Software Engineer - Payments

End Date Sunday 21 July 2024 Salary Range £45,054 - £67,581 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary Will use...

End Date

Sunday 21 July 2024

Salary Range

£45,054 - £67,581

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary

Will use their strong knowledge and expertise in a variety of methodologies and toolsets to assist with designing, building and unit testing code to deliver products that are fit for purpose and meet the quality standards that our customers expect. Working in one of our cross-disciplinary teams engineers will have the opportunity to develop their technical knowledge and understanding as well develop, practice and demonstrate the workplace skills and behaviours required for this job role. They will also join and attend Communities of Practice, Engineering Guilds and Working Groups to deliver peer-to-peer mentoring.

Job Description

Software Engineer

Salary: £45,954 - £51,060

Location: Edinburgh

Hours: Full time

Working Pattern: At least 2 days per week in our Edinburgh office.

About this opportunity

In the Payments Services Platform (PSP), our mission is to provide compliant and efficient domestic and international payments capabilities for the Group and drive innovation to enable customers to move money confidently, quickly and securely. This role is in the Enterprise & Accounting Lab within the Payments Platform and specifically in the Data Product team. The Data Product team sits at the heart of payments. We build products around payments data using cutting edge technologies and agile ways of working.

As a Software Engineer, you’ll:

  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software showcasing your technical, interpersonal and communication skills whilst supporting the software across the product lifecycle

  • Work with a range of key stakeholders, external partners and our internal development and testing teams, to support the successful achievement of IT strategies.

  • Have a mindset of continuous learning, mentoring and keeping abreast of latest development in technology and engineering practices

What you’ll need

You would have a breadth of experience across the following software technologies:

  • Java, Spring Boot, Kafka, Relational Databases, NoSQL databases


  • Understanding of Git, source code management and managing change

  • Understanding of cloud technologies including Docker and Kubernetes

  • An understanding of the entire application stack and proficiency in designing MicroServices

  • Knowledge of agile development practices, continuous integration, and test automation (TDD, BDD, Selenium)

  • Understanding of how to design low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications.

  • Practical experience building and deploying Java Microservices to a cloud environment

  • Practical knowledge of CI/CD, Jenkins and related devops tools

  • Practical experience with agile ways of working and related tools such as JIRA and Confluence

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

  • 28 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that’s exciting 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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