Cloud Architect | S4 | CTO | Milton Keynes

February 12, 2024

Job Description

Job title: Cloud Architect | S4 | CTO | Milton Keynes

Company: Santander

Job description: Cloud Architect | S4 | CTO | Milton Keynes

Country: United Kingdom

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Cloud Architect to join us at Santander.

As a Cloud Architect you’ll be responsible for designing Cloud service solutions based on global and local architectural requirements. You’ll also bring your expertise in reducing the gap between complex problems and solutions and will be able to explain complex technical architectures and solutions, to technical and non-technical audiences, including senior management.

The difference you’ll make:

Designing and assuring appropriate solutions to reduce the risk of Cloud architecture change

Creating cloud reference architecture documents within the Architecture team

Designing Cloud service solutions based on global and local architectural requirements

Reviewing, championing and presenting designs and solutions from other Product teams to technical and non-technical audiences, including consultancy to improve architectures

What you’ll bring:

Enterprise architecture and governance experience

Deep understanding of a wide range of AWS services

Advanced understanding of networking, both in public cloud as well as physical infrastructure

Knowledge of the process, tools and methods for network architecture and design; ability to capture requirements and translate them into blueprints for wireline, wireless and hybrid network infrastructure

Experience working with high level stakeholders

It would also be nice for you to have:

Basic understanding of Microsoft Azure

Previous experience in the banking industry

Experience with modelling tools like

What else you need to know:

We want our people to thrive at work and home, and we recognise that many people benefit from flexible arrangements. To enable us to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and to help each other develop we understand the importance of having the right balance of spending time together in an office while maintaining flexibility.

By working this way we can continue to create moments that matter for everyone. To support this, we offer site-based contracts with a hybrid working pattern and we’re happy to discuss specific requirements throughout the recruitment process.

This role is based in Milton Keynes and our current expectation is at least 2 days in an office every week.

If you’re interested in this role but with part time hours or a job-share we would still love to hear from you and discuss these.

Application process

If your application is successful a member of our recruitment team will be in touch. We will arrange a short call with you to learn more about you and what you are looking for from your next career move, as well as answer any questions you have about working in the Santander tech team. If both sides agree we will send your CV to the hiring manager to review. For this position, the interview process will be :–

1st Stage – An hour long virtual interview consisting of technical questions.

2nd Stage – An hour long face to face, or virtual interview consisting of competency based questions.

If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, please let us know.


At Santander we’re creating a thriving workplace where all colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. We all help to make Santander a workplace that celebrates diversity and attracts, retains and develops the most talented and committed people through living our values of Simple, Personal, and Fair.

How we’ll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

Competitive salary

Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus

We put 8% of salary into your pension, even if you don’t contribute yourself. We’ll pay in up to 12.5% of salary, if you contribute as well, and you can take some of our contribution in cash if you prefer

30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

£6,000 car allowance per year

Company funded individual private medical insurance

Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

Share in Santander’s success by investing in our share plans

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you’re interested in, then please apply.

If there’s anything we can do in the recruitment process to help you achieve your best, get in touch. Whether it’s a copy of our application form in another format or additional assistance, we’re available through telephone, email, or face to face. You can contact us at or call 0870 414 9080.

Expected salary:

Location: Milton Keynes

Job date: Thu, 01 Feb 2024 03:47:44 GMT

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