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Application Operation Specialist, Gdańsk

Would you like to join us? We’re a changing company with big ambitions and together we’ll create the future of banking. We are now looking for an Application Operation Specialist to our FRC Java DevOps/SRE team to be responsible for the support, maintenance, deployment and automation for a variety of applications, as well as automations / improvements activities.  

In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career.    

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Application Operations team. We add value by being the technical subject matter experts on all application-related aspects of designing, testing, operating and improving IT services. We work with Docker containers, Apache spark cluster, Java applications, Apache tomcat platform, Oracle databases, Git repositories, Bash/Python/PowerShell scripting, Windows and Linux operating systems. You are, together with the team, responsible for operating the IT organization's applications and for ensuring operational stability.

As the Application Operation Specialist, you’ll play a valuable role in sharing, advising and educating others on sound design principles related to reliable operations and deployment of our software, and working closely with members of the infrastructure, Business and Development teams - you will facilitate top-notch delivery and support of services. You will also be leading initiatives within the team that will help us on the path of Continual Service Improvement (CSI).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide ongoing support (24/5) and improvement of applications and services
  • Manage technical integrity, upgrades, releases and deployments of the applications
  • Ensure updated application documentation in the CMDB (Configuration Management Database) and Knowledge Management System (KMS)
  • Identify candidates for automation and ensure it’s implemented
  • Manage relationships with business and IT peers

You’ll join an energetic, young team that generates great momentum from collaboration, passion and drive for continuously improving our customer experience. The role is based in Gdansk.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have talent for proactive problem solving

Your experience and background:  

  • Linux/Unix operating System knowledge (Windows would be an advantage)
  • SQL knowledge (Oracle/PLSQL will be an asset, other SQL accepted)
  • ITIL and/or knowledge of processes
  • Knowledge and practical experience in event monitoring
  • Scripting or development knowledge and experience, as well as knowledge of banking industry, especially trading and risk domain would be an asset

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Submit your application no later than 5 December 2019. 

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

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