architect global it solutions in diemen

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diemen, noord-holland
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Randstad has become a true global player in the world of work in the past decade, by growing organically and by various mergers & acquisitions, of which Monster Worldwide is one of the more recent additions. In the technology-driven world of talent, Randstad is going through a digital transformation that has a major impact on Randstad's strategy, business models, way of working, and brand. It is a time of change, offering major opportunities for our own employees, our clients, candidates and other stakeholders.

Randstad GISRandstad Global IT Solutions is responsible for the IT infrastructure within Randstad. This department deals with all group-wide IT matters, such as IT strategy, IT architecture and IT security relating to infrastructure. The organisation is made up of Randstad employees along with our technology partners TCS and BT.

Purpose of the job:
As an Architect, you are part of the Randstad GIS team. The purpose of the job is to maintain overview over the total IT landscape within Randstad and its Operating Companies, and identify, collect and develop Group IT standards in collaboration with local IT departments and fellow architects.

The Randstad Group consists of 40 operating companies, each with their own IT landscape, solutions and technologies. These operating companies vary from very large to small. Randstad is embarking on a digital transformation and is working towards digital approaches and solutions. For this purpose, Randstad GIS was created to harmonise the global infrastructure for Randstad.

The architects play a key role in shaping the future of Randstad world-wide. The HR sector is digitizing fast and you will design the way we can apply digital capabilities to serve our clients and candidates in the best way possible.

Key activities:
  • Maintain overview over the IT infrastructure landscape within Randstad and its Operating Companies
  • Identify potential for, collect and develop Group IT standards and solutions
  • Maintain close relationships with key IT personnel from the Randstad Operating Companies
  • Assess IT environments from a technological, security and IT governance perspective
  • Maintain the relationship between the infrastructure and the application domain
  • Make network upgrade and configuration recommendations to management based on performance metrics
Document networks design that provides a clear picture of the network to allow proper troubleshooting of network problems. Network documentation must include network drawings, descriptions and equipment configurations

Key Relationships:
  • Randstad GIS Architects team
  • Country specific IT departments of Randstad Operating Countries
  • Randstad GIS Project teams
  • Randstad Holdings IT
  • University Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Intimately familiar with agile software development and project management
  • Excellent understanding of IT Security and Data Privacy
  • Excellent understanding of relevant HR technologies and developments
  • Solid understanding of the HR and Staffing industry
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Fluent English speaker/writer
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Ability to build connections between stakeholders
  • Pragmatic and hands-on attitude
  • 3+ years experience in Architecture
  • 3+ Meraki and Cisco CSR/ASA and SDN
  • Cloud experience (AWS, GCP)
Randstad World League competencies and behaviors
Within Randstad we invest in our employees, developing is key for us. For our functional communities we have development programs in place, which we call World League Programs. The aim of the World League programs is to guide and facilitate our functions in further strengthening the business partnering with the field, in a coordinated and standardized manner.
  • Business impact: influence, engage, drive change
  • Radar screening: radar for opportunities and risks, persistence and focus, full story
  • Connecting people & business: linking-pin, networking, adapt to changes
  • Critical thinking: identify, decisiveness, inspirationally irritating
  • Reliability: independent and authentic, has integrity and trusted, compliance
We pay a good, competitive salary and attractive benefits. As a leader in the world of work, we ensure that you largely compose your own benefits package within a benefit budget. In addition to the regular salary, you will receive a gross monthly benefit budget to be used for employee benefits at your discretion. The total percentage amounts to 12.34% (including 8.5% holiday allowance). Employees are eligible for a bonus (scheme depends of the Hay grade); your bonus can multiply with a maximum factor of 3, depending on the results of Randstad worldwide. In addition to the regular salary, you will receive 25 vacation days, discount on insurances, option to invest in the Randstad shares plan, personal development and career opportunities. Because of this there are many different career opportunities within our organization. Our goal is to fill 80% of our management positions through internal flow.)