Software Engineer (Node.js / React.js)

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End Date Tuesday 06 February 2024 Salary Range £66,861 - £100,292 We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options. Agile Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Tuesday 06 February 2024

Salary Range

£66,861 - £100,292

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

Agile Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Software Engineer (Node.js / React.js)

SALARY: £66,861 - £74,290

LOCATION(S): Edinburgh

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending a minimum two days per week, or 40% of our time in our Edinburgh office.

About this opportunity

As a Software Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in the future of our product development, shaping the way we design, build, test and deploy using innovative technology. You'll work collaboratively with other team members, partners and third parties to support empowered teams who are motivated to solve business problems and realise value for customers. You’ll be expected to demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills, whilst working in a collaborative and agile environment.

The Retirement Platform is responsible for shaping and delivering the retirement strategy and product vision to help our customers make the most of their financial future. This is an exciting time to join the Retirement Platform with a multi-million-pound investment in digitising our Individual Annuities customer journey onto a Cloud based platform.

Why Lloyds Banking Group

We’re on an exciting journey and there couldn’t be a better time to join us. The investments we’re making in our people, data, and technology are leading to innovative projects, fresh possibilities, and countless new ways for our people to work, learn, and thrive.

 What are we looking for in you: 

  • A dynamic and adaptable individual, able to use and learn new skills in varying circumstances. 

  • A strong professional with experience of Node.js and frameworks such as Koa, and ExpressJS who is proficient in JavaScript.

  • A deep understanding of Git, source code management and managing change.

  • The ability to work with front end engineers to develop serverside logic and with a broad understanding of RESTful APIs and web services together with expertise in integrating with multiple & dynamic technologies.

  • A sound understanding of agile development practices, continuous integration and test automation (TDD, BDD, Jest, Sonarqube, Thunderclient).

  • Some Expertise in multi-threading and asynchronous programming techniques along with an understanding of how to design low-latency, high-availability and performant applications.

What you’ll need:

  • Deep understanding of the entire software development lifecycle and experience in end-to-end delivery of software products. 

  • Proven experience with agile development methods & tooling e.g. Kanban, Jira & Confluence, and experience of leading & working as part of an agile team. 

  • Able to create tests and work with pipelines to provide strong and maintainable code. 

  • Strong knowledge of modern software development toolsets including Cloud hosting, Web App development, API’s, DevOps Continuous Integration and Delivery. 

  • You'll understand the entire application stack and strong exposure to modern web technologies, especially JavaScript (Node.js or React.js) as well as RESTful APIs and web services. 

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 performance-related bonus

  • 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

Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

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 keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

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.

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