Together with the team and with us, this is how you make travelling by train even better and more fun for our passengers: day in, day out. Tomorrow’s journey starts with you!
As a Technical lead, you're responsible for the continuing development, optimisation and management of the Amazon Web Services Platform (AWS) used by NS International to develop its software products and take them to production. As a hands-on manager, you're involved with the nuts and bolts of the platform, and work shifts in the monitoring team. Alongside your role, as product owner you're the primary point of contact for the business and are responsible for prioritising the backlog and distributing work within the system team. You work in a scrum team made up of AWS developers/managers. Your work involves a great deal of coordination with other teams about technical solutions and dependencies.
Our ambition is to double the number of international journeys in 2030 compared to now. This affects NS International in all aspects, including sales, travel information, personalisation and safety.
Many tens of millions of sales are processed annually via AWS.
As well as being crucial for the delivery of reliable platforms, the system team works with automated pipelines and innovation to reduce the time to market and enable experimentation cost efficiently by using AI predictive models.
Thanks to your knowledge and skills, you’re invaluable when it comes to:
You have a problem-driven mentality (developing solutions in response to the question, not solutions that the question must adapt to).
NS International offers passengers high-speed travel to national and international destinations. We strive for comfort, speed and convenience. NS International offers sustainable travel right to the heart of the city. Our NS International Lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and at Schiphol make travelling with our trains even more attractive. In addition, the number of destinations at home and abroad is growing steadily. To facilitate this, we work together with our national and international partners to continually develop a truly international rail network.
The NS International business unit is part of NS Group, and focuses on all the services related to international rail travel. NS International offers customers speed and convenience when booking tickets, travelling to the station, at the station and on the train. NS International is part of Railteam, a partnership between Europe's major high-speed rail companies. Railteam seamlessly connects European high-speed lines. NS International is working in close collaboration with the Belgian national rail company (NMBS) in the BeNe partnership to deliver a distribution system to record all commercial and financial transactions.
The IT International department works for NS International and offers support for almost all IT issues for the Marketing, Commercial, Finance and Operations departments, and for BeNe. The IT landscape has many interfaces with numerous organisations and systems in various countries. NS International is on the threshold of a major change in the system landscape in which the ICT systems for primary sales processes will be revised.
IT International has around 60 staff, who work intensively in various multi-disciplinary scrum teams with the product owners of the various business units. The teams often consist of the following roles: Product Owner, Scrum Master, Information Analyst, Engineer, Test Analyst/Tester, Functional Application Manager. The system team, which you are part of in this position, consists of five people.
NS International implements elements of the SAFe framework, and works on the basis of Program Increments. This includes coordination with other organisational units within NS and external parties, in which NS International plays the leading role.
In addition, you can recognise yourself in the following words:
Working at NS means you can make a difference in the world of sustainable mobility. You will be part of an organisation that is at the heart of society and keeps the Netherlands on the move. However, as one of the largest employers in the Netherlands, we have much more to offer. In this job, this includes:
Want to know all the details? Then check the NS CAO (Collective Work Agreement) here.
Apply now via the apply button. You will receive an automatic application confirmation within a few minutes, and we will respond in full within two weeks.
Please address your application to Sander Smorenberg, Recruiter.
Questions? Please call Karin or Amber from the front office on +31 (0)886 713666.