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Chapter Lead Engineer – Data Management

  • ING Group
Brussels, Belgium
  • ING Group
Brussels, Belgium


Creating and safeguarding the 'new' high performance culture

  • Has an active role in embedding the new way of working according to the Agile principles within a Spotify Model;

  • Functions as an ambassador for cultural change and advocates the 'organization doing' principles rather than ‘organizational talking’ ones;

  • Puts in place a culture of self-development and high performing teams.

Manage and achieve IT maturity and the squad's mission

  • Spends approximately half of the time working as an Engineer;

  • Works towards QBR goals for the squad and Tribe and ensure the right steering;

  • Ensure the proper working in different squads and act when it’s diverting from the right direction;

  • Has an up-to-date vision regarding IT expertise and keeps abreast of developments;

  • Stays one step ahead in the domain of expertise and applies learnings in its specific context;

  • Defines and ensures application of standards in his/her own area of IT expertise;

  • Organizes regular meetings to share relevant insights/developments in his/her own IT expertise with members of his/her own and possibly also other chapters.

People and Chapter management

  • Is responsible for the personal development, craftsmanship, management and evaluation of the chapter members;

  • Encourages chapter members to develop themselves and facilitates this (e.g. providing training opportunities/sharing knowledge/organizing sessions);

  • Provides coaching both in terms of professional and of personal development. Constantly ensures development of individual members' expertise;

  • Identifies top performance and takes action at an early stage for underperformance;

  • Supports talent acquisition and retention management activities (e.g. interview applicants);

  • Support and help peer chapter leads in all activities (recruitment/organizing sessions/mvp days/portfolio meetings…);

  • Discusses resource planning for squads and chapter with the IT Area Lead, SLT and Product Owners.


We hire smart people like you for your potential. Our biggest expectation is that you’ll stay curious. Keep learning. Take on responsibility. In return, we’ll back you to develop into an even more awesome version of yourself.

As a chapter lead engineer you will also need:

  • An academic degree (Bachelors/Master Degree) in Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Engineering or another quantitative/numerical field;

  • You have a professional track record in data structuring/processing and modelling (e.g. Datastage, Oracle, Unix/Linux, Python, Cognos/Reporting);

  • Experience in being a sparring partner/advisor to Senior Management;

  • Experience in Agile way of working (Spotify Model);

  • Experience in leading and/or coaching a team of professionals;

  • Experience as a (strategy) consultant and Understanding the (IT) ING organization and Collections;

  • Fluent communication skills in English both verbally and in writing;

  • Is inspiring and exude energy and passion;

  • Has a keen IT market focus;

  • Is focused on collaboration;

  • Actively seeks help and feedback, but is not afraid to give feedback either;

  • Is curious and always looks out for innovation opportunities in his/her focus area.


A clear purpose, a unique offer and a range of flexible compensation and other benefits:

  • Personal growth & challenging work with endless opportunities to realize your ambitions;

  • An informal, dynamic environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavours;

  • A progressive and agile way of working, where new ideas are valued ahead of convention;

  • Furthermore, within the Data Management department, you can count on a range of opportunities to invest in your personal and professional growth with a challenging environment with great colleagues to learn from and grow.


Becoming fully data driven is at the very core of ING’s Think Forward strategy to empower people to stay ahead in life and in business. To contribute to the ambition of leading the future of ING through data, the data management tribe has the purpose to manage data in a controlled and governed way, to ensure required quality and to foster a data driven culture. The tribe data management BE is a multi-cultural tribe having people from different nationalities. Integrity, respect and common goal to work for the betterment of our bank are some of the keys for our success. We deliver trust, respect, commitment and reliability.
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