Backend Chapter Lead

Amsterdam

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Backend Chapter Lead

Grid Wealth is responsible for a wide variety of products and services to our Retail and Private Banking customers. We serve clients in Investments, pensions, and fiscal saving clients. We help them to oversee their finances, make sound financial decisions and grow their Wealth for comfortable financial future. In the grids colleagues from both business and IT work together in multidisciplinary teams and share responsibility for delivering the roadmap Wealth solutions in the Netherlands. We are looking for a BE Chapter Lead who can help us serve our clients even better. Curious to hear more? Then continue reading!

Your job as...

As chapter lead, you will work in a fast paced and accessible environment. We love to share knowledge and to challenge each other, for example by sharing our expertise in our blog, during the events of our developer community and by organising hackathons. Additionally, as Chapter Lead, you will combine working as a backend Java IT Engineer on ABN AMRO Internet Banking, with your role as Lead.  You will work in your own block on refining, analysing, designing, developing/coding, testing, maintaining, and realising good quality and future proof IT solutions. The rest of the time you will manage your team. This includes:

  • Educating yourself and others with the right technical capabilities and the latest innovations.
  • Mentoring your Chapter members on technical craftsmanship.
  • Actively participating in knowledge gaining and sharing by joining triangles, circles, communities and events. Furthermore, focus on proper knowledge dissemination across the teams, pushing the limits of our technology and focussing on holistic solutions.
  • Proper alignment with stakeholders. For example, informing leadership on the alignment you have with the Solution Engineer on the technological landscape and lifecycle. Furthermore, you ensure a current stack and room for innovation on the backlog by discussing this with the Product Owners.
  • Working in a DevOps environment and advocating the Agile and CICD processes.
  • On a strategical level you mentor your team, evaluate technical assessments, do interviews and ensure that new employees are properly onboarded.
  • Take care of the HR processes to facilitate all aspects relating to the influx, development, performance and outflux of employees.
  • Create and foster a healthy working environment and a holistic culture for your Chapter.

Working at the Wealth grid

The ABN AMRO  and Internet Banking website wouldn’t exist without developers and engineers using their talent. When you start working at the Wealth grid, you will join a driven and enthusiastic group of people with diverse (cultural) backgrounds. They all work on the same purpose: ‘Banking for better, for generations to come'. All our teams share a passion for building, reinventing, and innovating.  

‘I would describe the Wealth grid as a fast growing, open minded and creative space where I can explore and gain knowledge among colleagues.’  

‘I love the diverse cultural backgrounds in the Wealth grid, as well as how everyone here helps and challenges each other.’  

We follow the SCRUM framework and believe in a DevOps approach. We focus on solid principles that provide teams with autonomy and purpose in their work. We offer the opportunity for everyone to improve and grow in their skills. We love sharing knowledge and challenging each other. For example, we give presentations and organize hackathons. 

Sounds great? Check your profile!

You feel at home in a technical environment and are always up to date on the latest technologies. At the same time, you are people minded and a tactful inspirator. You get enthusiastic from creative and innovative solutions, and you inspire others to get started with these new opportunities. Furthermore, you constantly look to push the boundaries of new possibilities. 

Must have:

  • 7+ years of experience in backend technology like Java, Spring Framework, rest APIs and Azure. 
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • Experience in working DevOps 
  • Coaching skills 


Good to have:

  • Advanced with CI/CD tooling like Jenkins
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Understand and act upon the Scrum Values (openness, courage, commitment, respect and focus) 
  • Release management 

What we offer you

As a Chapter Lead in the Wealth grid, you are given many opportunities. You can showcase your professional skills in a no-nonsense environment. 

We also offer you: 

  • Excellent salary *
  • 25 vacation days based on 40 hours (with an optional 14 days extra).
  • Personal development budget of €1,000.00 per year (next to training to keep your knowledge and certifications up to date).
  • Benefit budget of 11% (of your salary). You can decide how you want this to be paid out. For example, as extra holiday allowances, a lease bike, or as salary.
  • Banking for better days. These are days you can work on your personal development or contribute to society.
  • Good set of facilities for remote working. Good to know, we have adopted a hybrid model of working with 2-5 office days.
  • Solid pension plan that will set you up for the future.

 

* You are hired in ABN AMRO-scale 10-11. Classification is based on your experience, skills and a benchmark among colleagues (equal pay)

Excited?

Fill in your contact details below, upload your resume and optionally a motivational letter. If you do not have a motivational letter, please upload a double cv or a blanco document. We would like to get to know you!  

Would you like to know more before you apply? Feel free to reach out to Aniek via aniek.geerts@nl.abnamro.com

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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