Software Engineer

Location : Edinburgh

End Date

Thursday 07 July 2022

Salary Range

£35,656 – £57,941

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

Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Will use their strong knowledge and expertise in a variety of methodologies and toolsets to assist with designing, building and unit testing code to deliver products that are fit for purpose and meet the quality standards that our customers expect. Working in one of our cross-disciplinary teams engineers will have the opportunity to develop their technical knowledge and understanding as well develop, practice and demonstrate the workplace skills and behaviours required for this job role. They will also join and attend Communities of Practice, Engineering Guilds and Working Groups to deliver peer-to-peer mentoring.

Job Description

Our Mission

We’re on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We’re continuing our extensive transformation Programme, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team, and you’ll experience a rare and opening to impact the lives of more than 26 million of our customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows. We need people who can make this transformation a reality. Want to know more?

The overall vision within the Payments & Economic Crime (PECP) Value Stream is to promote social well-being for our customers by enabling them to make and receive payments and protect them from fraud and financial crime. We do this by supporting the Business Areas in processing compliant, fast, secure and flexible transaction management services and real time payments and addressing rising threats from social engineering by implementing new and improved ways to meet our customer’s needs.

About the role:

We’re looking to recruit a Software Engineer within a highly proficient and productive engineering team instilled with a team ethos of testing and delivering high quality solutions for the bank and it’s customers.

What follows is what you might find our quality engineers mostly doing, but your experience will flex depending on the team’s needs, and your own aspirations.

Here’s how you can make a difference

  • Ensure that software is developed and managed and in a way which is consistent with – and exploits where possible – the collective frameworks, patterns and standard methodologies that exist across the wider Engineering community.
  • Be part of community to learn and grow individually but also working with others to help colleagues around you improve.
  • Excitingly you can exercise your “T-Shape” capabilities to develop and further improve the expansion of our the development framework.
  • Collaborative working with the Scrum Master and Product Owner as well as Engineers and Business Analysts building the feature team capability.

What we need from you:

  • You’ll be experienced in Software Engineering, integration and introduction of packages/tools. Coupled with solution configuration, message transformation and rules-based engineering into a production environment.
  • A proven track record delivering business value through sound and fully rounded engineering methods and principles, ensuring platforms and software are built consistently with relevant patterns and practices.
  • Experience of agile, DevOps development practices; automated build, continuous integration, code quality metrics, configuration management will be a distinct advantage.
  • Technical and practical skills preferrably (but not required) MQ, Oracle, Linux, Java, WAS and Jira/Confluence.
  • Understand and advise how components and services are developed, tested and progressed within their Engineering field.
  • You’ll have a real passion for collaborating with other specialists and a strong team culture, Along with a successful track record of taking ownership and demonstrating leadership by example.

Together we’ll make it possible…So what can we offer you in return?

  • As the Bank moves to building out a strategic roadmap, both from an application infrastructure and tooling, our PECP Value Stream are embracing this and building capability to enable this transformation. The Screening Team is an Agile delivery team, supporting Category A services for LBG.
  • Tackling a key technical engineering role, supporting the deployment, development and support of core screening platforms. You’ll take ownership for backlog items, quality of build and test and ensure accurate deployments into the production estate, seeking methods (tooling / reviews) to ensure high standards and are in line with business and technical expectations, Group Critical solutions and contribute to the support of the platform.
  • Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

Sound like you? Apply today, we’d love to hear from you…

Together we have a key role to play in implementing new technology strategy whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you’ll continue to have opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We are an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation. We promote an inclusive and encouraging culture – it’s one of the many things our colleagues love about working with us! We’re really keen to support all our colleagues in finding new opportunities. If you’re interested in one of our roles but have concerns, please contact our Hiring Manager who will be happy to discuss how we could support you in role.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. 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.