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IT Area Lead Cloud / Data in Amsterdam

ING is looking for a (IT) Area Lead Cloud... The... You are an inspiring leader of the Cloud Tribe within TechInfra. You draw energy from creating an environment where people can reach their full potential and where...


ING is looking for a (IT) Area Lead Cloud/data

The opportunity

You are an inspiring leader of the Cloud Tribe within TechInfra. You draw energy from creating an environment where people can reach their full potential and where squads have the confidence to take responsibility when it comes to realizing their missions. You act as an ambassador for the Cloud to the consumers through frequent interaction and alignment.

The team

As the IT Area Lead you are responsible for the engineers working in your area of 80-100 FTE across 4 countries (Netherlands, Poland, Belgium and Germany) You define the way of working, build an excellent engineering culture and drive the coding and tooling standards. Together with the other IT Area lead you build the continuous delivery pipeline for the cloud applications and services. Together with all 4 area leads you build and maintain ING’s global cloud strategy (both private and public cloud), working towards building one global infrastructure platform for all ING teams globally.

Roles and responsibilities

With your solid management background you are overall responsible for driving the vision across your squads and are able to tell stories to engage and influence within the organisation to create alignment to the objectives.

You will also be responsible for setting the people development path for Chapter Leads to develop the required set of skills. You determine the strategy for the Cloud Tribe together with the other Area Leads and implement the strategy within your Area.

You set the long-term vision and strategy for the Cloud Area

  • Support the definition of full service visions and roadmaps that feeds into the Cloud Tribe mission

  • Identify relevant tech trends to drive innovation within Private Cloud Tribe.

  • You are going to closely work with the Product Area Lead to deliver the best product to our consumers.

  • Define clear objectives and key results (OKRs) for your area and communicate them to the squads.

  • Bring Evidence-Based Decision-Making to your communication

You align stakeholders and focus on consumer needs

  • You are a ruthless prioritizer while balancing the needs of consumers and stakeholders

  • You align with other Infra Areas on strategic plans

  • You know your stakeholders and closely interact with them to create and improve products and service offerings

  • Contribute significantly to Quarterly Business Review

  • You will be able to prioritise and continually weight the competing factors of your objectives for your products and services.

You build an engineering culture within your area

  • You select, coach and train the engineers in your team

  • You set the technology roadmap for the engineers together with the enterprise architects

  • Set and incorporate CI/CD strategy: 4-eyes principle, automated testing, deployment and configuration management

  • You closely collaborate with consumers along the full service lifecycle

  • Resolve impediments together with other IT Infra Area Leads

  • You act as ambassador of the service from Tech Infra to the consumers

You apply and improve the Agile and DevOps way of working within the Cloud Area

  • Translate DevOps principles to the squads and enforce implementation and adaptation of those principles

  • You advocate Agile Engineering Practices and can help your squads to improve their way of working.

You continuously develop yourself with (specific) knowledge

  • Continuously encourage researching and experimentation of new ideas within squads

  • Coach other tribe members on best product development practices.

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

  • Excellent strategic management / decision taking-skills

  • Empowering people management style

  • Mindset of openness and willingness to try new ways of working

  • Mindset of continuous improvement of the service and way of working

  • End-to-end ownership mindset

Rewards & benefits

Rewards and benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at https://www.ing.jobs/netherlands/Why-ING/benefits.htm

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

• A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

• 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

• Pension scheme

• 13th month salary

• Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

• 8% Holiday payment

• Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities

• An informal working environment with innovative colleagues

• Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


Contact  Pierre-Julien Dechassat in our Tech recruitment team for more information about this role. Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

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