Data Engineer


Job title: Data Engineer
Location: Amsterdam
Salary: max € 6.500,- gross a month
Employment: contract (starts with 12 months, then perm)
Working week: Fulltime

Functie omschrijving Data Engineer

Our customer is an international company and is based in Amsterdam. We are searching for a Data Engineer to build the Strategic Data Exchange between Lending core systems and surrounding systems. The DataGen squad is part of Tribe Lending. The primary focus of the squad is on the processes concerning data delivery to Finance, to the Wholesale Bank Data Lake and data delivery on Regulations.
Data is becoming more important every day. Your contribution to the Strategic Data Integration will be critical to realise our ambitioned Lending data platform, with high quality and timely data availability, moving from batch to real-time. This way enabling excellent data consumption possibilities to meet our ever increasing client- and regulatory demands on data.
We need your help in designing and building this new exchange and building bridges towards other squads in order to realise end-to-end delivery across Lending- and other Tribes. You will be working within a group of individuals who value Agile, self-organization and craftsmanship. They are driven professionals who enjoy shaping the future of this place.
Sharing knowledge and improving the way of working is a high priority. It's a company where you can grow, professionally and personally, and offers you great opportunities and complex challenges.

Functie voorwaarden Data Engineer

We are looking for someone with an easy-to-work-with, mature and no-nonsense mentality and either a bachelors or masters degree in a relevant field of expertise. Someone who is an open and honest communicator, who values working as part of a team, who is willing and able to coach or train other developers and who is aware of developments and trends in the industry and corporate ecosystem.
Are you also passionate about a (not so distant) future that most data processing is done with (K)SQL, not scared off by complex data, and occasionally enjoy developing complex components in Java? Then please read on.
On the more technical side you must have 9+ years of relevant experience in data engineering and especially must have experience in the following fields:

  • Agile / Scrum;
  • Track record in building larger corporate systems;
  • Kafka Sql (KSQL) and the Kafka Streaming API;
  • Kafka. Preferably the Confluent framework;
  • Data Integration techniques;
  • Java backend development;
  • Oracle RDBMS 11g or higher;
  • Oracle Sql 11g or higher;
  • Data modelling;
  • Linux (bash) scripting capabilities.

Next to these must haves, we would like you to have knowledge of the following:

  • CI / CD tooling: Maven, Jenkins, Sonar, Git, Artifactory, Ansible;
  • Database Change Data Capture;
  • Visualisation with Grafana, Elastic, Kibana;
  • Oracle Data Integrator 12c;
  • Experience in a complex, corporate environment;
  • Experience in Lending, Financial systems;
  • Issue trackers like JIRA, ServiceNow;
  • Collaboration tooling like Confluence.


Our customer is an international company and is based in Amsterdam. The company is very innovative when it comes to working methodologies. There are a lot of very high skilled employees working on the very complex systems. Sharing knowledge and improving the way of working is a high priority. It's a company where you can grow, professionally and personally, and offers you great opportunities and complex challenges.


Besides excellent terms of employment, our client offers a challenging IT work environment with extensive and innovative developments. Service Delivery is performed according to a new method - Continuous Delivery. Staff who want to grow will be given plenty of opportunities for their own initiatives and development.
You will start with a 6-12 month contract and after this period you'll get a contract within our client.

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A personal relationship
With a new step in your career is it of great importance that this step suits your life. Next to education, your experience, character and personality, travel distance and private life are key factors for us. Your background and ambitions define your new position. We make sure that a candidate and company really match and we pay attention to professionalism as well as corporate culture, team composition, education and career opportunities. We work as your companion to your next career step and choose the personal approach in this matter.

Selection procedure
If you are interested in this vacancy we gladly receive your résumé including your motivation via After checking your details the relevant Recruiter for this open vacancy will respond to you within short notice. Next step will be an interview by phone, followed by a personal interview at our office or a webcam interview. After successfully passing this first round, we will introduce you as a qualified candidate to our client who will most likely invite you for the second round interview at their office. We will never present your personal details or CV to any third party without your explicit permission to do so.



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