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Software Engineer with Solution Architecture

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 8th January
Location: Cardiff
Salary/Rate: £57000 - £67421
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software Engineer with Solution Architecture
Lloyds Banking Group: Motor Finance
Cardiff - St. Williams House, CF10 5BH
Salary & Benefits: £57,789 to £67,421 base salary, plus significant annual personal bonus percentage, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours and agile working practices. Working for Lloyds is great!
Want a Summary of the Role?
This Software Engineering role with focus on Solution Architecture sits in the Motor Finance Engineering team who are responsible for maintaining and developing Lloyds Blackhorse and Lex Auto lease system. Your day to day role would involve focusing on solution development within the software engineering team in order to design solutions and roadmaps to address complex business challenges. Heavy focus on the architecture elements required to ensure our platforms and software are designed and built consistently with relevant patterns, practices and align to the target architecture.
So what am I responsible for?
You would work within a software engineering team to provide direction and guidance around our solution architecture needs, give guidance, mentor and increase the knowledge of software engineers around our architecture needs.
Specific responsibilities would include designing solutions and roadmaps to address complex business challenges, the production of designs that meet the business needs and align with the Motor Finance target architecture and providing technical leadership within your team. You will also help shape a large degree of investment by leading the solution architecture for a key business domain within Motor Finance Value Stream.
This role would also involve line and task management of a small team up to six people, so you will have the opportunity to mentor, develop and coach those in your team.
What experience, skills and knowledge will I need?
As a minimum to be seriously considered you would need to have over five years' experience developing solutions within a software engineering environment and be used to working with large and complex systems with demanding function and non-functional requirements.
As this is a management role we would like to see prior experience leading a team with a passion for developing others. You would also engage a range of senior stakeholders so being able to communicate clearly with a range of technical and non-technical staff to inform and influence will be essential.
Ideally we would like to see an industry standard qualification like TOGAF. Desirable would also be any exposure to motor finance or financial services, or any of the following technologies: Cyber security, web and mobile technologies, infrastructure (networks/load balancers/firewalls), integration, monitoring and alerting but please apply if you don't!
This would be a great role if you......

Enjoy problem solving
Want to help make a difference for our 40 million UK customers
Want to be part of a step change to improve the motor finance industry

Who are Lloyds Banking Group
As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear strategy to put customers first and achieve our vision of being the best bank for our customers.
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.
What support will I get and how will my career grow?
As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of training and development opportunities, helping you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.
Together we make it possible.
If you perhaps don't have your CV ready yet, or would like to discuss the role before applying please e-mail for more information.
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