Expert Lead III (IT)

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At a glance

Are you an IT savvy strategic thinker and enthusiastic person who inspires others to create innovative solutions? Then we need your help, in making ABN AMRO a personal bank in a digital age! Besides your own architecture topics and HR activities, you are also going to enhance the craftmanship of your department’s members.

International Card Services, subsidiary of ABN AMRO and largest Credit Card Issuer in the Netherlands has the ambition of becoming the most safe and reliable payments provider in Western Europe. One of our strategic goals is to become fully digital and also data-driven, so we can get to know our clients even more and serve them in a better way. As an IT lead, you contribute to these goals by focusing on Architecture, IT Craftmanship and innovation. You stay up-to-date on the latest developments and you mentor your team members in becoming technical experts. How are you going to shape innovation, advancements and projects within your department?

All-in-all, working at ABN AMRO means that you contribute to projects that matter and impact millions of customers! Are you up for the challenge?

Your job

As an IT lead, you will combine working as an IT and Digital Strategist with your role as manager. Most of the time you will work closely with your teams. The rest of the time you will manage the department. This includes:

• Educating yourself and others in the Platform Services & Support department with the right technical capabilities and the latest innovations.
• Mentoring your colleagues on technical craftsmanship and collaboration skills.
• Actively participating in knowledge gaining and sharing by joining triangles, circles, communities and events. Furthermore, focus onproper knowledgedisseminationacrossteams, pushing thelimits of ourtechnology and focusing onholistic and sustainable solutions.
• Properalignment with stakeholders. For example, informing leadership on the alignment you have with theArchitects, Product Owners and Lead Developers on thetechnological landscape and lifecycle.Furthermore you enable the IT Platform for Appian and Mulesoft together with providing standards, guidelines and best practices to the software delivery teams
• Working in a DevOps environment, advocating the DevOps mindset and reducing technical debt as much as possible
• On a strategical level you advice management, mentor your teams and evaluate technical/impact assessments and architecture
• Take care of the HR processes to facilitate all aspects relating to the influx, development, performance and outflux of employees.
• Create and foster a healthy working environment and an inclusive culture for your department.
• Manage Platform Services & Support IT contracts and budget

Working environment

You will be working for International Card Services (ICS), subsidiary of ABN AMRO and the largest Credit Card Issuer in the Netherlands. Within ICS IT you will work as the Lead for the Platform Services & Support department responsible for Azure CBSP, the Appian/Mulesoft CoE, Application Development Services (CI/CD, Tooling) and Architecture (Enterprise & Domain). Being responsible for Platform Services & Support you will interact with all software delivery teams as well as the business stakeholder and product management within ICS.

Your profile

As you can see, we have certain expectations. Ideally, you already fit into them. If not, but you feel you can grow, we are also very interested to meet you!

  • You are a strategic thinker and are able to advice senior management in solving wicked problems
  • You have excellent presentation skills and are able to inspire and motivate your colleagues
  • You are an expert on Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF) and the DevOps way of working
  • You are familiar with the latest open source and Cloud (preferably Azure) developments
  • You are able to not only suggest and design solutions, but also able to put them into practice
  • You have an exploratory mindset, on the lookout for new developments.
  • Preferably an education in Computer Science, Information Science..
  • ..Or any Master’s degree combined with relevant working experience within a Digital/IT environment
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills and a strong communicator, preferably with a sense of humor

We are offering

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow personally and professionally;
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness;
  • A great atmosphere with enthusiastic and driven colleagues.


Are you interested? Then respond to this vacancy. For more information, you can reach Karel Bosse ( or Remko Kalee ( Let’s connect!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Diemen

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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