Vice President Architecture / Lead Architect (Bergen/Oslo/Trondheim)


  • Technology advisor for the CTO
  • Part of the management team in the Technology organization
  • Lead Signicat’s Architecture Group consisting of tech leads / architects from 10-15 developer teams across the Product, Technology and Operations organizations
  • Responsible for defining Signicat’s overall target architecture
  • Accountable for architecture at the platform layer
  • Liason with tech leads / architects at the application and infrastructure layers
  • Maintain a structure for high-level architecture documentation
  • Foster architecture that support scale, agility and innovation
  • Build technology relations with key strategic customers


  • Higher education in information technology or computer science
  • 7-10 years of working experience
  • Broad knowledge (frontend, backend, storage, application, platform, infrastructure)
  • State of art knowledge (microservices, APIs, containerization, cloud, devops)
  • Experience from an architecture position, preferably in a lead role
  • Proven skills in process facilitation / project management
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Self driven and delivery oriented
  • Ability to navigate in complex business environments
  • Customer oriented
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

About Signicat

Signicat is a growing, dynamic technology company that has operations in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Belgium and UK. Signicat consists of currently around 130 people from 22 different countries with its head office in Trondheim, Norway. They are aiming to be the preferred provider of electronic identity services to customers in regulated industries. Signicat specializes in cross-border, cloud-based electronic identity services and electronic signatures, ensuring organizations can connect and interact with their customers through verified digital identities. The business concept is to deliver identity solutions to major players in the banking, finance, insurance and eCommerce markets. Signicat’s ongoing growth is backed by their owners, Nordic Capital and Viking Venture. 

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Contact: Frode Beckmann Nilsen, CTO and interim CPO at Signicat. Phone: +47 958 71 775.

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