IT Lead position in Servicing & Advisory, Digital Engineering, Helsinki/Stockholm

Helsinki, FI, 500 Stockholm, SE, 111 44

Job ID: 14266


We are now looking for an IT Lead in Servicing & Advisory in our Digital Engineering unit, One Digital.


Welcome to One Digital, the biggest banking platform in the Nordics! You will join an awesome group of people from across the world, that delivers solutions to our customers in a never before seen pace, ensuring that Nordea will become the frontrunner in digital banking services. One Digital owns most mass-distributed frontends and related API development for Nordea customers. We all have a role in building the best bank that serves our customers’ changing needs – through innovative solutions, collaboration and partnering with teams located in different countries.


About this opportunity


We are looking for the IT Lead, for a new development team in the Advisory area. You will build up a new team with help for current leaders in the area, and together with the team, deliver on the journey of uplift and extent the customer communication area.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading a team of engineering professional in building business solutions
  • Engaging, coaching and empowering people to achieve agreed deliverables and goals
  • Taking active part of the delivery of needed customer solutions on equal terms with the other members of the execution team
  • Actively demonstrating focus on business needs and finding technical solutions to solve those needs
  • Ensuring that the team takes full responsibility for delivering working software, all the way from definition to quality assurance and into production


This role can be based in Stockholm or Helsinki.


What we offer 


This is a new role which enables freedom to hire your own team and set direction how to develop One Digital forward. As a new Leader, you will receive support from other IT Leaders within One Digital from Finland and Denmark. We use English in our agile teams as our teams are located in different cities and countries. You will receive support from peers how to set-up team meetings, and plan & participate team events. As an active team player, you will contribute to technical solution, as well as people leadership.


Servicing & Advisory within Digital Engineering unit is a Product and technology focused area supporting the business needs of the Servicing & Advisory Hub. We will deliver digital solutions that help millions of Nordea customers fulfil their self-servicing, communication and core banking needs. Solutions will cover direct advisor communication, self-service using Nova or our other online channels, as well as core banking functionality such as payments, accounts, loans and cards. In Servicing & Advisory we have the full lifecycle ownership of our solutions and the engineering unit will cover all roles needed for teams to deliver those solutions.


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:

  • Continuously work to improve through both engineering and business knowledge uplift
  • Take ownership for the business solutions within your area and ensure high quality software and solutions that you can be proud of
  • Have good people and collaborative skills. Engage and steer team in the right direction
  • Possess proven innovative technical lead with hands on development experience
  • Have professional experience in delivering and understanding the lifecycle of business software, and what it takes to make long lasting solutions
  • Have respective domain knowledge in one or more of the technology areas (Java, Rx Java, Oracle, MQ, Spring Boot, Angular, Micro Web, Scalable Architecture)


Additional background and/or skillset, that are useful in this role:

  • Experience in financial industry is an advantage
  • Coaching experience


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps


Please note that we will start interviews already before job opening closes, submit your application as soon as possible, no later than 15/12/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Henrik Kier


The recruitment process in a nutshell:

1) Application to Nordea

2) Contacting you about a possible interview

3) Technical interview with hiring leader Henrik 

4) HR-interview with tech recruiter Sanna and Henrik, based on AON Assessment

5) Background and reference checks (including e.g., credit check)

6) Decision and job offer


Great people often know great people – please share if you have a friend who could be a perfect match for this job. 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.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

Department:  Leadership Roles