DevOps Engineer, Java

London, United Kingdom
Ref: 87508 Contract: Full-Time Posted: 12/04/19 Closes: 03/05/19

Join us in London as a DevOps Engineer

  • This is an opportunity for a technically minded person to join our Data Services function
  • You'll be responsible for delivering and maintaining the Trade Store capabilities for NatWest Markets
  • Hone your existing technical skills and advance your career in this fast paced, critical role

What you'll do

You'll be joining the Data Services Technology Team, which is responsible for creating a centralised Trade Store, and providing a PaaS layer to alleviate storage level constrains and concerns of application teams and to become fully cloud based in near future. The strategy for this has to be positioned alongside a full agenda of business facing work, as well as technical transformation.

You'll also:

  • Actively contribute to technical delivery of a software engineering team
  • Contribute to solution design options and be able to explain the pros and cons to key stakeholders and team members for appropriate decision making 
  • Contribute to estimating after a thorough consideration of design, build and testing complexity as well as maintainability and serviceability 
  • Be responsible for work quality of the software engineering team, ensuring it meets the technical standards for all services output 
  • Monitor the technical progress against plans while safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance and providing updates to stakeholders 
  • Support and mentor the team in understanding of software languages and technical domains relevant to the areas

The skills you'll need

You'll need demonstrable experience in Java programming language, expertise in RX, socket programming (Netty),  gRPC, and .NET.

You'll also need:

  • Experience working on a PaaS ecosystem, such as Concurrency, Multitenancy, metadata driven transformations, data storage, caching or identity management
  • To be comfortable working in an Agile environment with a three week release cycle and a DevOps support model
  • To be a self-starter and confident to work independently
  • To be interested in learning new technologies and contributing to design discussions

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At NatWest Markets we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.