Kafka Platform Engineer


We ask

  • 5+ years
  • Motivational drive
  • Passion for your field of expertise

We offer

  • € 4.823 - € 6.890 pm
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • In charge of personal development


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

Kafka Platform Engineer

At a glance

Do you have a strong passion for data and do you agree that data is at the core of creating value for customers? Does working in a complex environment on data and offering data platforms make you happy? Then come help us unlock the power of data streaming at Data & Analytics Platform (Digital Integration & Access Layer, DIAL) within Platforms & Technology of ABN AMRO!

Your job

As a Kafka Platform Engineer within DIAL, you are responsible for deploying and maintaining the technical architecture of the ABN AMRO Streaming Platform (part of the DIAL ecosystem). Moreover, you will guide both new and existing users in connecting to the platform. This is done by working closely with business stakeholders, understanding their requirements and translating this to the right solution. You will work closely with other platform engineers, DevOps engineers and security professionals to ensure that the platform meets ABN AMRO’s needs while adhering to best practices in scalability, reliability, fault tolerance and security.

Your profile

  • Proven experience (minimum 3 years) in working with Confluent Kafka technology in production environment.
  • Strong understanding of Kafka internals including brokers, schema-registry, connectors, topics, partitions, consumers, producer, etc.
  • Experience in working with Cloud Technologies (preferably Azure).
  • Experience in working with application with high availability requirements.
  • Experience of Agile & DevOps way of working.
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD principles and practical experience in setting up and maintaining pipelines.
  • Experience in automated deployment and management using tools like Ansible, terraform etc.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages (e.g. Python, Java).
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to design efficient solutions.
  • Strong drive for continuous improvement, both on the technology and personal side.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to mentor and guide junior engineers.
  • Creative and problem-solving mindset, proactive and ready to be challenged
  • You are a team player and eager to share your expertise with your team.
  • Demonstrable experience in maintaining code quality through best practices and code reviews.

We are offering

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Room to visit (job-related) seminars and conferences.
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass
  • A solid pension plan


Do not hesitate to approach us for more details, or apply directly! Please contact Abhilash M, IT Lead Data & Analytics Platform (DIAL Engineering) via abhilash.m@nl.abnamro.com or Jelle Jansma, Product Owner DIAL Engineering via jelle.jansma@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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