IT SAAS Engineer – Regio Noord Holland



As part of a Squad the SaaS Engineer operationally aligns (as operational “Bank” business contact) with a 3rd party to whom IT operations (technical management, hosting, etc.) of an application is outsourced or who owns a SaaS application. He/she maintains operational relationship with the 3rd party, i.e. (depending on the contract) collaborates on a daily basis, discusses solutions, helps if and when help is needed, shares relevant information with 3rd party and such. This concerns the activities that have been agreed upon in the SaaS/Outsourcing contract.


Job Description

The SaaS Engineer understands the complete stack from application to hardware. He/she has the same knowledge level as the Ops Engineer. He/she doesn’t execute all the Ops activities him/herself, but instead aligns operationally with 3rd party. He/she understands the detailed workflow of the application, expected transactional volumes, the detailed technical behaviour of application servers and databases and the importance of maintaining a high security profile, safeguarding the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of Bank data and information assets.

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Key tasks

Note: the intensity of the key tasks below depends on the type of contract. Outsourced IT operations f.i. requires more operational alignment than SaaS.

  • Aligns with 3rd party (as operational Bank Business contact) on 3rd party activities, being amongst others: ◦Operating the service/application on a daily basis
  • Monitoring the availability and performance of the services
  • Identifying and resolving problems both as a result of incidents and pro-actively
  • Taking appropriate action after deployments if the application is not working in line with what was expected
  • Draft test scenario’s for (infra) changes
  • Performing Production Acceptance Tests
  • Ensuring that all hardware and software within the system is suitably up-to-date, patched, supportable, secure and current
  • Monitoring that system security complies to Bank standards and policies (incl. outsourcing policies)
  • Reports incidents to 3rd party, provides 2nd line support, monitors progress of 3rd line support of 3rd party on high priority incidents and escalates timely to the Service Manager when applicable. In case of incidents on Bank side (e.g. interfaces, configurations) he may in addition solve the incidents him/herself.
  • Acts as Bank Business contact for incidents and provides Bank urgency and impact (priority) to the 3rd party
  • Determines the impact of 3rd party changes on Bank and Bank Infra changes on interfaces with 3rd party application (together with 3rd party) and takes/coordinates appropriate actions
  • Aligns with 3rd party on release planning and arranges Bank response, test, communication on new (SaaS) releases and patches, where needed
  • Verifies that the Bank configured parts are still adequate after a new release
  • Continuously improves the automation of testing within Bank
  • Collects and registers OCD related evidence material (from Bank and 3rd parties) and ensures that OCD remains up-to-date
  • Determines impact of new/changed Bank standards and policies
  • Ensures that the necessary risk related activities are timely performed by his/her team and/or 3rd party
  • Assesses certificates (like ISO) and Service Organization Control (SOC)/Audit reports, received from 3rd party, involving 1st Line of Defense Risk and prepares a concluding in control statement to be approved by 1st/2nd Line of Defense Risk and Asset Owner
  • Conducts 3rd party site visits/audits, together with Service Manager, if and when appropriate, such to be decided by the Service Manager
  • Follows-up Services Requests (if applicable)
  • Conducts accurate maintenance of application components in the Bank Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
  • Supports the Service Manager on drafting and regularly updating the contract with 3rd party by specifying acceptance criteria and monitoring developments in the world of risk and security, such including changed regulatory requirements and Bank outsourcing- and security policies
  • Informs the Service Manager regarding the operational day-to-day Service Delivery, as input for periodically Service Level meeting with 3rd party



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Opdracht: IT SAAS Engineer

Aantal plaatsen: 1

Uren per week: 40

Startdatum: 01-02-2018

Einddatum: 01-10-2018

Werklocatie: Regio Amsterdam


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