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Software Engineer

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Recruiter: Santander
Listed on: 12th May
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 12/05/2021

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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

The Mortgage Domain is here and innovation and successful systems delivery is the key to our success. So even though we're one of the market leaders for mortgages, we want to take our business to new heights. Constantly challenging traditional ways of thinking and looking for new ways to help our customers, this approach is reflected in our exceptional people.

We are a motivated team with big goals, so we seek individuals who are truly passionate about their work and possess the enthusiasm and aim to make things happen.

We're passionate about helping people and businesses prosper and we strive to be simple, personal and fair in everything we do. That's why we've built a culture of respect, where everyone is empowered to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond for our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve

We are an entrepreneurial team with a drive to delivery. Our working practices are derived from the XP approach to agile. And, in the spirit of XP, we continuously challenge ourselves to improve as a team and individually.

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.

What we're looking for

Our tech stack is Java backed built using Spring Boot backed by a PostgreSQL database, and Angular based front end. We deploy into a PaaS using a Jenkins pipeline. We also interface with Git and the Gitlab API. We are in the process of transitioning towards an event-driven architecture.

We practice Test Driven Development with the goal of having sufficient confidence in our test coverage to enable direct and continuous delivery of our software into production.

We value up-skilling the entire team. To this end, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to the continuous improvement of our team, both through teaching and through learning.

We are looking for:

  • A software engineer who takes pride in their craftsmanship and in the results that they deliver.
  • A self-motivated team player with the communication and collaboration skills to keep our team productive and fun.
  • Who take pride in the quality of your work and in producing clean, well tested code.
  • Who have a passion for new technologies and applying them in intelligent ways.
  • Who work well in a team, and enjoy working with others to come up with new ideas or identifying things that can be done better.
  • Experience with continuous delivery practices.
  • Java and Angular expertise.
  • Experience developing and working with REST microservices.
  • Energy and enthusiasm for working with other developers collaboratively in an agile team.

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.