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    • Province
      Postcode 3526 in Utrecht
    • Date Posted
      December 29,2020
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    Senior Java Developer GCDS - Wholesale Client


    Working as a Senior Java Developer within IT systems, participating in the team with an aim to deliver new applications targeted to improve overall experience of the wholesale client journey. You are an experienced Developer and Java has no secrets for you. Seeing the whole of an application in your mind’s eye is normal for you. You work in a DevOps team and represent the driving force inside the team in producing solid, yet flexible, solutions for our users. Whether it’s on premise, or in the Cloud, you know your way around our code. You understand the problem to be solved by understanding the user requirements, and how to implement these. You look for ways to solve problems, but can also say ‘no’ when needed.

    Department context
    Imagine working in a challenging and international environment to enable the bank in providing relevant financial services to our clients, so that the world is fed. As a Java Developer within the Client cluster you participate in a team with the aim to develop new applications or improve existing applications within the Wholesale Client architecture.

    The Wholesale & International domain within IT Systems supports the wholesale bank across the globe. The Wholesale Client cluster delivers and supports global business systems, including process automation in the areas of CRM, Client Onboarding, Client Data Management, Document- and Case Management. The Client cluster has a global responsibility for servicing more than 20+ locations divided over multiple regions. The delivery unit is working closely with strategic programs within other domains to realize the bank’s digital transformation.

    Making a difference
    You can be a key success factor in meeting of those ambitions within the Wholesale Client Data area. As a Java Developer you have an eye for team dynamics and help the team to grow in its development. Much communication will be in English as the end-users, DevOps team, and other stakeholders reside on different locations across the globe. Speaking Dutch is also a requirement. Travelling can be part of your job (Corona situation permitting).

    With each other
    Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our DevOps teams bring talented people together to execute all change and run activities of the relevant application. You will be T-shaped along the way to help delivering value to the product.

    Your contribution
    Your primary working areas are system, data and process improvements in the Client cluster.

    • If required you will create and maintain application code in Java.
    • You will be responsible for implementing SOAP services, Java programs, and also for the production of smart data matching and filtering algorithms.
    • You define systems and project scope/objectives through research, fact finding and elicitation with a solid understanding of business, data, processes, systems, and requirements.
    • You translate complex business requirements into IT solutions.
    • You can produce robust code in the cloud, or on premise.
    • You have experience with the Azure DevOps pipeline and other Azure functions.
    • You are responsible for understanding the requirements documentation and can assist in developing and deploying the solution.
    • You are part of a DevOps team with autonomy, you proactively participate in team decisions and challenge your team members on presented solutions and decisions.

    Your Profile

    • HBO/WO level, preferably in Computer Science or with comparable technical background.
    • At least 8 years of experience in Java Development, preferably Java 8.
    • At least 3 years of experience in implementing complex systems in large corporate environments in the role as Software Engineer.
    • Hands on experience with Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, Oracle DB, Linux, WebSphere, SOAP, Rest webservices.
    • Must be able to write advanced SQL queries/ stored procedures.
    • Experience with Agile/Scrum development (must).
    • Experience in working in an international environment (pre).
    • Experience in working in an offshore delivery model (pre).
    • Must be fluent (spoken and written) in English.
    • Pre if fluent in Dutch.

    Knowledge and personal skills

    • Impact and Persuasiveness
    • Analytical
    • Result driven
    • Collaboration
    • Problem analysis
    • Good verbal and written communication (English)
    • Organizing and monitoring
    • Proactive
    • Good presentation skills
    • Passion for IT
    • Knowledge of program languages (pre)

    Growing a better world together
    You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million 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 numerous ways, such as:

    • Together with the World Wildlife Fund, we’re helping to create a harmonious balance between nature and the agricultural sector in Brazil.
    • We make sizeable annual investments in the voluntary sector in the Netherlands. This allows us to support about 1,250 sport and cultural organisations that are a second home to many people.

    Your reward
    Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? 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 40 hour working week), you can also expect:

    • a gross monthly salary, scaled in function group 9/10 (depending on experience).
    • a thirteenth month and holiday pay.
    • an Employee Benefit Budget (10% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving extra cash on a monthly basis.
    • a personal budget that you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career.
    • 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport (Corona situation permitting). Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance.
    • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

    Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank and make a difference to yourself, our customers and the society? We look forward receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

    Good to know:

    • Applications are open until January the 31st. Apply via the button “Apply now”. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.
    • Lois Hageman, senior recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via
    • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.
    • The application process including coding tests, during an interview.
    • The application process for this vacancy can include an individual assessment.
    • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!
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