ING Domestic Bank Netherlands is building a state-of-the-art Data Lake. An ambitious project based on technologies like IBM InfoSphere (DataStage, Information Governance Catalog), PDA (Netezza), Oracle Exadata and Cognos.
As a DevOps engineer you will be working in an agile way for one of our Platform squads. This squad works as a scrum team consisting of 6-8 Platform engineers and a Product Owner who decides on the priority of the user stories. The responsibilities of the platform squad consist of maintaining, growing and securing the platform which consists of Infosphere Information Server, the PureData for Analytics (Netezza), Oracle, Citrix, Linux, WebSphere. Your job will be to support the team with visualizing and monitoring the performance of the platform. The platform is widely used by our Content squads and other parties within the bank servicing our internal colleagues with data and supporting a data driven way of work. Not only do we want to support others by data driven decisions we also want our own way of work in the department to be supported by data and there is a huge opportunity here within this role to achieve insights.
You will be responsible for:
Keep the Platform running within Service Level Agreements
Creating monitoring and alerting for daily Operations related tasks (incoming requests and incidents)
Creating and maintaining monitoring solutions for the squad and the consumers of the platform
Keep the Platform safe and secure with regards of Compliance and Risk
Improve processes within the Platform squad way of work
Bridge between Platform squad and Content squads
Creating Management reports/dashboards on Platform performance
ING values Employee expertise and growth greatly. There for keeping yourself and the department up to date on the latest technologies and market values is also a part of your job. Within our department we have an orgnaized ‘masteryday’ every three weeks to reserve time for improves and personal growth.
Your work environment
Within ING our engineers work in multi-disciplinary teams based on the Agile methodology and DevOps principles. ING adopted the ‘Spotify’ model, which means that you are part of a matrix organization. You work in your squad but are also part of a chapter, an expertise-focused group that shares knowledge and creates and governs standards. Your chapter will be ‘Data Processing’.
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Who are you?
You are an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who likes to work in a team, improve processes within the team and servicing other teams. Innovating to do things smarter and continuous personal development are in your engineering DNA. Your goal in the end is to make yourself redundant! Rather than repeatedly solving the same incidents, you solve the problems behind and automate work to create time to take on other engineering challenges to further develop yourself as an engineer. You have the skills to create a data driven environment.
You have a mentality that aligns with our culture where you ‘Take it on and make it happen’. You naturally behave in accordance with our values and you take the banker's oath, like all ING employees.
Together with around 3 years of experience in Monitoring, Data Base Administration and reporting experience in similar environments, we expect you to have had experience working with the following tools, techniques and way of working:
Reporting tools (Cognos or similar)
Strong knowledge of monitoring and alerting tools (E.g.: Elastic, Prometheus)
Automation and Monitoring mindset
Knowledge of visualization strategies
Worked experience in Data Base Administration
Excellent communication skills
Fluent in English language (speaking and writing)
Willingness to work on a regular base outside office hours (Stand by support)
PDA (Netezza) or other DB (E.g.: Oracle, DB2, Postgres)