Medior/Senior DevOps Engineer Eventing Platform (Kafka)


Team Godzilla is the functional owner of eventing solutions within Rabobank. We consult and assist Rabobank internal teams in designing and implementing event-driven architecture and stream processing solutions.

Currently, we provide a self-service, Kafka-based Event Streaming platform (SaaS) where our users can use to integrate their applications and/ or build data pipelines. In addition to Kafka, we continue working with our users to understand their use cases and explore new eventing and stream processing capabilities.

Our tech stack includes:

  • Programming languages: TypeScript, Python, Java, .NET
  • CI/CD: Azure Pipelines and Azure Pipeline extensions
  • Testing framework: Jest (TypeScript), pytest (Python), Junit (Java)

As a DevOps Engineer in team Godzilla, you will help internal teams connect their applications to a Kafka cluster and handle any issues that come up. You will also have the opportunity to work with new event streaming patterns/ technologies and help implement platform governance processes. You will be promoting event-driven architecture and improving user journeys, exploring other event streaming solutions and engaging in the event streaming community as an Event-driven Advocate.

You work in a challenging, international environment, that enables the bank to provide relevant financial services to our clients, contributing to the mission to 'Grow a Better World Together'. You are part of a multidisciplinary Agile squad that realizes the digital ambitions for Rabobank within the Tech4Engineering domain, while closely collaborating with business and IT stakeholders.


  • Supporting users to integrate with our Event Streaming platform
  • Developing and delivering tools and automation solutions (including setting up and maintaining CI/CD Azure pipelines and building Azure DevOps extensions) to improve user experiences of the platform
  • Ensuring a robust, future-proof Event Streaming landscape
  • Engaging in the community as Event-driven Advocate
  • Rotational 24/7 standby support


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, or an equivalent working/ thinking level
  • Experienced working in Scrum/Agile environment
  • Experienced with Java, Typescript, and/ or Python
  • Experienced with cloud technologies
  • Experienced with setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, preferably Azure Pipelines
  • Creating pipeline extensions that work with Azure Pipelines, using Typescript
  • Strong in taking ownership: you are pro-active and have “can do” attitude, think critically and are willing to speak up
  • Curious to explore how to improve existing processes through automation
  • Open to learning new technologies and tools
  • Effective communication skills that can facilitate community engagement
  • Proficient in English B1  (No Dutch required)

 Not Required, but definitely a plus!

  • Experienced in Azure products and services (Azure DevOps, Serverless Function, etc.)
  • Experienced in event-driven and stream processing and/ or big data solutions (e.g., Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, AWS Kinesis)
  • Experience with testing frameworks (e.g. Junit, Jest, pytest)
  • Familiar with OpenAPI Specification or AsyncAPI Specification
  • Experienced in IT Service Management processes

What do we offer?
We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-or 40 hour working week), you can also expect:

  • Based on your experience: up to max € 105.000,00 incl all benefits (40 hours) depending on your experience.
  • Thirteenth month's salary and 8% holiday allowance
  • an extra budget of 11% of your gross salary to be used at your discretion. Buy extra holiday hours, add more to your pension savings or ask for part of the extra budget to be paid out.
  • a budget of € 750- to set up your home working space and a monthly home working allowance of up to € 40-
  • a personal development budget of € 1,400-
  • a combination of working from home and at the office
  • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport
  • A pension scheme to which you contribute 3.5%
  • 151.2 hours holiday per year + 1 Diversity Day per year
  • Relocation belongs to the possibilities

This is a selection of the terms of employment for a DevOps Engineer based on a 36-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on

You and the job application process

Reply to the vacancy for Lead Platform Engineer Azure at Rabobank.

  • Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Lois Hageman, IT Recruiter,
  • We will hold the interviews through a video call.
  • You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on
  • A security check is part of the process.
  • We respect your privacy.

Growing a better world together
You are already aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for millions of customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our “Growing a better world together” mission?  We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • A third of all the food we purchase is thrown away. Together with Nature & Environment, we’re working to increase awareness among consumers of how to reduce food waste.
  • As part of a project with Humanitas, we are helping people who are experiencing financial difficulties to get their household finances in order.
  • Together with Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland (the Dutch Council for Refugees), we are helping 1,500 refugees find a suitable job.

Interested? Please contact us.


Vacature informatie

Organisatie: Rabobank

Locatie: Utrecht



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