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Engineering Manager at NN Bank

NN Bank is building great digital products and we are hiring an Engineering Manager.

This permanent position offers a monthly salary between € 5.989 - € 8.555 based on 36 hours per week.
The current team exists of 4 DevOps engineers and 3 Customer Journey experts. You’ll have the autonomy to attract an additional 6 FTE and help your people to grow in their role.

The department Arrears Management in Mortgages & Consumer Loans helps people with (potential) payment problems and in difficult times we truly make impact for our clients.

We envision a “Tech & Touch” approach where our services are digital when possible and personal if preferable.

Our company has a healthy work-life balance, and you are part of a larger group of uniquely awesome creative professionals from technology, design, data science and management.

Your impact as Engineering Manager at NN

You are going to lead and hire engineers for a cross functional team that is transitioning towards a modern technology stack with technologies and tools like Node.js, React, Typescript, AWS, Serverless, GraphQL. Next to the Engineers you’ll be responsible for 3 Customer Journey experts, and to help them grow you can rely on the expertise ang help from several dedicated CJ managers in the larger domain.

NN is set on building empowered-product teams, where customer problems are owned end-to-end. We embrace the mantra: “You plan it, you build it, you ship it, you run it.”

You are successful when you build teams that demonstrate this and deliver business value with high scores on the Accelerate metrics and customer satisfaction.

Your responsibilities

  • Hiring and retaining engineering talent
    You hire people that are competent and are great to work with. You create a safe environment where toxic behavior is not tolerated. You coach and mentor the engineers and customer journey experts, help them grow into bigger roles and new opportunities.
  • Remove impediments
    You ensure the team members have everything they need. You help identify and solve impediments they run into. Your help solve business wide impediments and find the right landing spot and sponsors in the organization for solutions your team produces.
  • Evangelize the empowered-product team vision
    You help spread the message about transforming into a tech company, building great digital-products and building empowered team that take ownership.
  • Guide the team towards modern engineering and processes
    You guide the engineers to take the time to automate, fix technical debt and move away from legacy systems and processes.
  • Keep-up being technical
    Engineering management is different from general management. For us it’s important that you keep-on being technical. You can do this though self-study, visiting conferences, code with the team, host technical sessions or anything else you can think of.

Your colleagues

You are going to be part of a team with a variety of backgrounds and cultures. We embrace diversity as an instrument to produce an even richer experience for both colleagues and customers.

Our department is part of the larger Mortgages & Consumer Loans domain. NN wants to be an industry leader, known for our customer engagement, talented people and contribution to society. The world around us may change, but what truly matters to people stays the same. We help people care for what matters most to them.

The entire domain and larger company is currently transitioning towards a tech company with strong focus on automation and creating the best digital products for our customers and this is the perfect moment to join and help shape that movement.

Who you are

You know how to work in an Agile environment where collaboration, and continuous improvements are the foundations. Additionally, you possess:

  • 6+ years of experience working as a software engineer.
  • 3+ years of experience as mentor and/or engineering manager.
  • experience with coaching soft skills.
  • endless drive to help people grow and provide new opportunities to learn.
  • experience with or willingness to learn Serverless, JavaScript/TypeScript, GraphQL, React and the current technology stack of Java, Springboot, Vue and TIBCO.

Continue developing

It is important to us that you continue to develop yourself. We give you the space and the confidence to grow in your career as well as a person. We help you with:

  • Plenty of training and learning opportunities in our Learning & Development Centre.
  • A large (international) network of colleagues who are keen to share their knowledge with you.
  • The autonomy to set out your own development path.

Employee benefits

You are more than a colleague and that is something we understand very well at NN. You have many roles in life, leading to different choices. At NN we give you the opportunity to select employee benefits that are important to you. For instance buying additional leave days and flexible working hours. In consultation with your manager and your direct colleagues, you are able to work out of any location at any time. You get enough flexibility to adjust your working pattern to your personal needs. Also part of the benefits are (currently online) sports lessons and a special allowance to set up your home office and internet use. In addition, you will receive:

  • Salary between € 5.989,- and € 8.555,- based on 36 hours per week, depending on your knowledge and experience.
  • Collective pension scheme with a personal contribution of only 6%.
  • 194.4 hours of leave, based on a 36-hour week (that’s 27 vacation days for a 5-day working week) and one Diversity Day.
  • Holiday allowance and a 13th month, paid with your monthly salary.
  • NS Business Card 2nd class, which gives you unlimited travel 7 days a week. Do you prefer to travel with your own transport? Then you can declare the kilometres travelled for business and commuting.

Because of Covid-19, all NN colleagues are currently working from home fully digitally. It is currently not yet clear when we can return to the office. The official location for this job is Rotterdam

Apply now

If this sounds like you… please express your interest!

Any questions about the process can be directed to Jeroen Booij, Recruiter at

fulltime, parttime
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  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

Wat wij bieden

€ 5.989,- tot € 8.555,-
Parttime - Fulltime