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8 months ago
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63,135 - £70,150
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
End Date

Monday 04 November 2019

Salary Range

£63,135 - £70,150

We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours

Job Description Summary

Deliver business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built consistently with relevant patterns and practices. Able to continually develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling used across their engineering teams.

Job Description

At Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) we’ve been helping Britain prosper for more than 250 years, and we’re still committed to that purpose today. Through our digital transformation, we’re creating new opportunities and products to enhance customer experiences for years to come. We’re supporting more than 26 million customers and giving our colleagues the benefits of a diverse, values-led culture.

Job Description

Consumer Onboarding will give you the opportunity to work in a fun dynamic team who are at the forefront of leading the way for customers & colleagues in transforming & digitising the Lloyds Banking Group Retail Bank across mobile, branch, telephony and internet banking. The transformation culture Consumer Onboarding lives by is to empower its co-located teams to create dynamic environments using agile methodology, including scrum, ultimately providing outstanding customer experiences; and by driving innovative technology solutions that drive iterative change across research, buy and servicing needs to market at pace.

A great opportunity has arisen within the Consumer Onboarding Value Stream as a Back End Engineer. Working in a strong collaborative way to drive efforts to create, build, support and improve our backend software, also working closely with the product and engineering teams with lots of exciting new challenges. You'll be a core contributor to ensure good quality and engineering practices are followed in accordance will engineering transformation strategy.

Key Capabilities

An ideal Back End Engineer for Consumer Onboarding will need to be able to display the following qualities:

Behaviors & Competencies: a “can-do” attitude, capability of bootstrapping projects, and ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary, internal and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle.

Knowledge & Experience

Strong Knowledge of Java – 8 years’ experience
Java Spring – 3 years’ experience
Java Hibernate – 3 years’ experience
Rest / SOAP – 3 years’ experience
Containers – 1+ years’ experience
GIT, test automation and CI – 6 years’ experience
Application servers – WAS & Liberty – 6 years’ experience
SQL/NoSQL database – 3 years’ experience
Banking & Finance experience preferably

Key Accountabilities

Build efficient and reusable back-end systems and abstractions
Find and address performance issues.
Participate in design and code reviews.
Identify general improvements and implement backend best practices.
Collaborate with the product/design team to iterate the design function and implement the products.
Collaborate with Backend and DevOps Engineers to build features and experiments

What we're looking for

Strong experience in Spring, Spring IOC/DI
Experience of building Microservices
Strong understanding of Rest Services
Understanding of Core java
Exposure to SOAP
Exposure to Web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JSON
Hibernate ORM experience
Exposure to Maven
Exposure to at least one of Liberty, Tomcat or Jetty Containers
Exposure to open source technologies and frameworks
Basic SQL and Database knowledge
Basic knowledge of XML and JSON
Agile scrum methodology
Preferable experience with Python and Big Data technologies including ML
Preferable experience with public cloud infrastructure

At LBG, we’re invested in your continual development. That’s why we’ve fostered a collaborative learning environment that supports your career goals and encourages knowledge-sharing. Our inclusive culture offers you flexibility to try new things while helping you build the future you want.

What you'd get in return

Offering you both opportunity and profile - we'll provide you with a diverse, energising and informal environment that focuses on equal opportunity and real career progression.

We'll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a genuine difference to millions throughout your career with us.

We'll also give you a broad remuneration package which includes:

A performance share bonus of c15%
A generous pension contribution
A flex cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle
Private health cover
30 days holiday plus bank holidays
Various share schemes including free shares

We're a founder member of the Agile Future Forum, a group of leading UK employers supporting flexible working. We're happy to consider options other than 9-to-5 office-based work. To us "Agile working" is more than working flexibly - it's about entrusting colleagues to think creatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.

So if you have a passion for building communities of pioneers, innovators and analytics specialists, developing game-changing models and analytical solutions, and unlocking your potential as a leader then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...

Our continued commitment to helping Britain prosper means that as a colleague you can make a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Together we have a key role to play in shaping the bank of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll continue to have opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture, and our approach to inclusion and diversity means that we all have the opportunity to make a real difference, together.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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