Team Lead Software Architecture & Competences

Driebergen-Rijsenburg (Netherlands)

8 juli 2024

Do you want to make a difference and contribute to creating a better world? Are you interested in developing your skills and knowledge, while putting your ideals to work? Join us, we are a frontrunner in ethical banking and global impact investing, and we need people like you to make change happen.

We believe that money can change the world for the better. In fact, our organisation was founded on this belief. Our mission is to create a society that protects and promotes the quality of life of all its members with human dignity at its core.

Within Digital & Technology, the Software Solutions department is responsible for development, maintenance, and integration of ICT applications that support Triodos’ business. We currently accomplish this task with 25 scrum delivery teams supplemented plus one Software Architecture (SA) Team and one Support Team. The position in question will lead the SA team next to supporting Guilds and Chapters with their cross-team competence development and collaboration.

Clever architecture helps us create and maintain effective and stable software. That software is used by customers, colleagues and partners in the markets and networks we operate in. All our work is in service of Triodos Mission making money work for positive change in society.

Team Lead Software Architecture & Competences (32 to 40 hours a week)

‘The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.’


How you will make a differenceYou lead and coach a team of Software Architects to manage standards, quality, and uniformity across the department. You help the team capture and communicate technically complex topics in a comprehensible manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coach the SA team to enhance value delivery
  • Support the professional and personal growth of your team members
  • Address impediments blocking team performance or value delivery
  • Drive process improvements and consistency
  • Take responsibility for your teams' deliveries by supporting software architects to:
    • detect and resolve critical deficiencies, legacy, technical debt
    • manage quality and process uniformity into the department's way of working
    • maintain insight in and apply a coherent set of principles, styles, guidelines, and constraints
    • align software architecture with enterprise architecture and business strategy
    • keep our technology stacks performant and appealing to personnel
    • stay current with industry trends and best practices
    • derive the future-state of our technology stacks
    • Boost the competence development of the department members, by supporting, facilitating and or structuring the chapters and guilds

As a Leader, You:

  • Prioritize well-being, objectives, and learning of your team members
  • Promote a culture of open feedback and continuous learning
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Software Development
  • Provide direction, inspire, and engage others
  • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Challenge consensus and conflicting interests
  • Work in an Agile manner and advocate this way of working
  • Identify and address department- or organisation-wide improvements

This is complemented by:

  • A passion for helping to shape a sustainable and impactful future for Triodos Bank
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and working with stakeholders within an agile organisation
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Strong command of written and spoken English

Your future colleaguesYou will lead a SA team of experienced professionals. Next to that you are part of a Management Team (MT) in which you’ll actively contribute to steering the department. This MT collectively handles and represents all managerial responsibilities of the department. We divide the management of the delivery teams amongst eight Team Leads.

Wat we bieden

What we offer you

An inspiring work culture

The most important thing about working with us is that you are part of community that is changing the world for the better. We are constantly improving our work culture to create conditions where every person can thrive, so you are able to:

  • find a sense of meaning in your work
  • create positive energy and impact with your co-workers
  • build mutual trust and respect in working relationships
  • enjoy fulfilment at a professional and personal level

A comfortable working environment

Our award-winning sustainable head office is based in Driebergen-Zeist, the Netherlands at the Reehorst Estate, just a 3 minutes’ walk from the train station. Combined with working from home, it is an inspiring place to work and connect with your colleagues.

And of course, great remuneration and working conditions:

  • a salary appropriate to the position, our remuneration policy and your experience
  • an attractive pension policy
  • a mobility card (including free private travels)
  • flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home
  • reimbursement of a company bicycle to the max of € 1,500
  • 30 holiday days with a 40-hour working week, plus the option of buying 2 weeks of extra holiday days
  • extra leave to contribute to voluntary work
  • a range of education and training opportunities
  • the option to join our collective health insurance
  • a working from home allowance per home office day
  • suitable home office equipment up to € 750 every 5 years

Sounds interesting?

If you feel that you want to make a difference, don’t hesitate to join the Triodos community by applying for this role.

Everyone is welcome to join us. Our culture is built on values that aim to benefit both society and individuals. We are committed to equity and diversity, and we value everyone’s perspective. We strive to create an environment in which all co-workers and our broader community can feel safe and included.

The closing date for applications is: 05-07-2024

If the role interests you but you still have some questions, please connect with us. If there are any additional adjustments you may need during the application process, please email [email protected].

We also don’t want to miss out on candidates who feel they don’t exactly match the job description, so if this is a role that sounds interesting to you, and you feel you could add value, please apply!


Who we are

Triodos Bank is a leading expert in sustainable banking, founded in 1980 in the Netherlands, with branches in Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, and Spain.

Triodos Investment Management is a globally recognised leader in impact investing, that currently manages 20 funds invested in both Europe and emerging markets.

Triodos Regenerative Money Centre is our business unit launched in 2019 with the explicit goal of restoring and regenerating nature and society.

We are a certified B Corp since 2015. B Corp is a growing global community of successful and sustainable companies that create positive social impact and change.

We are also one of the founders of The Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a global network of independent banks using finance to deliver sustainable economic, social, and environmental development. | |


Driebergen-Rijsenburg (Netherlands)


8 juli 2024