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Associate degree (EQF 5), Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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ING is looking for an enthusiastic Product Owner with IT engineer skills who gets her/his energy from working with leading edge technology, break down the work in prioritized epics, align these epics between all parties (including offshore teams) in the process chain, in order bring Open Meta Data to its destined position with the ING Data landscape.  

Location: Amsterdam


Job description:

The product owner is responsible for the creation and prioritization of the backlog and the roadmap of the Open Meta Data (Egeria) squad. It is key that the development and execution of the roadmap is aligned with several stakeholders like suppliers, offshore teams and teams consuming the Egeria services. Moreover, with your  experience, you are able to develop a vision on the products and services that your squad is responsible for. Aside of the product ownership role, you are working alongside the team realizing the deliverables by creating a product vision that is future proof (feature engineering / developer skills).


Your work environment

ING’s goal is to enable people to “do their thing” and empower them to stay a step ahead in life and business. We are one of the largest banks in Europe and we continuously evolve to become one of the most innovative companies in the banking sector.


Open Metadata is an open standard focused on enabling knowledge sharing, automation and governance using metadata no matter which vendor tool it comes from. The standard is developed and hosted under the LF AI & Data, Linux Foundation.

Egeria is an open source project dedicated to making Open Metadata standard a reality.


ING is one of the creators and developers behind Open Metadata/Egeria and our teams have a unique opportunity to be developing needed functionality, making Egeria production ready in ING as well as be an active member of the open source community.


One of the teams is working on the feature development, testing and release of the functionality. And from another side we have a team dedicated to making Egeria production ready as well as bringing and supporting it in production.

You will be working closely with these two teams of which a small part is in Amsterdam, an offshore team in Romania and the Global Data Management organization of ING.


Your profile

You are an experienced engineer (6+ years of experienced) with a wide knowledge in the IT environment, and a relevant HBO (WO) background. In addition you have at least two year experience as a Product Owner. You are capable of building the product vision, and transform that into a roadmap aligned with all stakeholders involved, taking into account all the necessary work to allow for a flawless operation of the application. You take initiative, are a good communicator, are able to operate on your own, but sees the value of good collaboration and alignment with key stakeholders, in order to realize the dreams of Open Meta Data together.


Skills required


We look for someone with the typical PO skills like:

  • Creation and prioritization of backlogs (divided into predictable epics)
  • Setting out the vision for the squad, and guard the priorities
  • Alignment with key stakeholders and taking into account the dependencies in the process chain
  • 6+ years of experience within  the IT domain
  • Experienced with met Agile /Scrum


Next to typical PO skills we look for:

  • Solid experience and knowledge in metadata management, data governance and enterprise data strategies.
  • Proven records in managing, delivering and coordinating enterprise level projects.
  • Knowledge or experience of IT risk and DevOps in financial or banking industries
  • Feeling comfortable working in an international team


Do you recognize yourself in the following;

  • You are the key person to talk to for stakeholders within the IT domain, and from the business
  • You are an independent self-starter
  • You get things done
  • You are able to have a good oversight of the situation and options to choose from, also during stressful situations
  • You are able to set out a vision, and act upon it in delivery
  • You are a good communicator, presenter and pitcher of ideas of the squad
  • You are a real team player
  • You are able to motivate others


Your benefits

A full-time, permanent position in a highly challenging environment with leading edge technology and concepts. Modern agile international organization and really nice colleagues. And the best place to grow your technical capabilities and personal competences. To give you an idea, we will tell you about the benefits of working at ING:

  • High degree of autonomy and opportunities to develop your career
  • A very challenging and international environment
  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience
  • Pension scheme
  • 13th month salary
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary
  • 8% Holiday payment
  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions
  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best
  • Work Agile, so new ideas come to life faster


About us

With around 52,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to make a difference. We hire smart people like you for your potential, not your past. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on more responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

If you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible, surrounded by progressive, inspiring and supportive colleagues, there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us!