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SRE Engineer

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Recruiter: Santander
Listed on: 19th November 2020
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary/Rate: £40000 - £60000
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Here at Santander Technology we push the boundaries and create innovative, customer centric tech solutions for Santander. We collaborate to provide these world-class technical solutions and are adopting Agile across our business as we digitally transform our platforms and services to create the bank of the future.
Our teams adopt change and continually look for new and better ways to deliver. We collaborate to solve problems and find solutions in what can be a complex and challenging environment. Our passion for excellence and our tech is what makes Santander Technology so successful. We champion diversity, form teams and support learning resulting in a people orientated and diverse environment for all.
We have around 2,500 colleagues working across the UK with a further 10,000 colleagues across the globe and our presence is everywhere that Santander operates. You too could be part of our tech team serving 133 million Santander customers globally.
Our team
SRE Team is an integral part of Santander UK digital transformation. Our team defines the guidelines and best practices for that transformation, providing the tools and mechanisms needed for our development teams.
We focus in PaaS and Cloud platforms, supporting development teams with an end to end solution for their deployments. We are one of the core teams in Santander Technology and pride ourselves in our outstanding support, continuous innovation and solutions provided.
The opportunity
If you are looking to move your career in the direction of shaping the design of future Santander UK systems then SRE could be the choice for you.
As an SRE Engineer you will be supporting the projects which want to onboard with Continuous Delivery using Jenkins Pipelines deploying to Cloud environment (OpenShift). There will be a variety of projects using different technologies such as Maven, NodeJS, Angular etc. Your job will be to help Product teams integrate their build process into Continuous Delivery pipeline.
Your role will be:
Help onboarding projects willing to use PaaS and Jenkins for their CI/CD.
Produce, review and enforce best practices for using PaaS, Jenkins and other build/deployment tools.
Contribute to the development of reusable Jenkins Docker image and script libraries that will be used by other projects.
Help diagnose and solve issues when building/deploying onto OpenShift and potentially other Cloud platforms.
Develop and maintain auotomations for our end to end solution.
What we're looking for

Have experience in IT Systems with strong Development and Operations skills.
Be strong in CI/CD model, with domain of kubernetes, Jenkins and microservice architecture solutions
Good Ansible and and other scripting languages skills.
Be passionate about driving and leading change by creating practical solutions aligned to digital principles
Have strong communications skills to deliver clear solutions to both senior and to junior colleagues
Be able to listen to and to question both senior and junior colleagues using proven people management and influencing skills
Be effective in a team environment and be willing to contribute to collective targets, collaborating with IT Business Unit colleagues to achieve successful delivery of projects or evolution of products
Have strong organisation and planning skills to manage multiple projects so that promises are delivered
Have a flexible and 'can do' attitude with a strong sense of initiative with the ability to learn fast and deal calmly with situations under pressure
Support colleagues in functional areas where colleagues are not experts

Desired Technical Skills:

Kubernetes/OpenShift: Very Experienced
Jenkins: Very Experienced
Groovy: Experienced
Ansible: Experienced
Docker: Experienced
Linux: Experienced
Python: Desirable
Java: Basic Knowledge

What we offer?
Opportunities to embrace Agile with us as we transform our business, work in an environment with leading edge technology, attend 'Meet Ups' and be part of internal and external technology communities and work for an organisation that's dedicated to your learning and ongoing development.

Competitive salary
Annual bonus scheme
Generous pension scheme
Private medical insurance
24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more
Minimum of 26 days holiday per year in addition to public bank holidays and you can buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year with our 'Flexi Holidays' scheme.
You'll get 5 paid 'Selfie Days' per year (4 days for your personal development and 1 day to support the community)
Benefits supporting you and your family, such as voluntary Life assurance and Critical illness
Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as Private medical insurance for your family and Dental insurance
Access to onsite gyms and discounted gym memberships
Excellent employee recognition schemes, be recognised for demonstrating great behaviours
Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.