Senior Software Operations Engineer


Your work ensures that merchants get access to the latest payment services for in their shops, on the road or online. The payment industry is rapidly changing: online shopping and in-store shopping get more and more interwoven. Consumers want to pay the way they like best and as a merchant you want to stay ahead and offer them the easiest and most convenient ways to pay. Rabo OmniKassa (ROK) offers this flexibility already to 100.000 + merchants.

With ROK we offer an attractive Payment Service Provider platform, combining the strengths of innovative parties and established institutions such as Rabobank. This speeds up the change to an attractive PSP platform and ultimately allows us to better serve merchants and live up to their expectations.

You can be part of building new PSP propositions, enabling the best innovative solutions and services for our customers! You can make the difference by being part of the DevOps teams within our tribe as a Software Operations Engineer.

Creating an impact

Imagine working in a team where fun is as important as customer satisfaction, where together we build and maintain reliable, high quality software. Our Tribe, B2B Services, works with various DevOps (Squads) teams: they are the foundation of our IT organization. They work autonomously and are self-organizing.

As a Software Operations Engineer you work together with other operations engineers, developers and our product owners to build features and harden the Rabo OmniKassa for future growth. You ensure the setup of the software and cloud components comply with architectural and security guidelines and is easy to maintain and monitor.

As part of the team you ensure a smooth daily operations or when needed a quick intervention to solve operational issues. These applications run in Rabobank’s Azure cloud environment. Some applications still run in Rabobanks on prem datacentres but will be moved to the cloud in the next 12-18 months.

Next to this you share the responsibility from the very first ideas to the creation, maintenance and monitoring of it: you build it, you run it.

With each other

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. In a DevOps team we have all the skills needed to build and run innovative solutions for our merchants. To do so we foster an environment where you: 

  • Have freedom to experiment and learn 

  • Help each other to reach the next level 

  • Deliver excellent solutions to make our customers happy 

  • Have fun in your daily work 

You will be assigned to one of the DevOps teams but will also work in close cooperation with your colleague Ops Engineers to maintain the whole ROK platform and will participate in the 24/7 standby schedule.  

With you

You value integrity, openness and a customer focus. You embrace change and go for the extra mile and have your colleagues' back. Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the checklist below:

  • 8+ years experience as a Software Operations Engineer in complex IT landscape: On Prem (Linux/Websphere/oracle) and preferably also in the cloud (MS Azure or AWS);

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Sciences (or relatable);

  • Fluent in English;

  • An Ops Engineer in heart and mind, thoroughly enjoying it and happy to share;

  • Take full responsibility for the structural quality of the cloud infrastructures with very high performance, availability and security requirements;

  • Continuous improvement is your basic mindset, which is strongly focused on automating work in- and around the team;

  • As a senior team member you coach colleagues and also possesses informal leadership making the team better;

  • Knowledge of and experience with:

    • Highly experienced in Linux, Apache HTTP and Websphere version 8.5.5 (or higher)

    • Experienced in Azure Cloud ,- Portal, - Monitoring and Azure DevOps

    • Experienced in Deployment automation and orchestration (Azure DevOps)

    • Experienced in Security; Certificate Mngt, Azure Networking (VPN, NSG’s)

    • Experienced in Network infrastructure (e.g. SSL-connectivity, TCP/IP, Firewalls, DNS)

    • Experienced with dbases (Oracle, Postgress, SQL Server)

    • Familiar with monitoring tools like ELK stack, Splunk, Azure Log Analytics (nice to have knowledge on APM tools like Dynatrace, Elastic APM)

    • Familiar with automating cloud Infra via Templates and scripting, preferably Terraform or any other Infrastructure as Code is a pre

    • Basic coding skills using scripting languages on both Linux and Windows (e.g. Bash, Powershell)

    • Experienced with Scrum/Agile methodology

    • Experience in or affinity with Finance and the Payment sector in particular is a 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 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 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 monthly salary between € 3.769,- and € 5.437,- (salary scale 9), 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 gross 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 pay-out;

  • 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 combination of working from home and working from the office #LI-Hybrid

  • A very attractive pension scheme, to which your individual contribution is only 3,5%.

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

  • A monthly € 40,- nett internet allowance.

  • An annual Personal Development Budget of € 1.400,-.

Let's meet. 
Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Senior Software Operations Engineer and to make a difference for yourself, for our customers and for our society? Then do not hesitate and send your CV and motivation letter to us so we can invite you for a personal meeting.

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 Jan-Pieter van der Linden, IT Lead, 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!

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Senior Software Operations Engineer

Tipo de contrato Tempo integral
Área de especialidade TI
Local Utrecht (Países Baixos)
Local de trabalho Híbrido
Número de referência JR_00073307
Data de publicação 8 novembro 2022

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