Principal Cloud Architect

Job description

We are ValueBlue, a fast-growing B2B SaaS scale-up that enables organisations globally to achieve agile digital transformation. Our mission is to help organisations improve their business and adapt for the future by giving them insight into their architecture, processes, applications and data, so that they can deliver effective transformation initiatives.

Our innovative collaboration platform BlueDolphin helps CxOs and Architects to plan, design, and manage business transformations, thanks to real-time insights that speed-up decision making. We currently have customers using our platform across the globe, from corporations like A.S. Watson, Randstad, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Group to financial, pharmaceutical, technology and consumer organisations such as ABN AMRO, Wakefern Food Corp and Moss Construction.

For several years our beloved BlueDolphin has been part of the Gartner Magic Quadrant and rewarded with customer choice awards on several occasions.

Headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands, with start-up offices in London, New York, and Hong Kong. Thanks to a recent B Series investment now further global expansion awaits us.

ValueBlue is more than just a company. We are an international tech community with a passion for improving the lives of our customers while developing ourselves on a continues basis. We are an expert in our field and proud of our culture where innovation, ownership, a can-do mentality and team play add to the equation.

In order to continue on our growth path, we are currently recruiting for the position of Principal Cloud Architect based at our Utrecht office.

What will you be doing? 

As Principal Cloud Architect, you will define the next level generation apps and products, improving our current product and automating our processes. Further you will collaborate across all teams with product, R&D, QA, DevOPs, Consultants and Sales as well as our customers. Reporting to the CPTO, you will be responsible to define, design, implement, scale and govern our architecture, APIs, Service Integrations, as well as regulatory, processes and systems. You will also closely align with our Consultancy and Marketing teams.

You OWN the infra, platform and integration architecture and make sure that our platform scales to cater on a planetary level. You do this by combining your knowledge with our customers’ needs and our derived vision on the future of the industry.

This position is highly technical focusing on B2B SaaS, Cloud, API, Integration with corresponding contribution across privacy, security and data technologies like streaming data ingestion, storage, data processing and advanced analytics on Azure.

Our current tech stack


JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js, React/Redux, MobX, Storybook, styled-components, Ember, Less/Sass, Jest, webpack, Git, Npm, SonarCloud, GoJs


C#, Azure AD B2C, Azure App Service, SignalR, MongoDB


Azure DevOps, AWS


Selenium, Specflow, BrowserStack, Playwright

Job requirements

What do you bring?

  • 8+ years of hands-on design and production experience with Azure, AWS and native cloud services;
  • Experience with Integration to 3rd party solution providers such as ServiceNow/Jira/Confluence/Slack;
  • Knowledge of Azure ServiceFabric clusters, AWS, Amazon Neptune,MongoDB clusters;
  • Experience with iPaaS and ETL platforms;
  • MSc or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Computer Sciences;
  • Strong understanding of security requirements around integration such as exchanging certificates, using tokens/keys or simply password based;
  • Experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or SAFe;
  • Experience working within R&D.

What can ValueBlue offer you?

At ValueBlue we believe that the power of our company lies within our own employees, and that we’ll only reach new heights by prioritising your personal and professional growth. That’s why we give you all the space you need to make an impact.

What else is in it for you?

  • A competitive compensation package;
  • The chance to join a fast-growing software company that is expanding globally;
  • Innovative, fun and ambitious colleagues that value new ideas;
  • Guidance and support when you need it; freedom and flexibility when you don’t;
  • A strong focus on continued personal development – attend your choice of training, courses or events to expand your skills;
  • A beautiful and comfortable co-working space in Utrecht with everything you need to concentrate and collaborate;
  • A flexible working environment – split your time between home and the office.

Are you interested?

We would love to hear from you! Please send us your resume and cover letter, and you will hear from us within 3 working days. Any questions about the role? Do not hesitate to get in touch with our Recruiter - Oana Etcu: +31 6 18299539.