Head of Databases & Storage, Nordic Countries, Warsaw or Gdynia

We are looking for a Head of Databases & Storage within Infrastructure, Common Technology. This is an opportunity for you to manage dedicated teams responsible for our midrange enterprise relational databases, our Big Data and analytics platforms as well as group-wide storage and backup solutions. 
Machine learning, robotics, cloud computing. We’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A digital revolution is underway – joining us puts you at the heart of it. 
Working with skilled, international teams in a fast-paced, agile environment, you’ll play a part in making us truly digital. We all have a role in building the best bank that serves our customers’ changing needs – through innovative solutions, collaboration and partnering with fintechs. 
Are you ready to embark on a learning journey where we lead the way and push the limits in transforming the future of banking? 

Your future responsibilities

You’ll join Infrastructure in Common Technology. The team operates several business-critical enterprise services but increasingly looking into onboarding additional cloud-native services to improve service offerings and ensure continued cost efficiency, thus as manager you are expected to align initiatives within the unit with the overall digitization ambition within Nordea and Group Technology strategy. Furthermore, as service provider you are expected to engage with and maintain relations with internal stakeholders and peers outside of Infrastructure.  
What you’ll be doing: 
  • Leadership 
  • Operational management 
  • Strategic Partnership 
  • Stakeholder Management 
  • Financial and Licensing Management 
The role is based in the Nordic countries or Poland (Gdynia, Warsaw). Welcome to a diverse and dynamic team in every aspect. We work cross countries and have a high level of skillset.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the four key values that guide us in being at our best. We imagine that you enjoy learning and are excited about bringing your ideas to the table. You’re dependable, willing to speak up – even when it’s difficult – and committed to empowering others.
Your profile and background: 
  • Good and clear communication skills 
  • Strong leadership and technical skills 
  • Ability to operate on all managerial levels and feel confident to take advisory roles 
  • Good understanding of relational databases, NoSQL databases and Big Data technology stack 
  • Operational experience at enterprise scale preferably in regulated industry 
  • People Management and Development (across multiple locations) 
  • Familiar with Cloud technologies and concepts 
  • Deep understanding of managing risk, audit and compliance (internal and external) 
  • Experience in running organizational and technical transformations 
  • Experience in budgeting and financial management and license compliance

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


More information

In the Digital Hub at nordea.com, you can read more about us and how we are changing. 
At Nordea, we recruit from the widest possible pool and hire the best person for the job. Because diversity makes us stronger. And once you are on board, you will find that we offer equal opportunities to everyone. 
Please submit your application no later than 1 March 2019. 
For more information about the position, please contact christian.krandorf@nordea.com+45 24 45 06 94.
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