Java Software Engineer

£57861 - £75710 per annum
02 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title: Senior Java Software Engineer

Location: London wall office London wall office (City of London (near Bank / Moorgate / Barbican / St Pauls). The team will be working in a hybrid work pattern. Please only apply if able to work 2- 3 days per week in this location post-covid (dependent on the week). Did you know we offer flexible working patters from part-time, job share or flexible work schedules, for example start and finish times, or compressed hours!

Our Mission

We're on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We're continuing our transformation programme, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team where you'll impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, and Scottish Widows.

Why we're doing this?

We're committed to Help Britain Prosper and become the best bank for customers. As part of this, we're redefining our digital capability, providing customers with simpler, continuous interactions across online, mobile and branches. Our digital platforms (public website, mobile & tablet app, and internet banking website) are where the majority of customer and colleague interactions with the bank take place. They are becoming increasingly sophisticated with the introduction of public API's, growing numbers of devices to access them from and evolving operating systems.

The team

We're passionate about our shared passion for delivering new features for customers across our brands. The Retail teams are part of the Retail Transformation directorate and are fully agile teams that strive for quality.

Joining our team, you'll have opportunities get involved in internal Hackathons, coding challenges or to be a member of our engineering community.

About you

It will be your responsibility to help promote sound engineering practices and to work alongside Product Owners to implement improvements to journeys, which are used by the bank's 25+ million customers.
We issue new joiners a high spec laptop with local admin rights. The team use Git to manage most of the source code, and SonarQube to help monitor code quality. Jira and Confluence are used heavily for task management and documentation.

The skills and background we're loking for:


  • Expert Java knowledge
  • A proven track record of the Spring framework, Git workflows, testing (TDD, Mock object), and DevOps toolchains
  • Experience of microservice design, container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, Helm), cloud technologies (GCP, ICP, Azure)
  • Phenomenal teamwork and communication skills
  • A passion for delivering business value through sound engineering methods and principles


What you'll get from the role

Meet like-minded team members and be able to grow your own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities. We're an encouraging team that invest in a collaborative approach where everyone's opinion is heard.

What can we offer you in return?

Salary and Benefits package:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
  • Generous employer pension contribution up to 15%
  • 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary variable annual performance bonus and private medical health cover, share schemes and access to staff discounts!

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'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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.

Does this sound like an outstanding fit for you? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

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