Tech Lead - Services B4

Imagine…that because of your work Rabobank delivers the best service journey to support our business clients. You can make the difference as an Tech Lead by steering a delivery unit with multiple DevOps squads in the Business Lending Tech department.

Creating impact
Business Lending has the goal to become “the best bank in business lending” and your squads play a key role in realizing that goal. During the lifecycle of an organization a business client can encounter some rough times. Focus for your squads is to deliver unique IT and non-IT deliverables, that prevent, cure and recover our business clients from financial distress. With this we support our colleagues in their daily work and also capture all the necessary data that is needed to meet regulatory obligation. As Tech Lead within the Tech Domain Business Lending you are responsible for these 4 squads.

DevOps squads are the foundation of our IT organization. They are self-organizing within a mandate. As Tech Lead you make this possible. You ensure that they can do their job by solving barriers and ensuring that other teams that deliver to them are productive. You coach the squads in the transition to high performing engineering and drive the adoption of automation, you also make sure that the squads work according tech standards and implement necessary tech priorities.

The Business Lending Tech department is responsible for all the IT within the tribe Business Lending. Where the Tribe Business Lending support business clients with financial solutions, such as a loan, credit facility, lease and factoring solutions. With this context, it is easy to understand that Business Lending not only plays a crucial role for Rabobank, but also for the whole Dutch economy and society.

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Within our tribe, business and IT work together to build the best solutions for our clients.

You are responsible for building the Engineering Culture. As part of that, you are HR responsible for the internal colleagues within the 4 DevOps squads (currently 12 colleagues). This means that you conduct development, performance and assessment interviews for those employees.

And you also work closely together with our strategic IT partners for the external employees to build sustainable teams. You are not only responsible for the correct composition of your teams, but also for the optimization of knowledge and (soft) skills.

Besides focus on people, you are as system owner also responsible for specific chapter IT topics, such as risk, security and continuity. And you are responsible for improving the Engineering Journey by focussing on IT improvements, standardization and automation.

With you

In the Tech domain Business Lending we value integrity, customer focus, an improvement and embracing change mind-set and openness. In addition it is important that you are a team player and recognise yourself in the checklist below:

  • Academic level of work and thinking in the field of Computer Science;

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the IT sector;

  • Experience in the field of IT development and continuity in a managing role;

  • Experience with HR responsibility;

  • Knowledge of DevOps teams, scaled Agile, IT automation;

  • Dutch & English (business level, writing and speaking);

  • You have an entrepreneurial profile, are curious about how others are doing, you ensure sharpness in the discussion and you challenge your colleagues;

  • You are a solid discussion partner in the business, radiating seniority. You play a pivotal role by weighing the interests and risks together with the business. You keep your back straight in difficult discussions.

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 countless ways, such as:

  • Yearly we invest heavily in the Dutch voluntary sector. We support 1250 organizations for sports and culture, which are a second home for many people.

  • In a project with Humanitas, we help people with financial problems, struggling to organize their home finances.

  • Together with Refugee Work Netherlands, we help 1.500 refugees to find a suitable job.

Do you want to become the best version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this. 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-hour working week), you can also expect:

  • A gross monthly salary between € 3.959,- and € 6.741,- (salary scale 9-10), depending on knowledge, experience and education;

  • An 8% holiday allowance (in May) and a thirteenth month (in December);

  • An Employee Benefit Budget (11% 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;

  • An annual Personal Development Budget of € 1.400;

  • 100 % reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance;

  • A very attractive pension scheme;

  • A monthly € 40,- nett work from home allowance, based on working from home 5 days per week;

  • A monthly € 40,- nett internet allowance.

Let's meet
Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Tech Lead - Services B4 and make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy!

You and the job application process:

  • Applications are open until the vacancies for this role are filled. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.

  • If you have any questions about the specific details of this position, please contact Danny de Vries, Tech Domain Manager Business Lending, via  

  • Floris Rank, IT Recruiter, would be happy to answer questions about the application procedure via

  • The application process includes obligatory screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff matches the high standards we pursue to work at Rabobank.

  • The application process for this vacancy may 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!

Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld.

Tech Lead - Services B4

Contract type Full time
Expertise IT
Location Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Workplace Hybrid
Reference number JR_00075537
Publication date 17 January 2023

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