Software Engineering Lead, Data

  • Competitive
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 19 Feb 19

Software Engineering Lead, Data

End Date
12 March 2019
Please note, this vacancy will close at 00:01am on the specified closing date rather than 11:59pm. Please ensure all applications are received before 00.01am on the specified closing date.

Salary Range
£54,675 - £72,900

We support agile working - click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options
Job Share, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
Our Finance team have a unique opportunity for a talented Software Engineering Lead to own the design of our future cloud strategy, as we work toward a cloud-based Finance Ledger.

Job Description

This is your chance to help us set up automated tests scripts & build an environment that will automate finance reporting processes, giving our Finance teams' valuable business insight.

You'll also help us build our Bristol based Software Engineering team who together, will successfully deliver the overall technical design and implementation of, a new finance application Aptitude Accounting Hub (AAH), that will enable us to provide a seamless route of data from our Finance Ledgers back to our Product Systems.

Our Software Engineering teams adopt (where we can) the Agile methodology, so you'll work together with your technology peers in architecture, product & DevOps, so you'll need to stay abreast of emerging technologies and actively promote your expertise.

You'll also actively encourage the adoption (and modification) of tech & working practices into the Finance Value Stream.

This will include Dev Ops tooling such as GIT, Jenkins and Urban Code.

We feel this role would be ideal for a certified Aptitude Engineer, or would also suit a talented PL/ SQL Engineer familiar with Oracle databases.

Ideally, you'll also bring strong knowledge or experience of ETL tools or Data Hubs applications or at least financial systems knowledge.

Experience of building & leading small to mid-size Engineering teams would be a great advantage.

Key Accountabilities

•Accountable for the overall technical design and development of all deliverables on the AAH application in line with Architecture Guidance.

•Design and build complex technology solutions in AAH using best in class libraries and design principles

•Assist in design, estimation, planning and implementation of customer user stories requiring IT development

•Design and build AAH solution frameworks following best practices

•Mentor, coach and help develop more junior members of the team

We would like to hear from you, if you have strong engineering knowledge of or experience in:


•Financial Applications (Oracle, SAP)

•ETL / Data Hubs

It would be great also, if you had working experience of or within?

•Dev Ops tooling e.g. Jenkins, GIT, Urban Code

•Finance Ledger or sub-ledger knowledge

•An environment that adopts Agile methodology & also have a flexible working approach

•Aptitude Accounting Hub (AAH) application

Personal Qualities

We all learn and develop with our experience but we know that having the right approach is the key to being successful. So whilst skills, knowledge and prior experience are important to us we want people who are highly motivated, and enthusiastic with an inquisitive and curious approach to work.

Our group values of Keeping it Simple, Making a Difference Together and Pitting Customers First are at the heart of our ethos so a commitment to improvement, combined with adaptability, a love of learning, and a collaborative approach are crucial to us.

To support this, excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be key.

So if you're the sort of person that has a real delivery focus and can make things happen? Then we'd love to hear from you


So what can we offer you in return?

A package that includes:

•Performance related bonus

•A generous pension contribution


•30 days holiday plus bank holidays

•Private Health cover

•A flexible benefit cash pot to craft around your lifestyle

•Share schemes including free shares

•Discounted products and discounted high street shopping

About LBG

You may not know that Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) is the UK's leading digital bank and its biggest mobile bank - with over 13 million active online customers.

And with over 30m customers we're looking to harness the data we hold to ensure we become the best Bank for customers through our products and services.

We're now embarking on a three year, £3bn, transformation programme - putting unprecedented levels of investment into our platforms, people and data capabilities to build the bank of the future.

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'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.