Automation Engineer

  • Knab
  • Hoofddorp, Netherlands
  • Jul 25, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

"Do we just have to set up a bank?" No common thought that was the cradle of the first online bank of the Netherlands about six years ago. Everyday we are still not, but nowadays we serve over 130,000 customers with around 200 employees and a lot of technology. Knab continues to develop. For example, we do not want to be a bank in the future, but especially the personal assistant for all your financial affairs. Knab helps people to get all your money out effortlessly and in a timely manner. A great promise, and that's exactly where we need you.


The IT department consists of all kinds of specialized colleagues in a multidisciplinary team. Together they are responsible for the security, performance, stability and continuity of Knab's IT services. The IT department has the ambition to automate and optimize work for ourselves and our colleagues as much as possible. 

In recent years we have set up a new bank. In the coming years, we expect ambitious growth: we want to enable as many people as possible to make conscious choices for their financial future through our platform. Our Continuous Delivery platform to a next level is definitely part of it. Where Agile works and DevOps minded are boundary to achieve our goal.


As Automation Engineer you are part of the IT team. You have the knowledge and experience to automate our work optimally, the drive to identify and automate all of the repeated actions and the will to make standards as standard as possible. Think about automating everything that adds value, such as our customer service or boring repetitive work. 

Based on best practices and self-solving capabilities, you take care of keeping internal and external customers happy in our AutomationTeam and helping your Knab to better serve its customers.


  • You make continuous improvements to all kinds of customer and management processes by implementing automation.
  • You work out ideas, discuss and realize by optimizing your own unique skills.
  • You support in optimizing the Continuous Delivery Trajectory, including security and performance automation (testing).
  • You maintain, scale and troubleshoot the C # deployment pipeline to get smooth, regular deliveries.
  • And not to mention: you work with people, so you transfer your unique skills to your other colleagues.


  • You are part of a unique committed IT team.
  • A challenging job in a young, ambitious and enterprising organization.
  • A good (secondary) employment package.
  • Growth opportunities and the ability to roll within our Agile teams.
  • A 'pub' to enjoy a drink every week with colleagues.
  • The possibility of being part of a platform that reinvent itself.


Your knowledge and experience:

  • You have a WO or HBO work and thinking level (eg Computer Science or Technical Business Studies).
  • You have experience with automating both the DEV and the OPS side.
  • You have experience with planning (Agile) work.
  • You have good technical knowledge of ICT infrastructure and you know it all about SQLdatabases (Oracle, SQLServer) and possibly NoSQL datastores (RavenDB).
  • You have knowledge of ICT frameworks (eg: ITIL, CoBIT, ASL, BISL).
  • You have good knowledge of banking processes (or you have the willingness to learn this through NIBE).
  • You are excellent in Dutch and English.

Your properties:

  • You think big and build small, you do not mind getting out of your comfort zone.
  • You have good communication skills and are able to convince people.
  • You are customer and quality oriented with a proactive do-mentality.
  • You are open to feedback and are flexible.
  • You do not have 9 to 5 mentality, effectiveness is central and you are proud of your work.