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Estimations analyst – EMEA & APAC

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JOB FUNCTIONS

The Estimations team is responsible for understanding what Backbase clients need, develop an initial view of the solution, estimate and create a project plan, and then articulate this solution in the Backbase proposals for prospects. You help to close the deal and handshake with delivery to ensure that the delivery team is completely aware of the proposed solution.

As part of the Backbase Customer Success Department (CS), you work closely with regional Sales, Solutions Engineering, Pursuit team, Delivery and RnD Departments. This is a crucial role because you will be making sure our proposals result in accurate levels of effort, feasible project plans and alignment to delivery methodologies to meet our customer expectations while balancing towards the budget expectations from the customer and the sales strategy to win the deal.

As Estimations analyst you will be part of the global Estimations team, who will jointly ensure global standardisation is applied. You will report into the global Lead Estimations analyst.
    You have excellent English language skills, written and spoken and feel comfortable interacting with stakeholders within Backbase, and potential customers at various levels. Organizational and cultural sensitivity is something that comes naturally to you.

    You have at least 3 to 5 years experience working in estimating and/or implementing Digital transformation projects. You have an understanding of different SDLC methodologies (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall DevOps) and clear understanding of the digital banking domain.

    You enjoy working with different stakeholders globally and are able to build quick relationships. On top of that you are always seeking for ways to improve yourself and the organisation.

    Next to that:
    You are able to showcase good analytical and evaluative skills;
    Proven customer facing experience to help you understand the customer needs;
    Experienced with Digital banking platforms is a plus;
    Experienced with working on mobile & web application development in the delivery cycle;
    Perseverance and pragmatism help you solve complex problems on your own;
    Communicate actively when needed within the team and management.
More about this opening
Working at Backbase means continually learning how to best serve our customers all across the globe. We are involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, and each customer presents us with unique challenges when it comes to requirements, aspirations, and limitations. It is our job and pride to ensure that their digital transformation needs are met in an elegant, sustainable manner.
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Working at Backbase keeps me motivated all the time in learning new things in the mobile world. The architecture of the projects, the components, the way the widgets are built, everything excites me.
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Mahesh Venkat Senior Android Engineer, US Hub
The migration of AIB from CXP5 to CX6 has been a good challenge. The knowledge was with people, not in documents. So we had to chase and collaborate with different people and often figure things out ourselves. On the other hand, we had pressure from the client, and the deadline was tight. It made me feel alive!
Isuert Mjalti
Isuert Mjalti Frontend Engineer, EMEA Hub
Working in Backbase gave me the right balance between work and life, customization and out-of-the-box, specific and re-usable solutions, easy and tough clients. It is from this mix that I get inspiration for my daily activities.
Raffaele Briganti
Raffaele Briganti Senior Solution Architect, EMEA Hub
    The Backbase community of individuals is a tireless, driven group that, simply put, gets things done.
Marc Corbett
Marc Corbett Senior UX Designer, US Hub
I get to do way more than sit behind the computer and code. My work also includes going onsite to clients, presenting and explaining the benefits of our product, working with developers from all over the world.
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Gerardo Cauich Lemus Backend Engineer, EMEA Hub

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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

  • Process input (e.g. RFIs or RFPs) from the Pursuit team and translate this into estimations and delivery strategy to provide back to the Pursuit team within short cycle times;
  • Fill in the above deliverables independently for the projects where no customisation is included and work with the local RVP and VP Tech to get the right SMEs available to provide input for estimations where customisation is needed;
  • Get sign-off from hub leadership before deliverables are provided back to the pursuit team;
  • Facilitate that the estimation frameworks used during the sales cycles are also used during the project lifecycles by the CS teams. This involves training the CS organisation;
  • Work with your counterparts in other regions in the world to improve the estimations and ensure standardization is created globally;
  • After the deal is closed, ensure the CS project team is setup for success by sharing all relevant information;
  • Identifying and administering commitments made as part of the Proposals that are future deliverables from RnD;
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    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

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    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    PRODUCT IMPLEMENTATION

    Helping leading financial institutions make a smooth transition to the digital space is not an easy task. We need to be experts in the field and know our product inside and out.  Working together is key – both with our global team as with our clients. It’s not easy and not perfect, but it’s our secret to overcoming challenges and delivering our digital-first agenda. High pressure with lots of changes and great rewards in return!

    travel the world

    Jumping on the next plane and exploring the world is a big part of this job. Expect to earn a platinum frequent flyer card fast.

    learn by doing

    Hands-on from week one,  driving our customers to success. You learn fast, super fast. No worries, we are here to support you on this journey.

    variety of projects

    Don’t worry about getting bored. Working on the implementation process for different clients means you get to shift gears often and fast.

    fun

    Mauritius, Hong Kong or Australia. Travel with your colleagues and build real friendships while being onsite with clients.   

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    BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

    Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

    Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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    CULTURE

    Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

    With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

    lunch

    Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

    social

    Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

    health

    Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

    training budget

    Specific budget for your personal development.

    referral

    Referral bonus incentive for bringing the best talent.

    clothing

    You can wear clothes you feel comfortable in.

    high spec equipment

    We provide all employees with high-spec Macs and tech set up.

    well-being

    Access to the premium Headspace app.

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    • Atlanta 10
    • Berlin 1
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    • Bristol 11
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    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

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    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    • Bristol 5
    • Cardiff 13
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    • Guadalajara 6
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