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SFG Engineer

SFG Engineer

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R00TR01404
  • Closing Date: 26 May 2022
  • We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role

We’re looking for an engineer with a B2B (including but not limited to Sterling File Gateway) background to join the team. You will be playing a key role to help deliver the SFG roadmap, you will also have network, database and infrastructure experience. You will be comfortable driving technical decisions by providing the team with structured technical problem solving skills.

You will be involved at all stages from proof of concept, design, build and test through to live support.

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 which requires us to be flexible, pro-active and maintain an understanding of our customer. Engineering provides a key foundation for any of the systems being developed for internal or customer facing use.

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 SFG Feature Team you will be working collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels to extract requirements and develop technical solutions that meet the needs of the business. Using your SME knowledge, you will offer expert advice and consultancy, build systems and work through problems to provide reliable outcomes. Your B2B background will also be valuable to identify areas of improvement and pro-actively develop timely solutions to avoid service disruption. You will also enhance and support existing in-house and third-party systems to create the best solutions for Nationwide. After a qualifying period, you will be expected to take part in an on-call support rota of approximately one week in four.

About you

If you have the skills below then we are keen to hear from you:

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Open to learning new technologies and equally enthusiastic working with legacy systems
  • Passionate about building reliable, effective systems that meet the business needs
  • Comfortable working across multiple projects and immersing yourself in a team
  • Ready to share your expertise
  • Able to build good working relationships with both technical and business stakeholders, gaining their respect and trust based on your knowledge and professionalism
  • Able to help shape and design technical solutions


You will have experience of:

  • Designing/building/supporting B2B/SFG solutions
  • Working in an agile way


Some experience of the following would be an advantage:

  • Working with Jira and Confluence in an Agile environment
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)


We’re also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We’d love to hear about:

  • Your values, and what makes you who you are
  • How you’d make a difference to our members in this role

We know applying for jobs can sometimes feel like you’re sending an application into a black hole. We review each application individually. So, it’s a good idea to call out your most relevant experience on your application to give yourself the best chance.

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, pro rata

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. 

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