Lead Software Engineer (Android) - Edinburgh - Technojobs

Lead Software Engineer (Android)

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Lloyds Banking Group

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17th June




£86,964 - £102,310



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Lead Software Engineer - Android

Salary: £86,964 to £102,310

Location: Edinburgh

Hours: Full time

Working Pattern: At least 2 days per week in our Edinburgh office.

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Android Engineer in the Everyday Banking Platform in Lloyds Banking Group, where you will have the chance to craft digital journeys that excite all our customers through their ease and immediacy.

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's leading digital banking franchise, with over 18 million app active customers across our three main brands - Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland. The Everyday Banking Platform plays a central role in supporting our customers through their savings & current accounts, as well as providing a market leading digital customer experience for servicing their debit and credit cards. We're on a transformation journey to build the bank of the future and we need your help!

As the Lead Android Engineer in the Digital Card & Ways to Pay lab, you will help transform our digital customer experience for card servicing while adopting the latest technology and agile ways of working to deliver iterative value at pace, delighting our customers, keeping our cards top of their wallet and playing a key part in fulfilling our mission - to Help Britain Prosper.

What you'll do

  • Work as part of a self-organised engineering team, collaborating with solution architects & UI/UX designers to deliver mobile app features that delight all our customers through their ease and immediacy.

  • Be a technical leader and expert in your field, within your both the Digital Card & Ways to Pay Lab and the wider Everyday Banking Platform, coaching and/or mentoring our junior engineers.

  • Work closely with the product and engineering leads to achieve the vision and customer outcomes for your Lab, through writing well-factored and tested code.

  • Be curious about technology and understanding how things work. You'll influence and innovate, aiming for engineering excellence at every opportunity.

What we're looking for

  • Excellent programming skills with a deep working knowledge of Kotlin and Java, utilising the Android SDK and Jetpack Compose along with fantastic knowledge of the open-source Android eco-system.

  • Diverse technical experience and a proven ability to deliver high quality mobile customer experiences across variable screen sizes and Android versions, you can act as an authority on best practice Android app architecture, principles and patterns.

  • A capable technical leader, who takes ownership of design and delivery and is willing to help grow and guide junior engineers towards appropriate target architectures.

  • You're able to effectively communicate and work together across engineering to maximise inner-sourcing opportunities and reduce waste.

  • You're an advocate for quality and can support the team leveraging approaches such as CI/CD best practice, pair programming, secure coding, TDD and BDD

  • What you'll get to learn (any previous experience would be advantageous)

  • Working in the public cloud domain at scale, utilising a GCP hosted CI/CD pipeline and integrating the Android app with public cloud APIs

  • Solving real world problems and being comfortable working in a complex regulated environment

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure that 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 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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