DiscoverING 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 Architectureand many more.
By using the latest methodologiesin software development, our fast growing team gathers more than 550 techenthusiasts who work for international projects that go beyond traditionalbanking.
Several strategicprojects are initiated or in process to be started in ING Tech Romania. A solidbasis is vital for the success of each of these projects.
This basis is setby a group of key technical people, highly skilled in their area of expertiseand knowledgeable of the ING procedures and standards.
Hence, we are aimingto build a team of highly skilled engineers with a clear purpose of helping outin setting the grounds of the new projects
Your day to day :
You are a recognized and respected content leader and trusted advisor for yourplatform.
Define the architecture for a domain / strategic program includingdemarcation to other domains and in between all building blocks
Manage end-to-end chains within domain and de-couple points betweendomains
Take a supportive / leading role in technical architecture
You take into account strategic and legacy building blocks to ensure asmooth transition
Break-down desired (business) themes into epics and features acrossmultiple building blocks, that Feature or Dev / Ops Engineers can further refineinto implementable stories.
Define realistic roadmap for the upcoming quarters, being aware of thedomain backlog, capacity and interdependencies.
Ensure that the architecture is implemented according to plan,minimizing technical / tactical debt and maintaining a close feedback loop.
Take responsibility for delivery / execution and escalate to management / chief architect if required
Provide guidance to Development Engineers, L2 / L3 manages and Dev / Opsteams in your domain on your platform. With your strong communication (verbaland written) and presentation skills you facilitate workshops, guide andconstraint Dev / Ops engineers.
Your master builder skills allow you to discusslatest technology with the engineers.
Describe conceptual design patterns in Cookbooks, that give guidance tothe Engineers. Furthermore, describe how these best practices can actually beimplemented in practice.
What you bring to the team :
Your education, experience andbackground :
IT-related background (Bachelor degree or higher)
7+ years of experience in IT and preferable in banking and demonstratesdeep and wide knowledge
Track record in reducing complexity and reducing technicaldebt
Appetite for global collaboration ( 20% time)
Experience in international collaboration (differences in cultures andcontext)
Demonstrates co-creation skills (workshop facilitation, guiding,constraining, selling telling);
Demonstrates convincing people skills based on facts and businesscases
Experience in international collaboration (differences in cultures andcontext); Demonstrates abstraction & problem solving skills;
e.g. masteryof enterprise integration patterns)
Outside-in thinker : visits conferences, potentially gives a talk now andthen
Empathy and ability to think from somebody’s else point of view
Energetic / positive thinker.
Open to your environment / perceptive.
Determined / persevering and a good decision maker.
Strong analytical skills.
Resistance to stress.
Out-of-the-box / innovative change-oriented attitude.
Linking a market focus (IT developments and business developments) toING's strategy. Stronger outside-in view : Giving rapid developments in thefinancial industry and with FinTechs emerging, and disruptive technology trendsthe architect is able to internalize developments in the outside world intoING.
With strong communication, verbal, presentation skills to facilitateworkshops, guide and constraint Dev / Ops engineers he make a valuablecontribution in the overall model.
Demonstrates mastery of REST architectural style, REST design of thedomain APIs, content negotiation, and API patterns as per Lonely Planet, APItrust mechanisms;
Demonstrates mastery of Experience Design skills (customer journeys,service blueprinting)
Owns the resilience and latency of the whole IT chain;
Working knowledge of the technologies used in the domain (e.g. canexplain the pros and cons of queuing in the IT chain)
Track record in reducing complexity and reducing technical debt.