9 months ago
Business Analyst - Back Office SME - Wholesale Banking
Business Analyst - Back Office SME - Wholesale Banking
Here at Santander Technology we push the boundaries and create innovative, customer centric tech solutions for Santander. We collaborate to provide these world-class technical solutions and are adopting Agile across our business as we digitally transform our platforms and services to create the bank of the future.
Our teams adopt change and continually look for new and better ways to deliver. We collaborate to solve problems and find solutions in what can be a complex and challenging environment. Our passion for excellence and our tech is what makes Santander Technology so successful. We champion diversity, form teams and support learning resulting in a people orientated and diverse environment for all.
We have around 2,500 colleagues working across the UK with a further 10,000 colleagues across the globe and our presence is everywhere that Santander operates. You too could be part of our tech team serving 133 million Santander customers globally.
Santander Global Corporate Banking (SGCB) UK is the wholesale business division of Santander UK that offers banking services to the largest UK corporations and financial institutions. It also manages market activities and provides treasury products to its own clients and to the other divisions of Santander UK. It benefits from the presence of other SGCB divisions in several geographies where the Santander Group operates (e.g. US, Europe, Asia and Latin America) and their local and cross-border product capabilities.
We are looking for a Back Office SME within Corporate Investment Banking. The team delivers a portfolio of change across business growth and regulatory change programs. Santander has an in-house developed back office system covering
You will be a forward-thinking problem-solver for the development and rapid delivery of next-generation platform solutions and prototypes; who seeks and uses the right tool for the job. We're looking for self-starters, who can work independently and collaboratively within and across teams.
You will be required to build strong relationships with the business and within the product team and support them in building robust and innovative software solutions that are fit for purpose. You will develop a strategy for the team to meet the Santander Technology UK’s goals and objectives, and to improve the quality of the service it delivers.
The role maintains and encourages a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership and are fastidious and proud of delivering excellence and quality and represents Santander Technology UK to our clients.
The role demands direct and close working with Operations and supporting business unit stakeholders; and therefore knowledge of business processes and technology supporting operations and controls.
What we're looking for?
•A Back Office SME with strong and successful experience
•Experience in Oracle/PL/SQL
•Experience in complex, distributed systems and web based distributed architectures
•Practical experience of test driven development and continuous delivery practices
•Experience of Kanban or Scrum methodologies
•Support the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account emerging and legacy technologies
•Ability to drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the team
•Assist in critical support issues where your experience is required to ascertain the issue quickly and to find the more appropriate resolution
•Contribute to the creation of a culture of promoting new ideas.
•Freely share knowledge, insight, best practice and ideas
•Proactively drive innovation with new ideas and options made available by new technologies
•Be a self-starter with knowledge and interest to drive new tech trends and architecture
•Must be delivery focused; capable of working in a dynamic, fast-moving and highly challenging environment
•Must possess analytical, organisational and problem-solving skills
•Demonstrates influencing skills and capable of working to get a consensus view from different stakeholders
•Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results on technical projects
•Candidates must have an excellent level of written and spoken English. Understanding of Spanish is beneficial, but not a requirement
•Ability to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure
•Experience at advising key stakeholders at senior level
What we offer
Opportunities to embrace Agile with us as we transform our business, work in an environment with leading edge technology, attend ‘Meet Ups’ and be part of internal and external technology communities and work for an organisation that’s dedicated to your learning and ongoing development.
•Annual bonus scheme
•Generous pension scheme
•Private medical insurance
•24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more
•Minimum of 26 days holiday per year in addition to public bank holidays and you can buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year with our ‘Flexi Holidays’ scheme.
•You’ll get 5 paid ‘Selfie Days’ per year (4 days for your personal development and 1 day to support the community)
•Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Childcare vouchers, voluntary Life assurance and Critical illness
•Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as Private medical insurance for your family and Dental insurance
•Access to onsite gyms and discounted gym memberships
•Excellent employee recognition schemes, be recognised for demonstrating great behaviours
•Share in Santander’s success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
•Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.