(senior) Data Engineer

Full time
Den Haag
Aegon Netherlands

Thanks to your vision and expertise we will implement new technologies that empower our customers by giving them the information they need. 
The job in a nutshell

Aegon is moving towards a way of working in which departments and teams have the freedom to imagine and develop new, customer-focused solutions from the bottom-up. You can help us to fulfill this vision by acting as an expert and hands-on data engineer and coach who embodies this new and entrepreneurial approach.

From day one you will be shaping the future of our company as you work closely with the Product Owners of several IT solutions and the responsible software architect as we pursue our vision: “By providing fit for purpose information, we empower informed consumers”. These informed customers are our business clients, intermediaries, regulators and also internal employees.

As a data engineer you will be the guardian of our state of the art data lake that provides Fit-for-purpose data sets used by Aegon’s Finance and Bank division. Ever-increasing availability of internal and external information opens up opportunities for new integral data solutions for self-service Business Information, automated analysis solutions and standardized reporting. But the data flow has to be reliable and clean.
Working closely with the Business Information analysts of the new Finance Data Team, the Data Engineer is responsible for the creation, development and management of the ‘data pipelines’ and ‘cloud environments’ required to facilitate the flow of clean data from multiple sources to and from the end-users at Finance and Bank (FN).
The successful candidate will also play an important role in evolution of the new Finance Data Team and CI/CD processes.

Although you will be active as a data engineer, your core task is to define the overall project objectives, road map, and methods. In doing so you inspire and guide others towards a clear goal, displaying the credibility and determination to stand your ground in your area of technology expertise. 

This is your future position, because you:

  • have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar study;
  • are energized by the prospect of coaching and motivating an expert team that is equipped to make the most of the latest technological developments;
  • have gained experience in a complex Agile/Scrum enterprise environment for data integration and system development;
  • have appreciation of data security and a pro-active mindset to mitigate the associated (financial) risks;
  • are familiar with software engineering best practices (such as OTAP and CI / CD);
  • have the the capacity and ambition to become an expert in; Databases, ETL concepts and data warehousing, AWS GLUE; Cloud technology, mainly AWS (interfacing to Azure); Cloud native design.
  • are looking for a truly innovative and fast-moving arena in which you can apply your energy and team-working skills to make a real and immediate difference. In the longer term, you have the ambition to bring the radical thinking that will help Aegon reshape the possibilities of finance-related customer solutions. 
  • have good communication and presentation skills, in writing, talking and presenting in English (Dutch is a big plus, or a willingness to learn).

Who will be your new colleagues?

The BIS department is eager to welcome you to their team. Together you’ll make sure that our ambition to develop and deliver customer-focused solutions that will help our customers secure their financial future. Your colleagues are a mix of international professionals, aiming to be front runner in data engineering. 

What we offer?

  • You will be earning between € 3.537 and € 7046,- based on 38 hours a week.
  • You will also receive a thirteenth month and a holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flex budget, amounting to 16.7% of your monthly salary;
  • Plenty of scope and budget for your personal development; 
  • A minimum of 27 holiday days;
  • Reimbursement of your travel expenses;
  • Discount on Aegon life insurance products;
  • An excellent pension scheme.

Enthusiastic? Apply! 
Are you that person who can build the new products that will define our company as a leader in the field of customer-focused financial technology? Then make sure you apply immediately! Do you have some questions? Call Max Krajenbrink, Talent Acquisition Manager at +31 (0)6 4856 4163 or send an email to max.krajenbrink@aegon.nl. An online assessment will be part of the process. You can find more information about our application process on our website.