Software Engineer (Java)

Last updated 43 minutes ago
Location:Edinburgh
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Saturday 27 February 2021

Salary Range

£58,941 - £65,490

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Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Aims to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting their engineering teams. They 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. 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.

Job Description

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.

Want to know more?

A Lab is a co-located team who work together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use. Typically, a Lab has a strong focus on complex problem solving in an agile environment where engineers are free to experiment and create innovative products which will transform the way our customers engage with us.


In Consumer Servicing, we create a multi-channel experience that customers love, colleagues are proud of and make our service proposition a major competitive advantage for the Group.

Would you like to help us deliver exciting customer driven solutions?

About the role:

As part of Consumer Servicing, the Card Servicing lab is building a flexible and multi skilled team based in Edinburgh city centre. Our purpose is to provide a market leading customer experience through the servicing of Debit and Credit cards via multiple channels, including digital.

We are responsible for servicing over 38 million active debit and credit cards across all LBG brands, and work alongside global industry leaders, including Visa and MasterCard, using data, technology and systems thinking to drive great outcomes and experiences for our customers.

Here's where you'll make a difference:

  • You'll ensure software is built in a way that is consistent with the frameworks, patterns and practices that exist across the wider engineering community.

  • You'll understand and apply industry innovation, and the sharing of knowledge to provide solutions for complex business problems where no precedent may exist, and ensure the implementation of solutions where appropriate.

  • You'll mentor and develop your colleagues, 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.

What we need from you:

  • You’ll be an enthusiastic, proactive and dedicated individual, with strong technical skills (Java, Spring, Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Drive high quality technical designs and solutions

  • Capable communicator with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to your peers and business colleagues.

  • Good collaboration skills, working across multiple technical and business areas to deliver outstanding, customer focused solutions

  • Passion for coaching junior members of the team

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

Together we'll make it possible...

So what can we offer you in return?

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

You'll also receive a package that includes:

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 16%

  • Share plans

  • 30 days holiday (plus Public)

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. 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.