Business Application Owner (DDC)

Part of KBC Group, one of Europe’s leading financial institutions with 12 million clients across, Europe, KBC Digital Development Center is the newly-established agile IT solutions provider in Varna, Bulgaria. Our mission is to support the digital transformation in the bank-insurance entities within KBC Group by working on a wide range of software development projects and solutions. Digital Development Center is where classical IT meets digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation!
Our community is home to people with years of experience, as well as  recent graduates, united in shaping the future of financial services and digital banking. 


The Team
Our Insurance Experts team ensures that the systems work the way they are supposed to, and that everything arrives at the right time at the right place. They manage application development, from inventing new features, through software testing to troubleshooting system errors. This requires technical and analytical capabilities. Would you enjoy this dynamic world of banking and insurance applications? Then join us! The start date for this role is in September/October. 


As our Business application owner, you will be: 

  • Participating in our technical application development from start to finish (client requirements - communication with IT in KBC Group)
  • Compiling the test plan and its subsequent implementation, providing support and user training (documentation and training creation)
  • Doing incident and change management and resolution, coordination of follow-up actions
  • Reporting in SQL, using Jira and Confluence
  • Manage Databases
  • Participate in Agile projects and in feasibility stages of projects 
  • Release communication with stakeholders (claim handlers, intermediaries, and users of our systems), mailbox support 

Key competences that will help you succeed: 

  • University degree in Computer Science, Finance or a related field
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience in Manual testing of business applications is an advantage 
  • Knowledge of either DB2, IMS, SQL
  • Intermediate MS Office Excel knowledge (you understand advanced features)
  • Good English skills (you will communicate intensively with KBC colleagues from different locations) 
  • Analytical and communication skills (you will receive non-standard cases where you need to find a solution every day) 
  • Thinking in context (for example – on the basis of system and process knowledge, you can predict the consequences of changing one function with another)
  • Not necessary but a big plus would be previous work experience in a technology, banking or Insurance company, experience or knowledge of Agile/SAFe, knowledge of French or Dutch 


Being part of KBC, you will enjoy plenty of benefits: 

  • Work-Life balance: 25-day annual paid holiday; regular team buildings and company parties
  • Personal Care: Additional medical insurance and pension plan 
  • Fully covered Multisport card
  • An international and highly diverse work atmosphere
  • Hybrid way of working: flexible working time with home-office option
  • Career growth and development: Leadership Development Program, Internal Academies encouraging internal rotations, a wide range of trainings and free access to several learning platforms, language courses and more
  • Preferential terms for banking and insurance products & services offered by KBC Group companies in Bulgaria ( loans rates, life and non-life insurance, etc.) 
  • Spot Awards to make you shine: Employee of the month, Employee of the Year, Exceptional achievements and others 
  • Referral program: recommend a friend to a job and get a bonus
  • Other remarkable benefits: Marriage and Childbirth bonuses, paid Volunteer day, many discounted offers from various providers


If you find this job opportunity interesting and you recognize yourself in the above, apply via the button with your CV in English. Join. Create. Innovate with us! 

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  IT
Level of Experience:  2. Medior/Experienced (2->5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Varna
Company:  KBC Digital Development Center BG