Solution Engineer

Location
Sowerby Bridge
Salary
£33900 - £46000 per annum
Posted
15 Sep 2021
Closes
06 Oct 2021
Ref
053697
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.

We're in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data - with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.

 

And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) who provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit.

Our Business Development Team in Technology Resilience & Workplace Engineering is looking for a flexible Engineer who understands what a modern workplace solution looks like, is motivated by challenging the status quo, and has a track record for helping to deliver positive change into the organisation.

 

Want to hear more?

 

We're at the forefront of promoting technical change with the colleague experience and acting as catalysts of technical change to the Group (while adhering to strategic direction and appropriate governance).

 

Our current areas of influence and interest are:

  • Knowledge Management

  • Collaboration & Unified Communications (Voice, Video, Documents, Chat)

  • Office Engineering (Microsoft 365)

  • Process Optimisation

  • Process Automation

  • Ways of Working e.g. hybrid/flexible

 

The Technical Consultancy & Solutions function in Business Development is responsible for:

  • Creating relationships with internal customers and colleagues in the Group Technology Teams and the business Value Streams

  • Representation of other relevant Engineering teams

  • Supporting all technical aspects required of Business Development activities (Solutioning, Architecture, Security, Infrastructure, Cost/Benefits Estimation, Risk and Data Classification)

  • Collaborating with Engineering Centres of Excellence and Architecture & Strategy to keep aligned with roadmaps and LBG Strategy

 

What will you be doing?

As one of our Engineers your current skills will help to instigate and design solutions for the whole of LBG. You'll be:

  • A technology change advocate: challenging the business-as-usual and bringing a new way of thinking about technology change, underpinned by modern principles

  • Operating in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work across different technologies, projects, and teams simultaneously

  • Analytical in your approach

  • A keen problem solver

 

What about your personal skills?

You'll use and develop skills in the following areas:

  • A self-starter who collaborates with colleagues to challenge conventional approaches, develop new capabilities, not being constrained in how technology works today (part of your role will be defining the future)

  • Ability to share ideas will all levels of colleague

  • Good written and verbal communications

 

Technical Essentials:

  • Solid understanding of IT Architecture (Data/Application/Infrastructure/Security)

  • Knowledge of modern security techniques in Data, Applications, & Network

  • Experience of Microsoft 365 & E5 Suite

  • Technical Analysis

  • Technical Risk Management

  • Technical Cost Estimation

 

Technical Desirables:

  • Business Case creation

  • Knowledge of enterprise scale infrastructure

  • Governance

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals

  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

 

What would you get in return?

You'd get a benefits package that includes;

  • A performance related discretionary bonus

  • Generous pension contribution

  • 28 days leave plus bank holidays

  • A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits

  • Private health cover

  • Wider corporate benefits and perks

 

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.

As a new colleague, 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 are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

 

So, if you have the Engineering experience we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

 

Together we make it possible.

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