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Engineering Lead

Employer
Lloyds Banking Group
Location
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Job Details

End Date
Wednesday 10 April 2024

Salary Range
£85,255 - £100,300

We support flexible working - click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options
Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary
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Job Description

JOB TITLE: Engineering Lead
SALARY: £86,964 - £102,310+ excellent rewards package
LOCATION: Edinburgh
HOURS: Full Time - 35 hours

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at either our London Wall or Sighthill North office.

About this Opportunity

We're looking for 2x Engineering Lead to join our Domestic Payments lab and out International & CHAPS lab .

We're responsible for over 4bn UK electronic Payments including Faster Payments, Cheque Clearing, BACS, Cash distribution and more. Our team works in close collaboration with industry groups and regulators to protect the UK, the Bank and our Customers. We sit in the Payments Services Platform which provides compliant, efficient and innovative payments capabilities for the Group to enable customers to move money confidently, quickly and securely. We are a supportive and diverse community where we’re passionate about collaboration and growing together. We're responsible for over 4bn UK electronic Payments including Faster Payments, Cheque Clearing, BACS, Cash distribution and more. Our team works in close collaboration with industry groups and regulators to protect the UK, the Bank and our Customers. We sit in the Payments Services Platform which provides compliant, efficient and innovative payments capabilities for the Group to enable customers to move money confidently, quickly and securely. We are a supportive and diverse community where we’re passionate about collaboration and growing together.

In the Engineering Lead Role, you will deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting your engineering teams. 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.

Specifically you’ll focus on the following:
  • Working in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software and showcase excellent interpersonal and communication skill whilst ensuring software operates as intended.
  • You’ll be an advocate for Engineering, providing a voice to engineers within the teams, identifying and supporting them in resolution of impediments and issues
  • Leverage modern technologies to unlock agility in how we meet future needs efficiently, delivering compelling customer and business propositions
  • Provide input into the development of IT Security policies, develops underlying procedures and monitors their implementation for area of responsibility within the organisation.
  • Analyse and evaluate the feasibility/relevance of proposals for complex products/services, then develops and amends as necessary with guidance from senior colleagues and/or supervises activities performed by a product development/specialist team.


What You’ll need
  • Experience across the Payments domain, industry and technology ecosystem
  • Ability to meet changing requirements by developing new testing approaches and strategy for a defined range of products and/or operations.
  • Experience in providing Software Engineering oversight, technical and people leadership across multiple teams
  • Takes responsibility for implementing formal development frameworks for a substantial department, while informally coaching and mentoring others throughout the organisation and investing in own personal development.
  • Experience in inspiring delivery whilst encouraging simplicity and developing confidence & trust
  • Ability to address risks across our current service through investing in our assets and security capabilities.


And the following would be really useful
  • Strong working knowledge of Payments Systems such as Faster Payments, BACS and Current Account Switching Service
  • Good understanding of middleware and integration technologies


About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

• A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

• An annual performance-related bonus

• Share schemes including free shares

• Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

• 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

• A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey!

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 keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks. We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person.

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.

Company

We’re creating an organisation that attracts, retains and develops the best talent in the industry, and one that openly embraces diversity too. But more than that – we want to be a great place to work. We invest in our people, offering the best training and coaching, and by encouraging them to contribute to our leading corporate and social responsibility practices. We offer flexible working hours and days, under our Work Options scheme. This means that you can have a challenging and rewarding career, and still have an ideal work/life balance.

Flexible working is at the heart of our strategy. We’re re-imagining where, when, and how our people work, with new approaches designed to meet the ever-changing needs of customers and colleagues. These include increasing our use of remote-working tools and technology, as well as placing less reliance on a 9-to-5 mindset. For many of our office-based colleagues, we work in hybrid ways which involves spending at least two days per week or 40% of their time at one of our office sites.

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