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Originele vacaturetekst

Operations Engineer Data and Connectivity


Working in a challenging and international environment to enable the bank in providing relevant financial services to our clients. You participate in a team with an aim to deliver the master data management platform to the cloud and targeted to improve overall test coverage and automate more test journeys. We see the team as modern IT plumbers or surgeons establishing connections to global systems. All relevant client, trade and banker’s data is stored and secured.

Department and Project context

Imagine working in a challenging and international environment to enable the bank in providing relevant financial services to our clients, so that the world is fed. As a test automation engineer within the area ‘Data & Connectivity’ you participate in a team with the aim to develop higher data quality, new insights and modern systems to facilitate the data challenges for Wholesale & Rural clients.

The Wholesale & Rural domain within IT Systems supports the wholesale and rural bank activities across the globe. The Tribe Client, Banker & Data delivers and supports global business systems, including process automation in the areas of CRM, Client Onboarding, Client Data Management, Document- and Case Management. The tribe has a global responsibility for servicing more than 20+ locations divided over multiple regions. The delivery unit is working closely with strategic programs within other domains to realize the bank’s digital transformation.

Making a difference

You can be a key success factor in providing excellent test coverage. You don’t do the same thing more than twice because that is not efficient. You can realize a regression-test set with a coverage of 80% of the functionality! You have an eye for team dynamics and see how you can collaborate with operations engineers, software engineers and data stewards to provide high level of automation testing. Much communication will be in English as the end-users, DevOps team, and other stakeholders reside on different locations across the globe.

You can be a key success factor in meeting of those ambitions within the Wholesale Client tribe area. The Operations Engineer has an eye for team dynamics and helps the team to grow in its development. Much communication will be in English as the end-users, DevOps team, and other stakeholders reside on different locations across the globe. In the (post pandemic) future travelling can be part of your job.

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our DevOps teams bring talented people together to execute all change and run activities of the relevant application. You will be T-shaped along the way to help delivering value to the product. Together with the team we have a rotation scheme for stand-by service.

Your contribution
Your primary working areas are maintaining applications and deployment automation. Process improvements in the Client tribe.

  • Guarding the production environments

  • Identify issues before they become a problem

  • Support other team members

  • Creating pro-active monitoring on our systems

  • HBO/WO level, preferably in Business Administration or Computer Science.

  • At least 3 years of experience in Operations engineer or support analyst.

  • At least 1 year of experience in implementing complex systems in large corporate environments in the role as operations engineer.

  • At least 1 year of experience in international wholesale or retail banking.

  • At least 1 year of experience in participating in a DevOps team.

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development (must), preferably certified as Agile professional.

  • Experience in working in an international environment (pre).

  • Experience in working in an offshore delivery model (pre).

  • Must be fluent (spoken and written) and English.

  • Fluent in Dutch is a pre.

Knowledge and personal skills

  • Verbal and written communication (English)

  • IBM WebSphere

  • Linux (RHEL 7+ pre)

  • Java

  • Python

  • Docker

  • AWS

  • Kubernetes

  • Azure DevOps

  • Shell scripting

  • HPSM9 (pre)

  • Elastic Search monitoring (pre)

Also you are able to:

  • Take responsibility within a team

  • Work in a both exciting and demanding environment

  • Keep developing yourself and the people surrounding you

  • Look for challenges and identify and create opportunities to improve results

  • Pro-actively share insights with stakeholders at different levels within the organisation

  • Express opinions clearly, comprehensively and correctly

  • Use your creativity when looking for solutions and performing analytical activities

  • Continuous improve yourself, your colleagues and processes

Growing a better world together
You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • Together with the world Wildlife Fund, we are helping to create a harmonious balance between nature and the agricultural sector in Brazil.

  • We make sizeable annual investments in the voluntary sector in the Netherlands. This allows us to support about 1,250 sport and cultural organisations that are a second home to many people.

Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 40-hour working week), you can also expect:

  • a gross monthly salary between € 3.259,61,- and € 4.655,07- (scale 8), depending on knowledge, experience and education.

  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay.

  • an Employee Benefit Budget (10% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or receiving a monthly cash payout.

  • 100% reimbursement of the costs of home/work travel if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a home/work travel allowance.

  • A monthly € 40,- net work-from-home allowance.

  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 3,5%.

Good to know:

  • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact Ruben van der Aa viaruben.van.der.aa@rabobank.com

  • Richard Gerestein, Sr IT Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via richard.gerestein@rabobank.nl.

  • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether the new staff is reliable enough to work at Rabobank.

  • The application process for this vacancy may include a technical assessment.

  • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know whoyoureally are!

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  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

Wat wij bieden

€ 3.259,- tot € 4.655,-