Back End Engineer - Consumer Onboarding

£46000 - £51000 per annum + Additional benefits
16 Jan 2020
30 Jan 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Description

LBG is committed to help Britain prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this we're transforming our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, seamless interactions across online, mobile and branches. LBG digital channels have over 12 million active online customers with over 1 billion logons per year.

Consumer Onboarding 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. The transformation culture Consumer Onboarding lives by is to empower its co-located teams to create dynamic environments using agile methodology, including scrum, ultimately providing outstanding customer experiences; and by driving innovative technology solutions that drive iterative change across research, buy and servicing needs to market at pace.

A great opportunity has arisen within the Consumer Onboarding Value Stream as a Back End Engineer. Working in a strong collaborative way to drive efforts to create, build, support and improve our backend software, also working closely with the product and engineering teams with lots of exciting new challenges. You'll be a core contributor to ensure good quality and engineering practices are followed in accordance with engineering transformation strategy.

Key Capabilities
An ideal Back End Engineer for Consumer Onboarding will need to be able to display the following qualities:

Behaviors & Competencies: a "can-do" attitude, capability of bootstrapping projects, and ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary, internal and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle.

  • Knowledge & Experience
  • Knowledge of JavaScript - 4 years' experience
  • Java Spring - 2 years' experience
  • Java Hibernate - 2 years' experience
  • Rest / SOAP - 3 years' experience
  • Containers - 1 years' experience
  • GIT, test automation and CI - 2 years' experience
  • Application servers - WAS & Liberty - 2 years' experience
  • SQL/NoSQL database - 2 years' experience

Key Accountabilities

  • Build efficient and reusable back-end systems and abstractions
  • Find and address performance issues.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Identify general improvements and implement backend best practices.
  • Collaborate with the product/design team to iterate the design function and implement the products.
  • Collaborate with Backend and DevOps Engineers to build features and experiments



What we're looking for


  • Understanding of Core java
  • Exposure to SOAP
  • Exposure to Web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JSON
  • Hibernate ORM experience
  • Exposure to Maven
  • Exposure to at least one of Liberty, Tomcat or Jetty Containers
  • Exposure to open source technologies and frameworks
  • Basic SQL and Database knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of XML and JSON
  • Agile scrum methodology
  • Preferable experience with Python and Big Data technologies including ML
  • Preferable experience with public cloud infrastructure



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. Our inclusive culture offers you flexibility to try new things while helping you build the future you want.



What will you get in return?

On top of our team ethos we're genuine about both equal opportunity and our colleagues representing the communities we serve - developing and advancing the best in our people.



You'll also get...


  • In return, you'll benefit from a competitive salary and generous out of hour's payments on top of which we'll provide:
  • An on target performance bonus of c.20%
  • A generous pension contribution
  • 28 days leave plus bank holidays
  • A 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
  • Private health cover
  • Share schemes including free shares


We're genuine about providing equal opportunity as well as our people representing the communities we serve and have a culture built around developing and advancing the best of our people.


Sound like your ideal next workplace?


So if you have the skills we're after and playing a key role in our ongoing support and development appeals then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...

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