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Senior Data Engineer

Lloyds Banking Group
Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date
2 May 2024

Job Details

End Date
Wednesday 01 May 2024

Salary Range
£68,202 - £75,780

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About us

We’re on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we’re shaping finance for good. We’re focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you!

About this opportunity

Do you want to play a crucial role as part of our engineering team, wider engineering and data communities, with a dedication to excellent technical quality, and build, maintain and evolve our data management capabilities whilst embracing industry best practices and standards?

In this role, you’ll be delivering projects ranging from technological implementations, software implementations, pipeline automation, metadata ingestion across the length and breadth of the software development lifecycle.

Job Description

Senior Data Engineer

Salary: £68,202 to £75,780

Location: Manchester

Hours:Full time

Working Pattern:Our work style is hybrid, at least 2 days per weekin our Manchester office.

About this Opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in a team delivering regulatory and technology change

We're seeking curious engineers to work within our feature teams. You will support customers by ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards expected.

We're looking for someone who wants to develop their engineering skillset. We’ll support you to be able to be able to take on technical challenges and develop your understanding of how data solutions and services are developed, tested and implemented. If this excites you then you would be an asset to our team!

We are pioneering the transformation of current processes from our on-premises platforms and have started our journey in deploying solutions on the Google Cloud Platform. This role sits within our labs analytics pillar who are looking to create strategic data products and build data and analytics capability.

We work using agile delivery practices, so a self-led individual capable of accurately estimating and planning their own work would be valued highly.

Here’s where you’ll make a difference
  • Design, develop, maintain and improve data processes to support regulatory and prudential change with high quality solutions and providing oversight and leadership to help others do the same.
  • Building data pipelines for current and future analytics and reporting solutions
  • Implement and embody engineering standards, using constructive feedback to create opportunities for learning.
  • Work with the Product Owner and customers to understand, refine and prioritise items for the feature team backlog
  • Using strong problem solving skills and a combination of technical knowledge, experience and judgement to identify available options and clearly set-out the way forward.

What you’ll need
  • Experience of SAS, SQL, Java, Python, or other open source technologies used for analytics
  • Significant experience in Data Management tooling and their application e.g. Atacama (Data Quality), ILM (Archiving), Collibra (Meta data management), Google Dataplex, Azure Purview
  • Working knowledge of Metadata Solutions and how they are used to drive delivery
  • Previous experience of DevOps processes and tooling i.e. GitHub, Jenkins and Spinnaker
  • Ability to understand business requirements and create business ready solutions
  • Show well-developed interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, particularly the ability to convey key business information arising from complex issues to non-technical people

Desirable skills include
  • Cloud understanding, particularly GCP
  • Data engineering background and good knowledge of waterfall and agile development practices.
  • Insights into industry solutions for data management, storage and analytics
  • Experience of cultural changes including adoption of Agile and DevOps tooling e.g. JIRA, Confluence etc and practices e.g. SAFe
  • Hands on experience Programming languages, object orientated programming, solution and data management tooling, and infrastructure knowledge
  • Understanding or ideally experience of Cloud Native solutions including Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Azure

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure that 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 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

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive?

Apply today and find out more

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.


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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