Software Engineer Apprentice

Website Lloyds Banking Group

Could you be one of our Engineers of the Future?  

Do you love analysing and solving problems? Are you fascinated by the newest tech? Do you dream of creating next-generation software with the help of an experienced team?  Do you have an interest in coding / code clubs? 

Are you curious about how we’re redefining banking to meet our customers’ needs and want to help us to be the best bank for Britain? Are you a strong communicator and a great team player, who is always keen to keep learning and developing?  

If this sounds exciting and you want to help build the bank of the future, this Software Engineer Apprenticeship is for you.  

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working. Our approach to inclusion and diversity means that we all have the opportunity to make a real difference, together. 

 

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for people with the potential, passion and aim to embark on their journey to become a Software Engineer of the Future. You’ll be a team player who loves using data and tech to find innovative solutions to problems and help the team to deliver the best for our customers.  

 

What you’ll have:  

  • Logical and creative thinking skills  
  • Passion for solving problems  
  • A detailed and organised approach  
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of situations  
     

How will the Apprenticeship programme support you?  

Starting in May 2022, you’ll be supported by your Line Manager, in work Buddy and Apprenticeship Learning Mentor. Whilst on the Apprenticeship scheme 20% of your time will be dedicated to ‘off the job learning’, which can include attending workshops, shadowing, reading, completing assignments etc. This means 80% of your role is applying your learning in the workplace, in a safe environment.  

Once you’ve successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you’ll be a proficient Software Engineer.  

 

As a Trainee Software Engineer, you’ll:  

  • Learn how to write code and operate at all stages of the software development lifecycle  
  • Build, lead and deploy code into customer and business environments  
  • Test code and analyse results  
  • Understand the structure of our Programmes inside out in order to identify and resolve issues  
  • Build simple data models and software designs  
  • Develop skills in agile ways of working  
     

Whilst learning about our current technologies, you’ll build up experience of our systems to support the critical services we provide for our customers. By staying curious about developments in the world of tech, you’ll also have the chance to help build innovative new solutions for our customers. 

 

What is the Eligibility Criteria? 

In order to complete an apprenticeship, there needs to be a significant learning need.  You need to consider your previous qualifications or significant relevant work experience which may mean you cannot proceed with this application.  What this means is that if you have a computer science degree or you have experience in this type of role, you may be over-qualified for this position.  

 

The minimum qualifications required are: 

– A Level or equivalent qualification in any subject and GCSEs in English Language or Literature and Maths grade C (or equivalent) or above?  

Or   

– A minimum of one year’s work experience in a relevant role and GCSEs in English Language or Literature and Maths grade C (or equivalent) or above? 

 

What you’ll get in return

In return, we’ll offer you a competitive package which includes salary, bonus, a generous pension contribution, an attractive path of progression and flex cash to spend on a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle. We have a long track record of flexible working, and we’re always open to new ways to improve our people’s work-life balance, therefore open to discussion on working patterns and working hours.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

 

Starting Salary

  • Outside of London – £27,540
  • London – £32,130
     

Apprenticeships worth discovering

If you’re interested in joining this ground-breaking programme, please register your application and take the first step towards an exciting career in Software Engineering within Lloyds Banking Group. You’ll undertake an online test and a virtual assessment centre as part of the selection process. 

 

Interested? What’s stopping you? Apply now! 

You might be looking at this vacancy, worrying whether you’re right for this role, we know it is daunting thinking about embarking on something new, but apprenticeships are one of the best ways to make this happen. You’ll be supported by the team, follow a structured learning programme and learn in a safe environment.  

Our roles generate a lot of interest and occasionally we have to close adverts slightly earlier than stated on our website. So if you think working with us could be right for you, please apply now.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you’ll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you’ll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We’re focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

To apply for this job please visit lbg.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com.