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SOFTWARE ENGINEER- TECH LEAD

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Recruiter: Santander
Listed on: 1st April
Location: Milton Keynes
Type: Permanent

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

If you share our passion for technology and are up for the challenge, come join us and deliver! We are looking for great technologists to join our team. We're the digital software lab at Santander, and we want to turn this bank into a tech powerhouse.

Banking is facing unprecedented disruption. As part of the Innovation Hub, you will help not just respond to that disruption, but become the disruptors.

We are a focussed team of exceptionally talented engineers, developers and designers committed to helping Santander deliver value through use of latest technologies and ideas including blockchain, AI, Chatbots, Big Data etc. and developing our team through continued learning and challenging the ways of working to accelerate innovation trough agility, design thinking and hypothesis driven development

The opportunity

By joining our team you will have the opportunity to grow and learn through the challenge of building software in a highly dynamic and inventive environment.

As a senior member of the team you will drive the design, implementation, testing, deployment and post-release support in an agile development environment. You will execute on engineering and release priorities successfully through strong leadership and communication.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You have designed and implemented fast and efficient heterogeneous solutions featuring horizontally scalable technologies using open source technologies
  • You can direct your team's focus to what matters most
  • You can help your team shine while building responsibilities and growing in their roles
  • You have a passion for huge, scalable systems, databases, and the right technology for the job
  • You are a cloud ninja, with a deep knowledge in AWS architecture.
  • Expert in software engineering
  • Broad experience of agile software development practices (Unit testing, Test driven development or CI/CD)
  • Experience building applications in cloud environments
  • Extensive experience working with Spring Framework and Message Queues
  • Experience working with automated build and continuous integration systems Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Jenkins
  • GitHub or Stack Overflow contributions
  • Previous experience as full stack or back end developer of Javascript, nodeJS and web services
  • Able to define technical architecture solutions

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 Childcare vouchers, 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.

Contact Name: Santander
Reference: TJ/6213/B07065_1617285649
Job ID: 2915725



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