Java Software Engineer x4 roles (Financial Services)

£68,139 - £75,710
20 Jan 2022
16 Feb 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Java Software Engineer x4 roles (Financial Services)

Lloyds Banking Group

London based (please only apply if able to work in the London location)

Salary & Benefits: £57,861 to £79,497 (depending on experience) base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and regular home working. We aim to ensure you have a good work-life balance and positive mental health.

Who are Lloyds Banking Group?

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's leading digital franchise, with over 13 million active online customers across our three main brands - including Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland - as well as the biggest mobile bank in the country. We're building the bank of the future, and we need your help.

Where does the role sit and what will I develop?
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Digital Platform Value Stream where a lab is being mobilised for providing an Authentication platform as a central service. Developed to meet the Strong Customer Authentication regulatory commitments, the platform uses innovative technologies that is not just the bank of the future, but industry trailblazing. Authenticators such as AppSign, Call Challenge, Behavioural Biometrics, Strong ID, Card and Reader use newest technologies across desktop, mobile, cloud, machine learning, Microservices etc.

We are looking for four new mid to senior level developers to join this lab, and two more entry level developers, expanding on the team we have.

What would I focus on as a Java Engineer?
As a Java Engineer, within a feature team you'll work closely with both feature team members and the wider engineering community including solution architects, security, data, SRE, DevOps and a range of shared teams to deliver business value by delivering reliable, scalable and working software to production.

Key to this role is the ability to work autonomously, holistically and critically assess situations and solutions. The pace and scale of change taking place requires a passion for new thinking, new ideas, and continuous improvement, as well as a flexible approach when interacting with wider teams.

What do we need to see from applicants?

We like people who come from diverse backgrounds that can bring new and challenging ways of thinking to the team. As a minimum to be considered for the four middle to senior level roles we have available, we would need to see evidence of the following in your CV's;

  • Has a background working as a Software Engineer to a middle or senior level, ideally having focused on Java as your main development language.

  • Experience of API design and architecture patterns, messaging technologies (Kafka, MQ) and Microservices

  • Has a deep and broad understanding of Java

  • Experience of a relevant testing frameworks

  • Experience of some relevant build tools

  • Experience of deployment and monitoring tools

  • Understanding of containers, orchestration and service mesh

If Java is your main skill but are missing 1-2 points from the bottom of the list above then please still apply as we'd like to consider your application.

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 through personal development, training, qualifications and upskilling on the job.

The sheer scale and size of Lloyds brings great career development opportunities and we are set to continue to grow our Engineering functions across the group for many years to come.

Together we'll make it possible… 

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