Lloyds Banking Group

Engineering Lead, Open to flexible working

07 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Lloyds Banking Group
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Who are Lloyds Banking Group?

As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear strategy to put customers first and achieve our vision of being the best bank for our customers.

We're innovating products that help transform customer journeys - making millions of people's lives simpler and better, all over the country, every single day. There's never been a better time to be part of change - help us reinvent the boundaries of banking and we'll invest in your continued development, so you can shape your future career. We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve - where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

Who are the Software Engineering Centre of Excellence (CoE)?

We're a group of people pulled together by our passion for coding, experimenting, designing and learning everything that makes us better engineers and we're passionate in putting our skills and passion at the service of our customers.

Lloyds Banking Group vision is to be the best bank for customers and to realise it we have the mission to make it the best bank for Engineers!

Want a Summary of the Role?

The Software Engineering CoE is looking for an authority and passionate Engineering Lead (DevOps) with strong hands-on experience building large scale Web Application in a modern DevOps environment.

This is your chance to transform the way financial services are built and delivered to customers by creating best in class technology.

What would you get involved with?

As our mission is to be a catalyst for change, our team is mainly focused in accelerating adoption of modern engineering practices: DevOps, CI/CD, Cloud First, Agile, etc...

We generally engage in two broad categories of work:

Vertical: We work alongside other teams to provide support and guidance on how to accelerate their transformation

Horizontal: We use the experience matured in the Vertical work to create or share existing cross-cutting tools and practices that can be used by any team in the organisation.

As an engineering centric team, we have fair degree of autonomy about what we work on and we strive to dedicate our effort on the most impactful work.

Ideally what are the skills required to be considered for this job?

Generally, you're comfortable in a hands-on technical leadership role, blending both proven leadership experience and technical expertise.

We welcome people from a range of role backgrounds but do need to see the following as a minimum for consideration:

Software Engineering background with experience in building large scale applications with at least one of the following languages: C++, Java, JavaScript or C# Phenomenal social skills and a good communicator with technical and non-technical people Experience of working with cloud providers (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS), ideally GCP, and 4) Passionate about driving a true modern DevOps culture

Oh, and if you have exposure to the following that would be ideal, but please still apply if you don't! Kubernetes, proficiency in Shell scripting and in one or more open source scripting languages, such as Python or Bash, project work, an awareness of security considerations and security tools.

What support will I get and how will my career grow?

As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of training and development opportunities, helping you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.

We deeply value diversity, and are proudly committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

If this is you, come and join our inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference.

You'll also work in a particularly awesome area of the bank, so you'll be surrounded by passionate and dynamic people who will help you develop!

You'll also get:


Salary: £55,800 to £74,400 base salary, plus significant annual personal bonus %, car allowance, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and home working opportunities at least 1 day per week! Working for Lloyds is great.



Together we make it possible.

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition:


'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum - each demonstrating our commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.



So if you have the skills we're seeking and having a key role in a major digital transformation appeals then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.