Senior Python Developer Expert at European Central Bank (ECB)

Frankfurt am Main,Germany
Dec 27, 2021

Your team

You will be part of the Prudential Domain Services Division in the Directorate General Information Systems. We are a team of some 50 IT professionals delivering tailored IT solutions for European banking supervision to support financial stability and collect supervisory statistics.

We are currently internalising the end-to-end delivery of two of our bespoke IT systems supporting ECB Banking Supervision: the Stress Tests Accounts Reporting (STAR): system and the Credit Quality Reviews (CQR) system.

As part of a new agile product team, you will take over the development, maintenance and operations of either STAR or the CQR system from an external service provider. You will further develop unique, user-friendly IT systems that support banking supervision in the EU and devise innovative solutions that are central to the ECB’s strategy.

Our technology stack currently consists of Java, Python, Oracle, React and Angular, and we are quickly moving our services to the cloud. We are committed to giving our users the best possible user experience and keeping our IT systems secure and protected by building and running our services following Agile and DevOps practices.

The ECB is an inclusive employer and we strive to reflect the diversity of the population we serve. We encourage you to apply irrespective of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or other characteristics.

Your role

This vacancy notice covers four separate roles:1. Front-End Developer Expert2. Back-End Developer Expert (Java/C#)3. Python Developer Expert4. DevOps Expert

In all roles, you will be the technical lead for your team and will:

We are seeking candidates for these roles who demonstrate the potential for growth, and we support the selected candidates in their future development of the required knowledge, skills or competencies.

Qualifications, experience and skills Essential:

For all Developer roles:

In addition, for the role of Python Developer Expert:


For all roles:

experience in agile software development; contributions to open-source projects.

For the role of Python Developer Expert:

You engage collaboratively with others. You pursue team goals and learn willingly from other peoples diverse perspectives. You signal any need for change by explaining it and proposing alternative solutions. You analyse complex information effectively and can evaluate different views to arrive at solutions. You know and anticipate stakeholder needs. You are skilled at encouraging people to develop their abilities and are able to build up high-performing teams.

You are motivated to be part of our team and to develop and use your skills and competencies to achieve the objectives of this position.You are aware of your strengths and areas for development and know what motivates you to perform at your highest level.

Working modalities

To enable the Division to maintain its business continuity capability, you will occasionally be expected to perform work during non-standard working hours and work at the ECB’s standby sites.

We would be happy to discuss part-time arrangements for these roles.

Further information

The formal title for these positions will be Senior IT Application Development Expert.

For additional information on this specific vacancy, you can speak to Marco Tizzoni, on +49 (0)69 1344 3357 (email: or Cristina Musceleanu, on +49 (0)69 1344 21065 (email:

Application and selection process

The recruitment process for this position will be conducted remotely. It will include a pre-recorded video interview in the pre-selection phase and – if you are invited to participate in the subsequent selection phase – a written exercise, a presentation and interviews.

If you are not selected for this position but are still considered suitable, you will be placed on a reserve list (see step 4 of how we hire), from which you might be considered for similar positions within the ECB.

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F/G (2) (minimum full time monthly net salary 5,451 and benefits, see further information section)

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