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Principal Architect

Job description

For a client of Spilberg I'm currently looking for a skilled Principal Architect to join their dynamic team.

As a leading software development organisation, this client focuses on payments and public transport solutions. They adopt a team-based approach, granting autonomy to their teams to leverage the best technologies, processes, and methodologies for project success.

About the role

As the Principal Architect, you will be at the forefront of delivering exceptional solutions to their clients. Leading a team of talented engineers, business analysts, and testers, you will foster a positive work environment where quality and innovation thrive.

Your dedication to customer satisfaction will be evident through your commitment to exceed expectations. Simultaneously, you will ensure that your team finds fulfillment in their daily work, maintaining a harmonious balance between client and employee contentment. Success, to you, is when both your team members and clients rate their experience as at least a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10, preferably an 8, and the project achieves financial success.

Collaborating with the management team, you will receive support in various aspects, such as commerce, account management, people management, operations, and technology.

About you:

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • A robust technical background in software development, preferably on the JVM (Java/Kotlin). While most of their principals come from software engineering and architecture backgrounds, they are open to considering other software development roles;

  • Excellent communication skills, enabling seamless interactions within their organization and with clients. Proficiency in English is required, and a basic understanding of the local language is desirable for casual conversations. Knowledge of another language is considered a valuable bonus;

  • Strong leadership capabilities, essential for guiding a team of skilled software developers;

  • Motivation to drive the success of each project and a dedication to delivering outstanding results;

  • Familiarity with the public transport domain is advantageous;

  • This company believes in individual potential and growth. Even if you lack some of the qualifications listed above, they encourage you to apply if you believe you are a good fit for the role. They are committed to investing in your development and helping you unlock your full potential.

About the company

This client is a prominent software development company, specializing in payments and public transport solutions. They are renowned for combining technical expertise with in-depth domain knowledge, making them the preferred partner for mission-critical bespoke software projects in these fields. In their line of work, security, reliability, and maintainability are paramount requirements, not mere preferences.
Presently, their workforce comprises approximately 90 dedicated professionals spread across offices in different locations. This client is part of a group of companies, an alliance of experts who deliver software products and services to various markets.

Public Transport Domain

In the public transport sector, this client leads the way in providing cutting-edge technological solutions. They serve public transport operators, as well as the local public transport authority. Being the technological innovation partner for the industry, they often pioneer new developments in the field.
Our diverse portfolio includes the following products and services:

  • Point-of-sale systems for ticket-based products, featuring innovative solutions for seamless card-to-server communication;

  • Fleet management software offering comprehensive monitoring and analytics for efficient fleet management;

  • A ticketing system that empowers travelers to use barcode-based tickets, providing an alternative to the traditional payment methods;

  • To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your application and resume. Rest assured that all applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

What is offered?

  • The freedom to, with your team, organize your work the way you see fit, and define your own role the way you think is best;

  • A coaching management team that will actively support you in achieving your goals and includes you in the processes of making important decision regarding the strategy;

  • A workplace where you’ll be surrounded by friendly, ambitious professionals who, with integrity and energy, try to create the best software in the world every single day;

  • A large budget in hours and money for education;

  • A salary ranging from € 6.000,00 to € 7.500,00 gross + vacation allowance;

  • Lease car, laptop etc.

Apply now using the form below or send your resume to Tom Blommers, via