Markets Value Stream - Post Trade Lab Software Engineer

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 20 Apr 19

Markets Value Stream - Post Trade Lab Software Engineer

End Date
25 April 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
£63,135 - £70,150

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

Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper.

Job Description

Our aim is to build a forward-thinking engineering culture that supports the business in delivering high quality, efficient and positive impact outcomes for customers. Our Principle Software Engineers and Chapter Leads are vital in ensuring the products we deliver are fit for purpose and meet the quality and standards that our users expect.

What would you get involved with?

You'll fulfil the role of software engineer within the Finance component team (CT Finance) which sits within the Post Trade lab.

Embracing the agile methodology, you'll be able to demonstrate working within an agile framework (e.g. Kanban and Scrum) and will collaborate with fellow engineers to develop high quality innovative solutions and maintain a stable production environment.

The well-established CT Finance team applications include Aptitude, Oracle GL, GL Datamart and STB. The operating environment for these applications is currently being enhanced to demonstrate a range of Dev Ops tools to improve quality of software, speed up development, reduce testing cycle durations, reduce risk and reduce time to market.
Key Responsibilities

  • Generation of new, and maintenance of, existing Microgen Aptitude projects
  • Software development (unix scripting, PL/SQL)
  • You'll translate complex functional and technical requirements into user stories
  • Become an application SME and share knowledge across the team
  • Work with the Production support team to determine incident root cause, manage/fix production incidents in a timely manner
  • Work with team, partners and vendors to ensure quality delivery of software
  • You'll maintain a focus on reducing risk and building confidence in the team and its partners on the quality of Engineering
  • You'll ensure Engineering is conducted in a way which is consistent with the collective views, frameworks, patterns and standard methodologies that exist across the wider Engineering community
  • You'll ensure area of responsibility is aligned with overall engineering strategies and transformation, pushing boundaries and seeking opportunities to improve
  • 3rd line overnight support (rota basis - training to be provided)
About you...

  • Detailed technical knowledge of Oracle e-business suite General Ledger module
  • Ability to interpret, design and build PL/SQL packages , Unix scripts and projects within Microgen Aptitude Studio
  • You'll have a real passion for coaching other engineers and building a strong team culture
  • Finance/Accounting/Regulatory reporting experience essential
  • Usage of automated testing techniques
  • Excellent collaboration, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience of partner management at varying levels of a large organisation
  • Experience in a range of engineering practices, tools and ceremonies
What will you get in return?

On top of our team ethos we're genuine about both equal opportunity and our colleagues representing the communities we serve - developing and advancing the best in our people.
You'll also get...

In return you'll benefit from a competitive salary and generous out of hour's payments on top of which we'll provide:

  • An on target performance bonus of c.15%
  • A generous pension contribution
  • 28 days leave plus bank holidays
  • A 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
  • Private health cover
  • Share schemes


We're genuine about providing equal opportunity as well as our people representing the communities we serve and have a culture built around developing and advancing the best of our people.

Sound like your ideal next workplace?

So if you have the skills we're after and playing a key role in our ongoing support and development appeals then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...

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.