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9 months ago
Lloyds Banking Group
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Operations Jobs
Job details

Lloyds Banking Group is the largest provider of digital banking products in the UK, with over 11 million active online customer and nearly 6 million active mobile banking customers. With more than 2.7 million customers accessing digital banking every day, we have placed Digital banking at the heart of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.

To support this we are building our Bank of the Future, entering a period of huge transformation across the organisation where we are seeking skills not currently in the group and will be operating in ways unfamiliar to our businesses, centred around an inclusive culture that touches every single colleague.

This vacancy sits within our Finance Value Stream, specifically the Engineering team. Our products are data driven and consumed across the group to support our financial reporting at group level. Whilst this role is not customer facing it is crucial in supporting our group wide operation in the face of ever changing regulations.

About the Role

We would like you to use your knowledge and experience to own and set the strategic direction for how we implement fit for purpose architecture to meet the needs of GCT including the long-term products roadmap and strategy, practices, policies, operating model, infrastructure strategy, tools, coding standards, quality controls etc.

You will build effective relationships with our stakeholders, customers and delivery partners to improve the overall service provided while managing delivery objectives. Ensuring that collaboratively we deliver the end product to meet our customer needs whilst measuring quality against delivery timeliness.

Key Accountabilities

You will ensure that software is built in a way which is consistent with - and exploits where possible - the collective frameworks, patterns and best practices that exist across the wider Engineering community within GFS alongside working with business owners and stakeholders. Taking, implementing and developing best practise from your own experience and from the wider Bank and industry will be actively encouraged

You will be expected to own and drive ongoing delivery improvement plans being proud to make positive change embracing DevOps and Rapid Release initiatives by delivering quality to our customers faster. Together we will make and drive changes and make a real difference to customers inside and outside of the Bank.

Lead the rest of the team including coaching, mentoring and grow more junior colleagues.

Essential Skills

1. Must have proven experience of project deliveries in different capacities in a financial industry in both waterfall and agile methodologies.

2. Must have experience and understand Corporate Treasury within Banking.

3. Proven software development experience in Java/J2EE or similar language.

4. A broad grasp of technologies to include Webservices, SAAS Cloud Deployments, Agile tools (including Jira/Confluence/GIThub), end-user visualisation tools, analytical reporting, Database development.

5. Keeps abreast with latest industry developments and application to financial industry including Machine Learning / In-Memory analytics / Blockchain.

6. Microsoft Certified professional understanding SQL technologies including SSRS and SSIS as well as strong SQL scripting knowledge.

7. Working Experience of Windows Based Development, including understanding of Phython/Java/VBA Coding and GIT/Gerrit/Jenkins/Urbancode/Confluence

Personal Qualities

We all learn and develop with our experience but we know that having the right approach is the key to being successful. So whilst skills, knowledge and prior experience are important to us we want people who are highly motivated, and enthusiastic with an inquisitive and curious approach to work.

Our group values of Keeping it Simple, Making a Difference Together and Pitting Customers First are at the heart of our ethos so a commitment to improvement, combined with adaptability, a love of learning, and a collaborative approach are crucial to us.

To support this excellent communication and interpersonal skill will be key.

So if you are the sort of person that has a real delivery focus and can make things happen you are the person we want.

Additional information

The role is based in London though some travel to other UK sites may be required.

The package for this role includes:

• Base Salary of £62,00-£65,000

• Flex Benefits amounting to 4% of Base Salary

• Car Allowance of £4,080

• Pension Contribution of between 8-13% (based on colleague contribution)

• Group Performance Share Award Bonus

• 30 days holiday

• Share match and Share save

• Private Medical

• Range of Financial Products and Colleague Offers.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference. Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

• We will encourage you to do what is right and empower you to make the right decisions;

• We will invest in your career with development plans and opportunities to grow and learn;

• We will enable you to work where you need to be, with the use of technology to reduce travel and collaboration via our Hive sites (internal application) and communities; and

• We welcome flexibility and agility in all areas of our work.

We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve – where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

This role may be worked as a job share therefore you are welcome to apply as an individual reduced hours applicant, or alongside another candidate. However please note that each candidate will be considered as an independent application, and reviewed on their own merit, therefore a specific partnership cannot be guaranteed.

So if this sounds like a culture that you'd like to be a part of then be assured that we'll welcome your application.

Opening dates for application are the 22nd of November to 27th of December 2018

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Our vision of being the best bank for customers is dependent on every colleague committing to and demonstrating our core value of "putting customers first". In joining us you'll have a role that matters and will contribute towards the Group achieving our vision through your day-today actions being performed in line with our Codes of Responsibility and Group Policies. By individually and collectively committing to our Group values and codes, we will be able to make a difference together and help Britain prosper.

We're also committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve – where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition: 'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women' and both 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum – each demonstrating our commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.

So if this sounds like a culture that you'd like to be a part of then be assured that we'll welcome your application.

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