solutions architect wfs in amsterdam

esther van petegem, randstad
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amsterdam, noord-holland


esther van petegem, randstad
+31 (6) 29028253


the world around us

We live in extraordinary times. Technology, society, the job market - they’re all rapidly advancing, and opening up previously unimagined opportunities. With innovation driving the world of work even faster, many of us are left wondering: how can I find a job that works for me? 

people at the heart of everything we do

Working at Randstad is unlike working at any organization. Because at Randstad we put people at the heart of everything we do; this goes for our clients, our candidates, our employees and society. By combining our passion for people with the power of today’s technologies, we support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. We call this Human Forward. 

Are you our new colleague? We’re looking for a Solutions Architect Work Force Scheduling at Randstad Global in Diemen

your typical day includes

As a  Solutions Architect, you are working on the integration for two important global services we deliver from the Digital Factory, part of the Randstad Holding, to our local operations companies: the Global My Randstad App and a major feature in it, Workforce Scheduling. 

This means that you work in the local team in Diemen but in close co-operation with our developers in Lisbon, Warsaw and with our colleagues in the Operating Companies, with whom you analyze the data and integration possibilities from their backends to our solutions. As you understand both the functional wishes and the technical possibilities, you design and create modular and scalable solutions that enable the realization of the global roadmap in correspondence with local possibilities. 

With the gained knowledge on functional requirements and technical possibilities, you enable the development teams to deliver what is needed, with the quality we want to provide to our opco’s. You are capable of managing meetings with all kind of stakeholders (business, digital factory). You also work closely with our suppliers which could be SaaS providers, who deliver particular functionality in our app, and are still developing their roadmap in accordance with our needs as well as suppliers from our Operating Companies to orchestrate the overall solution that we deliver.

You are also part of a team of architects within the Digital Factory, know where and how the solutions you are working on sit in the technical landscape and how to make the most use of the capabilities in that landscape.


your responsibilities

  • Working with internal and external stakeholders on all levels to map requirements and propose high-level designs

  • Make technical choices and design architectural patterns to be implemented by internal and external development teams

  • Ensure development team’s compliance with coding standards, architectural patterns by implementing efficient reviewing & auditing systems and processes    

  • Represent Randstad during joint technical planning and roadmapping sessions with our operating companies and suppliers

  • Evaluate the performance of development teams

  • Work with SCRUM masters and Product Owners to manage projects' scope

  • Work with business stakeholders to manage expectations, plan releases and drive adoption

  • Understand business processes being modeled end to end

  • Stay up to date with modern IT architectural patterns for integration and mobile backends, in particular, cloud-native offerings of AWS and GCP

your background


  • adeptness in handling dynamically changing expectations from multiple client teams

  • excellent team player skills

  • great influential skills to be effective in this multi-stakeholder field

  • passion to grow expertise in fields such as data technologies, API's, integration, serverless development and, of course, mobile

  • experience in working in a diverse, multicultural environment


  • master’s/Bachelor’s degree in Information technology or equivalent qualification

  • architecting solutions using the microservice design patterns; having experience with serverless stacks (gcp and aws) a big plus

  • understanding of modern full stack solutions, RESTful APIs and simple data modeling

  • understanding of CI/CD model

  • vendor/stakeholder management

  • requirements analysis


  • 5-7 years of experience, either as solution architect or senior developer

  • 5-7 years of experience in a global  corporate environment

  • experience in  complex stakeholder management

  • demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban

  • information security and data privacy

what do you get in return?

In return for your talent and effort, we pay a good, competitive salary and offer attractive benefits. Job security and a great work-life balance mean we take care of each other. Imagine having an instant network where everyone wants you to succeed. And we have the numbers to back that up: we’re 38,331 employees strong, with over 4,800 offices in 38 countries. And 47% of our management is female. 

Randstad’s performance standards are high, but as a team, we’ll make sure you reach and even exceed them through a wide range of learning and development opportunities. Joining our team means getting to work with great people. Each of them is crucial to maintaining our open-minded, entrepreneurial, and vibrant company culture.
Sure you’ll work hard, but this hard work is also rewarded, and success is celebrated. It’s the culture you’ll find in any of our global Randstad offices. 

human forward starts with you

Randstad’s purpose is: supporting people and organizations in realizing their true potential. And this starts with making your work meaningful every day. It’s people-work at its best. Making work meaningful. So if you recognize yourself in the profile above, we gladly invite you to apply for this role. 

about Randstad

The Randstad Group is a global leader in the HR services industry and specialized in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Our services range from regular temporary Staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse Services, Professionals, and HR Solutions (including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Programs, and outplacement). In 2017, Randstad generated revenue of € 23.3 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad N.V. is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where options for stocks in Randstad are also traded. For more information, see

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