Join our next class and gain your first full-time IT experience with our KBC Mainframe Academy

Do you want to gain IT knowledge and experience in one of the top programming languages that is behind millions of transactions every day and is  used by global leaders in the finance sector?  

Our newly established KBC Mainframe Academy is the place that can make this possible.   


You would have the opportunity to learn and interact with leading specialists from the industry on topics like IBM’s z/OS, creating and managing applications using RDz, JCL, COBOL, Db2. At the same time, you would be part of KBC Group’s Digital Development Center (DDC), where we help classical IT meet digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation.  


As part of our Mainframe Academy, you will have the opportunity to:   

  • Design and develop your career with an unique full-time opportunity  
  • Learn about various activities like software development, application integration, package configuration, testing, deployment and other software related development activities using z/OS, RDz, JCL, COBOL, Db2 
  • Learn more about our Scaled Agile Framework ceremonies, that we use within the teams     
  • Join us as a full-time colleague in our Digital Development Center after successful graduation 
  • Explore the IBM Z Series Software Engineer Development path:  
    • Z Series Server architecture training 
    • Development on Z Series with EGL and COBOL;    
    • Earning badges on IBM Certification Program 
    • Dedicated KBC Z Series Framework training  
    • Access to IBM Knowledge partner database for a year 
    • Join into the KBC team for expertise development with High level experts mentoring 


What our students would ideally have:   

  • Knowledge or interest of Object-Oriented Programming  
  • Beginner coding experience (preferably in C/ C++/ C#, Java) 
  • Interest in niche technologies 
  • Communicative level of English 
  • An idea of what Agile is about  
  • Fast learner with good communication skills 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently  


What our applicant journey looks like: 

  • Apply with your CV in English 
  • After receiving your application, we will review your profile and set an initial HR call with our Talent Acquisition Team  
  • If you meet our requirements and we meet yours, you will receive an invitation for online interview with our DDC Team members  
  • The selected candidates will receive an offer to join our fully paid academy and start their exciting career in the family of KBC 


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 your profile meet the mentioned requirements for the position, apply via the button with your CV in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. Confidentiality is guaranteed and the provided data is subject to special protection in the meaning of the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act. Join. Create. Innovate with us!  

Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  IT
Level of Experience:  1. Junior (0->2 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Varna
Company:  KBC Digital Development Center BG