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Lead Engineer - Data

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 12th May
Location: Wythenshawe
Salary/Rate: £65700 - £87600
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Lead Engineer - Data
Location: Centron House, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 5QZ
Salary & benefits package: £70, 080 - 87, 600 base salary, plus excellent benefits including a generous employer pension contribution up to 15%, a 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash), 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, discretionary variable annual performance bonus, private medical health cover, share schemes and access to staff discounts!
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 where you'll impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows.
Why we're doing this?
We're committed to Help Britain Prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this, we're redefining our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, continuous interactions across online, mobile and branches. Our digital platforms (public website, mobile & tablet app, and internet banking website) are where the majority of customer and colleague interactions with the bank take place. They are becoming increasingly sophisticated with the introduction of public API's, growing numbers of devices to access them from and evolving operating systems.
The team
We're the Data Transfer and Management Services Lab building and managing the future centralised digital nervous system, using the power of our existing batch technologies centred on IBM's Infosphere DataStage stack, alongside our emerging cloud strategy and streaming analytics capability to get closer to our customers. All this is underpinned by excellent Data Management delivery through the latest industry tooling and strong governance practises.
This will be the backbone of our Event data processing hub. Our goal is, within the confines of strong governance, to democratise Lloyds Bank's dataset. We're currently supporting 1'000's of processes across the Bank, acting as the Enterprise Data Integration and Management function within the Bank for Retail, Risk, Fraud, Customer insight, Commercial and Corporate.
The next phase of our transformation is moving more into streaming of data and cloud technologies underpinned again through Data Management tools and techniques to meet data needs and our team will be right at the heart of that transformation.
Who you are?
Our team is looking for a hardworking and adaptable Lead Engineer, a technical leader with data engineering expertise, with a growth mind-set and a dedication to technical leadership, developing strategy and driving the direction of an engineering team. As a key member of our agile development community, you'll evolve our data capabilities whilst embracing the best industry standards.
About the role
In this technical leader role, you'll make a real difference, and you'll blend both deep domain and technical expertise across several component and feature teams. You'll be innovating the epicentre of the digital revolution in Enterprise Data as we begin our journey to the cloud and enabling earlier value release for our customers. Driving down the total cost of ownership of our products and driving agile adoption as part of the broader engineering community.
You'll hold a key role in setting the direction and vision for the team, for all software engineers in your area, and for collaborating and forging relationships with teams in the UK (London, Bristol, Manchester) and India.

Proven technical leadership, setting direction, vision, and strategy for team
Real passion for coaching and mentoring of less experienced software engineers
Technical know-how of ETL Tooling and Streaming and how they fit with cloud technologies experience, and delivering data engineering solutions
Mainframe understanding and experience, specifically with scheduling capability, knowledge of containers at scale: such as, AKS/GKE, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Istio
Knowledge of microservices/service mesh, cloud native solutions from cloud providers such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Azure
Understanding of job frameworks such as Kafka Streams, Spark, Apache Storm or similar

You're someone that has a technical background on DevOps tooling on capabilities such as GitHub, Jenkins and UrbanCode. Additionally, database technology experience such as Teradata, Oracle, Hadoop, DB2 and familiarity with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra and HBase.
Nice to have

Show capability to change, evolve and to learn new tools and techniques and help and encourage others to do likewise
Shows accomplished experience in, supplier/partner management, analysis and design of solutions, proto-typing, build, test and implementation
Someone that is championing cultural changes including adoption of agile e.g. JIRA, Confluence, and practices e.g. SAFe, LeSS, Huge LeSS
Experience in metadata harvesting, knowledge of metadata solutions, data management practises and tooling for example Collibra, Information Governance Catalogue (IBM IGC), Atacamma and Ab>Initio Metadata Hub

What you'll get from the role
Together we'll make a difference. At LBG, we're invested in your continual development. That's why we've fostered a collaborative learning environment supporting your career goals and encouraging knowledge-sharing.
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', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum - each demonstrating our dedication to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.
Sound like your ideal next workplace? If you have the right skills, and playing a key role in our transformation appeals then get in touch!