Software Engineering Manager

  • Job Reference: Req0964119
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2022
  • Employer: Santander
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  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join our community.

We are the Credit Risk Decisioning product IT team. An ensemble of highly motivated individuals who own the Credit Risk IT systems. These systems provide core and critical functions and data to Risk, Sales, Customer servicing, Underwriting, Modelling, MI, Regulatory reporting, and Analytics applications throughout the Bank.

Our services span across Retail and Corporate customers covering almost every product range. Our suite of applications includes components built in-house and proprietary third-party software from well know providers using a wide range of technology.

This is your opportunity to join the team and help us on a journey of transformation where we aim to build product centric digital solutions using current and leading-edge tools, techniques, and technologies to meet the banks digital and optimised ambitions.

The difference you'll make.

  • Leading & managing a product team in Technology.

  • Managing yours and others workload to deliver business/product objectives with a flexible, 'can do' attitude and a strong sense of initiative and ownership

  • Supporting and managing team/product budget and forecasting

  • Owning and supporting planning and shaping of the product road map

What you'll bring.

  • Proven track record in IT design & delivery and leading a technology team

  • Experience in a development, solution and design background

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • Credit Risk systems functional knowledge

  • Extended experience in Big Data

  • Working knowledge of technologies such as Cloud, DevOps, API, Database, Middleware

  • AWS experience

What else you need to know.

Our tech stack covers both new and legacy technologies. The journey to remove legacy is well underway with most applications being Big Data, API, third party and coming very soon, AWS.

As part of this journey, 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.

This is a permanent opportunity to be based in Milton Keynes with some remote/home working.

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, 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 Sharesave and Partnership shares 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.