RTGS career opportunities

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Our Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service contributes directly to our mission to maintain monetary and financial stability.

RTGS infrastructure settles over £600bn a day, which is close to the UK’s GDP every three days. It hosts reserves accounts for the implementation of monetary policy and provides inter-bank settlement for CHAPS, CREST and the retail payment schemes. The RTGS Renewal Programme will deliver a materially stronger, more resilient, flexible and innovative sterling settlement infrastructure.

To deliver the vision, as set out in the blueprint, the Bank will be recruiting talented technology and programme delivery professionals throughout the life of the Programme.

We are currently recruiting for the below position:

Role: Product Owner - RTGS Renewal Programme
Closing date: 25 July 2021

We are looking for someone to provide a Product ownership role for several products. The role offers a mix of work across the Product Ownership community, including ensuring the design of the new service meets the vision set out in the Blueprint and working alongside Accenture to develop the technical functionality of the new service. Team members typically have several lead specialisms but will have plenty of scope to develop expertise outside their own defined product roles, providing excellent development opportunities.

Role: Design Integrity Analyst
Closing date: 25 July 2021

The main purpose of the Design Integrity Analyst is to establish a centralised and governed “single version of the truth” across all business and technical design artefacts to ensure assurance and traceability to baseline is maintained across the programme. This primarily includes, but is not limited to the requirements, process maps, high level technical designs, transition state mapping, target operating model and programme scope. Working closely with other programme work-streams and the technical delivery partner, this role requires a proactive and engaging individual who will help the programme deliver the design artefacts it requires within the programme timelines to set quality and integrity standards. 

The Design Integrity Analyst will utilise Jira and the design management tool (iServer) to support traceability and identify where work-streams may be deviating from agreed design baseline. Where changes, adherence or design issues are identified the design integrity analyst will work with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to resolve the issues identified

Role: Solution Architect
Closing date: 8 August 2021

Within Architecture, Analysis and Consultancy you will be working with people who are passionate about the setting the direction for strategic change. Working in a creative team as a trusted partner across the organisation, you will focus on the future of technology within the organisation.
 
You will collaborate closely with colleagues across Technology and throughout the Bank to help understand the organisation’s needs and processes, define requirements or develop enterprise and solution architecture. Our specialist teams aim to provide a world-class service. You’ll be aligned to industry best-practice and encouraged to develop your skills both internally and externally, through networking, training and formal qualifications.
 
We have a permanent opportunity for a Solution Architect ,reporting into a Lead Architect within the Bank’s Technology Architecture team. The Technology Architecture team is responsible for developing and maintaining an enterprise architecture practise that supports the Technology directorate and the wider Bank in achieving its strategic objectives.

Role: Interim Commercial Lead (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)
Closing date: 8 August 2021

Reporting directly to the RTGS Renewal Programme Director, the Commercial Lead will be responsible for overseeing all commercial activity required to support the RTGS Renewal Programme.  This includes the contract management of the multi-year, multi million pound Technical Delivery Partner (TDP) contract for the design and build of the new system and delivering a major pipeline of associated procurements in line with the Public Contracts Regulations . 

This is a people management role. You will be responsible for day to day management of the team and for defining roles and responsibilities. You will develop your team through sharing information effectively, coaching and communicating a clear vision to ensure that your staff are productive, engaged and motivated to deliver the area's aims. This will include setting clear goals and smart stretching objectives that are aligned to those of the team, division and directorate. You will also be responsible for managing all staff-related matters that may arise including performance, absence and sickness.

RoleInternal Readiness Project Specialist - 23 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: 8 August 2021

As the Project Manager you will be assigned to deliver the training, support and communications workstreams within the RTGS Renewal programme’s Internal Readiness Team.  You will be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior managers, the wider project and portfolio teams, our technology delivery partner, business stakeholders and technology teams.

The role has a broad responsibility to work across the RTGS Programme Office; Technology and Business divisions to ensure that project deliverables align to the Target Operating model and solution blueprint being delivered by the programme. 

In addition to delivering your specific project assignment you will also contribute to the development of the Bank’s project management capability, by providing input into the continuing development of the Programme Office and the wider project and programme framework, using your practical experience of delivering projects.

RoleTechnology Delivery Lead
Closing date: 9 August 2021

As the RTGS Technology Delivery Lead you will drive the technology delivery across a specific Transition state of the RTGS Renewal Programme.

You will work directly with the Technology Delivery Director and you have the opportunity deputise for him. You will be a key member of the RTGS Technology senior leadership team.

In this leadership role you will manage a motivated team of technical Release Managers within the wider technology delivery team

You will define roles and responsibilities, develop the team so that they are productive, engaged and motivated to deliver the area's aims. 

The position is varied and key to the overall delivery of the Programme’s objectives.

Role: Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Platform Domain Lead
Closing date: 10 August 2021

This is a people management role. You will be responsible for day to day management of the team and for defining roles and responsibilities. You will develop your team through sharing information effectively, coaching and communicating a clear vision to ensure that your staff are productive, engaged and motivated to deliver the area's aims. This will include setting clear goals and smart stretching objectives that are aligned to those of the team, division and directorate. You will also be responsible for managing all staff-related matters that may arise including performance, absence and sickness.

The CNI Platform Domain Lead is accountable for the design, build and operations of the ‘Critical National Infrastructure’ platform. They will lead a team of multi-skilled computer system engineers to deliver a fully maintained and secure CNI platform and support product development activities happening in the Product Development Division, in particular RTGS Renewal and the Financial Systems Solutions domain.  Due to its cross functional nature, some colleagues will be seconded to the team by ‘matrix management’, others will be enduring team members.

The role will ensure first class operations by continually refining the monitoring, security systems and automation capabilities within the platform. This will involve ensuring all environments are available, capacity managed and within third party support tolerances. They will be the ‘go-to’ person for technical guidance and specialist support for services running on the platform. 

The jobholder will maintain strategic relationships with our chosen suppliers and ensure their products meet the highest standard set by the Bank.  They will lead the creation and retirement of testing/pre-production environments (including obfuscated datasets or real dataset snapshots as required) in a controlled and automated workflow based method.

The jobholder will develop an understanding of the operations of the RTGS business platform as a critical tenant of the CNI platform, for example, the Settlement engine, Integration services, Payment gateway, API gateway, applications and services.   A crucial part of the role will be to lead people through transformation, employing a collaborative and inclusive leadership style to guide colleagues as they grow their skills and understand and embed new best practices.

Role: Java developer
Closing date: 10 August 2021

Reporting to the Lead Software Assurance Architect, you will be responsible for delivering Java micro-service components for the RTGS solution.

The Bank is investing in building an experienced design and engineering team who will be responsible for building and operating the renewed RTGS service. A skilled and talented Java development team will be a key component of this service.

Initially you will be working with our Technical Delivery Partner, embedded within their agile teams helping to deliver the new RTGS solution. After go-live you will form a central role as part of the core Bank team (FSS Delivery Payment Services) that provides day-to-day support and development of new capabilities for the RTGS solution.

The post go-live support responsibilities will require working as part of a support rota that provides cover for the operational hours of the RTGS solution, standby emergency cover and occasional weekend working for major releases that cannot be accommodated in the normal working hours.

This page was last updated 20 July 2021

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