Implementation Consultant(s)

  • Five Degrees
  • Netherlands
  • Jul 21, 2017
Full time Consultant

Job Description

What we do? 

Five Degrees is a financial technology provider delivering next generation banking software to retail and private banks. Our clients are retail banks, asset managers, online savings banks and greenfield operations in the financial services industry. 

Our industry-proven Digital Banking Platform “Matrix” offers fully automated banking services supporting any segment, product or channel through a rich mid office environment, connecting to any (legacy) back-office system. Our product operates in a fully automated model with an unparalleled level of self service at every touch point giving both customers and banks real-time insight and control in the process. The cutting-edge web-based Mid-Office portal offers benefits in terms of efficiency in adapting new business processes on the go. The open API services platform integrates with any external system or service e.g. checks, passport validations, personal finance modules, AML, risk, etc. or any external banking services required. Our clients run the technology in three predefined flavours: full retail and SME banking, savings bank, private banking or micro finance.

. . . and we do it with high quality 

Five Degrees is 3rd time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category. Our product and setup has won multiple awards globally.

How we do it?  

Colleagues at Five Degrees are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, based to the Staff Involvement Survey. Last year we were in the top 10 of best employers for companies in the category of <100 staff members, according to Effectory and Intermediair.

The culture in our company is characterized as open, transparent and collaborative.

We believe that fun in your work is giving better and greater results! We have monthly activities with our teams in all locations and of course the daily lunch we take in our office.


Your challenges:

You work in the Dutch Business Services team, which is responsible for the business side of the delivery to our customers. You advise our clients in preparing their business requirements, to ensure that they are in line with the capabilities of our software. As Implementation Consultant you are responsible for the analysis work at one or more of our clients.

Some of your key tasks are:

  • Identification of our customers’ business requirements.
  • Translate business requirements into functional and technical designs that serve as input for IT Development.
  • Coordinate solutions with architects and developers.
  • Analyse issues and problems in the delivery of development and come up with solutions and improvements.

Your profile:

  • You have 6-8 years of relevant work experience, preferably at a financial institution, software vendor or consultant for various clients.
  • You possess a diploma at bachelor level or higher. An IT or economically oriented education and/or a Master ‘s degree is a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and project management methodologies, preferably Scrum and Prince2.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the (primary) process of banking and/or insurance companies, and especially the customer service processes in an online environment.
  • You have knowledge of IT architectures in a banking environment.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations for the financial sector is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of English is required, both oral and written.
  • You are also willing to (occasionally) travel and work internationally.

Your personality:

  • You are socially strong and a good communicator, both within your project team and with our clients, customer-oriented and able to build relationships with your customers.
  • You have strong analytical skills, have a conceptual level of thinking combined with practical application of solutions to the customer
  • Hands-on, practical and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Projects have a varying workload so you are flexible.


Five Degrees Provides Excellent Company Benefits

  • A spot in the top10 best employers (<100 staff members)
  • Market rate salary
  • Good secondary benefits package (holiday allowance, pension plan)
  • All inclusive (lunch, drinks, snacks and fruits)
  • Flexible working hours and locations
  • Lots of fun and plenty of space for your personal development (Education/Academy to learn)