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Lead Architect

Do you want to fight identity fraud as Lead Architect of an innovative and international software/SaaS company based in Enschede?


Inverid (since November 2022 the new name of InnoValor) is the market leader in NFC technology for mobile identity verification. Companies and governments worldwide use our ReadID software to verify identities remotely and reduce identity fraud. In doing so, we make life easier and more secure. Customers include banks like ING, Rabobank and ASB Bank (New-Zealand), government agencies like UK Home Office and the Danish Digital Agency, and digital online/signature services from itsme, SK ID Solutions and Digidentity.

Inverid is growing rapidly and is entering a new phase in its development, with the opening of an international development hub in Spain and a sales office in the UK, and the expansion of all development teams. We were the winner of the FD Gouden Gazelle (medium-sized companies) for the fastest-growing company in the Eastern Netherlands and are among the 250 fastest-growing scale-ups in the Netherlands. We are based in the Netherlands (Enschede), with new offices in Valencia and London. We currently have 50 employees with 12 different nationalities. The working language within Inverid is English.

Check out our customers and use cases here. And do try our ReadID Me (App/Play Store) on your own identity document.

Your Job

ReadID consists of a mobile part (SDKs and a ready-to-use app) and a server-part. The server is hosted as SaaS, with a REST API, management portal and web hooks. In addition, we orchestrate with parts with complementary services to provide an integrated service to our customers. 

  • The core part of your job is to make sure that the ReadID architecture is secure, scalable and future proof, which includes being responsible for defining the internal and external APIs.
  • With the security team, analyse and reduce security risks that may exists on the architectural level.
  • With the development teams (the different Product Owners, lead developers and Engineering Director), agree on the internal and external APIs.
  • With the CloudOps team, align on how the ReadID Server is deployed in AWS (currently) and using Kubernetes (ongoing development).
  • Advise the Head of Product on possibilities to improve ReadID and balance between adding new functionalities vs architectural improvements. 
  • Creating important reference documents to ensure consistency and clarity internally and towards customers.
  • Incidentally participate in customer meetings to explain our architecture and APIs, and get direct input from customers on possible feature requests and/or API changes.

What do we expect?

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

  • At least five years experience as an architect in a security-sensitive SaaS environment, preferably with a native mobile front-end.
  • Experience with public cloud (preferably AWS) and Kubernetes.
  • Good command of the English language (speaking and written).
  • Security is important to you, in technology, organizational and in processes.

What do we offer?

  • We offer a challenging work environment where you can make a difference in reducing identity fraud. You will work in a team of more than 50 highly qualified developers, architects and UX designers from 12 countries.

  • Within Inverid, you will get extensive opportunities to specialize in different sectors and technologies, as a solid foundation for the rest of your career with internal and external training courses.
  • Inverid offers a competitive salary with a result-dependent variable remuneration on top.
  • Inverid offers a pension paid in full by the employer and the possibility to extend holidays.
  • We consider work-life balance very important and offer the possibility of working from home. This role does require regular presence at our HQ in Enschede.
  • Part-time is possible with a minimum of 32 hours per week.
  • Naturally, you will receive a high-end laptop (Windows or Macbook) and a phone from us.
  • We support relocation if necessary, both financially and actively.
  • Inverid has a recognized sponsorship from the Dutch government, which makes it possible for candidates from outside the EU to obtain a work visa.

About Inverid & ReadID

Inverid is a fast-growing tech company conquering global markets with its award-winning identity verification technology ReadID. At Inverid, founded in 2013, around 50 employees work closely together with English as the working language.

ReadID is the world's first and leading NFC-based smartphone identity verification technology. We have renowned customers including banks (ING Bank, Rabobank, ASB Bank (New Zealand), government organisations (police, UK Home Office) and trusted service providers (itsme, Digidentity, SK ID Solutions). ReadID allows our customers to read and verify passports, driving licences and identity cards. The NFC chip of the identity card is read via NFC on the smartphone (Android or iOS). Visit https://www.inverid.com for more information about Inverid, demo videos and download the free ReadID Me app in App/Play Store.

Our head office is in Enschede (the Netherlands) and we have offices in the UK and Spain. Inverid is ISO27001, ISO27701, SOC2 type 2, eIDAS eID High, eIDAS QTSP, WCAG 2.1 and Cyber Essentials certified.

Why work at Inverid

  • You will be part of highly skilled team of researchers, consultants, developers, architects, UX designers and more in a pleasant working atmosphere
  • The option to eat lunch or walk together and social activities together after work 
  • We know work-life balance is important, and offer 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