Head of RegTech Engineering Guild, Anti Financial Crime

  • Riga
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Do you want to be part of the technological transformation at one of the largest banks in the Nordics?

In Swedbank you have the opportunity to:

  • Make a meaningful societal impact being responsible for securing strategic capabilities and competences in the SW Engineering workforce domain aimed towards Transaction Monitoring, Sanctions Screening, Development of modern integration tools and technologies for internal/external information exchange
  • Set the strategic direction and continuously develop the roadmap for strategic workforce management, capability/competence development as well as development of best practice processes & ways of working in the Engineering domain
  • Adopt and implement market best practices and industry-leading standards to advance the SW engineering practice especially with regards to development frameworks and quality assurance
  • Setup and manage multiple teams and community of practices (CoP) within the RegTech Engineering Guild
  • Establish structures, processes, and ways of working to cater for knowledge sharing and best practice transfer across various guilds as well as within the RegTech Engineering guild
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and communication in a proactive manner

What is needed in this role:

  • Experience from leading and managing larger technology/SW development teams especially building/introducing new capabilities and developing competences across the workforce
  • Degree in IT or related field. Well versed in/or certified in Agile Development frameworks and/or progress toward certification and/or extensive experience working in Scaled Agile environment.
  • Hands-on experience in SW engineering and best practice concepts such as DevSecOps, CI/CD as well as software architectural concepts and Cloud technologies
  • Experience coordinating IT processes/initiatives spanning several business areas and teams.
  • Expertise in time, dependency, and stakeholder management with a passion for problem solving
  • Demonstrated leadership and excellent communication (to both technical and non-technical audiences) skills.
  • Ability to build networks and work collaboratively in a geographically distributed and diverse environment
  • Understanding/experience of the business domain is meriting; finance, financial crime, regulatory (AML/CTF, KYC)
  • Fluency in English; verbal and written.
  • Knowledge and experience using tools such as Jira, Confluence, MS Excel, PowerPoint etc.

"Join our team and ...

be a part of an international team of professionals, who are jointly delivering challenging projects, maximizing customer value and increasing Swedbank’s competitive advantage”.  Nima Ghorbani, your future manager

We look forward to receiving your application by 10.12.2021.

Location: Stockholm, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius


Recruiting manager: Nima Ghorbani, 0725737533

SACO: Henrik Joelsson +46 40 24 25 08 

Finansförbundet: Jessica Lööw +46 8 58 59 52 33

If you are employed in Estonia, please note that salary offered for this position ranges
from 4300-6400 EUR gross i.e. before taxes. 
Read more here.

If you are to be employed in Latvia, please note that the salary offered for this position ranges from 4300-6500 EUR gross i.e. before taxes. Read more here.

If you are to be employed in Lithuania, please note that the salary offered for this position ranges from 4800-7200 EUR gross i.e. before taxes. Read more here.

We may begin the selection during the application period, so we welcome your application as soon as possible.

We have made our choice regarding recruitment media and therefore kindly decline contact with ad sellers or sellers of other recruitment services.

Swedbank does not discriminate anybody based on gender, age, sexual orientation or sexual identity, ethnicity, religion or disability – everybody is welcome.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote


Stockholm HQ, Tallinn, Vilnius and Riga

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