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Tech Lead Digital Platform

Posted 19 Jun 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Rabobank is looking for a Tech Lead / IT Lead, with proven experience in leading in complex environments. In this role you are primarily responsible for leading several teams working on our Digital Platform. Digital Platform Within the CITO division Retail NL Tech, the domain Digital Platform is the main driver behind the digital experience of our 7 million customers and enabler of the most strategic objectives of Rabobank. Within Tribe Digital Platform, our squads work on a digital platform that provides the frameworks and tools for over 200 teams that build our modern digital experience, while ensuring the highest standards for quality, performance, and security. As part of the Foundation team, you will aim to achieve this with your teams and colleague Tech Leads. 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. Your teams are responsible for both Change and run or better: DevSecOps. Imagine that Rabobank customers can always find quick and clear answers to questions about our product range, the use of their products or services or what else Rabobank has to offer. Via the website or the app. One of the ways in which the Tribe Digital Platform, which Rabobank wants to realize, is a content platform for all content worldwide. You & your job You know that reliability, quality, and consistency are key to a fantastic customer experience. Squads, stuck in cumbersome organizational and DevOps processes, are unable to achieve this. It is your mission to relieve squads in our digital channels from all the gnarly overhead! Foundational services of our Rabo Online Platform facilitate the engineering journey for over 200+ squads. As tech lead, you are enclosing Rabo core DevOps capabilities as a service to squads all over the Rabobank, including security and performance. You motivate your employees, help them to develop and innovate. Profile As Tech Lead you have a high tech savviness in the field of software development, security and performance. You are experienced 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 2 years of experience in similar roles within complex IT environments; Accustomed and comfortable with a “span of control” of approximately 20-30 employees; Knowledge of and experience with DevOps teams and scaled Agile; Relevant experience in software development and management; Experience in guiding DevOps teams; 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 take on a pivotal role by weighing interests and risks together with the business. You keep your back straight in difficult discussions; 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 are a team player 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 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; Up to € 118.000,00 - salary per year incl all benefits based on 40 hours (scale 10). (based on experience and knowledge) (ebb, holiday allowance and 13the month) AA 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. 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. 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) Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Lois Hageman, Senior IT Recruiter via We will hold the interviews through a video call. You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on A security check is part of the process. We respect your privacy. as soon as possible (but no later than Friday 21 of June 2024) via #LI-LH1 #senioritlead #itlead #techleadWe look forward to your response and/or application!

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.

Finance & Banking
Active in 37 countries
43,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 31 years