on Archimate modelization.
A challenging position with high learning and career opportunities within a strong international group.
A permanent employee contract with a competitive salary and extensive benefits (pension plan, meal vouchers, insurance pack etc.
You will be able to step into our Flex Income Plan , which allows you to convert the end of year premium (fixed collective moment of choice each year) in one or multiple advantages (car, additional holidays, internet subscription, smartphones ).
AlphaCredit is the market leader for consumer credits in Belgium and Luxembourg and is part of the BNP Paribas Group. From our offices situated in Brussels, we offer all possible credit solutions to our professional partners or directly to our customers.
AlphaCredit continues to grow and is constantly on the lookout for new colleagues!