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IT Engineer | Solution Design

Posted 30 Jun 2022
Work experience
5 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€4,526 - €6,463 per month
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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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? 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. We work hybrid, which means you and your team can flexibly decide where and when you can work most comfortable and effectively (either working from Home or Office).

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?

Your job

The Solution Designer Roles and Responsibilities include designing the essential core building block's that make up a technical solution. This means producing a modular and flexible design that meets the business requirements. The Solution Designer Role is responsible for the overall integrity of solution so must have knowledge of existing system set, the banks overall systems strategy and any applicable IT standards. Solution Designer roles and responsibilities are generally focused around designing a solution that is as elegant, optimized, modularised and reusable as possible, ensuring the design is flexible and extensible.

Solution Designer will be part of an Agile/Scrum DevOps team and has end-to-end responsibility, on behalf of the business and clients, for developing, managing, and maintaining functionalities in the Credit Risk Administration area, which are prioritised by the product owner.

Within sprints, you participate in all team activities (such as stand-ups, sprint planning meetings, and retrospectives) to ensure your progress is transparent. You work with your team to determine how you can ensure qualities (knowledge and skills) are—and remain—sufficiently present within the team.

  • Guide on the effective use of solutions and architectures in order to achieve business outcomes in alignment with business requirements and the overall Enterprise Architecture
  • Provide E2E solution architecture design
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business goals and support delivery outcomes
  • Collaborate with other Architects for successful delivery of program streams and individual projects
  • Uphold the architectural governance principles and good implementation design for architectural deliverables
  • Contribute to the effective management of risks and issues associated with Solution designs

Working environment

At ABN AMRO, we strive to be a personal bank in a digital age. That strategy is also brought to life in how we work ourselves. Hence we offer hybrid working as the new normal. This offers you the flexibility to decide when and where can work most comfortably and effectively. Of course we offer you the right resources you need in order to set up a good home office. For example an ergonomic chair, desk and laptop.

Credit Risk Administration Service (CRAS) is part of the grid Corporate Credits within ABN AMRO. It is a future-proof application, moving to latest Cloud technology. It is a relatively young product offering (5 years) that ABN AMRO wants to grow by adding new features and products in the next years. You will play an important role in realising this ambition with your team.

The current Goal of the CRAS system in the context of Credit Risk is to:

  • Administrate Credit Risk related information generated as a result of Credit Origination, Maintenance and Credit Risk Monitoring
  • Act as Data Supplier for Credit Risk Portfolio Monitoring, Risk Modelling & Regulatory Reporting - “Golden Source”

Taking a glance at our IT landscape: CRAS includes 4 scrum blocks currently and has a variety of platforms and technologies:

  • Home build Java applications currently getting migrated to Azure
  • 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 get enthusiastic from creating and innovating solutions and you inspire others to get started with these new opportunities. Do you think you're a fit? Check your profile:

  • 5-7 Years of experience in Solution Designing (Majorly for in house-built applications)
  • Architectural understanding, ability to learn new technical concepts fast
  • Deep knowledge on designing applications on Azure
  • Strong experience in working with Azure in large scale environments
  • Expertise in Java, Spring Boot, REST API, CI/CD
  • Expertise in designing and modelling RESTFUL Services
  • Certifications and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Azure
  • Driving the quality and performance of our code
  • Curious for technology and solution designs
  • Skills to grow the Solution Design community

Certifications (Nice to have)

  • ArchiMate Foundation
  • AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals
  • ITIL4 Foundation

Mindset and Attitude

  • Team player attitude
  • Can do mentality
  • Open to new ideas
  • Problem solving mentality
  • Openness and honesty as values
  • Happy to provide and receive feedback
  • Not afraid to make ‘mistakes’ as part of learning process
  • DevOps mindset and attitude

Soft Skills

  • Proper level of speaking English
  • Working experience with Scrum/Agile principles
  • Assertive in asking questions, challenging others and him/herself, challenging the status quo
  • Able to align with colleagues cross teams/vendors/stakeholders
  • Capability to take ownership

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
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A salary ranging from EUR 60.000 and EUR 80.000 based on knowledge and experience of candidates assigned to the position.
  • 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 or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan

De financiële wereld is nog nooit zo in beweging geweest als nu! Technologie evolueert razend snel en de kracht van innovatie heeft veel invloed op het financiële systeem. We hebben jouw talenten nodig om onze bank toekomstbestendig te maken. Wat je interesses of achtergrond ook zijn. We bieden een werkomgeving vol ondernemerschap en vrijheid om jezelf te ontwikkelen, zowel op professioneel als op persoonlijk vlak.

Finance & banking
Active in 19 countries
19,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 38 years

What employees are saying

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Financial Analyst

Deji Adeyemo

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