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Application Operation Specialist (S&D Components), Gdansk

Nordea Markets is the leading international capital markets operator and investment banking partner in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions.

Nordea Markets rely on Capital Markets IT to provide technology that will allow the bank to stand strong and excel in this environment. We, Capital Markets IT are developers, business analysts, architects, project managers and other technologists working all over the world.

Using leading edge technologies, we develop high performance real-time systems, processing a large number of transactions daily, and supporting hundreds of users distributed across our offices world-wide.

At the beginning of 2014 we have opened a new IT Development Centre office in Poland, Tricity. Our ambition is to become a leading Capital Markets development unit with top quality developers.

Application Operation Specialist

Service & Distribution Components

Location: Gdańsk


The position we offer:



We are looking for an experienced team member to our Application Operations team who wants to work in a complex environment where both business and technology is a fast changing market. We are responsible for running systems that are the backbone of the data flow across Nordea Capital Markets. We offer lots of opportunities for you to grow both professionally and personally.


You will be working with:

  • Automation, provisioning, containers, deployment, batch orchestration (Ansible, Puppet, Jenkins, Docker, Vagrant, UC4, Attlasian suite, etc.)

  • Linux and Windows scripting, commandline, FTP, SFTP, Weblogic

  • Databases: Oracle, MS SQL, SQL scripting

  • Messaging: MQ, Kafka, XML, XSLT

  • Analysing code in Java, C#, PL/SQL, Javascript, workflows, rule definitions, etc.

  • Application monitoring and logging (Geneos, SPLUNK, Log4j, LogI, Dynatrace, etc.)


Your primary task will be design and development of new features as well as replacing existing logic with a modern design. You will take a part in requirement discussions and specifying solutions in collaboration with stakeholders from business. You will have a chance to take the lead of an overhaul effort to modern technology and paradigms, and to support upcoming regulations.


Our application support team is spread across Nordics and Poland and we are very focused on modernising our operations and continuous improvements. We use ITIL and Remedy for efficient operations. Proactive thinking and automation are key aspects of this which are very important to us.


The qualifications you need:

Who are you?

  • Problem-solver who enjoys troubleshooting across the entire stack: infrastructure, middleware, application, data flow, connectivity

  • Seasoned navigator in complex enterprise environments with multiple interfaces, dependencies

  • Excellent collaborator understanding Service Operations processes (ITIL certification is nice to have)

  • Smart worker automating, finding sustainable solutions, and taking advantage of latest developments in relevant technologies

  • Person who understands what it takes to run mission critical applications and stays focused on improving resiliency and preventive maintenance

  • Fast learner with potential to master off-the-shelf platforms specific for financial industry in use at Nordea

  • Process practitioner with knowledge of at least one IT Service Management platform

  • Not necessarily a banker, but possess some business knowledge of financial industry, capital markets, banking, etc.


We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions in international environment

  • Agile project approach

  • Challenging tasks

  • Cafeteria benefits plan (life insurance, retirement program, sport card, private health care, cinema tickets)

  • Possibility to increase your knowledge and skills


To apply for this position please send CV in English (including permit for processing personal data: I give my permission for the processing of my personal data that is essential for the recruitment process in Nordea Bank AB branch in Poland, in accordance with the Act of 29.08.1997 on the Protection of Personal Data (Journal of Laws No. 133, item 883 amended)).

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.




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