IT Project Manager

  • Job Reference: Req0985701
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Employer: Santander
  • Website: https://www.santanderjobs.co.uk/
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join our community.

Within the CIO Operations team you will be developing E2E solutions to streamline through technology and automation some of the most critical operational processes within Santander, leveraging our digital channels to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction. As part of our different Agile Product Teams we are looking for team players who understands what Agile means and who understands the importance of testing automation and continuous integration and delivery.

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.

The difference you'll make.

  • Leading 1-3 squads from a technical perspective in close collaboration with the Product Owner

  • Discussing functional and technical solutions with the different stakeholders in the business, UX designers, architecture, engineering managers to shape opportunities and decide on next priorities

  • Developing our engineering talent pool through coaching and understanding how to make them grow

  • Ensuring delivered solutions are developed under DevOps practices and latest technology trends

  • Keeping the solutions delivered running healthy in production minimising incidents and maximising quality of service

What you'll bring.

  • Experience working in Agile environments and managing a squad of engineers

  • Demonstrating success implementing complex processes in production to final customers

  • Experience of working with multiple technology stacks

  • Knowledge in customer onboarding and KYC processes on financial products for retail and/or business customers (Bank accounts, credit cards, loans, investments)

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Demonstrated experience managing teams delivering following DevOps principles under PaaS environment

  • Advocate of Test-Driven Development and Behavioural Driven Development practices integrated within the lifecycle of the software development

  • Experience managing teams supporting production and maintaining 24x7 service levels and defined SLA's

What else you need to know.

Our main tech stack is Angular front end and Spring Boot or NodeJs on the backend and integrated with Appian as BPM engine for more complex workflows. We deploy into a PaaS using a Jenkins pipeline. We also interface with Git and the Gitlab API.

We aim to 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.

How we'll reward you.

As well as a salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.

  • Competitive salary

  • 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, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, 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 share plans

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander, and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.

If there's anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it's a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we're available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at resourcing@santander.co.uk or call 0870 414 9080.