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Chapter Lead for the Core Payments Platform

Here at Core Payments Platform Tribe, we support the everyday banking needs of our customers by delivering a best-in-class payment system that orchestrates payments seamlessly in our target markets. In addition, we bring efficiency through standardization while making it our utmost priority to ensure the platform is highly performant, always compliant, secure, and available.

We are looking for additional team members to join our NPR Instant and NPR Batch squads in 2024, where we are creating cloud-native systems for handling Nordic Payments.

We are currently scaling the tribe to support our journey to modernize our tech stack in Danske Bank and looking for a Chapter Lead to be the foundation of this journey. As a Chapter Lead, you will be responsible for several developers across. Additionally, you will be a full-fledged member of a development squad developing the banks new core payments platform and other related critical component and reducing legacy by introducing modern technologies. The role of Chapter Lead is a playing coach, that causes real impact through hands-on developing high-quality code as well as supervising and inspiring your chapter members to grow and improve.

You will:

  • Be the HR manager for other skilled software engineers, you being accountable for them growing both on a professional and on a personal level. This includes classical HR responsibilities, performance reviews, trainings and recruitment activities
  • Create an encouraging and collaborative environment through inclusive and empowering leadership
  • Define engineering guidelines incl. practices to improve the work of chapter
  • Work closely together with the IT Tribe Lead, Solution Architects, and the other Chapter Leads to ensure we attract, develop, and retain a team of highly skilled and motivated people with a good team spirit
  • Be responsible for your chapter and support chapter members in any need they have related to HR or their area of competence
  • Be part of one of the squads in the Core Payments Platform tribe and delivering towards sprint goals together with your team utilizing various tools and according to Software Engineering practices (CI/CD, DevOps, Java as a chosen language, Test automation practices and AWS)

About you:

  • You are a catalyst leader and embody that in how you approach the work and motivate others
  • You have a good understanding of IT architecture and hands-on experience with solution design (frequent deployment strategies, containerization, enterprise monitoring and logging, different types of API strategies)
  • You have experience in high-profile software engineering projects built with enterprise languages like Java in containerized or distributed architecture
  • You come with strong leadership skills. You have ideally been a leader for some years, with an engineering background
  • High quality standards on your previous software engineering projects which included automated Unit, Integration or E2E tests
  • You are pragmatic and can take important decisions without getting lost in the details
  • You have advanced English language skills and are a good communicator

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 4880 EUR to 7320 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

Canteen services and free fruits

24/7 gym services and group trainings

Health insurance from the first day of employment

See all the benefits HERE.

If you're interested in this role and joining my team, feel free to contact me via LinkedIn, and I will answer your questions!

Mojtaba Shabani, Deputy CIO (First Vice President) at Danske Bank Payments IT

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 13.03.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Squad Leader (Chapter Lead).