Engineering Lead

lbgcareers Lloyds Banking Group

Engineering Lead

Lloyds Banking Group, Retail Transformation – Consumer Servicing

Location: London based with hybrid working with 2 days in the office and the rest from home.

Salary & Benefits: £81,928 to £95,000 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.

The Role:

Lloyds Banking Group is changing, and we need you to help us on that journey! Your role will be instrumental in driving the engineering and architecture while embedding an agile DevOps mentality across a number of feature teams. Lloyds Banking Group are focused on building a diverse and equal opportunities company and your support will be required as you help build our teams. Leading by example, your primary focus will be on delivering change in a feature team. However, your responsible will stretch to the growth and development of our people and of the overall engineering, architecture and DevOps skills within the lab.

This will be a stimulating and exciting position with plenty of opportunities for career growth and development. Supported throughout you should be encouraged to take the initiative, establish relationships and make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues and our communities.

About You:

Do you strive to make a difference? Are you a technology enthusiast with a proactive demeaner and strong technical background to back it up? Do you seek to build a culture that makes working life enjoyable and fun? If so, we want to talk to you about an opportunity to help tens of millions of people by leading a chapter of Solution Architects across the Fraud Prevention and Protection domain, on our mission to build the Bank of the Future!

What will you do:

Aim to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting their engineering teams. You will work in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software and showcase excellent interpersonal and communication skill whilst efficiently working across the project life cycle to ensure software operates as intended. You will be an advocate for Engineering, providing a voice to engineers within the teams, identifying and supporting the teams in resolution of impediments and issues as well as continually developing yourself with industry best practice and tooling used across the engineering team. This is a leadership level role and will blend both deep domain and technical expertise within a feature team and great passion for coaching and developing people in a “player-coach” model.

Your Role:

  • To be the technical specialist and provide leadership and mentorship for around 100 engineering colleagues
  • Form the quorum of our design and decision forum, and support colleagues with advice based on your expertise
  • Develop technical strategies to transform and modernise our lab
  • Identify and build relationships with senior leaders to influence and enable the implementation of your strategies
  • Form part of one of our feature teams to define and drive their architecture, assist in daily delivery activity and defend your recommendations at senior architecture forums
  • Educate both technical and non-technical colleagues about DevOps topics and articulate reasoning behind key technical decisions

Your Skills:

  • Strong Architecture and Java Engineering Experience
  • Experience working with agile teams and in agile delivery cadence
  • Experience in a leadership position
  • Be proactive, engaging and able to communicate with technical and non-technical colleagues

What can we offer you in the role?

We’ll provide you with a diverse, energising and informal environment that focuses on equal opportunity and supports career progression. A role within our team will provide the chance to work flexibly and collaboratively. We’ll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a positive difference to the overall teams’ mission.

We’re happy to consider options other than 9-to-5 office-based work. To us “Agile working” is more than working flexibly – it’s about entrusting colleagues to think creatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.

We 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.

So, if you have the skills, background and outlook we’re seeking and this opportunity appeals then get in touch, we’d love you to join our team

Together we make it possible!

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