End Date Wednesday 24 July 2024 Salary Range £86,964 - £102,310 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Wednesday 24 July 2024

Salary Range

£86,964 - £102,310

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

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE:   Engineering Lead 

SALARY: £86,964 - £102,310 

LOCATION: Edinburgh 

HOURS:  Full time 

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in the Edinburgh office. 


About this opportunity 

Insurance Pensions and Investments has a vision to improve the support we provide to our customers throughout their financial lives, empowering them to make the right decisions on their long-term saving, investment, and retirement needs. We do this by providing clear, straightforward customer journeys, supported by flexible and resilient product platforms and services. 


As an Engineering Lead in the Retirement Platform, you’ll deliver great experiences to help Customers consider, plan and take action for their best Retiremetn, shaping high performing teams and drive engineering excellence. 

  • Help to define, communicate, and implement our engineering strategy across the Lab. This includes, focusing on methods, and approaches; working with others to implement and embed within our end-to-end engineering activity.  

  • Shape and deliver technical solutions that can be utilised across multiple entities across the platform and group. 

  • Work with product owners, architects, and other stakeholders to define and execute the software engineering roadmap, scope, and work. 

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and resolve technical issues and challenges that arise during the software development lifecycle. 

  • Mentor and coach, the software engineering teams, developing their skills and career growth. 

  • Help in adopting best engineering practices like Test Driven Development, Code standards, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery. 

  • Be a great teammate who can build relationships and collaborate efficiently with other teams across a variety of domains. 

  • Play an active part in the Engineering Leadership team, supporting others & directly reporting into the Lab Engineering Lead. 

About us 

Like the modern Britain we serve, we’re evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We’re growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too… 


What you’ll need 

  • A strong Engineering background with broad knowledge of tools, techniques, and platforms, including cloud hosting. Our stack is predominantly JavaScript, Node, React and GCP. 

  • Experience of leading and embedding engineering transformation initiatives across teams & the Lab.  

  • Hands-on proven experience of delivering systems design, software development, testing and operational stability. 

  • Proven experience and knowledge of automation and CI/CD 

  • The knowledge and ability to lead diverse engineering change, including technical deliveries and engineering improvements, utilising efficient agile methodologies.  

  • Expected to Line Manage others in the Lab, help coach & mentor other developments.  

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills and an enthusiasm for advocating best practice across Product & Engineering.  


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 

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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