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Senior Software Engineer (Back End Engineering)

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 26th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £57861 - £98423
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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About us
Lloyds Banking group is changing. We're building the bank of the future, and we need your help. We're continuing our extensive transformation Programme, with an investment of £3bn, redefining what a bank is from the inside out.
Our team
Consumer Servicing will give you the opportunity to work in a fun dynamic team who are at the forefront of leading the way for customers and colleagues in transforming and digitising the Lloyds Banking Group Retail Bank across mobile, branch, telephony, and internet banking. As our customers think differently now, they expect us to think differently too. Join us and help make this happen.
Core purpose of the role
A great opportunity has arisen within our Consumer Servicing Value Stream for an experienced Software Engineer. We're looking for someone who is confident, highly motivated and with a passion for working with people, working in a strong collaborative way to drive efforts to create, build, support and improve our backend software, also working closely with the product and engineering teams with lots of exciting new challenges. You'll be a core contributor to ensure good quality and engineering practices are followed in accordance with our engineering transformation strategy.
Here's where you'll make a difference:

Building efficient and reusable back-end systems and abstractions
Finding and addressing performance issues
Participating in design and code reviews
Identifying general improvements and implement backend best practices
Collaborating with the product/design team to iterate the design function and implement the products
Collaborating with Backend and DevOps Engineers to build features and experiments
Fostering the test and learn approach
Accountable for ensuring all decisions are made within a sound risk framework and within Group standards and risk appetite

You'll have ideally a background in Back End Engineering and you'll need to be able to display the following qualities:

A can-do attitude
Capability of bootstrapping projects
Ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary
Internal and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle

What are we looking for?

Strong experience in Spring, Spring IOC/DI
Experience of building Microservices
Strong understanding of Rest Services
Strong understanding of Core java
Experience using Git
Experience of TTD
Exposure to SOAP
Exposure to Web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JSON
Hibernate ORM experience
Exposure to Maven
Exposure to at least one of Liberty, Tomcat or Jetty Containers
Exposure to open-source technologies and frameworks
Basic SQL and Database knowledge, basic knowledge of XML and JSON
Exposure to a cloud provider e.g., GCP/AWS/Azure

Desirable skills and background experience:

Agile scrum methodology
Preferable experience with Jira & Confluence
Preferable experience with Python and Big Data technologies including ML
Preferable experience with public cloud infrastructure
Exposure to DevOps practices
Experience of Jenkins
Understanding of CI/CD
Understanding of containerisation

In return you'll enjoy a diverse, energizing, and informal environment that focuses on real career progression opportunities.
We'll also give you a comprehensive package that includes: a base salary £57,861 - £98,423, a discretionary variable bonus, a generous pension contribution up to 15%, 4% flexible benefit (which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash), a private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, access to share plans and staff discounts.
We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.
Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.
We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.
So, if you'd like to work in a challenging Engineering role in an environment with quality at the heart of thinking, whilst gaining skills and experience within a friendly and motivated team then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...