Technology Capability Team Leader - Payments Data Application Management

Gdańsk, PL, 80-309 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Helsinki, FI, 500 Taastrup, DK, 2630

Job ID: 23587 

Would you like to lead a team and be our expert in operating and monitoring our data pipelines/applications in Payments Data domain ? We are now looking for a combined role of Capability Team Lead and DataOps expert to operate, monitor and automate our data pipelines/applications. The role is ~50% hands-on technical work in Application Management and ~50% leadership.

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

As Capability Team Leader for Payments Data Application Management, you’ll play a valuable role in leading an operations and support team, internals as well as consultants. You will provide the strategic oversight, direction and deep technical understanding of how operate, optimize and automate our  data pipelines – Batch (classic ETL/ELT) as well as streaming / event based (Kafka).

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to operate, monitor, deploy, automate, and scale our applications and systems effectively. You will help us support our users, developers and our DataOps / BizDevOps journey, to ensure we are geared towards high quality and low cycle-time and that our customers are our first priority.


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Managing a team of Payments Data Application Management internal employees and external consultants, while being a technical mentor and perform competence development and knowledge sharing within your capability
  • Release deployment, verification and follow-up and Incident investigations and management
  • Application provider, governance and compliance
  • Operate and monitor system performance and troubleshoot issues to ensure high availability and reliability 
  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines to automate software deployment and release processes
  • Automate monitoring and reconciliation
  • Work closely with development teams to integrate DataOps/ BizDevOps best practices into the software development lifecycle and to enhance collaboration, automation, and efficiency across the organization
  • Working closely with development teams to help support our Nordea BizDevOps ambitions with architects and hardware/infrastructure engineers within Nordea


The role is based in Gdansk, Warsaw, Copenhagen 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:

  • Expert knowledge in Application Maintenance and Operations on data platforms
  • Strong communication skills to teach and convey messages in a professional manner
  • Skills in coaching team members in the areas of performance, standards and work methods
  • Ability to resolve conflicts (mediation skills)
  • Ability to manage challenging conversations e.g. performance assessment
  • Passion about DevOps and Automation

Your experience and background:  

  • Multiple years’ experience within application management/operations/monitoring
  • 5+ years’ experience in DW, BI & analytics within engineering, test, development or architecture
  • Some team/technical leader experience preferred
  • Data / Software Engineering skills (Java/Scala/Python, SQL)
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment experience, utilizing tools like Jenkins, Ansible, GIT/Bitbucket
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Splunk, Grafana or similar 


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 06/06/2024. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Troels Nissen,

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