KBC Group’s Digital Development Center (DDC) is our newly established agile IT business center in Varna, Bulgaria. The DDC offers you a unique opportunity to join the exciting world of digital bank- insurance, explore the agile way of work and become part of a leading EU Banking Group. With our 41,000 talented employees, we at KBC Group aspire every day to enable and protect the dreams of our clients.
DDC is where classical IT meets digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation!  
In Bulgaria, KBC Group is one of largest foreign investors, where we operate under the leading brands of UBB (Banking), DZI (Insurance) and SSC (Shared Services).

The Role  

How do you like a role described with terms like multiple, complex, constraints, incident, change?
Are you eager to cooperate with analysts, technical designers, functional analysts, product owners, application managers and to manage both multiple and complex systems, within the constraints of time, quality and budget? Do large-scale projects excite you?

As our Mainframe Engineer you will have the opportunity to:  

  • Realize various software engineering activities as software development, application integration, package configuration, testing, deployment and other software related development activities
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of various applications within KBC, as well as carrying out assignments in project mode, from discussing the requirements to developing, implementation, testing and support
  • Manage incidents through investigating (and resolving) problems that occur in the processing of the systems
  • Join the SAFe ceremonies (PI Planning, Sprint Planning), where we have a lot of interaction within and outside the team and every team member takes responsibility to pick tasks from the backlog, discuss requirements, give status update on open tasks, give and accept open feedback
  • Have an active role in the acquisition process

What we seek:  

  • Knowledge of Mainframe technologies
  • Experience within Cobol/EGL development
  • Experience with Database management: Db2, IMS, SQL
  • Experience with Release management using ChangeMan
  • Experience with RDz/IDz (development environment)
  • Tooling experience: Application Lifecycle Management Toolsuite (JIRA, Confluence, …), RDz/IDz (development environment)

Non-Technical Skills:  

  • 2- 5 years of experience within same or similar role
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in working within an Agile environment
  • Knowledge of non-life insurance is an asset

Our KBC Benefits:  

  • 25 days of paid holidays
  • Great opportunities for learning and professional development within a reputable international company
  • Preferential terms for use of products and services with all KBC Group companies in Bulgaria
  • Additional Medical Care Insurance and Pension plan
  • Multisport card and other discounts in shopping centers
  • Flexible working
  • Home office

If you find this job opportunity interesting and you meet the requirements for the position send a CV in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the provided data is subject to special protection in the meaning of the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act.

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category: IT
Level of Experience: Experienced (2->5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria – Varna
Company: KBC Digital Development Center BG


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