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JVM Software Engineer - SWAT @ ING Hubs Romania

Employee | Tech | Professional | Romania | Bucharest | 2023-06-20 | REQ-10056234


Discover ING Hubs Romania

We started out in 2015 as ING’s software development hub – a distinct entity from ING Bank Romania – then steadily expanded our range to include more services and competencies.
Formerly known as ING Tech, as of 2022 we provide borderless services with bank-wide capabilities under the name of ING Hubs Romania and operate from two locations: Bucharest and Cluj.
With the help of 1400 engineers, risk and operations professionals, we offer 150 services in tech, non-financial risk & compliance, audit and retail operations to 24 ING units worldwide.
Our tech capabilities remain the core of our business, with more than 1100 colleagues active in Data Management, TouchPoint Channels & Integration and Core Banking.
We enjoy a flexible way of working and a highly collaborative environment, where fair and constructive feedback is encouraged. Work ethics, honesty and knowledge sharing are key to our teams and we’re always looking for like-minded people.

Here’s a sneak peak of what our colleagues say about working within ING Hubs Romania:
• At ING, we're building the solutions of tomorrow, today | 80% of our colleagues in Romania agree

The Mission:

Several strategic projects are initiated or in process to be started in ING Hubs Romania. A solid basis is vital for the success of each of these projects.

This basis is set by a group of key technical people, highly skilled in their area of expertise and knowledgeable of the ING procedures and standards.

Hence, we are aiming to grow a team of highly skilled engineers with a clear purpose of helping in setting the grounds of the new projects.

This role will encompass a wide range of responsibilities throughout the software development lifecycle. You will be involved in various tasks, including programming, debugging, architecture design, build engineering, release engineering, documentation, workflow automation, and providing support to the team. It's important to note that you may frequently transition between different projects, requiring you to be adaptable and familiarize yourself with various technology stacks.


  • You drive and embrace technical change within the project, actively contributing to its evolution.

  • You possess the ability to seamlessly transition between different technology stacks.

  • You excel as a team player in an international environment, prioritizing quality and service, and demonstrating a strong desire to learn.

  • You are naturally curious and stay up to date with the latest advancements in both technology and the financial services industry.

  • You have a good understanding of banking principles, or you are enthusiastic about acquiring this knowledge. You can effectively communicate with stakeholders and product owners, translating their requirements into software solutions that provide tangible business value.

  • You possess a strong comprehension of software architecture and system design.

  • You have practical experience with Continuous Delivery methodologies.

What you bring to the team:

  • A university degree in Computer Science, Cybernetics, Software Engineering, Financial Engineering, or an equivalent field.

  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience using a JVM-based language.

  • Proficiency in working with microservice architectures.

  • Experience in building and deploying containerized services.

  • Strong understanding of IT Security concepts.

  • Familiarity with Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) methodologies.

  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Romanian.

  • Strong analytical skills, proactive attitude, and a willingness to share knowledge with others.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with Kotlin and/or Scala programming languages.

  • Familiarity with functional programming concepts.

  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular.

What’s in it for you:

  • Annual Performance Bonus up to two salaries 

  • Extra vacation days depending on the total length of working experience 

  • Flextime – our own way of working

  • Monthly budget on Benefit platform

  • Growth opportunities

  • Defining a clear career path on short/ mid/ long term and identify the competencies you need to build/ develop to reach the next level: vertically – towards a managerial position or horizontally – towards an expert or architect level, locally or globally

  • Internal mobility is encouraged

  • Possibility to access International Short-Term Assignments or Long-Term Assignments 

  • Upskilling / reskilling programs

  • Learning & Development opportunities

  • Annual training & certifications budget

  • E-learning platforms subscription

  • Management talk sessions (6/ year) – hands-on workshops led by specialized consultants on different areas (e.g. leading difficult conversations, sense of belonging, work engagement etc.)

  • First time manager trainings 

  • Coaching and Mentoring programs

  • CSR activities: tree planting, coding lessons for teenagers etc.


Questions about this opportunity?

Feel free to contact Venera - Alexandra Marin, Recruiter. e-mail: or Phone: +40 (739) 678259

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Please be aware that the recruitment procedures, (labour) regulations and labour agreements of Romania apply.

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