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Data Solution Engineer

Lloyds Banking Group
Bristol, United Kingdom
Closing date
25 May 2024

Job Details

End Date
Friday 24 May 2024

Salary Range
£66,861 - £74,290

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Job Description Summary

Job Description

Data Solution Engineer

Lloyds Banking Group

Bristol - hybrid working pattern, 2 days per week in office & rest from home

Salary & Benefits: £68,202 to £83,358 base salary depending on location and experience.

Additional Package: Annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash allowance, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Where does the role sit?
We’re the Data & Machine Learning Platforms within Lloyds Banking Group!

We support all areas of the bank, so products you work on could apply to any area of financial services and we’ve got one of the largest data sets available in FS for you to draw upon. We’re well funded, and we’re expanding rapidly!

What exactly does a Data Solution Engineer do?

You’ll interface to different areas of the business in order to understand their business problems revolving around data, then once you have built a picture of their data capabilities and required support, you can help to shape & accelerate the divisions data capabilities.

You’ll collaborate with Product Owners, Platform Leads, Enterprise Architects & Engineers to create the Architectural runway for our Platform teams. Once baselined, our Solution Architects continuously invest in maintaining the Architecture runway underpinning our Platform teams.

You’ll be providing analysis of options and deliver end-to-end solution designs using relevant architectural building blocks as well as producing designs for features that enable frequent incremental customer value delivery.

You’ll owning the technical design risks or issues and driving resolution through architectural or agile practises.

We operate using modern Agile engineering practices so you’ll participating in Agile ceremonies, elicit requirements, shape & validate designs or prototypes that deliver customer outcomes that align to our target architecture.

You’ll be supporting Product Owners & Platform Leads in identifying, articulating and impact assessing software & infrastructure currency risks or issues, offering options & recommendations on action planning & continuously evergreening solutions/systems within the Platform.

What do we need to see from your application?

We’re keen to see diverse and varied applications, however as this is a senior role in a niche industry area we’ll need to see the following as a minimum to be considered for interview;
  • A prior career background with significant experience of Solution Design specific to the Data industry.
  • You’ll need to have developed a depth of knowledge around standard data management practices, a passion for what can be achieved using data and an appreciation of what benefits can be derived from data (essential).
  • Broad knowledge of potential solutions utilising Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence or Business Intelligence. You’ll need a solid grounding in more than one area.
  • Advanced experience in Cloud Architecture, designing data/analytics solutions in the cloud, ideally GCP. In practice, not just theory.
  • Excellent communication skills

Why else should this role be of interest?

We offer excellent training, certification, career opportunities and a relaxed working environment. We’re a lovely bunch of people.

We’re growing and will continue to do so for years to come so you’ll have good career development opportunities.

We promote equal opportunities, and welcome applications from employees from a diverse range of backgrounds. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions.

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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