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Technical Practice


Technical roles across the UK

At Nationwide, we've split our 'Practices' into 3 key areas; Technical Practice, Environmental services, and Testing services. Read below to find out how our varied Technical Practice teams make innovative solutions possible. 

What our technical teams do 

Simply put, our Technical Practice teams design & deliver high quality technical specifications and solutions across all business areas. We work across 5 key areas; Mortgage, Payments & Operations, Retail Products, Digital & Distribution, Group Functions and Technical Infrastructure.

With great customer outcomes at the forefront of everything we do, we understand the repercussions of not maintaining our core technology functions for our customers. We also know that to stay ahead, we need to adapt to offer customers a range of ways to bank.  

This means maintaining our branch network and existing legacy systems, while at the same time staying equipped to deliver the next generation of banking. 

What can you expect from a technical career?

Day to day, our teams are responsible for turning business needs into practical, creative and technical solutions across multiple channels. 

1. Work with the business to understand their requirements and outline architectures.
2. We design the functional and technical solutions.
3. Once designed, we work with our chosen partners to develop the systems.

Throughout this process we're responsible for the end to end design and technical assurance.

To do this, we rely on our extensive technical, application and system knowledge. It's a challenging place to work, but one which thrives on collaboration and the ability to spot future trends.

“ We're investing £2.75 billion in transforming our business over the next 5 years, striving to not just be in line with our competitors, but ahead of them. ”

What are our goals? 

"On time, on budget and on scope" underpins everything we do, so to work here you'll need to be prepared for a fast paced, ever changing environment- as well as the usual cost challenges you'd expect.

We're one of the few organisations to build our middleware solutions from scratch, but we care just as much about the creativity and flair of what we deliver. You'll need to be passionate about the latest technology, including those we've already landed: Apple pay, mobile banking and internet banking to name a few. 

Who are we looking for? 

Our people are seen as technical experts in their field. They're innovative, professional and customer focused. 

You'll also have a clearly defined role and career development path, whether you're joining as an Apprentice or a Technical Lead. We'll also offer you a competitive salary and annual rewards package based on your individual performance.  

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We're currently looking for a number of people to join our team, so if you can't see what you're looking for below, please take a look at our micro site for more information about the roles and to register your interest.