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JOB TITLE: Engineering Lead
SALARY: £86,965.00 - £112,541.00 GBP
HOURS: Full time
WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in an office site
About this opportunity
Lloyds Bank are on a mission to help Britain Prosper, and we need your help in achieving our goals. We are revolutionising our technology, empowering our engineers, and rapidly transforming our agile working methods. Come. Join us. Be part of building the Bank of the Future! A great opportunity has arisen within the Mass Affluent Platform for an Engineering Lead to work with an amazing team building propositions for our Mass Affluent Digital Proposition. As an Engineering Lead, you'll be responsible for leading feature teams of engineers developing and supporting digital front-end and back-end applications. You'll help to develop the technical designs of our customer focussed solutions and the plans to deliver them. You'll actively promote engineering best practices and set technology and change delivery direction in alignment with the bank's technology strategy, best practices & principles. Line management will be a key part of this role, helping the engineers in the teams to grow and develop. You'll also help push the engineering agenda within the wider Lab environment, looking for opportunities to improve and transform the way we build our services.
What do we do in Mass Affluent? A major part of the Group strategy to grow in the mass affluent market and the new Mass Affluent team are focussed on designing a new digitally led proposition for this segment of customers. We have close to three million Mass Affluent customers, and we are working hard to create a personalised and tailored offering to ensure a beautiful banking experience. We want to provide a seamless digital experience, with the right products and services at our customers' fingertips, but our face-to-face, telephone and secure messaging remain a vital part of our service.
Why Should You Join Us?
Get a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of something that, as we look back in four of five years, you could say 'you were there.' The chance to be integral to new business area and a new proposition that will better serve a set of customers we have today.
We are a flexible, and fast-moving team that works hard as we challenge our own thinking, collaborate with multiple platforms, and innovate as we work towards our stretching growth ambitions.
Diverse in our nature, we are a group of Product Owners, Engineers, Architects, (and other specialist roles), working flexibly, and located across several key hubs including Leeds, Birmingham, and Hyderabad. We work hard, but we also value team socials and face-to-face get togethers to ensure we stay connected.
We understand not everyone fits neatly into one job profile, and we are committed to exploring your aspirations and interests and supporting you to be your best through exposing you to our wide and varied portfolio of delivery.
Like the modern Britain we serve, we're evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We're growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too...
What you'll do:
Collaborate with product, design, and architecture (among others) to deliver impactful outcomes for your teams.
Be responsible for the health and productivity of engineers in your teams and help them grow to be the best engineers that they can be.
Own the technical designs, decisions and engineering best practises for your teams.
Make hands-on contributions to products where necessary and champion high quality code reviews.
Be part of the engineering leadership team at a Platform level and contribute to how we do engineering within the platform and across the bank.
Is this you?
Experience leading, coaching and mentoring driven and high performing teams.
A strong product mindset - you are comfortable making trade-offs and using data to make decisions.
The ability to break apart problems into incremental milestones.
Great communications skills and the ability to articulate complex, technical subjects to different types of stakeholders.
Experience building and operating event driven microservices.
Experience building reliable, secure and scalable products.
Nice to have:
Experience of building and operating services and infrastructure on GCP. We use EKS, Istio, Kafka, BigQuery and Spanner amongst others.
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.