The bank for a changing world

SOA Architect – m/f/x – Digital


Standard / Permanent



Job function



IT 000431

Want to help shape the bank of tomorrow today?
At the bank for a changing world, our employees make change their greatest asset, turning challenges into opportunities. They think ahead to offer customers innovative solutions perfectly suited to their needs.
At BNP Paribas Fortis, the country’s number one bank, employees enjoy continuous career growth in a rewarding and flexible work environment.
In a changing world, designing tomorrow is both the most challenging and the most inspiring thing to do. We are challenging the way we work and the way we connect. Therefore, we need digital specialists who can shape the future of banking technology. Are you a leader in our digital revolution?
The Integration and Data Architecture team is a transversal architecture team. We are in charge of shaping the architecture of the bank in order to face the digital challenges: API-fication, bi-modal IT, Data centricity.
Your future job:
We are looking for a SOA architect to join our expanding team as it shapes the bank’s service/API-oriented architecture.
Do you have practical experience with SOA and great communication skills? Are you a creative thinker who excels at pioneering architectural designs? Then this is a fascinating opportunity that you won’t want to miss!
As SOA architect:
  • You advise and contribute to projects on an architectural level. You are also involved in design and testing strategies.
  • You ensure project requirements are managed efficiently. You consider the various aspects involved and coordinate these to create the most beneficial approaches to SOA.
  • You contribute to architectural reference models and other reference documents.
  • You collaborate with architects and other stakeholders, sharing your expertise in SOA and related topics.
  • You translate SOA concepts into practical implementation steps for projects.
  • You help to organise architecture in the SOA field. You maintain blueprints and elaborate detailed roadmaps for domains and programmes.
  • You follow the market evolution in integration technology and have a keen eye for spotting future trends.
Highlight your strengths!
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in implementing SOA in a medium or large company.
  • Your knowledge of the financial industry is important.
  • You have profound experience in IT architecture, ideally at Enterprise level.
  • You have knowledge of or experience with ESB, API Gateway, Web Services, SOAP, Json.
  • You have excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • You are eager to learn and willing to share your knowledge.
  • You are interested in developing your people management skills.
  • You are flexible and open minded.
  • You can express yourself perfectly in English and speak at least French or Dutch.
In a changing world, diversity and inclusion are core values. At BNP Paribas Fortis we want to attract and retain women and men of all ages, from all backgrounds, each with his or her own experience. We firmly believe that diversity increases performance and innovation. All our offers for full time are also available for 90% or 80%.

What does BNP Paribas Fortis offer you?
We believe that our evolution is driven by our employees. In return, we strive to provide optimal working conditions that enable people to develop both a professional and personal level. We offer a challenging working environment in which you are going to have a real impact on the digital revolution within our company. In addition, you can expect an interesting salary and attractive benefits. In order to respond to your individual needs, you can actively shape your benefit package.
Tempted by the challenge?

Ready to lead the digital innovation at BNP Paribas Fortis, inspire others and design your own career? Apply online!