Feature Engineer IT Risk – Core Banking in Brussel

Feature Engineer IT Risk – Core... Your role & work... As a Feature Engineer (focus on IT Risk) in Core Banking Area, you work on a daily basis with colleagues having different expertise in self-steering feature...


Feature Engineer IT Risk – Core Banking
Your role & work environment

As a Feature Engineer (focus on IT Risk) in Core Banking Area, you work on a daily basis with colleagues having different expertise in self-steering feature teams (squads), contributing to the objectives of the Tribe Payment and Daily Banking. you will be required to collaborate with many colleagues and be at the center of the discussions. Your colleagues will be Feature Engineers, Architects, Product owners, Developers, Customer journey experts, Risk officers, auditors, etc.

You are key player in the cooperation between IT and Business stakeholders.  You drive to make complex changes happen within and across Tribes. Your holistic view as well as your knowledge of both Business and IT are crucial in the translation of business requirements in a sequence that delivers customer value as early as possible. You define and align the roadmaps between squads – from same or different Tribes – and thoroughly manage dependencies.

Next to that, you support and take ownership of IT risk activities for the Core banking area and work closely together with the IT squads, Risk officers, risk management departments as well as internal and external auditors to align on all IT Risk activities. You make sure the Core banking IT applications are in control and in line with ING risk policies.


Define implementation roadmaps (planning, co-ordination, dependencies management)

• From a strategic business & IT context point of view, you deliver more detailed implementation roadmaps. You can slice and refine these roadmaps to the level of concrete tasks to be picked up by the squads.

• You identify and manage risks and potential issues and offer improvements across squads.

• Together with relevant stakeholders (Architects, Epic Owners, Product Owners), you manage the priority of features with a strong MVP (Minimum Viable Product) mindset. You assign the features (and underlying user stories) to the relevant squads and lead the accurate feature definition and estimation.

Facilitate/Integrate the IT delivery of Features together with the Squads, aligning epics and sprints

  • You are an active actor of operational compliance by maintaining and renewing a deep knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, and ensure own work adheres to required standards. You identify, within the team, patterns of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, and with relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, taking appropriate action to report and resolve these and escalating issues as appropriate.
  • You creates the sequence in which order to deliver the Features. Supports squads during Feature delivery, guides squads to manage dependencies and helps to solve impediments.
  • You have a significant knowledge of the IT landscape for the relevant domains (Cards, Payment, Account and Savings). You have a comprehensive knowledge of applicable technologies (mainframe, micro services, messaging, etc.) and you are aware of new technologies (IPC/ICHP, etc.). You understands detailed behavior of IT services in order to sequence complex interdependencies.


Define IT blueprints

• You are able to translate new product / service needs into an IT blueprint and are able to grasp business opportunities from new technology solutions. You think and act globally.

• You develop features in an interactive way along the lines of the implementation roadmap and IT blue prints

• You follow the risk market/trends and know what is going on, both inside and outside ING. From your understanding of the latest developments in the Business and Technology, you propose structural improvements aimed at moving your domain - processes and applications - closer to target solutions to offer an industry-leading customer experience and service.

  • You analyze specific problems and issues to find the best solutions. Solutions could be technical or professional in nature.


Make things happen by collaboration

• You are comfortable with collaboration and reaching out across Tribes and functional borders and serve as liaison when needed. You easily connect and align stakeholders within all levels of the ING organization, from IT Lead to IT engineer and from Tribe Lead to internal ING user, all with the ING customer journey in mind and also our risk stakeholders.

• You are able to implement changes in an end-to-end context covering all functional and non-functional aspects in close collaboration with multiple teams.

• You demonstrate understanding of IT and business concepts and have significant knowledge of the IT landscape and (new) technologies. You guide and challenge the development engineers when making implementation choices.



A colleague with a talent for taking it on and making it happen, enthusiasm for helping others to be successful and a knack for always being a step ahead. In other words, you strive to bring fresh ideas to life and embrace challenges in a fast changing and complex environment. You are a naturally collaborative person who listens and invests in others to achieve common goals. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to propose creative solutions to problems.

As a Feature Engineer you will also need:

  • Problem solving skills to find creative ways of driving progress and removing impediments
  • A Master degree or equivalent by experience
  • 5+ Years of experience in IT as a project manager/functional analyst/architect etc.
  • Experience working in a complex and challenging IT environment
  • Experience with the Agile way of working
  • To be a team player with a 'make it happen' mentality, eager to learn and have the ability to coach others
  • Excellent communication skills (in English), strong presentation skills (telling – selling) towards different stakeholders and seniority levels



  • You have experience in IT Security and IT Risk
  • You have experience and/or knowledge in Identity and Access Management
  • You have experience and/or knowledge in non-financial risk management



A clear purpose, a unique offer and a range of flexible compensation and other benefits:

  • Personal growth & challenging work with endless opportunities to realise your ambitions
  • An informal, dynamic environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavours
  • A progressive and agile way of working, where new ideas are valued ahead of convention

Furthermore, within the Core Banking department, you can count on a range of opportunities to invest in your personal and professional growth.

  • IP-Reward benefit*: this function is eligible for compensation for the transfer of rights to intellectual property (hereafter: IP Reward) that is created when developing software and creating databases and models. This remuneration is included in the agreed salary and therefore has no impact on your gross salary, but will lead to a higher net income.*


*Do you want more information about IP-Reward? Please contact the recruiter or consult .




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