Senior C#.Net Software Engineer (Software Developer)

Software Development • £57787 - £67420 per annum + GoodPackage

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Senior C#.Net Software Engineer (Software Developer)

Lloyds Banking Group

Bristol - Harbourside Building - BS1 5FL

Salary & Benefits: £57,789 to £67,420 base salary, plus annual personal bonus %, 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.

Want a Summary of the Role?

Your Senior 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. We are transitioning to new Agile ways of working and you will be key in helping us transform our ways of working. There is a lot of exciting challenging work being done within the team to prepare for the integration of Bancs and FNZ, so this is a great time to join.

So what am I responsible for as Software Engineer?

We are doing a lot of exciting work in our engineering space, especially within the insurance domain. Primarily you would will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining relevant applications in C#.NET 4.5.2. 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.

You would will have a great opportunity to coach, mentor and develop your management skills. We are changing the composition of the team to bring more engineering knowledge back in-house and creating a more Agile team. This is the first and most senior technical role we are recruiting within the team towards that goal. Initially you will be coaching and leading a partner team based both onshore and offshore. You would will work within a cross-functional teamproject teateam and collaborate with solution architects to shape and review technical designs, support project stakeholders to understand critical path, team engagements and priorities, specifying and supporting low-level infrastructure design and configuration details. Providing technical consultancy and problem solving on behalf of other teams is essential to the role.

What experience, skills and knowledge will I need to do this role?

You will need a minimum of five ten years' experience of relevant software engineering across the whole software development lifecycle, a good understanding of best practice solution design and development principles, plus strong hands on skills developing in C#.NET and SQL Server.

This will be a senior role in the team so if you have had good experience coaching/mentoring other staff this could be a great role to develop your career.

Insurance industry experience would be great but as long as you have experience of large scale complex systems that would work well. A good knowledge of waterfall and agile development practices, TDD/BDD, automated builds, continuous integration, code quality metrics and good interpersonal skills would also serve you well.

This would be a great role if you……

  • Are passionate about software engineering
  • Want to develop a long term career within the insurance industry with good future career opportunities
  • Enjoy problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis
  • Want to help and be part of an industry step change within insurance.

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 is 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.

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.

Together we make it possible.

If you perhaps don't have your CV ready yet, or would like to discuss the role before applying please e-mail or for more information.

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