Yolt is the smart-thinking money app on a mission to make money easy: You can sync your accounts together in one place, track your spending across different categories, set budgets, and look for deals with our growing list of in-app connections – and we have lots of exciting new features planned, too. With our mission in place, we launched in 2017 and haven’t looked back. With over half a million registered users across the UK, France and Italy, we’re working hard to empower our users every day.
Innovation is our driving force: We’re leveraging the power of PSD2 and Open Banking to deliver the most innovate money app on the market. Last December, Yolt was awarded the Excellence in Innovation award at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards, 2018 and the Most Innovative Java Project at NLJUG, 2018!
About the team
Yolt Technology Services (YTS), part of the Yolt group, is the leading open banking provider in Europe, building, managing, and maintaining AIS and PIS connections for top financial institutions and ambitious tech businesses. As a front-runner in the Open Banking (PSD2) space, Yolt Technology services was the first party (TPP) to make a connection under open banking. Currently the majority of all open banking API calls are done by Yolt Technology Services.
You'll join a team of highly skilled and inspiring people, united in our mission to build Yolt and extend our proposition by connecting to all European banks and expose this on a state of the art platform. We work hard and celebrate our successes. As a venture of ING N.V., we operate in a unique space – backed by the power of a large multinational bank and driven by the entrepreneurial attitude of a start-up.
Yolt Technology services consists of multiple teams working closely together to deliver a unique proposition in the market.
What you will be doing as a Technical PO for YTS:
Your team is responsible to provide a seamless experience for clients that want to connect to YTS. This means that you have a clear understanding of what makes a good developer portal and how you can create self-service capabilities on such a platform.
As a PO for YTS, you will be primarily responsible for the client portal team that develops the platform and work in a close collaboration with the other PO’s, the CTO and the CEO of YTS.
You have solid experience in working in an agile team and in close collaboration with engineers in an international context. You can work as fully independent, self-starting and to take the initiative and pick up or manage any work (inside or outside the team) needed to reach the goal of providing a good experience to our clients and client developers.
You are eager to learn and use (new) technologies and you are on the lookout for new tools that could help us achieve the goals. Our stack consist of Java micro-services deployed in containers managed by Kubernetes. Furthermore we use Cassandra and Kafka. The developer portal is developed in React. We run everything on a modern infra setup developed on top of AWS. Experience with one of these technologies is an advantage!
You have a background as a software, infra, security engineer, as an architect or as technical product owner and feel enthusiastic about the potential of growing into an IT Product Lead in the future. From your experience you can easily prioritize between what’s important now and what can be picked up later. This job is great for someone that can switch easily between operational tasks (working with the team to refine the stories) and more strategic work (discussions with senior management or architects about the directions).
What we are looking for in a Technical PO:
- Relevant higher education degree in Computer Science or similar
- Experience as a software engineer will be considered a big advantage
- 2-5 years of experience as a product manager, Product owner or IT manager in technically and highly challenging environment
- Fluent in English
- Strong communication skills
- Strategic thinking
- People management experience
- Experience in Agile / scrum or in the role as scrum master
- Knowledge of JWT, Oauth, web-services, REST, security
What's in it for you:
- Flexible hours
- Ability to travel to other sites and get to know the local teams and culture
- Amazing future potential as we continue to scale and grow
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Inspiring, entrepreneurial environment with ambitious vision for the future
- Supporting, fun-loving team of highly skilled people
- A challenging job within one of the most distinctive departments of ING