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Engineering Lead

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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Job Description

Job No: Tectre1145

Title: Engineering Lead

Role: Permanent

Location: London

Job Title: Engineering Lead

Job ID: Tectre1145

Job Type: Perm

Location: London

About the Company

Our client is the UK’s leading digital bank and biggest mobile bank with over 13.5 million active online customers and are motivated by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Over the last few years, they’ve grown their number of active online banking users to 12.5 million and their mobile users to over 8 million. They’re committed to continuing to deliver a leading customer experience by improving their digital capabilities, providing personalised propositions and building on their multi-channel model.

The bank is proud to have received the following industry recognition:

'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum – which they believe demonstrates their commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.

Role Description

The Software Engineering CoE (Centre of Excellence) the bank is looking for an experienced and passionate technical leader, with hands-on experience in building Web Application in a modern DevOps environment. This would be an opportunity for you to help transform the way financial services are built and delivered to customers by creating best in class technology for this leading organisation.

The Engineering team sees itself as a catalyst for change, and they are mainly focused on accelerating adoption of modern engineering practices: Cloud, Open Source, DevOps, SRE, CI/CD, etc…

They have 3 core missions, namely:

Code Craft – getting the engineering community together to define, embrace and evolve the common set of principles that make up great software.

Open Source – Redefining the way that the bank Consumes, Contributes to and Publishes Open Source.

Cloud Ready – Helping the organization reap the full benefits of cloud.

The team is engineering centric with a fair degree of autonomy about what they work on, and they strive to dedicate their effort on the most impactful work.

The team is generally engaged in two broad categories of work:

* Vertical: working alongside other teams to provide support and guidance on how to accelerate their transformation.

* Horizontal: Leveraging the experience matured in the Vertical work to build or share existing cross cutting tools and practices that can be used by any team in the organization.

About you

Generally, applicants would be comfortable in a technical leadership role, blending both leadership experience and hands-on technical expertise. To be successful in this role applicants will have experience with the following:

* Software Engineering background with experience in building applications with at least one of the following languages: Java, JavaScript, Python.

* Experience of working in a cloud environment (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS).

* Comfortable in roles that require blending technical expertise with the ability to influence business stakeholders and manage non-technical problems.

* Passionate about driving a true modern DevOps culture.

* Passionate about mentoring and coaching.

* Showcase interpersonal and communications skills with ability to communicate and engage with non-technical and senior stakeholders

It would also be great if applicants had….

* Good understanding of SRE practices.

* Awareness of security considerations and security tools used to integrate with the build pipeline covering OWASP top 10.

* Hands-on skills and project experience with automated configuration delivery tools – one or more of Terraform, Ansible, Chef or Puppet.

* Experience of working in a Scrum/Agile/Lean environment.

* Understanding of modern CI/CD tooling.

* Good awareness of microservice architectures and containerisation.

What you'd get in return:

The working environment is diverse, energising and lively within a team that focuses on equal opportunity and real career progression. The bank takes their team’s personal and professional development very seriously and seeks to enable team members to make a genuine difference to millions throughout their careers. The package includes a generous salary, private health cover, a performance share bonus, a generous pension contribution and a flexible pot of cash which you can adjust to suit your own lifestyle and needs. Plus the holiday allocation is 30 days pls bank holidays and agile working conditions are on offer.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above criteria for the Engineering Lead role, please respond to this with an up to date copy of your CV. If you have any problems during the application process, please call the office. Our office hours are between 9am – 5pm Monday through to Friday. You may not hear from us straight away due to the level of applications we receive every day. We can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.

Tectre is a specialist IT Recruitment Company. We support our customer in their Positive Action Campaigns for Diversity. To find out more about us please see our website