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Senior Solutions Architect

Want to be part of a fast-growing international fintech company? Become a Senior Solutions Architect at five°degrees.

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is an Amsterdam-based Fintech, currently developing a cloud-native core banking platform to create banking as it should be. We combine state-of-the-art technology and sound financial knowledge to create unique digital solutions for today’s banks and for people who like banking to be quick and easy.   

With 150+ employees in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Reykjavik, Frankfurt and Serbia, we have a broad spectrum of different cultures and are growing.  

Our mission is to provide banks and financial service providers with a way to bridge the gap between the old and the new world by adopting digitization and automation. We achieve this by offering a cloud native core banking platform.  

We have a learning mindset and aim to continuously improve ourselves and our own way of working. 

how we do it.

Your future colleagues are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as is proven in the results of the Staff Involvement Survey. Our company culture is open, transparent, and collaborative. Be part of a team where everyone makes a real contribution to our customers’ success.

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.

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 together with the commercial team 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.  

what you'll do.

  • 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.

who you are.

  • 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. 

We value diversity and inclusion at five°degrees. We welcome people of any age, gender and backgroundIn case of equal fit, we prefer candidates that contribute to the cultural diversity of our team. 

what we offer.

  • All the basics like a competitive monthly salary and great hardware
  • A mobile phone of your choosing.
  • Plenty of space for personal development.
  • A multi-cultural international working environment.
  • A great team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Excellent benefits like a retirement plan and disability plan.
  • Mutual flexibility.
  • A warm workplace that promotes equal opportunity and values inclusion and diversity.

and once the current social restrictions are over:

  • Travel allowance.
  • A cool office workspace, easily accessible with public transport.
  • Drinks, snacks and fruit.
  • A fun environment with many social events per month

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Summary

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