Software Architect - Internal Agile Startup

Thales is looking for a Software Architect - Internal Agile Startup.

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As a Software Architect you have both a creative and a technical leading role within our projects. On the one hand you are busy designing architectural solutions, on the other hand you ensure that the technical principles are met during development. In this process you are a discussion partner of a Product Owner and a User eXperience specialist. It is your role to built and keep an overview of the entire system within the scrum team. The end-users you deal with are all in the safety and security ecosystem and count on quality systems.

In short, you are that experienced Software Architect with experience in setting up software architectures. As a solution hunter you are able to quickly analyze any type of complexity within the user’s environment. Do you have a good view of ​the latest developments in the field of software in the world? If developing a vision is a mission for you? Then you are the Software Architect that we are looking for.

We highly value the high-tech techniques and methods. Software development is mainly based on Java and is supported by a modern development environment.


  • A creative, open and flexible team player with a result oriented attitude.
  • Someone with a passion for high-tech architectures for users in the safety & security domain
  • A talent in Software Architect enjoying designing and developing software solutions
  • Familiar with Agile development software like Jenkins, Swing, etc.
  • Experience with Cloud (AWS or Azure)
  • Having a good background in Java development with modern development methods and tooling.
  • You are able to quickly master new domains and techniques.

An important requirement to fulfil this role is flexibility and the ability to communicate efficiently in English with all types (technical, management) of stakeholders (clients).


  • An interesting job in a high tech environment;
  • A lot of room for your personal development and own initiatives;
  • The option to grow within the organization in different directions including within engineering, into management, commercially or internationally;
  • An open and flexible working environment where work-life balance is considered very important.  

Bedrijfsprofiel Thales Nederland

Thales is in the middle of a Digital Transformation. Digital Transformation is a new way of doing business with customers, while making use of data from users to enhance offering and products. In line with the Thales Digital Transformation strategy, Thales Netherlands is the creating a ‘Digital Competence Center’. This is an entity within Thales countries where we are joining people from many disciplines into a squad to develop new Minimal Viable Products according to the Agile manifesto. In less managerial text it could be best described as a startup community where user experience stands above anything else. The employers have entrepreneurial skills and make use of cloud technology to build new products/services according to latest technologies and security options. Depending on the sales funnel, developers work on external projects with actual users, or temporarily on some internal projects. All products built cloud based to enhance updates, security and use of data. The techniques may vary per project but have enhance the user experience of end-users. The result is agile product development that is making using of data to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness in an endless loop.


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