Rabobank is looking for an IT Lead / Tech Lead, with proven experience in leading in complex environments, who is primarily responsible for leading a number of teams working on our Enterprise D&A Products. About Rabobank ‘Creating a better world together’, this characterizes the Rabobank. Rabobank makes a difference for its more than 7 million customers in 40 countries by stimulating innovations in financial services. So that all its customers can arrange their financial affairs optimally at any time. But that is certainly not the only thing. Rabobank is a cooperative bank with a mission. Together with customers, members and partners, Rabobank is committed to a stronger living environment and to the major social challenges of today. This is based on the principle that more can be achieved together than alone. This mission can only be fulfilled because Rabobank is a powerful bank that works efficiently. In addition, Rabobank is actively involved in many social initiatives. Part of the profit is invested in society. Further afield, by ensuring that farmers receive a fair price for their products. And close by, by making neighbourhoods better together throughout the Netherlands. About 1250 organizations in sports and culture that are a second home for many people are supported. Another example is the project with Humanitas, in which people who have financial problems are helped to get their home administration in order. A third example is that together with the Dutch Council for Refugees, 1,500 refugees are being helped to find a suitable job. In order to continue to achieve its core task, Rabobank has drawn up an ambitious strategic plan in which further Digitization and Data are important pillars. A lot needs to change in products and services, business processes and the IT landscape. Tech4D&A Within the CITO division Engineering & Enterprise Tech, the domain Tech4D&A is the main driver behind the data driven enterprise, and enabler of the most strategic objectives of Rabobank: FEC, Customer Insights, Compliancy and Sustainability. The objectives of Tech4D&A are: Delivery of platforms and standardised services, these have a Rabobank wide impact; Set up of sustainable and standardised data and analytics products; Maintenance of datawarehousing and database environments for corporate purposes; Setting standards, way of working and other deliverables for building the data driven enterprise together with the tribe D&A. Role As a Tech Lead you are primarily managerial and integrally responsible for IT Delivery. Think of good performing teams, hiring good people and a robust production process. Aspects such as performance and compliance in the context of standards, information security and risk are important in this respect. Since the Enterprise Products tribe has a bank-wide function, you are expected to do a lot of stakeholder management. It is important to continuously interact with your environment to ensure that the right service is provided. Together with the product owner and the solution architect, you ensure prioritization of the work, the design of roadmaps and the optimal contribution to Rabobank's goals. As the environment is in transition, you will be expected to identify, initiate, and implement process improvements to ensure good collaboration. Guiding the employees in this transition is also of the utmost importance, it mainly concerns: Increasing the maturity level of the product teams and the way in which they ensure value creation within Rabobank; Stimulating a real 'engineering culture'; Further implementation of agile working; Expansion and optimization of offshoring. Improve collaboration with de Global Data Platform to ensure good user journey You work within Tech 4 Data & Analytics. This is a domain within the “Engineering & Enterprise Tech” division. An innovative domain that focuses on innovation and the sustainable strengthening of Rabobank's IT capacity. You are part of a challenging transition for Rabobank to become and even more Data Driven Enterprise. Especially if you bring specialism to the issues we encounter and know how to solve them together with the teams and stakeholders. You can create a lot of impact! Profile As Tech Lead you have a high tech savviness in the field of data & analytics. You are experiences in the agile way of working, understand the risk & compliance needs of a bank, and possess a broad interest and opinion on IT trends. You are a self-starter who can take ownership and has the intrinsic motivation to make a positive impact. You are experienced in hiring the right engineers and work with squads directly to make a positive impact for our customers. The Tech Lead we are looking for is a people-oriented collaborator. You are customer-oriented and inspiring. You create positive impact. In addition, it is important that you have the following characteristics: Academic working and thinking level; At least 3 years of experience in similar roles within complex IT environments; Accustomed and comfortable with a “span of control” of approximately 40-50 employees; Knowledge of and experience with DevOps teams and scaled Agile (SAFe); Relevant experience with issues in complex data & analytics environments; Extensive experience in software development and management; Experience in guiding DevOps teams in transition; You have achieved demonstrable results by guiding teams towards autonomy and a high level of performance; Demonstrable affinity and passion for digitization and Cloud technology; Mastery of the English language (business level, writing and speaking); You take on a pivotal role by weighing interests and risks together with the business. You keep your back straight in difficult discussions; You have not previously participated in an application procedure for this position. Additional competencies As a Tech Lead you know how varied and how challenging this role can be. That is why value is placed on having the following competences: You quickly create overview and insight for yourself, direct colleagues and stakeholders; You can deal well with unexpected setbacks, incidents or calamities; You are used to breaking down complicated issues in complex environments and making them manageable; You can think conceptually and then concretise; You organize the right knowledge and skills to determine measures; You communicate clearly and concisely; You are strong in coaching, you also know how to convey this to others (coach the coach); You are eager to learn and show a steep learning curve. Terms of employment Rabobank wants to help you become the best version of yourself. Your development is central and investments are made in an environment in which you continue to learn. You get the space to innovate and do business. Plenty of growth opportunities are provided and you are helped to exceed your expectations and do the right thing extraordinarily well so that you can grow as a professional. On top of that you can also count on: A 36 or 40 hour working week; A yearly salary up to 111 k (based on 40 hours, in scale 10) including all benefits, depending on your knowledge and experience A 13th month and holiday pay; An Employee Benefit Budget (11% of your monthly income) that you can spend on, for example, buying extra vacation days or making an extra contribution to your pension; Flexibility in working hours and location-independent working; A collective pension scheme to which you only contribute 5%; 100% reimbursement of commuter traffic if you travel by public transport! Still with a car or motorcycle? Then opt for a commuting allowance. Applying and Planning Are you the believing candidate? And do you have the knowledge, skills and personal leadership to make this happen in practice? Then we look forward to receiving your application. We would like to receive applications (a job-oriented motivation letter plus CV) as soon as possible via www.rabobank.nl.
Rabobank is a cooperative bank with a mission. Together with our stakeholders, we have been dedicated to creating a future-proof society and tackling major societal challenges for 125 years. In the Netherlands, we serve retail and corporate clients; globally we focus on the food and agriculture sector. Our starting point is: together we can achieve more than we could individually.
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