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IT Chapterlead in Amsterdam


ING Bank NL is looking for a passionate and inspiring IT Team lead (within ING we use the title Chapter Lead), with a solid software development background and hands on mentality.

NL Digital Channels IT Area in Amsterdam is a modern and vibrant place for every techie. Software development is fully shifted-left, based on a new tech stack where Java code is deployed with Azure DevOps towards our OpenShift powered cloud.   

We are:

ING Bank’s Insurance Tribe is one of the most exciting places to be in Retailing Bank. We took agile to the next level, we use Discovery and Delivery to get our things done: When one part of the team is busy getting stories ready to create the most value for the customer, the other part of the team is the gatekeeper of the quality making sure we ship frequently and in high quality. We are born international: we serve Netherlands and Belgium with our products and journey, and we have a remotely spread team across the World.

The stage for your work couldn’t be bigger than this!

Our Stack:

We believe that the base of everything is the Core Knowledge in Java (8 and 11), we have a Spring Boot-based framework to power our backend, and our resilient client is based on Twitter’s Finagle. We use Cassandra as a data store, and we deploy using Kubernetes over OpenShift.  Our frontend solution is fully based on web components, and we implement it using LitElement, we believe in open source and you can see our white label web library here:

The role of IT Chapter Lead has two very important aspects:
You will fulfil an important IT role as senior software engineer, in a small, dynamic DevOps team. 50% of your time you will develop and test digital flows on our mobile banking apps used by millions of Dutch customers. For the other 50% of your working week, you will be responsible for coaching, mentoring and motivating IT experts in your chapter, which will consist of 8 till 12 software engineers on average.

You are an inspiring technical lead within your Chapter and/or squads, by stimulating innovation, coaching on the agile way of work, initiate knowledge sharing activities or improvements within the IT Area of NL Digital Channels.

The type of person we are looking for:

  • Inspiring, full of energy and passionate
  • Focused on working together, facilitating others within the tribe to be successful
  • You have a strong, up to date knowledge of IT
  • You are constantly looking for improvements.  

The skillset you need to have:

  • Proven track record and proficiency in software development (8 + years): backend or front end (and thorough knowledge of the other, you are expected to be able to work on front- and backend). Our backend stack sounds like Java, Spring Boot, Maven, Azure DevOps, Kafka, Cassandra, Oracle. On the front-end side, we are into Lit HTML/ Webcomponents, NPM.
  • Experience and thorough understanding of (test) automation (with for example Cucumber), continuous delivery, deployment tools and pipelines. We work with Azure DevOps, Helm, Kubernetes on OpenShift, Docker (Compose).
  • We have embraced full shift-left approach to software development, so you are expected to refine, code, test and deploy your own work to immutable containers on our cloud environments.
  • Lead development experience is a pre.
  • An itch and self-motivation for solving technical and functional challenges.
  • Great analytical skills and conceptual / architectural understanding, ability to quickly understand new technical concepts that are outside of your comfort zone.
  • Strong interest and vision in recent trends in software development and technology in general.
  • We expect the ability to transfer knowledge back to the ING Bank by holding presentations, workshops, writing documentation and most important: setting new standards for the ways we do tech.
  • Strong social and communication skills. Being a sparring partner for our business colleagues.
  • Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams and iterative way of working is a pre.
  • Fluent English speaking and writing

Rewards & 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

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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