Senior Back-end Engineer (Investments)

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Proficient-Expert DEV Engineer

Full-time, Amsterdam

The opportunity

ING is looking for an experienced Senior Back-end Engineer with a drive for continuous improvement, to strengthen the Investments tribe which is one of the key areas withing ING and delivers the vast Investments proposition for both Dutch and Belgium customers. If you want to work at a place where you are in charge of the global Investments platform impacting our ING customers, where investing in the best development practices and innovation never stops, and where we are building a team of top-notch Dev engineers that can take on the challenges of designing and developing applications of one of the largest European Banks, please read on!

The team

As a Senior Dev Engineer, you are part of a squad of highly skilled engineers within the Investments area. The Senior Dev Engineer ensures to continuously deliver business value across the entire end-to-end application chain together with the squad. With the help of the Agile methodologies, you will support ING in delivering and maintaining quality products to our customers.

Roles and responsibilities

Dev Engineer tasks are analysis, design, building code or configuring a 3rd party software package, deploying, testing and driving Continuous Integration and Delivery improvements.

The Dev Engineer ensures delivery across the end-to-end application chain. He/she understands the complete stack from application to hardware. He/she understands the detailed workflow of the application, expected transactional volumes, the detailed technical behaviour of application servers and databases and the importance of maintaining a high security profile, safeguarding the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of ING data and information assets.

The activities, performed by a Dev Engineer in a Squad, depends on the type of software solution, i.e. own built (API) software versus 3rd party software package. As an engineer you are enthusiastic about acquiring and transferring knowledge to others.

For this function we are looking for a Proficient or Expert engineer who will be part of a development squad that is responsible for development of Investments platform, one of the advanced and complex unified platforms within ING and is strategically very important for ING.

How to succeed

We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

Education and experience:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software engineering or related fields

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a critical mindset

  • Proven track record in backend software development (6+ years)

  • Experience working in complex and challenging IT environment

  • Experience and thorough understanding of continuous delivery, deployment tools and pipelines

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum/Dev/Ops team

  • Self-motivation for solving technical and functional challenges

  • Strong interest and vision in recent trends in software development (technology in general)

  • Have a good understanding of banking domain in general or passionate about learning it

  • Leading by example

Communication and soft skills:

  • Strong social and communication skills

  • Assertive and not afraid to challenge

  • Strong team player with experience in working with teams in and across sites

  • Willingness to coach and mentor other engineers by sharing knowledge regularly

  • Experience or ambition to represent IT topics in bigger forums like conferences, meetups

Technical expertise:

  • Strong programming skills in Java 8+, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Microservices, Restful APIs, Reactive programming

  • Good understanding of databases including RDBMS (Oracle) and NoSQL

  • Experience and thorough understanding of (test) automation, continuous delivery, deployment tools, and pipelines. We work with Git, Azure Repos, Azure Pipelines, Checkmarx, Azure Artifacts etc.

  • Good knowledge and experience with Elasticsearch, JMS(Apache Kafka/ MQ)

  • Good knowledge ofLinux Operating System

  • Exposure to containerisation (Docker) and microservices architecture

  • Focussing on delivering quality over quantity

Rewards & benefits

Rewards and benefits

We want to make sure that it’s possible for you to strike the right balance between your career and your private life. You can find out more about our employment conditions at

The benefits of working with us at ING include:

• A salary tailored to your qualities and experience

• 24-27 vacation days depending on contract

• Pension scheme

• 13th month salary

• Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary

• 8% Holiday payment

• Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities

• An informal working environment with innovative colleagues

• Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


Contact Pierre Julien Dechassat in our Tech recruitment team for more information about this role. Want to apply directly? Please upload your CV and motivation letter by clicking the “Apply” button.

About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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