Senior SRE Engineer
Banco Santander
Milton Keynes, Reino Unido
1d ago

Why apply for this role?

In this high-profile role you’ll join a new team which has been created to work on a large digital transformation project.

You’ll make major contributions to our cloud services, working closely with colleagues to support and implement automation for building state-of-the-art software and cloud infrastructure.

You’ll use your experience of owning large engineering projects to really make a difference. If this sounds like something you’d enjoy, we’d like to hear from you.

What you’ll be doing

  • Driving improvements by building, deploying, and maintaining critical applications in a cloud environment
  • Influencing and coaching wider teams to adopt cloud technologies, test driven development and continuous delivery
  • Reviewing existing CI / CD pipelines and helping to onboard projects willing to use DevOps, Cloud
  • Producing, reviewing, and enforcing best practices for using Cloud and other build / deployment tools
  • Helping diagnose and solve issues when building / deploying onto OpenShift and AWS
  • Designing and developing automation workflows
  • What we’re looking for

  • Expertise of managing AWS Production Environments and applying SRE practices
  • Groovy / Python skills
  • A strong understanding and hands on experience with Gitlab, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible and Sonar
  • Intermediate knowledge of Linux
  • A deep understanding across the development cycle, being able contribute meaningfully to the full range of activities involved in the continuous delivery of a working service.
  • What else you need to know

    The role works as part of a 24 / 7 team, so you’ll be on call on a rota basis (approximately 1 week per month).

    This role is currently based remotely due to the pandemic as we continue to prioritize the wellbeing of our colleagues. We support and encourage remote and flexible working and there is scope for this role to continue to operate on this basis.

    How we’ll reward you

    As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • 6,000 car allowance per year
  • Company funded individual private medical insurance
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Share in Santander’s success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
  • For more information about our wide range of benefits and family friendly policies visit our .

    Why Santander?

    At Santander, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can achieve great things. You can improve the daily life of more than 140 million people.

    You can collaborate with a friendly team of more than 200,000 employees.

    It doesn’t stop there. You’ll also be part of a vibrant organisation that’s been reinventing itself for more than 160 years.

    One that invests millions of pounds in training its people every year. One that helps more than 2 million people every year with social programmes.

    We call it #TheSantanderEffect.

    Equal Opportunities

    Santander are an equal opportunities employer. When we talk about diversity, we don’t just want to pay lip service. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people.

    It’s important to us that we create an inclusive culture where everyone counts, and we particularly welcome applications from different underrepresented groups.

    For more information on our commitment to equal opportunities, please visit our diversity page .

    What to do next

    If this sounds like a role you’re interested in, then please apply on the link below.

    Due to high volume of applications we may need to close this role earlier than the advertised date, so recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.

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