Lloyds Banking Group
Location and Hybrid working
The role can be based in either Bristol or London, with some travel between the two locations when required. Our approach to hybrid working is still emergent but you should expect to be in office up to three days per week with home-working available for the remaining days.
We’re on a mission to build the bank of the future, and we need your help to do it. We’re redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology and our culture are changing to craft a true engineering-led organisation.
Become part of our diverse team, and you’ll experience a rare opportunity to make a difference to the lives of millions through our brands like Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, and Scottish Widows (among others).
Our flat teams will encourage and empower you to make decisions, build positive relationships, and deliver a meaningful difference to our customers, colleagues, and communities.
Our mentors will nurture your talent and encourage you to further develop yourself and your career.
About the Customer Data Services (CDS) Lab
We’re the team that looks after the customer data for the whole of Lloyds Banking Group. Our mission is to make this data available for the right purpose with the appropriate confidentiality and always ensuring a phenomenal engineering experience, performances, resilience, and integrity.
The systems we support, underpin almost everything we do as Lloyds Banking Group. We maintain these systems with the highest standard, with an ambition to take ownership of the operational support 24/7 using SRE principles.
Generally, you’re comfortable in a technical leadership role, blending both solid leadership experience and technical expertise.
We’re looking for an outstanding collaborator that can drive a strategy and key initiatives forward, while being an advocate for excellence, culture, and sustainability.
You’ll support the growth and mentor junior colleagues, while helping shape the culture of the team.
More specifically we’d like you to have much of the following, but it’s ok if you don’t check every box:
Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills with ability to communicate and engage with non-technical and senior stakeholders
Hands on Software Engineering background with experience in building large scale applications in Java, using a fairly broad set of tools, techniques, and platforms, including cloud hosting.
Experience working with Spring, Hibernate, REST APIs, JSON, Microservices
Good understanding of architecture and cloud native principles
Experience working with container environments in particular Docker, Kubernetes and Helm (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS), ideally GCP.
Awareness of security considerations and security tools used to integrate with the build pipeline covering OWASP top 10
Passionate about driving a modern and inclusive culture
Some experience in Operations and support, ideally following SRE principles
Able to listen, reflect and respect the views of others as well as being able to communicate your own opinion but you’re not strongly tied to it
A growth mindset, who encourages, mentor and motivates the teams around you
Ability to contribute to defining objectives to continuously improve and measure metrics
We deeply value diversity and are proudly committed to being an equal opportunity employer.
If this is you, please get in touch!
What can we offer you in return?
Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.
We’ll also ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform crucial job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
You’ll also receive a package that includes:
Discretionary bonus up to 20% of your base pay
Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
Private Medical Insurance
One of the best pension contribution in the industry, where we’ll give up to a max of 15%
30 days holiday plus bank holidays
Are you interested in joining us? Apply today, we’d love to hear from you…