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Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance. From banking to insurances, we've got your back!

All our colleagues have one thing in common: we each try to help customers maximize their money matters seamlessly and proactively. We're open minded, positive and committed to our customers. So, you gain control over your financial affairs.

In a nutshell

Our Software team is actively developing and maintaining a few existing mobile applications and websites and are gearing up to an entirely new platform which will eventually encompass our existing offerings.

Here's a little taste of your challenge…

  • You bring technical leadership. You share your deep knowledge of design, analysis, development, testing, integration, architecture and more;
  • You, with your colleagues, will build our new financial platform, and shape the strategy for the whole department. Additionally, you will coach team members in engineering practices, from software patterns to testing methodologies;
  • You will work closely with the other Principal Engineers. You will help shape the overall IT strategy. From which tools to try and use, to which PaaS offerings are the best for Knab or what direction should our mobile strategy take. Your work will have impact far past your own team;
  • You will also work with the Product Owners and Scrum Masters to refine high level stories before they are further presented to the teams;
  • You will lead teams technically, align teams, and help them prioritize tasks, to get the best possible output.

The Team
Knab's IT team consists of about 170 passionate people. Together we build and run the bank and all associated products. The success of Knab has made us decide to develop solutions more and more ourselves, phasing-out bought IT-solutions, in order to accelerate and disrupt banking. This video will give you an impression.

Your Profile

There is no set route to become a great Principal Engineer at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind:

  • You are especially strong in developing for mobile in general. You are an expert in at least one platform: iOS or Android, and you have good knowledge of the other one;
  • Understanding of core libraries, application framework and mobile
    architecture and design patterns;
  • Experience CI/CD and automated testing of mobile applications;
  • You have an eye for great clean code, testing. TDD experience is even better!
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, AWS and Azure preferred, specially on serverless;
    containers and container orchestration, and microservices based distributed
  • You are a strong problem solver, you have strong analytical skills, you can be
    empathic and patient, and you are not afraid to take decisions.


Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.


Work with us
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us. We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.


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1. Je solliciteert
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3. Eerste gesprek
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4. Case
5. Tweede gesprek
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Derde gesprek
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8. Pre-employment screening
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