Solution Architect

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Lloyds Banking Group

Listed on

6th December 2023




£66861 - £74290



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Working Pattern: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in office.


About us

We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you!


About this opportunity

You'll be part of our cross-disciplinary feature team in addition to being a highly valued member of our Consumer Relationships Engineering team. As part of these teams, you'll demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills, whilst working in a collaborative and agile environment.

Deliver business value by delivering reliable, scalable, and working software to production.

Ensure platforms and services are built consistently with industry best practice and standards.

Supporting Product Owners & Platform Leads in identifying, articulating and impact assessing software & infrastructure currency risks or issues, offering options & recommendations on action planning & continuously Evergreening solutions/systems within the Platform.

Demonstrating industry best practise, frameworks, standards & policies in crafting opportunities & value for our customers.

Providing analysis of options and deliver end-to-end solution designs using relevant architectural building blocks as well as producing designs for features that enable frequent incremental customer value delivery.

Promoting adaptive design practises to drive collaboration across Platform teams centring on a common vision with continuous feedback.


What you'll need

Experience designing innovative solutions in an increasingly digital world - understanding how modern software applications are built and delivered is key.

Excellent communication skills to effectively translate sophisticated concepts into easily understandable language supported by good social skills to lead groups and negotiate and build consensus.

Proven track record of assessing business needs and translating them into relevant solutions.

Prior experience in a solution architecture position

Excellent Stakeholder and Relationship management skills.

Working knowledge of infrastructure and security architecture practices and concerns

Strong understanding of modern software development practices


And any experience of these would be really useful

Experience of developing modern applications using Java, React, JS

Cloud Technologies

Cloud experience migrating legacy applications; Desired to OCP/GCP


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


Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive? Apply today and find out more!

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