Lead Software Engineer


Lloyds Bank
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£86,964 - £158,581 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.
  • You'll be part of our cross-disciplinary feature team in addition to being a highly valued member of our wider Consumer Servicing and Engagement Engineering team.
  • We offer a generous pension contribution of up to 15% , an annual bonus award, subject to Group performance.
Job Requirements/Description

Working Pattern: Hybrid, at least 2 days in the office. 

About us 

If you think all banks are the same, you’d be wrong. We’re an innovative, fast-changing business that’s shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that’s empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose. 

About this opportunity 

You'll be part of our cross-disciplinary feature team in addition to being a highly valued member of our wider Consumer Servicing and Engagement Engineering team. As part of these teams, you'll demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills, whilst working in a collaborative and agile environment. 

  • Extend the functionality of our existing web and mobile applications. 
  • You’ll lead teams delivering web-based applications and play a key role in moving our legacy stack onto Cloud. 
  • You’ll contribute to setting the strategic direction for how we integrate with back-end applications. 
  • You’ll mentor and develop junior engineers, lead a team of engineers providing clear and constructive feedback, whilst creating opportunities for learning and growth 
  • You’ll also ensure applications are fast, secure, and work across all manner of devices and platforms. 
  • Integrate third party APIs to our products and services. 
  • Transform our legacy estate to the multi cloud platform. 
  • Build responsive web pages using frameworks/tools such as Java, Spring boot and Web Frameworks. 

What you’ll need 

  • An understanding of the full web application stack, deep and broad knowledge, with focus on Back-end API skill set. 
  • Significant exposure to modern web technologies, especially; Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Web frameworks, JSP, JSF and microservices. 
  • Code using Java backend technologies 
  • Leadership experience of Engineering teams through line management, coaching & mentoring of developers 
  • Strong understanding of source code repositories and tools such as Git, UCD and JIRA and be able to assist the team with technical issues. 
  • Familiar with an enterprise environment with automated build/test/release processes, source code management (Git) and change-management (JIRA) 
  • Using cloud platforms and technologies (Ideally GCP) 

And any experience of these would be really useful 

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs 
  • Cloud experience migrating legacy applications; Desired to OCP/GCP 
  • Creating and leading frameworks in a modular codebase and familiarity with Backend development. 

About working for us 

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. 

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture. 

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. 

And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. 

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know. 

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:  

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15% 
  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance 
  • Share schemes including free shares 
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping 
  • 30
  • days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top 
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies 
  • Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey. 
Lloyds Bank
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£86,964 - £158,581 per annum

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