Job Description Summary
Our Infrastructure Engineers are responsible for the delivery of infrastructure solutions to enable product delivery and capability transformation. They will be the primary contact for aligned product areas (Group Transformation) or change initiatives to orchestrate infrastructure delivery.
We are the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.
We're in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data - with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.
And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) to provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit.
We're expanding our Infrastructure Engineering teams to support a number of these strategic transformational initiatives led by our Group Transformation area.
And you could help them make it possible...
What would you be doing?
o You'll provide technical systems integration expertise to your Group Transformation colleagues, guiding implementations and coaching colleagues on infrastructure delivery.
o You'll transform business requirements and specifications into infrastructure designs and explore the delivery options, iterating ideas as you go.
o Considering design influences such as capacity and performance targets, or environment needs to develop and test, you'll bring the best solution to life.
o Taking the lead in all aspects of infrastructure platform throughout their lifecycle means you could be involved with:
Infrastructure build activities with internal or 3rd party service providers
Application integration with Group Transformation or 3rd party products
Supporting testing cycles
o You'll collaborate with Group Transformation / service owner stakeholders to ensure all deliverables are supportable going forwards from launch.
o Finally, you'll support service resilience tests if applicable and lead resources to address infrastructure defects found over the Warranty Period
It's a truly collaborative set up where you'll get to discuss solutions with domain experts to validate solutions and work with Software Engineers to deliver new capabilities to our business.
And beyond the technical elements?
o You will produce cost estimates for infrastructure change to support budgetary planning.
o And you'll provide demand planning forecasts for internal and 3rd party resources to reduce risk of supply.
So what about your skills and experience?
We'd be looking for varying levels of experience across the following areas:
o Systems integration experience spanning multiple infrastructure technologies (Server, Storage, Network, Database, Application server) in a Design and/or implementation role.
o Experience of private and public Cloud delivery would be desirable.
o Experience of end-to-end project delivery.
o Agile environment experience
o A Systems Thinking qualification or exposure to the methodology and working practices will set your application apart.
o Previous Banking/Finance industry experience will be very useful.
And you'll be passionate about driving engineering effectiveness forwards.standard methodologies such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
Ideal candidate will have Solution design/design skills
Strong oversight experience
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