Entry level C#.Net Software Engineer (Software Developer)
Lloyds Banking Group
Bristol - Harbourside Building - BS1 5LL5LF
Salary & Benefits: £33,993 to £39,658 base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours and agile working practices. Working for Lloyds is great!
Want a Summary of the Role?
Your Software Engineering role sits in the Distributed .Net team who are responsible for developing, supporting and maintaining Agency and other.Net applications associated with Insurance and Wealth plus supporting 3rd party applications. We are involved in project based work and business as usual developments.
So what am I responsible for?
We are doing a lot of exciting work in our engineering space, especially within the insurance domain. Primarily you would will be responsible for supporting the designing, building and maintaining of relevant applications in C#.NET and SQL Server. You will be supporting those developments through route to live environments and relevant infrastructure support. You would will work in an environment that is currently using mainly waterfall lifecycle but evolving to Agile DevOps environment. At the entry level training and support will be given to develop your knowledge and skills.
You would have exposure to work within a cross-functional team and collaborate with other developers, solution architects, project staff and business customers. You will support senior developers to help them with their activities such as: shape and review technical designs, maintain and correct data in production systems, build systems, support project stakeholders to understand critical path, team engagements and priorities, specifying and supporting low-level infrastructure design and configuration details.
What experience, skills and knowledge will I need to do this role?
We are open to considering people from a variety of backgrounds but as a minimum would need to see experience developing using C#.NET and SQL Server, plus an understanding of the software development lifecycle. Most importantly we want to see a passion for development and customer centric approach.
The backgrounds we have found work well in the past have often been the following: 1) one to three years' commercial experience in a related role, 2) a relevant degree with no commercial experience or c) those recently graduating from another relevant training course looking to move industry into software development.
This would be a great role if you……
Who are the team and the business area?
Insurance & Wealth Transformation is on a journey to create an excellent experience for our customers though our newly initiated Value Streams. Our Financial Planning & Retirement Value Stream has ambitious plans to significantly grow our software engineering teams this year and into 2020.
Together, we are focused on improving support to our customers throughout their financial lives, with clear, straightforward customer journeys and resilient administration platforms. Our teams are spread across Edinburgh and a growing team in Bristol, supplemented by an experienced partner team based both onshore and offshore.
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 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.
What support will I get and how will my career grow?
You would join a team of Software Engineers which is set to grow during 2020 as one of the first entry level staff after we have just hired a senior developer. You will report into the senior developer who in turn will be led by a very long standing member of our insurance software development community.
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.
Together we make it possible.