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Performance Engineer


…yourself as a Performance Engineer within Rabobank, supporting people in the organization with their questions and challenges around stability and performance. You are the person people turn to when they need an expert.

Creating impact

As a Performance Engineer you can make a difference! The teams value your knowledge, overview and customer focus.

Rabobank is one of the largest IT employers in the Netherlands.

Every day, your work contributes to the availability of digital banking affairs for seven million customers.

As a Performance Engineer you are the one teams turn to with their challenging questions about stability and performance. You are able to help them bring performance awareness, set requirements, set up tests and strategies to assure and manage stability and performance from development to production.

You offer your expertise through consultancy, training, coaching and support in troubleshooting.

In return, you get to learn in a challenging environment where you can enrich your knowledge and experience with a wide range of infrastructure, new technologies and applications aided by specialised tools.


As a Performance Engineer at the Rabobank Performance Competence Center in Distribution, you are responsible for setting up, executing and analysing all kinds of performance tests and analyses. You will work together with the Performance Consultant to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks. You are independent and autonomous, while being part of the Performance Competence Center where you help colleagues to solve difficult performance problems as a team.You will also propose improvement proposals within your area of expertise. You have the chance to work on automating performance tests and analysis. As a performance engineer, you will be interacting with the DEVOPS teams and relevant stakeholders to help them, and transfer your knowledge to the teams so that the teams can be more autonomous in performance management.   

Making a difference

To be able to make a difference you need to bring:

•Good knowledge of software development and programming techniques and environments.

•Strong experience in application development and profiling from a performance perspective.

•Intrinsic drive to improve oneself and mentor others.

•Preferably proven experience with automation pipelines.

•Ability to communicate in an open and clear manner.

And of course you will need to be eager to learn and share your knowledge. There's no need to know everything (we don’t mind if you do). That’s why you become part of a team of experts with who you can share and elevate your expertise.

With each other

The goal is to deliver Rabobank products with the best stability and performance. You take part and collaborate with various colleague’s throughout the organisation to achieve this goal.

With you

A strong drive to learn, flexibility, enthusiasm, excellent communication and analytical skills are essential for the role of Performance Engineer. In addition, it's important that the checklist below describes you:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in IT or engineering or higher
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in performance testing and engineering. 
  • Expertise in scripting and load testing with HP LoadRunner and JMeter 
  • Expertise in performance analysis tools like HP Sitescope, WireShark and/or Dynatrace 
  • Experience with performance tuning (profiling) and/or monitoring with tools like Splunk.
  • Knowledge of Front End performance testing in the browser and mobile .
  • Knowledge of at least one, preferably multiple platforms: Windows, LINUX, UNIX, Z/OS, Cloud Foundry
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP,  C/C++,  HTML
  • Knowledge of Siebel, SAP, WebSphere, Oracle, Java, Databases.
  • Understanding of software life cycle tools such as JIRA.


  • Understanding of Agile and DEVOPS way of working

  • Basic knowledge of risk based testing

  • Understanding the IT requirements and challenges in banking sector

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 organisations 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 organise their home finances.

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


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 36-hour working week), you can also expect:

•a gross yearly salary between € 57.032,64,- and € 81.456,98,- (this range includes 13 month, holiday pay and, Employee Benefit Budget);

•an Employee Benefit Budget (8, to 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 a monthly cash payout;

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

•a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

Let's meet and act now! 

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

Good to know:

•Apply via the “Apply now” button. Responses will be handled in accordance with our vacancy management policy.

•Lois Hageman, corporate IT 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 for this vacancy includes 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!

Performance Engineer

We ontvangen graag je sollicitatie. Interviews zullen via videocall worden gepland.

Type contract Fulltime
Vakgebied IT
Locatie Utrecht (Nederland)
Referentienummer JR_00015061
Publicatiedatum 10 juni 2020



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