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Lead Engineer - Web Development

Lead Engineer - Web Development

  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002802230
  • Closing Date: 07 August 2020

We are looking for a Lead Engineer who will be responsible for technical leadership of multiple teams, building automation pipelines, coding microservices or prototyping new technology like service meshes. A fast learner and expert in open source technology. End to end responsibility from build to run following SRE. Helping us grow a culture of mentoring and knowledge sharing through tech guilds.

We are looking for a Lead Engineer for one of our digital hubs helping build our modern content platform. We need a technical expert with a broad skillset that can lead and mentor whilst remaining hands-on.

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.

Nationwide is investing £1.2b in IT transformation, so it’s never been a more exciting time to join. Building high performing teams plays a huge part in this transformation, which is why we need a skilled Senior Engineer to work within our Member Team in Swindon

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be a full stack Lead Engineer with end to end experience across application engineering and DevOps. You’ll be responsible for technical leadership of multiple teams, building automation pipelines, coding microservices or prototyping new technology like service meshes.


About you

We need somebody with the following:

  • Experience of working within a DevOps/SRE environment and a good working knowledge of the associated tooling
  • Proven ability to be accountable for engineering decisions within a technical environment
  • Strong understanding of the development lifecycle and experience of working under Agile development methodologies
  • Comfortable with peer reviews
  • The ability to quickly learn and work with new tools
  • Drive to continuously innovate and improve
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including status reporting
  • Prior financial services experience would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Technical leadership and consultancy to senior stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including status reporting;
  • Drive to continuously innovate and improve
  • Experience using

Experience of the following:

  • React, C#, NodeJS
  • Experience in Javascript, Typescript
  • Openshift, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, Helm, Google Skaffold
  • Webpack, Redux
  • GraphQL / Apollo Server
  • AWS, Azure, Azure DevOps


The extras you’ll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:

  • Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Individual healthcare cover
  • Status car allowance - £4656 per annum
  • The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme


Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. Something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society. Nationwide.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.

We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.

Lead Engineer - Web Development

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