Technical consultant


TECHNICAL CONSULTANT 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sopra Banking Software is a global leader in software and IT services for financial institutions. They help over 500 customers in 70 countries to be more efficient, agile and responsive to business challenges. It is an international leader in core banking solutions, IT services and software development. Sopra Steria is the mother company with 35.000 employees. Sopra Banking has 600 employees and in NL they are a small, rapidly growing team. In the Netherlands, the company works with clients in the Financial Services market, such as ABN, Rabobank, Money You, Knab, van Lanschot Achmea, Evi. They offer great opportunities to skilled employees seeking challenges in commitment-driven team environments. The Netherlands is a strategic market within the company! To support the growth, several vacancies are open for young professionals with a strong IT background. If you have international ambitions, they have great possibilities as well.

Position overview

The main goal of this role is to ensure a fully functional IT infrastructure and technical platform are available to support business coding. You will have the opportunity to become a multi-facetted IT consultant, specialized in finance and new technologies.

To do
  • Work in a scrum team on the configuring, development, programming, implementation and maintenance of the core banking software products
  • Perform functional and technical analysis within a team at the office or at the client-side
  • Learn about the banking and financial industry through coaching by senior colleagues and challenging projects
  • Help create the financial world of tomorrow by supporting banks and their financial systems with Sopra Banking’s platform and products.
  • Get to know the architecture of the multi-tier application stack of the Sopra Banking Platform, the technologies behind it and follow-up on the R&D team proposals for improvement
  • Analyze the requirements and translate them into a solution
  • Assist co-workers with their code development
  • Most important duty is co-development of the IT infrastructure for/and the technical platform
  • Analyze and develop a solution based on the technology or tool chain
  • Decide on the content of releases and plan releases together with the customer and colleagues of the release team
  • Assist first and second line support to resolve technical incidents
  • Take responsibility for root-cause analysis provided by the R&D team in case of technical incidents and implement the solutions at the customer side
  • Interpret infrastructure requirements and capacity for several application components and discuss the infrastructure requirements with the provider, and if necessary, alter the requirements
To expect Technical consultant
  • You will be part of an international culture (35.000 people, HQ in Paris), within a dynamic and constantly changing environment
  • The Dutch hub is a small (50 people) and well-developed team of innovative thinkers that is growing fast
  • Flexibility in working approach and daily schedule. No day is the same
  • Customers are located in the Randstad, like Rabobank, ABN and MoneYou, van Lanschot, NIBC and more
  • Regular travel to Brussels and Luxembourg is required during the first year of training
Your profile

The successful candidate will have business acumen with experience and/or knowledge of cutting-edge technologies and preferably:
  • A background in the IT industry
  • Knowledge of programming languages and different technologies
  • Interest in the finance industry and willingness to learn about this world and its technologies
  • Experience with Unix, Linux based operating systems
  • Experience with command line shell
  • Experience in scripting languages like bash/ksh and Perl
  • Experience with JavaEE development and with continuous integration and deployment of code in an application server like JBOSS
  • Some Cobol knowledge, and the ability to debug technical issues
  • Knowledge of ANSI C
  • An understanding of the role of TCP/IP in a computer network
  • You can write queries for an Oracle DB
  • You have practical knowledge of encryption and SSO-techniques
Soft-skills
  • Entrepreneurial approach, with drive
  • Consulting skills will help to build the quality of customers projects
  • Cultural awareness; you work on the client-side and in an international company
  • Proactive approach
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic individual
  • A true flexible attitude and mentality
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude; able to make things happen
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills
  • You see and act towards what needs to be done; priority setting ability
  • Result oriented, focused on customer satisfaction
  • You like to learn a lot of new stuff and tech things, as well as banking and business processes
  • Above all, you are an amicable person who thrives on working in a team
Offer

This position provides the ideal candidate with the opportunity to advance his/her career in an international setting and dynamic- technical-entrepreneurial-innovative environment.

Contact:

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