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Senior IT Systems Architects – Rijswijk

By 28 December 2020 January 18th, 2021 No Comments


Red Carpet IT Services has 3 exciting positions available for a long-term contract (minimal 1 year) with our Pan-European client based in the Netherlands.


Our client is in a major transformation period and a strategic plan has been launched to rebuild all applications on state-of-the-art platforms. (Kubernetes, Kafka, etc.) Using the latest methodologies, microservices and event driven architecture. Delivery processes are UpToDate with industry best practices around iterative delivery based on continuous integration and delivery processes. You will join a team of system architects who are on one hand as architects in projects and on the other hand delivering domain architectures, proof of concept, standards, etc.

This is a fabulous opportunity to work and be a part of one of Europe’s largest IT projects.


  • Assist the lead architects with the definition of the target architecture.
  • Support the adoption of cloud native technologies for data management.
  • Design & support the implementation of interfaces between various bounded contexts covering both internal and external domains.
  • Support projects and ongoing initiatives to align them with the target architecture.
  • Provide system architecture support to the product teams.
  • Create reference implementations of relevant design patterns.
  • Lead & participate in proof of concepts.
  • Provide guidance to development teams during the implementation phase.
  • Assist to the decommissioning of legacy systems in this area.
  • More information will be given on request. Start date: February / March 2021 with an initial period of 12 months


  • Hands on Experience where possible:
  • Domain driven design.
  • Containerization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) and modern architecture patterns (e.g., microservices, reactive architectures, even driven architectures (based on Apache, Kafka. Spring framework (security, Rest, Spring Boot, IOC.
  • Developing solutions which meet challenging performance requirements. Java, CI/CD techniques, Jenkins, Nexus, Argo CD. T
  • Test automation approach (BDD).
  • Cloud native architectures and cloud providers (Azure and GCP)
  • Experience with databases (relational & nonrelational) data stores and data pipelines. (MongoDB, Neo4j)
  • Excellent communication skills with at least level C1 English.


Rate: To be discussed depending on experience.

Work Location: Until the COVID-19 restriction has been lifted the work location is remote. When the COVID-19 restriction has been lifted the work location will based in the Netherlands. There will be occasional travel to other EU locations.

Working Language: English, but knowledge of French or German is a pre.

Candidates must have a valid working visa for the Netherlands.

At Red Carpet IT Services, we have the possibility to issue a work permit or visa if required. All UK nationals will require a work permit as from the 1st of January 2021.


Should you require any further information or have any questions with regard to the working location or how this will be implemented, then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Dick Iskandar +31611143074 or Russell Barnes +31651188354 or