Senior Data engineer for an international FinTech Start-up

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Sr. Data Engineer for an international Fintech start-up.

Our mission

We created Yolt because we are committed to providing a fun and efficient way to manage your money. We’re on our way, and we’d love to have you involved. We work hard, fast and never forget to celebrate our successes.

About the team

You’ll join a small, dedicated team of highly skilled people who are part of a new start-up, named Yolt, endorsed by ING aimed at creating an easy and enjoyable way to manage your money in one mobile app. The app will be introduced in the UK and followed by expansions to other countries.

The team operates in a unique space on the boundaries of a large multinational bank with an entrepreneurial attitude of a start-up. Our current challenge is to deliver the app and support our beta launch, build an engaging relationship with the users of the app and keep on developing the product based on feedback and the ideas we get from our customers.

In order to support our vision we are looking for a Senior Data Engineer who is eager to join us on this journey.

Job Specification

As a Senior Data Engineer you have a crucial role in the project and work in an all-round team with Java back-end, iOS, Android engineers and data scientists in Amsterdam. You have a strong engineering background and are comfortable working with Python, Spark, Scala and Hadoop. Furthermore you have experience with Kafka and Cassandra and have a good understanding of data science. It’s a pre if you can work as a data scientist as well. In this role you will be responsible for the data pipeline, where the integrity of the data is very important.

We work according to a SCRUM Agile development process towards an MVP and beyond with new releases every 2 weeks. This role will ask for a strategic view on the field of engineering and data science, which is needed in the project. The level of expertise and experience within the team is very high which creates a very energetic atmosphere. We don't forget to have some fun while developing the proposition. You will be part of unique journey of working in a new team and start-up business for ING.

Your proactive and results-oriented attitude ensures that you always strive for the best result.

Furthermore, you adhere to the ING values and it is evident for you that your behavior is fully aligned with these values. You are also prepared to take the Banker’s Oath. For more information, please visit

Main Duties and Responsibilities of Role:

  • Develop and maintain Spark ETL job

  • Work with other engineers and data scientists on new innovative features

  • Tune and optimize the performance of the system

  • Be up to date about new engineering developments and how these could help Yolt

Career Potential

We just started with the ‘beta’ version of the app and can’t wait to deliver new features together with our first users. You will have multiple growth opportunities in the UK, in the HQ in Amsterdam or in new countries where we will launch the App.

Candidate Profile

  • You have completed a Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or in another relevant field of studies;

  • You have at least 5 years of relevant work experience as a (data) engineer and have worked in complex organizations delivering production ready softwar

  • You have experience regarding one or more of the following specialist skills/ areas: NOSQL(primarily Cassandra), SQL, Python, Java, Spark, Scala

  • You know CI tools like Jenkins, Git(lab

  • Knowledge and experience working with data security solutions like Ranger

  • You have a good knowledge of Linux

  • Desirable: We work with Docker, experience and understanding how Docker works is a pre

Personal Competencies


  • Dutch and/or English speaking and writing

  • Good social and communication skills

  • Self-starting with an entrepreneurial spirit (for instance, because you once started your own business, worked at a start-up, or because you managed innovation teams within companies).


Please contact Global IT Recruiter Rob van Elburg via

Stage informatie

Organisatie: Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: $}




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