- Location(s): UK Wide
- Salary: Competitive
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Ref: R00TR00801
- Closing Date: 31 October 2021
- We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role
As an OpenShift Engineer you will be working in delivery teams building and maintaining OpenShift container platforms to provide strong and resilient business solutions. You will be involved at all stages from design, build, configure, test and support. Ongoing training is important and the opportunity to increase skills in automation technologies such as Ansible and Terraform is encouraged.
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.
Your success isn’t based on how long you spend at your desk. You’ll have contracted hours, but we’re always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different Nationwide offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.
If we receive a high volume of relevant applications, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so please apply as soon as you can.
What you’ll be doing
Working within the delivery teams you will work collaboratively with others to build the best solution for Nationwide using your team leadership skills and SME knowledge to offer advice/consultancy, build systems and work through problems to provide solid working solutions within the Red Hat space. Providing guidance and direction to less experienced Engineers to help create fit for purpose designs and/or solutions to meet the team objectives.
You may be required to work on-call from time to time.
You will have a proven track record in providing technical delivery through the design, build and implementation of Red Hat OpenShift or Kubernetes systems as well as skills in various automation technologies.
You will have in depth knowledge & experience of the following:
- Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (v3 and v4)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration
- Automation using Puppet, Ansible or Terraform
- Shell Scripting
- Be comfortable working across multiple projects and immersing yourself in a team
- Be ready to share your expertise with our emerging talent
- Build good working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism
- Have the ability and desire to quickly learn new technologies.
Knowledge and Experience of the following areas will be beneficial:
- RHCSA and/or RHCE certification
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux sysadmin
- Solaris or AIX Unix sysadmin
- Red Hat Performance Co-Pilot (PCP)
- Ansible and/or Ansible Tower
- Network and infrastructure security concepts
- Agile project management methodologies
- Regulatory environments such as PCI and GDPR
- Working with 3rd parties / suppliers
The extras you’ll get
There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:
- A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
- Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
- Life assurance worth 8x your salary
- A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
- Access to an annual performance related bonus
- Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
- 25 days holiday
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. And 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, so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.