Cloud Platform Engineer

Why you should join us


At Santander, you can be part of one of the largest transformations the World is experiencing in the past several decades. The emergence of disruptive platforms as a business model has reshaped other industries and is poised to do the same in financial services. To do so, we are transforming our Technology function, with 500+ new hires planned for this 2020.

We are looking for professionals like you, with the skills and competencies required for the development of digital solutions for the creation, implementation and evolution of the new Global Platforms required for Santander Group all over the world

And on top of a meaningful job, we care about you. At Santander, this means creating a workplace that respects your individuality and supports you to enjoy life outside work. You will enjoy flexible working conditions, a global well-being program, BeHealthy, and will be entitled to spend a certain number of hours each month volunteering.

What you will be doing

As a Cloud Platform Engineer your mission will be helping Santander Entities migrate their information and services into the cloud. Your responsibilities may involve providing design input, collaborating with customer service and analysts on project milestones, and analyzing weaknesses and recommending system improvements.

We need somebody like you to help us in different fronts:

  • Pipeline deployments with ALM tools
  • SW deployments
  • Management / administration / operation of architecture elements
  • System integration
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Automation development.

What we are looking for

Required qualifications

  • + X years’ experience as a Cloud Platform Engineer, ideally on Agile
  • Processes automation/ programming languages (Java, Nodejs, Phython, Shellscript and Ansible)
  • CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Git, Nexus, Sonar, Jira, Confluence…)
  • System integration (expert technical abilities in hardware, networking, middleware, database and applications)
  • Programming languages (Powershell, Phython and Shellscript)
  • Linux RHEL OS
  • Windows OS
  • CaaS / PaaS
  • VMware Vsphere

Preferred qualifications

Backup & DR Platform Engineer:

  • Backup technologies: Avamar, Data Domain, NetBAckup, TSM.
  • DR Technologies: RP4VM, Zerto.
  • DBs: DB2, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.

Big Data Platform Engineer:

  • Big Data ecosystem and technologies: Cloudera, HBase, Spark, Impala.
  • NoSQL DBs: Casandra, MongoDB, etc.
  • Queue systems (kafka)

IaaS Platform Engineer:

  • SDDC
  • Hardware knowledge: HPE 7k and Synergy
  • Storage technologies: vSAN, Isilon, NetApp
  • IaC languages / processes automation (Terraform, Ansible, Selenium, Cloudformation)
  • Hardware knowledge: HPE 7k and Synergy
  • Storage technologies: vSAN, Isilon, NetApp

PaaS Platform Engineer:

  • Kubernetes and Openshif
  • Experience with container networking on Docker.
  • IaC languages / processes automation (Terraform, Ansible, Selenium, Cloudformation)
  • Platform Admin / DevOps – Public Cloud Certifications (Azure, AWS)

What we offer you

  • A competitive economic package
  • Flexiworking
  • Telecommuting
  • Prime office space, with on premise gym, hairdresser, convenience store and many other amenities, including daily free lunch
  • Top notch computer and office equipment at your disposal


We are the Technology and Operations team for Santander Group. We are convinced of the importance of technology that is aligned with the requirements of the business and that our work not only brings value to users, people and communities but also fosters individual creativity. Our team of over 2,000 people in 7 countries (Spain, Portugal, UK, USA, Mexico, Chile and Brazil) develops and/or implements financial solutions across a broad spectrum of technologies (including Blockchain, Big Data and Angular among others) on all kinds of onpremise and cloud-based platforms

At Santander you will enjoy #TheSantanderEffect. Here, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can do great things. We offer you the advantages and the means to contribute to the progress of more than 140 million people around the world. These are the key factors that multiply the actions of all our employees:

  • Meaningful Impact – Where the effect of your work makes a difference and helps people to prosper
  • Personal and Professional Growth – The chance to develop through world-class training, challenging work, and different roles
  • Respect – Be part of an organization that cares – about its people, its wider community, and the environment
  • Co-worker quality – Work with inspiring professionals who are leaders in their field

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