Engineering Lead


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Lloyds Banking Group

Listed on

1st February

Location

Leeds

Salary/Rate

£85,255 - £100,300

Type

Permanent

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JOB TITLE: Engineering Lead

SALARY: £85,255 - £100,300

LOCATION(S): Leeds

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at our Leeds location.

About this opportunity

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey that combines the world of finance with cutting-edge technology? Are you passionate about engineering excellence and innovation? If so, we have an exhilarating opportunity waiting for you at Lloyds Bank as an Engineering Lead!

 

Our commitment to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the world of banking and financial services is unwavering. As an Engineering Lead, you'll be at the forefront of this exciting transformation, driving our digital evolution and redefining the future of banking and insurance.

 

Picture yourself leading a team of brilliant engineers, all dedicated to crafting innovative solutions that empower millions of customers to live their lives with a strong sense of security. Your role will not only be about managing technical projects; it will be about shaping the future of insurance, one line of code at a time.

 

Why Lloyds Banking Group

It's not just about the technology. It's about the impact we make on people's lives. Our mission is to simplify banking, make it accessible to all, and ensure our customers can achieve their financial goals with confidence. As an Engineering Lead, you'll play a pivotal role in making this mission a reality.

 

What sets Lloyds Bank apart is our commitment to fostering a culture of continuous learning, collaboration, and personal growth. You'll have access to cutting-edge tools, mentorship, and resources to help you thrive in your role and expand your skillset. We believe in investing in our people because we know that when you succeed, we succeed.

 

From building a truly sustainable business to creating a place where people love to work, we need colleagues who are up for the challenge of our bold ambitions. Who are excited to push boundaries and make change happen. Together, we can grow with purpose.

 

What are we looking for in you?

  • You must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as Engineering Leads must effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and foster collaboration across teams.

  • You will work closely with the business leaders helping them deliver the level of change at speed.

  • You should have a strong background in software development, with expertise in relevant programming languages, frameworks, and technologies. You should be able to demonstrate a track record of designing and building complex, scalable systems.

  • Prior experience in a leadership role, such as a team lead, technical lead, or engineering manager, is essential. You should be able to showcase their ability to lead and inspire engineering teams to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Experience in project management, including planning, execution, and delivery of software projects, is important. Familiarity with Agile is necessary.

  • A strong understanding of the banking and financial services industry is highly valuable. Experience working on projects related to insurance products is a significant advantage.

  • Familiarity with regulatory and compliance standards relevant to the insurance sector, such as GDPR, PSD2, or industry-specific security requirements, is beneficial.

  • You should have experience in designing and architecting software systems, considering factors like scalability, security, and performance. You would be expected to work with existing Enterprise and Solution architects to help define and deliver future roadmaps

  • Experience mentoring and coaching engineering team members to help them grow professionally and improve their skills.

  • A history of introducing innovative solutions or technologies that drive business value is a plus.

 

Overall, you should have a well-rounded background that combines technical expertise with leadership abilities, industry knowledge, and a commitment to delivering secure and innovative solutions in the insurance sector.

 

What you'll need

 

Digital Technologies:

  • Cloud Computing: Proficiency in cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Microservices Architecture: Experience with designing, building, and managing microservices-based applications.

  • Containerization: Familiarity with containerization technologies

  • Web and Mobile Development: Knowledge of web and mobile application development, including front-end and back-end technologies, responsive design, and mobile app development frameworks.

  • APIs: Understanding of API design principles, RESTful APIs.

  • Data Management: Experience with data storage and processing technologies, including databases (SQL and NoSQL), data warehousing, and data lakes.

  • Test Automation: Experience with toolsets such as Selenium, Junit, BDD and Cucumber.

 

DevOps Technologies:

  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Proficiency in CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or CircleCI to automate software builds, testing, and deployments.

  • Version Control: Strong understanding of version control systems like Git for code collaboration and version tracking.

  • Collaboration and Communication: Experience with collaboration and communication tools like Slack, JIRA, and Confluence for team coordination and project management.

 

Insurance Technologies:

  • Duck Creek Technologies

 

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 performance-related bonus

  • 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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