Chief IT Software Engineer (Backend)

Backend Softwareengineer

Join us in building a Better Bank by contributing to exciting initiatives in Danske IT.

Infrastructure Engineering is the strong backbone of Danske Bank. Automation, observability and reliability move us forward in Technology Innovation & Foundation journey.
You will join a global team located in India and Lithuania that is characterized by a focus on innovative solutions, a customer-centric mindset and fun-loving.

On a daily basis, you will collaborate closely with IT Engineers and Product owners across the Infrastructure Reliability Engineering (IRE) organization to mature the agile practices of our squads, empower our colleagues and help IRE to be in the first line in providing standardized Automation solutions.

As a Chief Software Engineer, you will contribute to the end-2-end services for Infrastructure from engineering to operations. You will help us move towards the aspirational ‘Zero Touch’ Infrastructure all the way from provisioning through to operations both on private and public cloud.

Depending on your skills, knowledge and experience, you may be offered different seniority in the role.

"We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation."

You will:

  • Co-own, maintain and evolve infrastructure automation platforms and solutions
  • Focus on enabling the self-service capabilities for your colleagues within the IRE department and the rest of the organization
  • Define department-wide software engineering technical approaches, architectures, standards, and practices
  • Work by OOP principles and promote code re-usability, readability, and standardization
  • Embrace and spread the automation-first approach and philosophy
  • Stay current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education
  • Become the go-to person for any backend software development and engineering-related matters
  • Act as a role model for team members

About you:

  • 6+ years of experience working with Python programming language used for backend implementations and up-to-date relevant experience with Django
  • Demonstrable track record of infrastructure automation and programmability on an enterprise scale
  • Great understanding of REST API standards, best practices, and experience in building REST API services in an API-first fashion
  • Knowledge of Asynchronous task execution implementations using Celery and integrated with Django
  • Adopting the Agile ways of working (Git flow and code review culture, working with multiple development environments, CI/CD, automated testing)
  • Great collaboration and communication skills
  • Self-driven and taking ownership team-oriented person with the ability to take on complex tasks
  • Experience with Linux (RHEL8), container orchestration (Kubernetes, OpenShift), CI/CD (Drone, ArgoCD), Redis, ELK, Prometheus and Grafana (would be considered a bonus)
  • Upper-Intermediate English language skills

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 4480 EUR to 6720 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

Health insurance from the first day of employment

Free parking & charging ports - cars, bicycles, e-scooters

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 24.02.2023. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be IT Software Engineer (Back-end Specialist), Chief.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Sarunas Puidokas
Phone number +370 620 52211