Cloud Engineer Quant Development

Cloud Engineer Quant Development

Are you a software engineer who believes that Cloud is the future or, actually, the present for distributed applications? Do you want to make tangible business impact with your work? Please read further because this job opportunity may be for you.

 

Job description

As Cloud Engineer Quant Development, you will be playing a primary role in enhancing the NN Risk Systems in the Cloud. Our goal is to gradually move all risk systems to Microsoft Azure, in order to increase maintainability, improve performance and reduce costs.

As of day 1, your main responsibilities will lie in the following areas:

  • Contribute to the further development of the NN Risk Systems, where Cloud is a key part of the overall strategy
  • Contribute to further improve the architecture of the Cloud risk applications, taking into account all relevant aspects such as security, performance, user experience and cost
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines to further automate testing and deployments
  • Write high quality C# code, including unit and regression tests
  • Work in an agile DevOps team with tools and technologies such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Azure Cloud services, (ASP) .NET (Core), SQL, Entity Framework (Core), Git, JIRA, ReSharper, RESTful API, SonarQube.

 

Meet your team

The Quant Development team is part of the Group Enterprise Risk Management department at the head office of NN Group. The team develops and maintains computationally intensive applications implementing the NN risk methodology. The applications are critical to accomplish the mission of the NN Group Risk department, which is to keep the company safe. In the team, quantitative analysts/developers who master the mathematical methodologies work together with IT people in order to implement state of the art production systems. We believe to create a competitive advantage for NN by developing the Risk Systems in-house. The Quant Development team is split across two locations (The Hague and Budapest), so working with international colleagues is part of everyday life. NN is a large organization. If you start working with our team, you will work for NN Group.

 

Profile

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Strong interest for Cloud and proven hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure. In particular, ability to build and troubleshoot pipelines, exposure to moving applications to the Cloud or developing Cloud native systems in either a IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) or PaaS (Platform as a Service) setup, including practical experience with Cloud native components such as blob storage, function apps, key vaults, etc.
  • Passion for programming. Ability to write clear and well-structured code in object oriented programming languages (C#), including graphical user interfaces, interaction with databases and with client applications
  • Can-do mentality; willingness to challenge the status quo and build maintainable solutions that add value for our customers; ability to think in terms of product, so all aspects from design and security all the way up to production support and functional documentation
  • Excellent communication skills in English and cooperative spirit

 

We offer you

Naturally our appreciation for our colleagues are reflected in our conditions of employment, which, for the most part, can be adapted to your own personal wishes. We offer you:

  • The opportunity to be part of a well-established team that delivers state of the art production systems. You will learn by doing. Your senior colleagues will also support you in your learning process. Training budget is available to strengthen your technical skills
  • The job is for 36/40 working hours a week and the location is The Hague. There is the possibility to work from home for some percentage of your time in agreement with your manager and your colleagues. Leave hours and other benefits are in accordance to the NN CLA (Collective Labor Agreement). Travelling to Budapest may occasionally be beneficial to complete projects in cooperation with our colleagues over there.
  • A position in job family DevOps Applications with level 1/2/3 (Hay Level 16/17/18, old function scale 10/11/12); the actual level will depend on your knowledge and experience

More information about our employee benefits can be found here.

 

How to apply
Are you the one we are looking for? Then apply directly by clicking the button below this vacancy. Do you have questions or do you need more information about the job, please call recruiter Ralph Roels on +31 655348378.

More information about our application process can be found here.

Application procedure

Apply

If you are enthusiastic about the job we encourage you to apply online. We will then carefully look at your profile and let you know whether you’ll be invited to an interview within two weeks.

Interviews

We are curious who you are, what motivates you and what you are looking for. But it is just as important that you get to know NN better. We aim for a maximum of two interviews in which you will meet the manager of the department, a direct colleague and a recruiter from NN.

Online assessment

The assessment consists of a personality test, a driver test and an intelligence test. We believe your personal qualities are very important and use this assessment to test whether you meet the NN Mindset. This will be an online test and the results will be shown  immediately.

Offer

Are we both enthusiastic after the interviews and the online assessment? Then we will gladly make you an offer to join NN. Click here for more information about our employment benefits.

Welcome new colleague

Congratulations with your new job! We will now start our onboarding procedure to secure a smooth start at NN.

Feedback?

We realize that applying for a job is an important moment for you. What matters to you, matters to us. That is why, after the application procedure, we invite you via e-mail to let us know how you experienced applying at NN. Thanks to your feedback we can make improvements to the way we work.

Meet our people

Would you like to learn more about working at NN? Read the testimonials and find out!

It’s fascinating to get a grip on our complex pension chain.

Saskia Stekelenburg

IT Engineer

Business Change builds a bridge between IT and the business.

Stephanie Taverne

Manager Business Change

From a technical perspective, I get huge satisfaction.

Gijs van Renswoude

IT Engineer

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