Android Engineer

  • Full Time
  • London
  • £81,928 to £153,615 USD / YEAR
  • Salary: £81,928 to £153,615

Website Lloyds Banking Group

London based – We are happy with home working the majority of the time, however you will need to be in office at least 1-2 days per week under your own cost. 

Salary & Benefits:

£81,928 to £153,615 per annum (location dependent), plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices flexibility to suit your lifestyle and ensure a good work-life balance.


Who are Lloyds Banking Group and where does this role sit?

Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “LBG Labs” 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.

This role is part of Onboarding and Customer Communications and will give you the opportunity to work in a fun dynamic team who are at the forefront of leading the way for customers & colleagues in transforming & digitising the Lloyds Banking Group Retail Bank across mobile, branch, telephony and internet banking. Working in a strong collaborative way to drive efforts to create, build, support and improve our end-to-end architecture across our channel development portfolio, also working closely with the product and engineering teams with lots of exciting new challenges. You will be a core contributor to ensure good quality and engineering practices are followed in accordance with the engineering transformation strategy and report to the Lab Engineering Lead.


What will I focus on in this role?

Passionate, inspiring and customer-centric, the Lab in which this Backend Engineering role sits is responsible for driving and executing the strategy for how the Bank engages with its customers in an evolving digital world. We are building capabilities to personalise our digital experiences, unlocking our rich customer and behavioural data to deliver individual experiences when customers interact with our apps and websites.


Specific activities which you’ll be responsible for include things like;

  • Identify general improvements and implement engineering best practices.
  • Collaborate with the product/design team to iterate the design function and implement the products.
  • Collaborate with Front End, Data and DevOps Engineers to build features and experiments
  • Providing technical leadership within the lab.
  • Build efficient and reusable back-end systems and abstractions
  • Participate in design and code reviews.

What do we need to see from applicants?

  • Strong Knowledge of JavaScript
  • Java Spring
  • Java Hibernate
  • Big Data and Hadoop ecosystem
  • Rest / SOAP
  • Containers
  • GIT, test automation and CI
  • Application servers – WAS & Liberty
  • SQL/NoSQL database

What else would be handy? (but please apply if you have the above)

  • Banking & Finance experience
  • Experience of Cloud Technologies
  • Extensive experience with enterprise architecture best practices and goals
  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills
  • Familiar with Agile principles and methodologies and usage of related tools – JIRA and Confluence


What can I expect in Return?

We’re dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential!

As a new colleague to the team, you’ll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.

We’re committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and equal opportunity and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.


Together we’ll make it possible!

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.

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