Data Engineer

lbgcareers Lloyds Banking Group

Data Engineer

Lloyds Banking Group, Personalisation Lab

Location: Bristol based with flexibility to work from home 3 days per week and 2 days in the London office.

Salary & Benefits: £52,912 to £65,470 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We offer flexible working hours, to give you a good work life balance, agile working practices and are a very family friendly company.

Lloyds Banking Group:

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!

LBG Labs:

Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “Platforms” and we’re building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will help us create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.

About The Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Personalisation Lab within the Personalised Experiences and Communications Platform as a Data Engineer.

As a Data Engineer your responsibilities will be delivering the highest quality data capability, drawing upon your engineering expertise, whilst being open minded to the opportunities the cloud provides.

What exactly will I be responsible for:

We need an individual that has the ability to build reusable data pipelines at scale, has experience in working with structured and unstructured data, and feature engineering for machine learning or curating data for consumption through analytics and BI.

You’ll be working in a variety of server and cloud environments, using industry leading toolsets, as well as evaluating exciting new technologies to expand our capabilities. With skills spanning the full data lifecycle and experience using mix of modern and traditional data platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Kafka, GCP, Azure, Teradata, SQL server) you’ll get to work on a vast range of high-profile projects providing you with horizon-expanding exposure to a host of wider technologies and careers in data.

About You:

  • Passionate about both data and technology with interest and skills for solving problems through data.

  • Excellent people and communication skills, including the ability to influence and effectively communicate with a wide variety of technical and non-technical colleagues.

  • Intellectually curious and loves learning new skills & capabilities and role models the Learning culture!

  • Sound understanding and / or interest in retail banking and a desire to apply your technical abilities.

  • Experience using collaboration platforms such as Atlassian Jira/Confluence and GitHub.

  • Experience working using agile principles

What do we need from you?

  • Best practice coding/scripting experience developed in a commercial/industry setting (, C#,, Python, Java script, Teradata, Postgres SQL, Web application, Windows application).

  • Current experience engineering or maintaining data systems

  • Comfortable working with relational and non-relational databases to build data solutions, such as SQL Server/Oracle/Teradata, experience with relational and dimensional data structures.

  • Experience or eagerness to begin working with cloud based technologies (ie GCP)

  • Knowledge of Kafka technologies

  • Computer science fundamentals: a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design, design patterns and core programming concepts.

We want to create the best working environment we can!

We are happy to consider “Hybrid working” which is a balance of time in the office and working from home. It is about entrusting colleagues to think innovatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.

Our commitment:

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, promotes equal opportunity, and provides opportunities for flexible working in a collaborative environment.

We will provide you with a diverse, energising, and informal environment that takes a strong focus on equal opportunity and supports career progression on all levels.

Enhancing your personal and professional development is something that is very important to us, and we will work with you to make a positive difference to the overall teams’ mission. We want you to learn, grow & develop to become the best possible version of yourself.

We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided suitable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Our approach to inclusion and diversity means that we all can make a real difference, Together we make it possible!

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