Mainframe Software Engineer
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Job Title: Mainframe Software Engineer Salary: £66,861 - £74,290 Location: Halifax Hours: Full time Working Pattern: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in office.
We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you!
About this opportunity
Our team in the Homes Platform is passionate about creating new services for our customers that transform the customer and colleague experience. Our culture brings together smart, hardworking, people from a diverse group of backgrounds that enjoy a collaborative and innovative environment that supports flexible and agile working. As part of one of our cross-disciplinary teams of engineers you'll use your knowledge and expertise in a variety of methodologies and toolsets to develop innovative end user solutions to meet customer needs. You'll also have the opportunity to develop and adopt exciting new technologies and become an active member of Communities of Practice, Engineering guilds and working groups across the bank.
As a Software Engineer within the Mortgages Test Environments team, you'll play a key role in crafting, building, testing and deploying software to deliver for our customers and colleagues.
Alongside others, you'll engineer business requirements into technical solutions to improve the customer and colleague experience.
You'll bring a dynamism, showing you're an adaptable individual, able to learn and use new skills in varying circumstances.
You'll contribute to a robust team environment.
Perform activities related to code preparation, code merges, package creation and release management activities whilst coordinating with SME's and feature teams to ensure a high-quality software is delivered to our customers.
Work closely with the Environment Engineers and Quality Engineers to help define and build test environments that meet the requirements.
What you'll need
Experience of software development using IBM Mainframe COBOL programming language using DB2 and CICS
Experience in using JCL, TWS, Endevor, MainView, File-Aid, BMC tools
DB2 DBA experience to maintain the dev/test environments
Knowledge of webservices implementation in CICS and to test them using SOAPUI/Postman
Experience of modern mainframe development tools like Topaz, VSCode, zOWE, Git
DevOps knowledge and able to use tools like Jenkins, UCD to drive automation of mainframe tasks
It would be great if you had...
Experience of working in a heavily regulated organisation
Prior exposure to implementing security resilience used to protect and maintain service across test environments
About working for us
Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in/all its forms.
We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.
We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.
And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.
We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.
We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:
A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
Share schemes including free shares
Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top
A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies
Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive? Apply today and find out more.