Java Software Engineer: x2 Senior - Hybrid and Flexible working options
Lloyds Banking Group, Commercial Banking
London based (hybrid working pattern, 2 days per week in office & rest from home, you can be located anywhere as long as you can commute to London those days under your own cost)
Salary & Benefits: £69,448 to £105,853 (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 are very flexible employers and don't stick to the normal 9-5. Within reason you can work hours to suit your lifestyle. We're very family friendly as a company.
Where do the roles sit and what does the function support?
Markets Value Stream, part of Commercial and Business Banking Transformation is focussed on product management and development of all aspects of the customer journey in Traded products for the Ring Fenced and Non-Ring-fenced Bank. Our teams also focus on maintaining service and the key aspects of risk and data reflecting the Value Stream's vision of Powering access to Global Markets through the energy and focus of brilliant teams.
The Sales & Trading (S&T) Lab is focusing on delivery of change across systems that support LBCM Flow Sales and Trading Teams, RFB Traded Products Teams and Sales Teams within Global Transaction Banking to increase flow, improve pricing, keeping colleagues and our client's safe through regulatory compliance, always working to stay ahead of the game as well as deepening our relationships with business partners.
We are looking for 5 Software Engineers and we have multiple teams that work on exciting aspects. Repo team works within the world of front office real time pricing to electronic trading, real time risk management and looks into expanding team due to new strategic scope. Trade Controls team works on redeployment of regulatory system and supports pre-trade regulatory checks' intraday with consideration around latency and a post-trade check. There is a good opportunity to review the wider design and architecture of the application. FX team develops and maintains several systems, in particular EDM (internal system handling static data), Arena (dealer platform supporting FX and Money Markets), and IFX (pricing engine for international payments and providing FX pricing and hedging) which currently being re-architected to move to a microservice architecture and adding a new ReacrJS UI. If you have any experience in these areas, you will be ahead of the game.
What would you do in the role?
Primarily you will focus on the development, maintenance and testing of new Java based software over the full software development lifecycle. Specific activities could include:
Developing well tested and robust code using Java
Redeveloping legacy systems
Maintain and improve existing software
Delivering regulatory software to a high standard.
Identification of opportunities to automate and simplify
Responsible for further production investigation, when handed over from support teams.
What do we need to see evidence of in your CV?
We have multiple roles so there are slightly different requirements for each, however the essential criteria you must have to apply would be;
Experience working at middle to senior software engineering level
Highly skilled Java coding ability
Springboot + Microservices knowledge
Experience working within a modern Agile engineering function including a focus on automation & continuous improvement.
Strong interpersonal & communication skills
Highly desirable would be the following, but please apply if you have the above as we can support your learning in these areas;
Experience supporting the migration to Cloud
Markets or investment banking experience.
Experience working within Financial Services or other Regulatory heavy environments.
General knowledge of markets products such as, but not limited to, SWAPS, FX, REPO
This would be a great role if you……
Want to be part of major system redevelopment projects, updating essential and highly visible systems.
Enjoy working closely with the business, including traders & directors within commercial banking
Why else should this role be of interest?
We offer excellent training, certification, career opportunities and a relaxed working environment for investment banking!
We think we are fun (others might challenge that) but we are definitely a friendly, engaging and hard-working. We're flexible in terms of working hours. 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.
Together we make it possible!
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