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Lead Architect

Do you want to fight identity fraud as lead architect of our technologically advanced international software company based in Enschede?

Full-time / Part-time · Netherlands

Inverid (the new name for InnoValor) was the first and is the leading provider of NFC-technology for mobile identity verification - ReadID. Companies worldwide use our software to verify identities remotely and reduce fraud. Customers include banks like ING, Rabobank, and ASB New Zealand, government agencies like UK Home Office and the Danish Digital Agency, and digital signature services like SK ID Solutions and Digidentity. Our software is widely recognised as leading in its field.

Inverid is growing fast and is up for a new phase in its evolution, opening international development and sales hubs, and expanding all development teams. We are the winner of the FD Golden Gazelle 2021 (mid-sized companies) for the fastest growing company in east of the Netherlands and is one of the 250 fastest growing scale-ups in the Netherlands. We are located in the Netherlands (Enschede), with offices in London and Barcelona. We currently are a group of about 50 people with 12 different nationalities, working in three development teams. Language in the company is English.

We require a high service availability and process sensitive (personal) data. We run all our servers in the public cloud (currently AWS and Azure in the early stages). Some customers ask us to provide our servers on-prem, typically as docker images. Ensuring this is done in a secure, effective and efficient manner requires us to take technical and process steps with continuous improvement. As a Cloud Architect you participate in setting our Cloud strategy and standards.

We welcome medior as wel as senior experienced candidates. Depending on your profile we will discuss responsibilities and development trajectory for this role.

Your Job!

  • Analysing the business strategy and discuss all key areas and initiatives with business strategists and technology managers. Translate those requirements into a demand for new or enhanced IT capabilities over the short-, medium-, and long-term. Break down outcomes into defined parts.

  • Helping to define and decide on the right IT strategy and approach that will best support long-term business plans and goals, in line with cyber security standards and best practices
  • Analysing desired processes and outcomes and advise on the right combination of IT systems and components
  • Aligning system architecture closely with service design
  • In charge of devising, configuring, operating, and maintaining both computer and networking systems
  • Advising on the best tools, frameworks, hardware, software, and other IT elements to achieve mid-term objectives
  • Advising the teams on the specific software, hardware, and other elements needed to deliver defined IT project outcomes
  • Working closely with the project teams to help them turn the architecture and their vision into reality. Feedback from engineers and end users will feedback into system design to ensure it aligns with both business goals and user needs.
  • Creating important reference document to ensure consistency and clarity across all project and IT implementations

What do we expect?

  • An university (MSc) degree in computer science, software engineering, computer security or similar

  • Experience with automation and continuous integration
  • Experience with public-, e.g. AWS, Azure, and hybrid cloud
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Good command of the English language
  • Security is important to you, both technology, organisation and processes

What we offer

  • We offer a challenging work environment where you can make a difference in reducing identity fraud

  • You will work in a group of over 50 highly qualified researchers, engineers, architects, and UX designers from 12 countries
  • Inverid offers a competitive salary with on top of that a result dependent variable compensation
  • We find the work-life balance very important and offer the possibility to work flexible hours and to work from home
  • Part-time is possible with a minimum of 32 hours per week
  • We support relocation if needed, both financially as well as actively
  • Check inverid.com  for more information on Inverid and ReadID

About Inverid & ReadID

  • Inverid is a fast-growing (fin)tech company that is conquering the world wide market with the award-winning and best-in-class mobile identity verification solution ReadID
  • ReadID is the world's first and leading NFC-based smartphone identity verification technology. We have renowned clients, such as banks (ING Bank, Rabobank, Volksbank, ASB), government organizations (police, UK Home Office) and trusted service providers (Itsme, Digidentity, SK)
  • ReadID enables our customers to read and verify passports, driving licenses and identity cards. The NFC chip of the identity document is read via the NFC on the smartphone (Android or iOS). Check www.readid.com for more information about ReadID, demo videos and the free demo app in App/Play Store

Our head office is located in Enschede (The Netherlands). InnoValor is ISO27001, ISO27701, SOC 2 type 2 and eIDAS High/QTSP certified.

You will be part of highly-skilled team of researchers, developers, architects, and UX designers in a pleasant working atmosphere

Lunch or walk together and social activities together after work

We think work-life balance is important, flexibility in working hours and working from home

Collaboration is at the heart of our work

Competitive salary, and a performance base reward

28 Holidays and option for extended holidays

High-end laptop and smartphone (Windows or Apple)

Plenty of possibilities for growth and education, both internally as well as externally

Good pension scheme