• Job code: QR6774
  • Dev Overig

Feature Engineer (Credit Risk)


Note: this assignment regards a contract to perm (detavast) construction.

For our client in Amsterdam we are looking for a Feature Engineer (credit risk).

We are transforming and moving fast towards being an IT company offering the best possible solutions and services in the financial sector to millions of appreciated clients all over the globe.

We are growing our own unique Top Engineering culture with the energy and innovation power of a FinTech start-up, we are building an ecosystem for our clients like WeChat and are ahead in re-inventing our market’s perspective like Tesla. We are working hard to stay ahead in being a financial innovator. Therefore, we are looking for a Feature Engineer telling us what we should do better and how to keep offering the best services to both our business and private customers.

What’s a Feature Engineer?

We are looking for a Feature Engineer in the change domain of the Risk COO organisation. Risk COO is providing reporting, analysis and data quality assurance & governance services to internal and external stakeholders. As feature engineer you bringing risk analysing and reporting to the next level by driving innovation and standardisation across the global risk function; To help us realize our goals and ambitions we are looking for an enthusiastic Feature Engineer in this field.

A Feature Engineer within Risk COO does the following:

  • New business requirements/functionalities (e.g. Governance Risk & Compliance) are translated into understandable and actionable items for the squads
  • Safeguard the delivery of features, often cross-team/domain; herewith maintaining close relationship with (business) counterpart(s)
  •  Work together in a Center of Excellence (CoE) with other Feature Engineers, Domain Architects, Product Owners and DevOps teams in an international environment
  • Help shape the feature roadmap in periodical planning sessions towards Vision, Themes and Epics
  • Refine features to the desired level of technical detail clarifying its technical usage and interdependencies with other features in our data architecture
  • Identifying which Squads/Teams/specialists to involve in the Agile build cycle
  • Challenge and advise Product Owners on Feature dependencies and priorities and backlog alignment of individual Squads

Your “backpack” should contain:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in IT (Engineering)
  • Experience in refining and designing features, at least 5 year technical design knowledge
  • Challenge and advise Product Owners on feature dependencies and priorities
  • In depth IT application and feature knowledge
  • Proven experience and competent in Credit Risk
  • Preferably familiar with credit risk systems and processes (Vortex, GRID etc)
  • Knowledge of/affinity with SAS EG / Business Intelligence / Analytics skills is a pre
  • You’ve got experience with the agile way of working
  • You can prove that you are constantly improving your IT knowledge (books, tutorials, congresses, etc)

If you tick the bigger part of these boxes, then we are looking for you!