Platform Architect

Platform Architects own the full stack lifecycle of the platform(s) under their scope. They are accountable for the evolution of a platform across IT chains and domains that consume the platform services in terms of functional, non-functional, Risk, Security, technical debt, migration, Roadmaps, etc. These Architects are responsible for the detailed design of application platforms, platform reference architectures, consumption templates, alignment of platform to the solution architecture, the strategic response to accrued technical debt, platform lifecycle, adoption of use patterns, improve the Technology portfolio, and work to evolve the architecture toward the organisations needs.

Platform Architects must be seen as mentors, and technically proficient with the Application Architecture Platforms. They are responsible for maintaining high levels of technical passion and knowledge craving amongst the Technology and IT community.


At least 8 years as Software Engineer with experience in Technical Architecture and Systems Integration Projects, or
At least 5 years in other Architect Roles (e.g.: Solution, Enterprise Architect) with proficiency / close interaction with the Platform Architecture function, or
At least 2 years as Platform Architect
Able to organise and lead Technology Decision processes, including request for Information and Request for Proposals processes from a Technical perspective.

Nice to have

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline.
Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g.: TOGAF)
Knowledge of Public cloud, Container eco systems (e.g. Docker, Kubernates etc.)

Tech stack we work on:

Good Understanding of Platform, data structures, design, architectural and integration patterns, algorithms, and engineering best practices.
Hands-on experience, with Containers, Java, Microservices and Web Components-based front-end frameworks.
Good understanding of IT Security concepts, Security Models and their implementation.
Enterprise Integration Patterns, Asynchronous services and Event-Driven Architecture
Knowledge and/or experience working in an Agile delivery environment
A background in GCP / Azure / Big Data desirable

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application.

About Us
At ING, we want to make life simpler and more worthwhile for everyone who banks with us, for the people who work with us, and the community at large, too.
When you come to work at ING, youre joining a team where individuality isnt just accepted, its encouraged. Weve built a culture thats fun, friendly and supportive its the kind of place where you can be yourself and make the most of whatever you have to offer.
We give people the freedom to take risks, think differently, take ownership of their work, and make great things happen. Were here to help you get ahead. And with our global network, theres plenty of scope to take your career in new directions, perhaps even ones youve never considered.
People of all ages, sexual orientations, cultures and backgrounds are welcome to apply likewise if youre an indigenous Australian, or youre living with a disability, or you have family or caring responsibilities.
Sound like the kind of place youd feel at home? Wed love to hear from you.
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