about 1 month ago
Tuesday 05 November 2019
£60,825 - £81,100
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Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion
Job Description Summary
Works with stakeholders to advocate engineering and deliver business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built consistently with relevant patterns and practices. Supports the engineering community by providing deep domain and technical expertise and providing a voice to engineers to identify and support the resolution of issues. Ensures technical debt and releases are prioritised accordingly. Able to continually develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling used across their engineering teams.
Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “LBG Labs” and we're building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.
Our Labs are co-located teams who work together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use. Typically, a Lab has a solid focus on complex problem solving in an agile environment where engineers are free to experiment and create innovative products which will transform the way our customers engage with us.
About the role:
Joining us as a Quality Engineer Lead, you'll play a key role for one of our Labs, helping us define our Automation First approach, ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our customers expect.
You’ll lead, coach & mentor our dedicated team, provide the leadership direction that will support our migration to cloud based solutions.
You’ll initiate & help develop fresh ideas to enable us to optimize the way in which we work and achieve run cost reductions through automation and a DevOps approach.
So what would you be doing for us?
•You'll play a key role in driving quality software solutions into production.
•You’ll help deliver the highest quality customer driven software possible, while challenging, motivating and mentoring a newly formed engineering team.
•You’ll build effective working relationships with other teams across IT, the Group and offshore partners with a focus on assisting the delivery of business value through sound software engineering methods and principles.
•You’ll have deep domain and technical expertise including a solid Automation background & understanding of infrastructure.
•You’ll be a hands-on Test Lead or SDET, with a deep understanding of DevOps practices.
•You’ll be a passionate advocate for Engineering, providing a voice to engineers
What we need from you:
•You’ll lead the definition of Lab test process, driving the design and delivery of an automation Test framework around continuous integration using BDD (Behaviour Driven Development) methods.
•Focus on reducing risk and building confidence in the team and its stakeholders on the quality definition of the product.
•First class stakeholder management skills to advocate engineering and deliver business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built consistently with relevant patterns and practices.
•You’ll support the engineering community by providing deep domain and technical expertise and providing a voice to engineers to identify and support the resolution of issues.
•Agile working methods – sprint delivery, continuous integration, continuous delivery.
•An excellent communicator with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to your peers and business colleagues
•An ability to quickly and effectively understand and translate product and business requirements into technical solutions
So 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.
You'll also receive a package that includes
•Discretionary bonus between 20-40% of base pay
•Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
•Private Medical Insurance
•Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 13%
•30 days holiday
We'll ensure you're stretched and able to grow whilst also benefitting from an environment that can support elements of agile working and champions both diversity and equal opportunity.
So if this sounds like your ideal next move and you've the skills we're needing then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...
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.