We are looking for a Technology Lead with a drive to enable ING Engineers globally to speed up their software delivery to achieve a state-of-the-art differentiating customer experience.
Customers are increasingly digital. Their needs and expectations are the same, all over the world, and they expect us to adopt new technology as fast as companies in other sectors. In order to continue to lead in digital banking, we need to offer a customer experience, that’s instant, frictionless, surprisingly personal and relevant.
Our technological API platform is at the heart of ING’s strategy providing rapidly the capabilities that enable our business to provide scalable business applications. This high performing platform contributes to increasing the speed of the IT Engineering journey (way of working practices). We believe that the best way to accelerate on cutting edge technology and faster delivery is giving all our Engineers the best possible platform and tools by which they can respond rapidly to changing customer demands.
ING is looking for a Technology Lead API Platform (job code 720001). As the Tech Lead you will face nice challenges. ING has an exciting future ahead. Moving from locally oriented customer journeys and IT engineering way of working towards a love brand for 50 million people using ING globally reusable technology. Technology is changing at an ever-increasing pace which requires you to continuously adapt our (global) technologies and practices to the benefit of all our BizDevOps teams. The Tech Lead empowers BizDevOps in fulfilling ING’s customer promises on a more and more global scale by taking lead on continuous innovation, adoption, and improvement of technology.
You will be part of the team of 4 Tech Leads. You take the lead and facilitate the technology strategy adoption on API technology, framework/SDK, platforms, API developer engineering journeys. Your technology strategy takes care of the complete technology stacks and the entire engineering journey. From idea -> design -> develop -> build -> run -> operate -> feedback -> new idea. Including both API application and coherent infrastructure. You ensure our organization as a whole continuously adapting our (new) API technologies and engineering practices. Your responsibility is widespread across teams and departments. You will work with large groups and work on solutions used by 600+ members of Omnichannel.
This is what you will do. Be prepared.
To achieve success and great results you are one with the business and anticipates to be on time for the demand to be ready with the right technology.
Because you are well organized, prepared and have your schedule up to date you are able to make the best decision of that day on what to pick up first for the day after tomorrow and make that happen going forward.
During a dynamic day your work loops from short to long term horizon and vice versa. Looking to the day after tomorrow you continuously have the ambition to improve the platform as well as the engineering delivery process.
Periodically you will have market visits, bring outside in view, and analyze in ING what is needed for a longer horizon. And that’s not all. You set and share a clear vision on the API development engineering journey by translating this into IT capabilities direction via your roadmap and align this with several Engineering Leads.
So, you will work in an ever-changing environment with dozens of squads and processes. This means that you need to learn quickly, be alert and adapt to reality. Finally, if you want to be the best, you daily pay attention to continuously changing reality. Therefore you balance the work needed to be done that has the most business value. Further on you deal with direct insights and organizational forces that need to be managed and planned with the stakeholders (Tribe management teams, User Groups, Business representatives).
Ultimately, in the end, you are the driving Technology Lead and responsible that ING squads globally can accelerate and deliver a surprisingly Omnichannel user experience to ING customers.
Are you interested? Your personal “backpack” should contain:
If you tick the bigger part of these boxes, then we are looking for you!
Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behaviour is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker's Oath.
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One of the most advanced IT environments in the Netherlands. ING wants to be an innovative bank, so we need people who are real innovators. Because within ING our people are the engine for ING´s growth and success. You will work closely with national and international IT experts and you will have enough space to develop yourself even further.