Solution Architect - Bristol - Technojobs

Solution Architect

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Lloyds Banking Group

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17th November 2023




£85000 - £100000



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Job Title: Solution Architect Salary: £85,255 - £100,300 Location: Bristol Hours: (Full time / Part Time) Working Pattern: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in office.


About us

If you think all banks are the same, you'd be wrong. We're an innovative, fast-changing business that's shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that's empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose.


About this opportunity

Personalised Experiences and Communications (PEC) is a business platform that sits within Consumer Relationships and plays a critical role in supporting the achievement of the Group strategic view by working closely & collaboratively across the Platform leadership team to grow by protecting and deepening customer relationships. PEC enables & delivers personalised customer communications & experiences across all channels, media and business areas supporting the Customer Relationship Growth strategy to deepen relationships with our customers across both the retail & commercial bank. This includes the data, analytics, and technology to unlock the value of differentiating our branded channel experiences, proposition, price and communication; as well as paper-free sustainable ambitions.

This exciting opportunity is within the Personalised Experiences and Communications (PEC) platform for a Solution Architect. As the Solution Architect you will have responsibility of the following.

You'll lead, direct and shape approaches to solving technical challenges and translating business requirements into technical solutions.

You'll work in a highly collaborative way to drive efforts to create, build, support and improve our software 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 engineering transformation strategy.


What we need from you

An ideal Solution Architect will need to be able to display broad and deep technical experience with a passion for engineering excellence. We are looking for a dynamic and adaptable individual, able to use and learn new skills in varying circumstances. You'll be curious about technology and understanding how things work and influence positively - demonstrating the right values and behaviours and encouraging this in team members.

Strong experience of solution design, security & resilience patterns

Strong knowledge of microservices, containerisation, cloud native and event-driven design concepts

Strong understanding of API standards, security and gateway patterns

Strong understanding of data technologies - SQL/NoSQL, Big Data

Knowledge of cloud architecture, in particular GCP

Knowledge of monolith to microservice patterns

Strong experience & knowledge of some key LBG development technologies (e.g. JavaScript, Java Spring Boot, Python)


And any experience of these would be really useful

Experience in the Banking & Finance industry

Preferable experience with Python and Big Data technologies including ML

Exposure to open-source technologies and frameworks

Experience in agile / iterative design working practices

Come from an engineering background.


About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So, if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.


We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

Share schemes including free shares

Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top

A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies


Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

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