Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Salary: £66,861 -£74,290
Location: Manchester
Hours: (Full time / Part Time)
Working Pattern: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in office.

About us

We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you.

About this opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Software Engineer to work on the Core Banking System which aims to support around 30 million customers and 60 million accounts

You'll be part of Everyday Banking in Consumer Relationships Platform working in the Vault Banking Products lab. The lab is focusing on building new core banking platform that will support servicing our customers through multiple channels and will enable the bank to create new innovative products for our customers using cutting edge cloud based technology platform.

What you'll do

  • Working with the most modern technology to deliver innovative solutions for our customers

  • Hands-on designing and developing the new banking platform as well as integrating with heritage banking systems

  • Working in an agile environment, alongside colleagues from both LBG and third party companies, both on and off-shore

  • Mentoring junior team members including code reviews, problem solving, development and code standards including security standards

  • Working within a strict QE-led methodology, delivering high quality software supported by fully automated testing frameworks

  • Creating opportunities for your own learning and growth, as well as sharing finding with your peers

  • Deploying developed applications using set tools and pipelines to all environments including production hosting on container based cloud platforms.

What you'll need

  • Core Java development skills

  • Microservices architecture

  • Good understanding of design patterns and build activities across the SDLC including unit testing, system testing, integration, security and performance testing

  • Relentless focus on delivering business value through sound engineering methods and principles

  • Working experience with Kafka for event driven communication between services

Additional bonus:

  • Experience in Cloud Applications

  • Docker based container development and deployment on Kubernetes

  • Understanding of CI/CD methodology and tools such as Jenkins, GitHub, Spinnaker etc

  • Experience in Automated testing and TDD

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So, if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive? Apply today and find out more.