Application Operation Specialist (SUN), Gdańsk

Nordea Markets is the leading international capital markets operator and investment banking partner in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions.

Nordea Markets rely on Capital Markets IT to provide technology that will allow the bank to stand strong and excel in this environment. We, Capital Markets IT, are developers, business analysts, architects, project managers and other technologists working all over the world.

Using leading edge technologies, we develop high performance real-time systems, processing a large number of transactions daily, and supporting hundreds of users distributed across our offices world-wide.

At the beginning of 2014 we have opened a new IT Development Centre office in Poland, Tricity. Our ambition is to become a leading Capital Markets development unit with top quality developers.

Currently we are looking for:

Application Operation Specialist

Safekeeping and Reporting Department

Location: Gdańsk

The position we offer:

Safekeeping & Reporting Systems are a part of Capital Markets IT and responsible for supporting and developing systems and solutions for Capital Markets Services. We are divided in several CI-teams located in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway and the offshore delivery team.  We are focused on simplification- and to help us agile development methods and close corporation with business is the key.

To support us in this endeavour we are establishing an Application Operations team within the organisation. The person who we are looking for should combine both IT Analyst and IT Operation Specialist skills. If You would like to support internal customers of IT system within the Nordea Bank and have strong technical background then it is the position for You.


  • Provide 2nd line support

  • Process automation

  • Configuration management

  • Deployments of new versions of software

  • Develop and react on the warnings and alerts from monitoring system

  • Work with Infrastructure and Operations as well as Application Development teams to develop, implement, and control high quality applications

  • Follow ITIL processess implemented within Nordea

  • Contribute to team’s Knowledge Management System

  • Manage relationships with business and IT peers

Current technology stack includes: Atlassian stack, GIT, Weblogic, Geneos, Docker, Puppet, UC4, RHEL, MQ.

We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions in international environment

  • Agile project approach

  • Challenging tasks

  • Cafeteria benefits plan (life insurance, retirement program, sport card, private health care, cinema tickets, annual profit sharing)

  • Possibility to increase your knowledge and skills (external and internal trainings, Pluralsight)


The requirements you need:

  • Linux (preferably RHEL) experience

  • Automatization

  • Practical knowledge of modern configuration management tools

  • Practical knowledge of modern database and web application monitoring tools

  • Scripting / programming experience (ie. Bash, Python, Ruby, Node, Go)

  • SQL basics

  • Love to solve problems and dig down to find the root cause

  • Readiness for frequent business trips for the first few months

  • Very good English language skills

  • Readiness to occasionally cover deployments during the weekends

  • Strong communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Oracle DB experience

  • Experience and exposure to ITIL process

  • Experience in supporting end users and customer friendly attitude

  • Knowledge about Web Application Servers (ie. Weblogic)


More information and send application:

To apply for this position please send CV in English (including permit for processing personal data: I give my permission for the processing of my personal data that is essential for the recruitment process in Nordea Bank AB branch in Poland, in accordance with the Act of 29.08.1997 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883 amended)).

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