Domain Architect (VOD)

Datum: 18-sep-2018

Plaats: Hilversum, NH, NL, 1217 WP

Jaar: 2018


Requisition ID: 21137


RTL is looking to expand the Technology Architects team with a

Domain Architect (VOD)


RTL is the market leader in the Dutch television market, but so much more than just TV! Through digital brands like RTLXL, Videoland and, RTL has become one of the largest players in the Dutch Digital Market. At RTL we are creating a team of Domain Architects to help us with the development of these domains. 


What are your responsibilities?
You will own the definition and design of the interaction between the technology elements (system/sub-systems/components) of the VOD domain, their agility, reliability and scalability, along with their interactions with other Domains. You are responsible for defining and owning the VOD Domain Blueprint and the High Level Domain Solution Design. As part of the Architecture group, you will define together with Enterprise Architects the Vision, Strategy & Roadmap of the specific domain as well as of the end-to-end enterprise landscape. You will collaborate with other Domain Architects and Enterprise Architects for the integration of the Domain with other Domains. You will lead the Full Life-cycle of the VOD Domain including Technical Debt Management (Record, track and trigger actions on technical debt). Resolving technical dependencies and problems is part of your responsibilities. You will align with the Product Owners in order to define the VOD domain roadmap. Proactively you will keep yourself up-to-date of any latest domain trends, their potential impact on RTL. You will define VOD Domain specific Standards, Principles and best Practices.


What are you good at?
•    Minimum of 8 years in IT is required, of which 2 years in a comparable role is strongly preferred
•    Experience in the media industry is strongly preferred
•    Experience in at a VOD platform implementation is strongly preferred
•    Experience with Microservices, Service Orientated and Event Driven Architecture
•    Experience architecting high availability systems, services and solutions 
•    Experience working in large (1M+) transformation programs 
•    Experience working on Agile development, Just In time Architecture, SCRUM, or other relevant modern development and design practices.
•    Deep knowledge and Experience of API driven architectures 
•    Background in software development (hands on experience).
•    Good knowledge of UML (domain model, activity- and state diagram, sequence diagrams, use cases) 
•    Analytical with good inter-personal skills.
•    Tenacious, Self-starter, Driven Shows initiative.
•    Decisive and pragmatic problem solver.
•    Assertive, Well-developed communication skills. Able to engage with both technical and non-technical staff at all levels in the organization, to understand and respond to their needs in rapidly changing environments.

This is where you’ll be working:
As a Domain Architect (VOD) you will be part of the Architects team (reporting to the CTO) within the business unit Technology. You will be working closely with the VOD related departments within the organization. Technology offers a divers packages of innovative services in the field of unlocking content on their own platforms on behalf of the internal and external customers. 

At RTL there is plenty of room for individual initiative and personal responsibility in a challenging and changing environment. In addition, RTL has extensive secondary benefits such as retirement, career development and profit sharing elements.
For more detailed information about this position, please contact Giovanni Piccirilli, CTO
For more information about the vacancy and selection procedure please contact Maartje Koopman, Senior HR Advisor, by calling 06-51302385 and/or mailing




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