Chapter Lead Development (Python)

Amsterdam

We ask

  • 5+ years
  • Natural leadership
  • Analytical skills

We offer

  • € 5.516 - € 7.880 pm
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development

Why ABN AMRO?

  • Building a future proof bank
  • A diverse and inclusive culture
  • Extensive internal career opportunities

Chapter Lead Development (Python)

At a glance

Are you a technical expert and enthusiastic person who inspires others to create innovative solutions? Then we need your help in making ABN AMRO a personal bank in a digital age!  

How are you going to shape innovation, advancements, and projects within your department and coach your chapter members at the same time? Our employees get the freedom to grow and experiment. You support and guide them, so they can become the technical experts that contribute to a future-proof bank. When and where you and your team do you work, that is up to you! We work hybrid, which means you and your team can flexibly decide where and when you can work most comfortable and effectively. 

All-in-all, working at ABN AMRO means that you contribute to projects that matter and impact millions of customers! Are you up for the challenge? Tell us your story and start with us! 

Your job

As Chapter Lead, you will combine working as an IT Engineer, with your role as Lead. About half of your time, you will work in your own block (DevOps team) on refining, analyzing, designing, developing/coding, testing, maintaining, and realizing good quality and future proof IT solutions. The rest of the time you will manage your team (8-10 IT Engineers). 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 focusing on holistic solutions. 
  • Proper alignment with stakeholders. For example, informing leadership on the alignment you have with Architects 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 environment

Within the Credits Department, we strive to enable entrepreneurs to make a positive impact in society. This starts with simpler, faster (and thus digital) processes to improve the day-to-day experience of our clients and employees. ABN AMRO believes that it needs to re-imagine its lending services to stay relevant for entrepreneurs in a rapidly changing world. This lead Credits on a journey beyond traditional banking and requires us to apply more data-driven solutions and integrated solutions with external partners. We have a program called Future Credits Domain supporting us on this journey. The challenge is great, but we bravely face it with an entrepreneurial attitude and learning mindset. Taking a glance at our IT landscape:  

  • Python/PySpark based data pipelines. 
  • Built on Azure Cloud Platform 
  • Commercial of the shelf applications or SaaS Solutions 
  • Online and Batch workloads in nature 
  • Usage of scheduling tools for Batch workloads 
  • RESTFUL and SOAP Web Services 

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 an inspirator. You inspire others by setting right example and you show a continuous improvement mindset too achieve the highest possible quality. Furthermore, you constantly look to push the boundaries of new possibilities and work smart through striving for automation.
 

Do you think you ‘re a fit? Check your profile:

  • You have at least 7+ years of experience in Data and Cloud technology
  • You are proficient in Python
  • Experience with Spark (preferably Databricks)
  • Experience with deploying Azure Infrastructure and networking between the resources
  • You are the expert, the ‘go-to’ person or guru when it comes to Azure DevOps, Databricks or any data orchestration tool e.g. Datafactory/Airflow.
  • Good understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and testing processes
  • You are comfortable with coaching people and have good people skills
  • Strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Understand and act upon the Scrum Values (openness, courage, commitment, respect and focus)


Taking initiatives and getting things in motion is what you do. You know how to communicate this easily with senior management and your team. You love to execute plans. Partly due to your drive and energy, you are able to achieve goals and inspire the people around you. You know what is going on within the organization, what the business needs and take an exemplary role in this. You take the lead in a natural way.

Power Skills

  • You love to coach and make people better!
  • Openness, honesty, and empathy as values.
  • Problem solving mentality.

We are offering

You will be working in a well-connected, open-minded, and strong-paced business environment. With diversity and inclusion at the heart of the culture of Lending Transformation we aim to connect teams across different cultures, knowledge, and experience to generate the most innovative solutions for our clients.  We are working towards a futureproof IT and operational landscape that enhances our product delivery and which is regulatory compliant by design. You are given every opportunity and independence to demonstrate your professional expertise in a no-nonsense environment and to further develop yourself. We attach great value to personal development and thereby offer you many training and development opportunities. In addition: 
 

  • Attractive salary HAY 11 (Gross salary between €75K and €105K all in one incl. holiday allowance / benefit budget), based on knowledge and experience of candidates assigned to the position (equal pay). 
  • Attractive Pension scheme. 
  • Benefit budget, so you can decide yourself if you want extra holiday allowances, a lease bike or that you want the budget paid out. 
  • Personal development budget. 
  • Banking for better days. These are days you can use for your personal development or on which you can contribute to society. 

Interested?

Are you interested? Then respond to this vacancy. For more information, you can contact Olja Ljubicic (IT Lead Credits Data Management) or Muhammad Faheem (Chapter Lead Credits Data Management)

We would like to get to know you! 

 

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. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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