Lead Software Engineer

lbgcareers Lloyds Banking Group

Location: Leeds (please apply if able to work in this location, we aim to be in the offices 1-2 days a week under your own cost)

Salary and Benefits

£70,784 – £88,480 (depending on experience) 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 aim to ensure you have a good work-life balance and positive mental health!

About Lloyds Banking Group

We’re the UK’s biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper. We’re in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data strategy to build the Bank of the Future and grow sustainably.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re 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.

About the team

Our team in the Homes Platform is passionate about creating new services for our customers that transform the customer and colleague experience. Our culture brings together hardworking, people from a diverse group of backgrounds that enjoy a collaborative and innovative environment that supports flexible and agile working.

We’re committed to continuing to deliver a leading customer experience by improving our digital capabilities, providing personalised propositions and building on our multi-channel model. We’re embarking on a bold transformation program supported by over £3bn in strategic investment to improve customer experiences, digitise the Group, maximise our capabilities and transform our ways of working as we progress on our journey to build the Bank of the Future

About the role

As a Lead Engineer, you’d be part of our Consumer Lending division, working the Homes platform.

You’ll play a key role working collaboratively with other lab roles to create empowered Teams who are motivated to take on business problems and realise value to customers through excellence in execution

Engineering Lead is a transformational leader who works collaboratively with other Lab roles to create empowered teams that are motivated to take on business problems and realise value to customers through excellence in execution.

What you’ll do

  • As a leader and motivator, you’ll nurture team members to create an impactful team culture

  • You’ll lead, direct, and control the delivery of benefits for our customers & colleagues

  • You’ll shape and lead major change initiatives which implement business strategies successfully

  • You’ll influence positively – demonstrating the right values and behaviours and encouraging this in team members

  • Coach and lead other engineers and build a strong team culture through peer-to-peer teamwork and development

So, what are we looking for in you?

  • You’ve a well-developed communication kit bag with extensive customer management experience

  • A natural facilitator and decision-maker.

  • Strong engineering background with experience of Java, Oracle database, Weblogic and Websphere

  • Solid understanding of the entire software development lifecycle and experience in end to end delivery of software products

  • Significant experience with agile development methods & tooling e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Jira & Confluence, and experience of leading & working as part of an agile team

  • Strong software development background essential, along with knowledge of modern software development toolsets including Cloud hosting, Web App development, API’s, DevOps Continuous Integration and Delivery

  • Experience in leading and coaching a team

Together we make it possible…

We want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. Share your ideas and make them happen and feel supported and listened to by a team that celebrates individuality and independent thought, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

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. We promote an inclusive and diverse environment – it is one of the many things our colleagues love about working with us!

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

To apply for this job please visit www.aplitrak.com.