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Starling engineers love building things, creating new stuff, learning new technologies and working with others across all areas of the bank to bring brilliant products and features to life. Our engineers are excited about helping us deliver new features, regardless of what their primary tech stack may be. Hear from our engineers in our latest blogs or our case studies with Women in Tech .
We offer a flat working structure and are looking for engineers at all levels to join the team. We value people being engaged and caring about customers, caring about the code they write and the contribution they make to Starling. People with a broad ability to apply themselves to a multitude of problems and challenges, who can work across teams do great things here at Starling.
We're open-minded when it comes to hiring and we care more about aptitude and attitude than specific experience or qualifications. If you care enough to find elegant solutions to difficult technical problems, we'd love to hear from you.
As an Infrastructure Engineer at Starling, you'll be building and supporting infrastructure that spans across AWS, Google Cloud and our physical data centres to support our internal operations and interfacing with our software engineering teams to deliver the infrastructure that drives our business.
We have built our entire banking platform in house and mostly in Java. We are looking for people who want to work on building the tooling that is used by our engineers on a daily basis.
We're open-minded when it comes to hiring and we care more about aptitude and attitude than specific experience or qualifications. We are very open about how we deliver software. We believe in clean coding, simple solutions, automated testing and continuous deployment. If you care enough to find elegant solutions to difficult technical problems, we'd love to hear from you!
Duties of the role will entail:
Working with functional delivery teams to translate business requirements into technical implementations
Designing and building patterns and frameworks to be used by engineering teams
Taking ownership of projects and ensuring timely delivery
Providing escalation assistance to engineering teams
Diagnosing system and network failures under pressure
Keeping abreast of new technologies and changes in the industry What we would ideally like from you:
Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools.
Experience with Bash/Python/Golang scripting
Experience of building and maintaining containers
Experience with Infrastructure as Code and infrastructure provisioning tools (CloudFormation, Terraform).
In-depth knowledge of AWS and/or GCP cloud services Our process:
Interviewing is a two way process and we want you to have the time and opportunity to get to know us, as much as we are getting to know you! Our interviews are conversational and we want to get the best from you, so come with questions and be curious. In general you can expect the following:
Initial phone call - ~30 minutes
Take home technical test to be discussed in the face to face - ~3 hours
Technical face to face - ~1.5 hours
Final Interview - ~40 minutes
Starling technology works in a hybrid pattern both from home and one of our three offices. We're open to applications from across the UK including fully remote, if you're hybrid our preference is that you're located within a commutable distance to either our London, Southampton or Cardiff office, so that we're able to see each other and collaborate in person too.
25 days holiday (plus take your public holiday allowance whenever works best for you)
An extra day's holiday for your birthday
Annual leave is increased with length of service, and you can choose to buy or sell up to five extra days off!
16 hours paid volunteering time a year
Salary sacrifice, company enhanced pension scheme
Life insurance at 4x your salary
Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth including mental health support and cancer care. Partner benefits include discounts with Waitrose, Mr&Mrs Smith and Peloton
Generous family-friendly policies
Perkbox membership giving access to retail discounts, a wellness platform for physical and mental health, and weekly free and boosted perks
Access to initiatives like Cycle to Work and Salary Sacrificed Gym partnership Full details are available on our careers site
You may be put off applying for a role because you don't tick every box. Forget that! While we can't accommodate every flexible working request, we're always open to discussion. So, if you're excited about working with us, but aren't sure if you're 100% there yet, get in touch anyway.
We're on a mission to radically reshape banking - and that starts with our brilliant team. Whatever came before, we're proud to bring together people of all backgrounds and experiences who love working together to solve problems.
Starling Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and we're proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Starling Bank are considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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