Engineering Lead

lbgcareers Lloyds Banking Group

Location: Manchester

Salary & Benefits: £70,784 – £88,480 (depending on experience) base salary, plus annual discretionary personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (maximum amount when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot (option to use across range of benefits),, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and regular home working. We aim to ensure you have a good work-life balance and positive mental health!

About Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank driven by a clear purpose to Help Britain Prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. Our colleagues are at the heart of our digital transformation, adopting progressive technologies and agile practices to support us on our journey to build the bank of the future. With their help, we’re serving more than 16 million online customers and redefining the way Britain banks.

What team does this sit in
Our mission is to build the bank of the future, and we need your help to do it! We have an opening for Lead Software Engineer for the Core Banking System team (CBS) which is a flexible and multi skilled team based in Wythenshawe in Manchester. Our purpose is to provide market leading customer experience through the servicing of PCA and Savings accounts via multiple channels, including digital for 30 million customers and 56 million accounts

This opportunity also covers the Enterprise Account Aggregation datastore (EAADS) System of Engagement (SOE) and the Engineering lead would also have responsibility for this application.

What we’re looking for
Are you a hardworking, proactive and dedicated lead engineer who is an advocate for Engineering? Do you have deep domain and technical expertise and a great passion for mentoring and developing people to achieve their potential? Are you a capable communicator with the ability to contribute to continuous improvement and collaborate with other technology teams?

Key to this role will be……

  • Owning the delivery of complex technical programmes and projects across component teams

  • Setting the Strategic Direction for the platform ensuring it remains a viable and resilient application over the next decade

  • An understanding and focus on the importance of technology risk management, along with the ability to communicate the customer impact.

  • Building relationships across the bank and being comfortable working in an agile environment to deliver customer driven solutions and high quality software

What you’ll need

  • Strong internal and external customer management

  • Experience leading engineering teams

  • Unisys Mainframe . COBOL, C, JCL

  • CBS application – in depth knowledge from both a technical and a business point of view.

  • Understanding and application of industry standard methodologies including agile to bring about more rapid delivery

It would be advantageous if you have experience of the following ……

  • Design Authorities – chairing and facilitating technical decisions to ensure the application remain resilient and easy to maintain

  • Good understanding of design and build activities across the lifecycle – unit testing, system testing and integration testing

  • Run – covering for absences and helping with resolution of any production incidents as needed – this will mean at times that you’ll own service issues that may impact 20M+ customers.

  • Experience with Software Engineering collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence etc. and Line Management would be an advantage.

We’ll provide you with a diverse, energising and informal environment that focuses on equal opportunity and supports career progression.

We’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform crucial job functions.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity.

Together we make it possible…

As part of the Group’s commitments as a result of ring-fencing legislation, colleagues based in the Islands are required to be exclusively dedicated to the non-ring-fenced bank and its subsidiaries. This means that colleagues who are based in the Islands would not be able to undertake roles for the Ring Fenced Bank from their existing location and would need to consider relocation when applying for roles.

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