Senior Solutions Architect

We are looking for a Senior Solutions Architect with passion and commitment to work closely with the commercial and the product development teams. A person willing to recommend solutions that perfectly fit the needs of our prospects and clients. 

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Willianne Brocks
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About five°degrees

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what we do.

five°degrees is a Fintech, with 150+ employees based in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Reykjavik, and Novi Sad. Our mission is to bridge the gap between the old and the new world for core banking systems. We achieve this by offering a cloud-native core banking platform to banks and financial services.

Our core product is called °neo. We started working on it two years ago with design thinking at its core. Before we wrote a single line of code we spoke to actual users, understood their problems, and came up with genuinely innovative ways to make their working lives better. Then we validated those solutions, and finally, we started building. 

your role.

As Senior Solutions Architect, you play a crucial role in advising and recommending solutions that perfectly fit the needs of our prospects and clients. In this role, you work closely with the commercial and the product development teams. Your expertise works both ways: you help us improve to fit the client's needs and you help the client understand our value. For this, you use your knowledge of the platform, your analytical skills and your commercial mindsetYour recommendations transition happy prospects into happy clients.   

your responsibilities.

  • Translate the business needs and requirements of prospects into a solution design.
  • Present our platform in demos and prospect proposals, at events.
  • Facilitate workshops and technical sessions with (prospective) clients.
  • Take the lead in answering RFIs/ RFPs.
  • Maintain the RFI/RFP response knowledge base.
  • Identify gaps between the platform and needs from the market and provide input for the product roadmap based on prospect feedback and market developments.
  • Provide input on sales collateral and coordinate content with the Marketing team.
  • Liaise with other internal teams including customer success, sales and legal to manage aspects of the client engagement.

checkboxes.

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in banking or technology. proven 5+ year track record of success in banking technology, SAAS/Cloud and/or digitization.
    flexible and comfortable working with a next generation product in an emerging market.
  • Proven analytical and consulting skills (preferably at a consulting firm) to transform prospect needs into a fitting proposal.
  • Experience with interaction on C-Level and across IT and business units.
  • Strong communicator, able to present innovative product vision and technical.
  • Passion and commitment for customer success.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment.

what we offer.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results!. Even in the current lockdown, we stay connected, have regular company-wide meetings, and make sure you feel appreciated. You can expect from us: 

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     Competitive monthly salary                      Work laptop                            Flexible WFH policy                         Mobile phone

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     Excellent secondary benefits               Travel allowance               Coffee, tea, and a daily lunch              Warm workspace 

and once the current social restrictions are over...  

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We’re also in the same building as Hello Fresh and iO, so lots of tech vibes around.

At five°degrees we have a learning mindset and aim to continuous self-improvement We value diversity and inclusion, welcoming people of any age, gender, and background. In case of equal fit, we prefer candidates that contribute to the cultural diversity of our team. As we promote equal opportunities, values inclusion and diversity.

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Summary

  • Company: five°degrees
  • Location: The Netherlands
  • Employment contract: Full-time