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AWS Architect

Netherlands, Utrecht, UTRECHTEngineering

Job description

Join us in creating software that matters

WCC has changed lives since 1996. We are a group of highly ambitious individuals who believes in the greater story. We provide software that matters through major projects such as at UNHCR, the EU and many more. WCC is more than just a software organization, here at WCC, we strive for improving human life.

We are an international company that provides advanced Search and Match solutions to private and government agencies.

We specialize in:

  • ID & Security Solutions - WCC enables governments to manage large volumes of Identity and Security data. Protecting borders and citizens while providing legal identity for all
  • Employment Solutions - WCC enables Public and Private Employment Services to match people quickly and expertly with suitable and sustainable jobs
  • Data Matching Solutions - WCC is building the next generation of Data Matching Solutions to empower businesses to better process, manage and analyse data

What’s in it For You?

Our team - teamwork begins with building trust. Here at WCC, we are all part of one team that believes unity is one of our strengths.

We need each other in each step and phase in the process to become successful. Together we build an environment in which people feel welcome, valued, and respected.

Work environment - We focus on talent and possibilities, not limitations. We love challenges and exploring new creative horizons.

We have a diverse environment that gives every individual the freedom to express their ideas. We encourage a healthy mindset. Working hard is important but having fun while doing so is as important.

We care about our people, so here are the Perks and Benefits we provide:

  • 90k - 130k salary depending on your skill level
  • pension plan
  • disability insurance
  • coverage of transportation costs
  • Visa sponsorship and 30% ruling support (if it's the case)
  • 26 vacation days
  • personal development opportunities
  • Dutch training
  • hybrid working from home / working from the office policy
  • Home office budget
  • An opportunity to create an international and diverse network.

Job description

You will drive technology choices, guard overall code quality, and find technical solutions that maintain the security, performance, reliability, and ease of use of our software. Together with our product owners and other architects you'll maintain standards for code quality, uniform APIs, build infrastructure, and development practices. You will evaluate new technology, and drive knowledge sharing across the development teams as needed. This is an opportunity to have lots of input into concepts and driving these concepts into real-world designs and to delight the end-user.

You will be joining us at a pivotal moment in our worldwide expansion plans: we are expanding our portfolio with new products and extending existing products for new customers. It will be your creative flair and focus that will drive in the delivery of our dynamic projects. Everyone here is approachable and excited to pitch in and help. We are easy to get along with, always willing to lend a hand, excited about coming to work, and happy to contribute to the team.


  • Technical Leadership - Providing overall technical leadership and direction for a number of teams and individuals. Identifies technical opportunities outside the immediate area of product responsibility
  • Stakeholder Management -Guides and influences technical decisions while understanding the business impact and managing relevant stakeholder relationships up to C-level.
  • Delivering architecture design and implementations in AWS
  • Adept at strategic planning with understanding how to identify business needs, problems, and risks.
  • Leading and being deeply involved in the hands-on technical delivery of our products
  • Driving solution architecture and best practices by:
  • Producing white papers and best practices guides
  • Mentoring other WCC employees
  • Producing public-facing content such as blog posts and presentations
  • Implementing PoC’s making use of innovative technology by evaluating trending technologies
  • Constantly investigating and evaluating industry trends

Job requirements

In order to succeed in this role you must have:

  • Professional Level AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or similar level.
  • 3+ years experience with Agile and DevOps SDLC methodologies
  • 3+ years experience with concepts such as microservices (including scalability best practices), containers, and container orchestration using Docker or Kubernetes
  • 3+ years experience with Git-based version control software such as GitLab, GitHub, Git CI/CD pipelines and managing GitOPS process for branching, merging and releasing software
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency with virtualization technologies such as VMware, ESXi, vRealize Cloud Suite, or similar
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid Experience with Amazon Web Services and the tools necessary to assess system performance, ensure scalability, monitor system and data security
  • Experience developing, managing, and operating CI/CD pipelines that align to a hosted environments DEVOPS framework
  • Experience in creating build scripts, deployment scripts, and automating throughout the CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience in building metrics, logging, analytics and alerting for performance and security across all endpoints and services.
  • Consultative nature
  • Bachelor's or master’s degree, preferably in IT (e.g. Software Engineering)
  • Acts as a role model for other team members. Provides informal 1-2-1 technical mentoring and guidance to other team members.

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