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Chapter Lead - IT Digital Division

Chapter Lead - IT Digital Division

City:  Bucuresti
Contract duration:  Unlimited
Discipline:  IT

About Our Team

We are more than 6000 people at BCR and each and every one of us is different. We like to believe that our diversity of ideas, attitudes, passions, feelings and origins make our culture more beautiful and our jobs more meaningful!

In this role, we are looking for a technology leader that has a people-first philosophy.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a tracked record of working with all levels of engineering roles and can easily collaborate with product management and senior leaders roles within the organization, in order to ensure and promote a technology proficiency and performant software product development environment. You can create an organization that engineers love working in!

You thrive in a fast-paced continuous delivery engineering environment. You understand the challenge of modern software development, importance of testing and quality and believe in measurement and taking action based on data -all while inspiring the team.

Your Task


  • Build expertise and best practices within the chapter and make sure that the expertise is shared by all chapter members
  • Provide direct day to day architectural and technology problem-solving, coaching, direction and guidance to product teams in a start-up like environment
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending relevant conferences and reading widely
  • Ensure compliance with standards, regulatory and audit requirements where applicable

People and performance

  • Assist chapter members in defining career plans, considering the technical, personal and agile pillars
  • Evaluate and coach the chapter members on the job performance and career evolution, according to the defined career plan
  • Encourage contribution to open source software development, standardization of technologies, and evolution of best practices by collaborating with peers, releasing code, presenting at conferences, and writing for publication
  • Be a role model for the chapter members

Alignment and consistency across IT Environment

  • Maintain a common approach on similar tasks across the teams, by all chapter members adhering to the same practices
  • Communicate with the other chapter leads for aligning on approaches and being in sync, and also with back-end systems owners for integration of software development and release management practises

Your Background

  • 7+ years in Senior engineering and technology roles working with product development teams, delivering and building digital products –while remaining hands-on
  • A track record of hiring, onboarding, and developing engineers
  • Strong examples of coaching, facilitating and guiding others in the area of expertise
  • Expertise in Spring Boot, Java 8/11
  • Experience with the following: microservices, RESTful APIs, relational databases (PostgreSQL, Oracle), RabbitMQ, Maven, Git, code refactoring, design patterns, domain driven design, continuous deployment, highly scalable applications, application security, pair programming, continuous integration, test-driven development & incremental design
  • Infrastructure knowledge including Linux, Kubernetes, Single Sign On, LDAP, networking
  • Preferably experience with OpenShift, AWS, GitLab, NoSQL data stores, ElasticSearch, Shell, Ansible, testing frameworks 
  • An expert in Agile software development methodologies and processes including CI, CD, TDD and automation
  • A depth and breadth understanding of the digital technology space –with the ability to stay current and up-to-date on trends and technologies
  • Understanding of business environment specifics and needs, and desire to contribute to business capabilities improvements and innovation
  • Experience working with teams using DevOps and continuous delivery with focus on delivering rapid customer value
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management concepts awareness
  • Proven collaboration, communication and interpersonal skills and ability to introduce and promote new ideas
  • Proven ability to influence others

Our Offer

  • The opportunity to develop yourself in one of the most important banking institutions from Central and Eastern Europe;
  • Flexible working schedule and work from home policy;
  • Accessible & modern head offices in Grozavesti Area (For the time being, due to Covid-19 situation, most of us work from home);
  • Private medical insurance;
  • Up to 27 vacation days depending on your years of experience;
  • Days off for unexpected events;
  • Free day on your birthday;
  • Banking and private pension benefits;
  • Flexible benefit plan through Benefit online platform.

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