Your role as Solution Architect?
KPMG is not only providing Digital Transformation services towards our client, but also we as KPMG ourselves are `digitizing our firm', which brings great opportunities for further innovation and modernization. Business Services (~500 people) is the internal organization which provides all high quality services and support to all KPMG Netherlands employees (~4500) and consists of departments such as IT, HR, Finance and Mobility. You will be part of the IT organization (~60 people) within the Architecture and Service Development team together with the IT CTO and Enterprise Architect.
“The challenge is to balance quality & risk & cost & speed and getting the right mix of benefits for now and at the same time be prepared for the future..”
As a Solution Architect you will be involved in various (modernization) projects, (IT strategic) programs and initiatives with the aim to lead on architecture and the technical aspects of solutions. This can be already in the ideation phase, in which requirements needs to be translated to a potential solution applying `Reuse before Buy before Build' and help with a possible Request for Proposal towards suppliers. You will also be working in different implementation projects and programs (in parallel) to define and decide on the solution architecture, which should fit in the overall Enterprise Architecture of the Netherlands or even Global KPMG. At the same time, you will support achieving the Architecture and Service Development objectives, by researching, defining and setting standards on both technology as well as way of work, improving the architecture practice and establishing our platform strategy.