Lloyds Banking Group
Lead Software Engineer
Lloyds Banking Group, Consumer Services & Engagement Platform
Location: London based with flexibility to work from home 3 days per week and 2 days in the London office.
Salary & Benefits: £95,000 to £105,000 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.
We offer flexible working hours, to give you a good work life balance, agile working practices and are a very family friendly company.
Lloyds Banking Group:
Lloyds Bank are on a mission to help Britain Prosper, and we need your help in achieving our goals. We are revolutionising our technology, empowering our engineers and rapidly transforming our agile working methods. Come. Join us. Be part of building the Bank of the Future!
Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “Platforms” and we’re building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will help us create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.
About The Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Engagement Lab for a Lead Software Engineer within the Consumer Services & Engagement Platform.
Aim to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting their engineering teams.
They will work in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high-quality software and showcase excellent interpersonal and communication skill whilst efficiently working across the project life cycle to ensure software operates as intended. They will be an advocate for Engineering best practices, providing a voice to Engineers within the teams, identifying and supporting their teams in resolution of impediments and issues as well as continually developing themselves with industry best practice and tooling used across their engineering team.
This is a leadership level role and will blend both deep domain and technical expertise within a feature team and great passion for coaching and developing people in a “player-coach” model.
A ‘great teammate’ who can build relationship and work productively with others across a variety of domains, teams and locations.
Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
You’re passionate about technology and its application to real-world problems, such as software automation and delivery and you’ll bring the right mind-set to the role.
You’re passionate about building a great Engineering culture around you.
You are able to identify and evaluate complex expertise-led solutions against a range of criteria to find the ones that best meet business needs.
Sound experience in using and adopting a wide range of engineering practices and tools across the full software development lifecycle.
Passionate about continuous integration, continuous delivery and automation
What You’ll Do:
Build efficient, reusable, scalable and secure systems and abstractions.
Identify software systems improvements and implement best in class methodologies to produce quality software.
Collaborate with the product & design team to iterate the design function and implement the products.
Create a culture of learning and continuous improvement through a “Fail Fast, Learn Faster” mentality within teams to experiment and test new ways of engineering, to act as a change agent for engineering and team culture, and to cultivate a systems-thinking and user-experience led design approach.
What We Need From You:
Extensive experience of building software systems using modern Agile practices, DevOps pipelines, test automation, GitHub source code management and E2E software development lifecycle.
Able to contribute to defining objectives to continuously improve and measure metrics.
Able to listen, reflect and respect the views of others as well as being able to communicate your own.
What’s In It For You?
Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, promotes equal opportunity, and provides opportunities for flexible working in a collaborative environment.
We’ll provide you with a diverse, energising, and informal environment that takes a strong focus on equal opportunity and supports career progression on all levels.
We are happy to consider “Hybrid working” which is a balance of time in the office and working from home. It is about entrusting colleagues to think innovatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.
Enhancing your personal and professional development is something that is very important to us, and we will work with you to make a positive difference to the overall teams’ mission. We want you to learn, grow & develop to become the best possible version of yourself.
We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided suitable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Our approach to inclusion and diversity means that we all can make a real difference, Together we make it possible!