Compliance Solution Architect

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Compliance Solution Architect

Full-time · Amsterdam

Sentinels (Financial Risk & Compliance)

The financial ecosystem has been facing substantial changes. Financial institutions are struggling to meet the requirements of regulators, and current anti-money laundering solutions are falling short of their needs. At the root of financial crime are felonies involving drugs, human trafficking and terrorism. 

But there’s hope! Artificial intelligence and machine learning offer the promise to help effectively detect criminals. The Sentinels team is building a cutting-edge transaction monitoring platform to help financial institutions meet pressing regulatory requirements, improve compliance workflow, maximise their customer experience, and balance the fight against financial crime.  

Compliance Solution Architect | Commercial/GTM Team

The Compliance Solution Architect is trusted advisors to Sentinels prospects and clients, showing how the Sentinels solutions address client business requirements. As the Compliance Solution Architect, you are responsible for supporting the commercial team bridge the product knowledge related to compliance. You are the product advocate for the Sentinels Compliance Solution. You will focus on the techno-functional aspect of the solution while also understanding the business outcomes the client is trying to achieve and advise on optimized way of reaching their goals. The solution architect also translates the need of the client towards customer success team for effective handover previous to implementation and assist where required.

The Compliance Solution Architect helps drive value and change with software development for one of the fastest-growing platforms. By applying solution selling and architecture experience from planning to monitoring, the Compliance Solution Architect supports and enables successful adoption of the Sentinels platform. Compliance Solution Architect work collaboratively with Sales, Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing organisations

This role provides technical guidance and support throughout the entire commercial cycle. Compliance Architect can help shape and execute a strategy to build mindshare and broad use of the Sentinels platform with customers by becoming their trusted advisor. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in compliance and software/technology background or consulting with proven client management skills. Proficiency in connecting technology solutions to measurable business value is critical to a Compliance Solution Architect. Candidates should also have a demonstrated skill to think strategically about business, products, and technical problems. 


  • Engage with client, both onsite and remote, in a technical & functional consultancy in an advisor role during their compliance tool selection process while providing assistance and solution guidance.
  • In partnership with the commercial team, formulate and execute a plan to help client meet its goals via Sentinels compliance product
  • With comprehensive knowledge of the Sentinels platform and associated technologies, educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of Sentinels while participating in discussions throughout the organization to ensure successful Sentinels deployment.
  • Guide technical evaluations via POC/POV ownership, RFP/audit support, and workshop design.
  • Build deep relationships with people within customer environments to enable them to be Sentinels advocates.
  • Serve as the customer advocate to other Sentinels teams, including Product Development, Commercial, and Marketing.
  • Continuously improve your professional skills with a focus on personal mastery and team learning through activities such as training, reading and seeking mentorship from others.
  • Maintain specialty competency in one or more technologies related to Sentinels market focus through activities such as training, certification and creation of working examples for reuse internally and by customers and partners.  

Skills & Experience

  • Academic degree
  • Knowledge of compliance issues across the financial services industry
  • Technical presentation and communication skills
  • It is a plus if you have experience with technical pre-sales or as a professional in the field of information technology
  • Understanding of continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Knowledge of industry protocols and best practices
  • Ability to assess complex information and issues and deploy problem-solving skills in an efficient and structured manner
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management and people skills
  • Prior experience in the payments industry for 3+ years is a plus
  • Preferably multi-lingual (additional language relevant in the region is a plus) English is MUST
  • Candidates are expected to be conversant in payments and technology and have a solid understanding of the fintech landscape
  • Based in Europe (preferably Amsterdam) and have an EU work permit 

Join Sentinels!

We are a team of innovators, at the forefront of technical knowledge and cutting-edge techniques. From research to prototype, from feature validation to new product launch - innovation is at the heart of everything we do.

We hire quirky talents who dare to take a stand and explore new directions. We empower our team to be self-leading, take initiative and experiment. Because we believe that creative and fulfilled people build the most helpful and inventive products.

We offer:

  • A fun, innovative atmosphere
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you learn more every day
  • Personal responsibility with a ton of autonomy
  • A chance to see your work make a real difference in the real world
  • Great hangouts with brilliant people, and lots of cake! (These engineers really do love cake…)

If you think this sounds interesting, we’d love to hear from you! 

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