Software Development Capability Team Leader - Cards Technology

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Helsinki, FI, 500 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Gdynia, PL, 81-537

Job ID: 23426 

Would you like to help build Nordea’s Cards service domain while growing your skills as a leader in a collaborative and truly agile environment?  

We are now looking for a Team Leader with software development expertise for Cards Software Development capability team to enable our software engineers to be their best and deliver on our customer vision. You will support a team of highly skilled software developers/ engineers in their ambition to  build & deliver on Card products & payment services for the bank

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.  

About this opportunity

Welcome to the Cards Technology - Software Development Capability team. We add value by ensuring that our customers’ day-to-day card payment needs & services are met with high quality solutions. As a capability leader, you’ll play a valuable role in building up effective software development capabilities. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to work hands-on as an expert to build & maintain our exciting technical solutions in close collaboration with our key stakeholders.  

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Managing a global team of Software developers and engineers, including both internal employees and external consultants 
  • Leveraging your own skills as expert software engineer to deliver great products and services to our customers
  • Identify and drive initiatives for capability uplift within Cards Technology, including but not limited to competence development, knowledge sharing, deployment and use of relevant standards, frameworks and tools
  • Serving as a member of the Cards Technology Leadership Team
  • Supporting team members in their development and in delivering business value
  • Establishing and maintaining strong partnership relations with stakeholders


You’ll join a growing team where the customer voice and people are at our heart. The role is based in Gdynia, Gdansk, Warsaw or Helsinki.

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: 

  • A clear focus on delivering value, customer-centric mindset and keen interest to learn more about Cards Service domain
  • Excellent communication, stakeholder management and collaborative skills
  • Willingness to expand knowledge and develop own leadership competencies
  • Skills in coaching team members in the areas of performance, standards and work methods
  • Proven technical ability and development experience for large or complex systems on
  • Latest technologies like Java, Restful API, microservices, Spring, Spring Boot, messaging system Kafka or MQ, Docker container development, orchestration with Kubernetes


  • Classic technologies like COBOL, IMS/DL1, Database, JCL, Endevor and other Mainframe tools.


Your experience and background:  

  • Experience leading technical solution creation, providing direction & guidance for the team
  • Degree in computer science, engineering, financials or similar
  • Great leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Good to have Domain knowledge of Banking systems


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps

Submit your application no later than 02/08/2024. 

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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Department:  IT/Technology