IT Project Lead

Want to be part of a fast-growing international fintech company? Become an IT Project Lead at five°degrees.

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Willianne Brocks
Willianne Brocks

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About five°degrees

what we do.

five°degrees is an Amsterdam-based Fintech, currently developing a cloud-native core banking platform to create banking as it should be. We combine state-of-the-art technology and sound financial knowledge to create unique digital solutions for today’s banks and for people who like banking to be quick and easy.   

With 150+ employees in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Reykjavik, Frankfurt and Serbia, we have a broad spectrum of different cultures and are growing.   

Our mission is to provide banks and financial service providers with a way to bridge the gap between the old and the new world by adopting digitization and automation. We achieve this by offering a cloud native core banking platform.  

We have a learning mindset and aim to continuously improve ourselves and our own way of working. 

how we do it.

Your future colleagues are very proud of the company and are extremely happy with their job, as is proven in the results of the Staff Involvement Survey. Our company culture is open, transparent, and collaborative. Be part of a team where everyone makes a real contribution to our customers’ success.

We believe that having fun in your work gives better and greater results! Even in the current lockdown, we stay connected, have regular company-wide meetings and make sure you feel appreciated.

your role.

As IT Project Lead in the IT Ops department, you are (and feel) responsible for the in-time execution and successful execution of IT-related projects, like migrating our Jira and Confluence to the cloud and implementing security tooling and processes.

For this, you will, of course, have your technical skillset, but at least as important, the ability to align with our teams located in Amsterdam, Iceland, Portugal and Serbia.

what you'll do.

  • Use your project-leading skills to assure a successful implementation.
  • Set up, monitor and continuously fine-tune project planning.
  • Proactively proposing improvements, including the business case.
  • Manage the internal expectations.
  • Align with team leads and stakeholders.
  • Lead the project from a project perspective and as well feel responsible for the execution.

who you are.

  • You have at least 5 years of relevant IT infrastructure and security experience, preferably at a financial institution, software vendor, or consultancy.
  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and project management methodologies.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with IT infrastructure, Microsoft (InTune, E3) and Atlassian products.
  • You have knowledge of and experience with the (primary) process of banking.
  • You are socially strong and a good communicator at all levels, as well as within your project team, our clients and internally within five°degrees.
  • You have strong analytical skills, have a conceptual level of thinking combined with practical application of solutions to our staff.
  • You have a hands-on, practical and entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours.
  • You are also willing to (occasionally) travel and work internationally.
  • Strong English oral and written communication skills.

We value diversity and inclusion at five°degrees. We welcome people of any age, gender and background. In case of equal fit, we prefer candidates that contribute to the cultural diversity of our team.

what we offer.

  • All the basics like a competitive monthly salary and great hardware
  • A mobile phone of your choosing.
  • Plenty of space for personal development.
  • A multi-cultural international working environment.
  • A great team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Excellent benefits like a retirement plan and disability plan.
  • Mutual flexibility.
  • A warm workplace that promotes equal opportunity and values inclusion and diversity.

and once the current social restrictions are over:

  • Travel allowance.
  • A cool office workspace, easily accessible with public transport.
  • Drinks, snacks and fruit.
  • A fun environment with many social events per month

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Submit your application and we will get in touch with you shortly.


  • Vacancy open: 01-09-2021
  • Closing date vacancy: 01-10-2021
  • Employment contract:  Indefinite
  • Company: five°degrees
  • Location: The Netherlands
  • Salary indication: Market conform