Overview
Location Zwijnaarde, Belgium
Type Fulltime
Department Software Engineering
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What the job is about

Join us as a senior software architect and step into a world where your expertise shapes not just products, but the future of Sofico.  

You will have a central role within the organization, aligning with various internal stakeholders such as product owners, software engineers, customers, etc. 
Together, you'll craft solutions that exceeds mere functionality, integrating in elements of creativity and innovation. Every day will be different, navigating technical and product designs alongside a team of experts. 

This means you’ll: 

  • Design scalable and cloud-native solutions based on functional and non-functional requirements utilizing modern development and DevOps practices. 

  • Guide architectural discussions and make decisions with the team about frameworks and patterns resulting in ADR’s. 

  • Develop architectural blueprints and principles based on domain-driven design. 

  • Contribute to both the monolithic and microservice products and the transition between them.  

  • Coach and mentor colleagues in the architecture process, decisions & solutions design. 

  • Focus on both customer projects as well as product initiatives.

Your interest and skills

A keen interest in the functional and business side of architecture & design, with a focus on practical applications, consistency and outcomes. 

Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with the latest technological advancements and tools. 

Passion for technology and innovation, driving you to excel in your role as an architect. 

Strong sense of teamwork, as next to alignments with both internal and external stakeholders, you’ll cooperate with the team and make decisions together. 

The ability to keep an overview and limit the complexity of applications, their data and their dependencies. 

Drive design for change, privacy and security while fulfilling the functional requirements. 
 

You'll benefit if you have knowledge of the following topics: 

  • Programming languages like Java (Jakarta EE, Quarkus), Go, Python, etc. 

  • Proven experience in API design, utilizing a domain-driven design approach.

  • GitOps (IaC) way of working on Kubernetes 

  • Event-driven architecture (data streaming, webhooks, etc.) 

  • Proficiency in English (Dutch is a plus) 

  • Experience working in an Agile environment 

What we offer

We would like to welcome you to an international and multicultural company that has been operating for over 30 years and is doubling in size every 5 years. Growth is our middle name, while we strongly adhere to our horizontal and open company culture.

You're in the driver's seat of your own career, that's our motto. Your personal development is therefore paramount. During an extensive onboarding program of six months, we make you, with the support of your job coach, familiar with our product and the organization. Even after this period, you will continue to get opportunities to learn and develop yourself further. You’re never alone.

At Sofico you will also work in a modern office in the Tech Lane (Zwijnaarde) that is easily accessible. We have plenty of safe charging points for your electric car or bike, and free shared bicycles available to pick up your lunch.

In return for your efforts, we offer an extensive salary package, including a company car with a fuel/charging card, a bonus system, meal vouchers, and group and hospital insurance. Are you a sporty type? A bike lease is also one of the possibilities! The flexible office hours and opportunities to work from home provide the necessary flexibility within the company.

At Sofico we are strong believers in the power of a good cup of coffee. Water or soft drinks are of course also on the menu. We love our team events. Think afterwork drinks, a BBQ, a family day, a company weekend, or a walking dinner with the whole company.

Convinced?

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Explore our current job openings and apply today! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out directly to our HR team or call +32 92108040.