Discover ING Tech
ING Tech is an international hub for technology & innovation, developing IT solutions across ING in areas such as Core Banking, Big Data, Financial Markets, Data Management, Touch Point Architecture and many more.
By using the latest methodologies in software development, our fast growing team gathers more than 1000 tech enthusiasts who work for international projects that go beyond traditional banking.
The Mission :
ING is looking for driven IT DevOps Engineers to work on the FX and Money Markets trading platforms. The in-house built high-performance pricing systems, together with the vendor-built trading, quoting systems, time-series databases and complex event processing engines are key platforms for the real-time low-latency landscape in scope of the growing Financial Markets domain.
ING is using this environment to connect to a large amount of trading exchanges, worldwide to offer the sharpest pricing quotes and executions to our clients.
Therefore these systems are on dedicated infrastructure in special datacenters located in close proximity to the key markets.
With the further digital transformation of pricing and trading, it is an important cornerstone of ING Financial Markets IT.
You can be a key asset for ING and an important part of this journey to make it successful with us all.
Your Day-to-Day :
You work within a multidisciplinary scrum team. Your primary responsibility is guaranteeing the operational stability and availability of our applications at all times.
The range of tasks includes the following :
You readily deal with incidents and requests raised by our users, but also downstream customers.
You take ownership of issues and improvements, seeing them through to completion, providing comprehensive handover as required.
You are responsible for supporting a stable, performing and secure platform / service
You assist with functional specifications for change requests and testing release stories
Help the developers / peers working for other systems to understand the root cause for a problem or existing gap for an enhancement
Performing Incident, Problem and Change Management, including writing user stories for resolving problems
Liaise with the vendor about environment updates and upgrades
Propose opportunities and innovations
Incidents and requests on a scheduled basis (not 24 / 7 support)
As part of a DevOps squad, work closely with the Product Owner, business stakeholders and engineers from related teams
Occasional travel abroad (Amsterdam and London ) is required.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for passionate IT / FM specialists who love to prevent and solve technical problems regarding stability, capacity, and performance of the system.
Important characteristics :
Deliver on promises while keeping good communication lines with clients and partners
Can do" mentality, flexibility and ability to take ownership
A collaborative approach to solving problems while bringing positive energy to the team
Ability to give and receive professional feedback
Relentlessly learn and think in solutions
Comfortable using SQL in your daily activities
You are able to : explain complex issues in a structured way to peers, to share your knowledge with team members and provide assistance where necessary.
You have a desire to automate and make use of different technologies
Ability to understand and have a good overview of the technical environment (network, servers, security, protocols, operating systems)
Be able to understand the FM technical architecture and landscape
Skills to improve performance parameters through monitoring and understanding system resources.
What you bring to the team :
Education Bachelor and / or Master level in Computer Science or Finance (or related degree).
Self-starter, 5+ years of industry experience in IT (financial software)
Experience with Windows / Linux
Understanding of Continuous Delivery concepts. Interactions with tools such as Git, Azure DevOps, Maven, Ansible
Experience with managing full-stack vendor packages, and additionally (low latency) infrastructural stack knowledge
Hands-on knowledge of monitoring tools (such as Prometheus, Grafana, Elastic Search), experience in working with communication protocols (such as message queues, file transfer, TCP / IP)
Knowledge of Agile Methodologies
An excellent spoken and written command of English
Nice to have :
Banking / Financial Markets products / processes knowledge (FX Products, FIX protocol)
Hands-on knowledge of scripting (Python) or programming languages (Java, C#)
Experience with running applications in Docker containers
If you have a passion for Financial Markets and IT then you we would love to talk to you!