Contis - a Solaris group company - provides Europe's leading Banking-as-a-Service platform. We enable other businesses to offer their own financial services both rapidly and compliantly in the EEA and UK. Via APIs, our partners can integrate modular financial services directly into their own product offering. Our services cover fiat and crypto assets, lending as well as payments, card issuing and processing. As a market leader we are driven by bringing transformational change to the financial services industry.

We love what we do and we love our team. We are 700+ people from over 60 nationalities - a unique blend of techies, fintech enthusiasts, bankers and entrepreneurs from various industries. Our routines are built around genuinely valuing and exchanging different perspectives as well as actively sharing knowledge as we drive our business as a team. We believe and invest in personal growth.

As a Cloud Architect Azure you provide architecture/technical direction and leadership to the entire engineering department. You join Product Development Teams for multiple months (but for a limited time on purpose) to commit to delivery goals and OKRs, deliver the teams roadmap, drive the evolution of the team-architecture together with the team and incorporate lessons learned to refine the global architecture. You derive impactful and far reaching architectural initiatives and topics from that process and implement them together with the teams and your fellow architects.


Your Role

  • Own and drive the solarisBank Cloud strategy.
  • Drive and guide the ongoing, full migration into Azure
  • Provide architectural / technical guidance and set standards on how we design and implement our Azure usage
  • Help Engineers grow in their craft and how to make the best use of the Azure ecosystem
  • Lead and align the overall/global architecture vision and strategy and implement it with your fellow architects from within the teams
  • Participate in architectural discussions, regularly propose, discuss and prototype solutions on how we build your products and architecture on Azure
  • Ensure that product and architecture strategy match and reinforce each other. You make sure that your strategies strike the right balance between elegance, simplicity and pragmatism

What you should bring along

  • You have comprehensive experiences in the areas of Azure Architecture, Systems architecture and software engineering. (for this role a strong working knowledge of Azure is required with at least 2 years of experience, AWS experience is nice to have)
  • You know the in's and out's of key Azure topics like AKS, ACI, Azure functions, networking and security setup and best practices etc.
  • Ideally, you have hands on experience in guiding and migrating a live platform from an on premise setup to an Azure environment (microservice architecture, networking, dynamic scaling, cost effective/aware ...)
  • Have an expert understanding of modern information technology and feel comfortable in working within our overall Tech Stack: AWS, Azure, Docker, Microservices, Ruby, Golang, Elixir, Phoenix, React.js, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Concourse, Github, Prometheus.
  • Have a deep understanding of agile and lean processes and embrace end-2-end ownership.
  • Prefer to prove your ideas by trying them out and measuring their impact. You accept failure is a vital part of that process.
  • Are fun to work with and you actively contribute to our company culture.
  • Have a strong will and ability to learn fast and you are able to explain complex matters to different audiences.
  • You communicate well in written and verbal English

 Why Work at Contis?

  • We seek out and hire only exceptional talent, and therefore recognise that each individual brings value and contribution which has made us who we are today.
  • We have a tech stack to be proud of and a working environment framed by our Contis values and behaviours.
  • We are passionate people who share a common vision, can think big, and thrive on delivering results.
  • We value diversity of thought and expect that you bring all of you to work; your passion, creativity and ideas on how we can be the best in the space that we operate in.
  • In return we will help you to be the very best that you can, we will support with development, give you opportunities to get involved in key projects and offer exposure to challenges that you may not get in a larger organisation.

The benefits on offer

  • 5 days a week
  • 18 days annual Leave
  • Birthday Policy
  • No Sandwich Leave Policy
  • Relocation Benefit

Contis is an equal opportunity employer, embraces diversity and builds an inclusive environment for its employees and customers. We consider all applicants for employment regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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