Software Engineer - General User Interface

Last updated 9 hours ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Tuesday 09 March 2021

Salary Range

£68,139 - £75,710

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Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

This grade EU role is for a Software Engineer with a General User Interface (GUI) specialism. The successful candidate will be part of the Group Corporate Treasury Design Feature Team, responsible for delivering GUI designs for initiatives impacting Treasury applications and associated data integration, control and reporting systems within the Finance Value Stream. Your contribution will be instrumental to our strategy of simplifying, modernising, and de-risking the Finance technology landscape, enabling the Bank of the Future and ultimately driving value for customers and shareholders. This is a key role at the financial heart of LBG, underpinning the long-term sustainability and integrity of the organisation.

You will have experience of designing GUI solutions for demanding stakeholders, demonstrating diligence, insight and willingness to challenge. With excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will identify and own design decisions, and drive their resolution. 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. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Finance systems and governance, strong organisational awareness, and a talent for GUI design and implementation.

Job Description

Job Title: Software Engineer – General User Interface

Location: London Gresham St.

Salary and Benefits package: £68, 139- £75, 710 base salary, plus excellent benefits including a generous employer pension contribution up to 15%, a 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash), 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, discretionary variable annual performance bonus and Private Medical health cover, Share schemes and access to staff discounts!

Our Mission

We're on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We’re continuing our extensive transformation Programme, with an investment of £3bn, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team, and you'll experience a rare opportunity to impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows. We need people who can make this transformation a reality.

About the team

You'll be a part of the Group Corporate Treasury Design Feature Team. Our team leads on the delivery of web-based applications and services for initiatives impacting Treasury applications and associated data integration, control and reporting systems.

About the role

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer with extensive experience using the .NET framework, with an understanding of best practice and when and how to use design patterns. You’ll have experience of building .NET solutions for demanding stakeholders, demonstrating diligence, insight, and willingness to challenge. With excellent interpersonal skills, you'll identify and own design decisions, and drive their resolution.

The ideal candidate will have a keen attention to detail that you’ll demonstrate with examples and be able to articulate implementation decisions/trade-offs when building solutions.

Here’s how you’ll make a difference:

Your contribution will be instrumental to our strategy of simplifying, modernising, and de-risking the Finance technology landscape, enabling the Bank of the Future, and ultimately driving value for customers.

  • A hardworking and passion for advocacy of engineering and a champion of engineering principles and practices.
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends, and group & divisional strategy, and make insightful contributions to roadmaps.
  • Providing ongoing support to change delivery areas, ensuring continuity of design as new information emerges.
  • Share and join conversations of ideas/expertise with others and a strong teammate.

What we need from you

The minimum skills and experienced you’ll need to apply:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in .NET; having experience building Web, Desktop and API solutions.
  • Understanding of design patterns, specifically applied to .NET, and promoting best practices.
  • Proven experience with C# and Microsoft platform.
  • You’ll be experienced in identifying shortcomings and suggesting improvements to existing processes, systems, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with DevOps CI/CD pipelines and tools such as Git, Jenkins, Urbancode, and Docker.

Nice to have skills and experience

We would welcome someone that is knowledgeable of React Framework, database management, data integration, cloud/SaaS integration, cybersecurity, and authentication would be advantageous. It is also desirable to have someone that has exposure to Finance and accounting systems, and experience leading and prioritising a backlog of design work in an agile environment though not essential.

What you’ll get from the role

The opportunity to learn other technologies such as React. You’ll be fully supported via guidance and mentorship for your own learning journey. You’ll also be able to grow your own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities.

Together we’ll make a difference

At LBG, we’re invested in your continual development. That’s why we’ve fostered a collaborative learning environment that supports your career goals and encourages knowledge-sharing!

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition:

'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum – each demonstrating our dedication to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.

Sound like your ideal next workplace? If you have the right skills, we're after and playing a key role in our digital transformation appeals then we'd love to hear from you.

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.