Solution Architect job vacancy

Lloyds Banking Group

Overview: Solution Architect job vacancy in London recruiting now

Ref: 18988717
Employer: Lloyds Banking Group
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Are you someone who is passionate about having your work impact millions of lives and have fun while doing it? If yes, come help us build the bank of the future!

***We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Solution Architect to join us in our London office. We offer a competitive base salary £57,861 – £98,423 plus the competitive benefits below***.

About us

Lloyds Banking Group is changing. We’re rapidly transforming into a digitally led business on a massive scale to better serve our customers. We’re already the largest provider of digital banking products in the UK, with over 12 million active online customers and nearly 8 million active mobile banking customers. It means a big opportunity for you to be part of ground-breaking transformation and it means there’s never been a more exciting time to join.

With our breadth, reach and diversity, we can offer excellent opportunities for career growth and development. And we’re looking for people who can seize those opportunities; you’ll get plenty of support but it’s about taking the initiative, building relationships, and making it happen. Do this and you can help us make a positive difference to our customers, our colleagues, and our communities.

About the role

As an experienced Software Engineer in the Payments, Fraud and Financial Crime (PFFC), IT team is at the heart of it all, as we develop and maintain capability to become the best bank for customer. You’ll deliver business value by delivering reliable, scalable, and working software to production. You will ensure platforms and services are built consistently with industry best practice and standards. You’ll be responsible for the domain application stack, understanding application integration and E2E flow, and be comfortable communicating this at all levels, from the business design down to root-cause analysis with engineers/developers.

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong Software Architecture background and knowledge of agile development practices with a history of technical leadership
  • Experience across the entire software development life cycle from inception, through build to production
  • You appreciate and acknowledge the impact of system design decisions on scalability, resilience, and supportability
  • Experience of API design and architecture patterns, messaging technologies (Kafka, MQ)
  • Exposure to modern application frameworks (Spring boot Java etc)
  • Exposure to Open Banking architecture framework

We’d welcome the following desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of delivery of microservices to production
  • Exposure to Systems Thinking
  • Exposure to Docker and container orchestration tools e.g., Kubernetes
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following: API Economy; Big Data; Cloud/Open Source; Automation/Robotics; Blockchain
  • An understanding of any of the following Payments areas: UK Domestic Payments (Cheques, Faster Payments, BACS); International Payments (SWIFT/SEPA); Trade
  • Legal, Regulatory & Mandatory projects in Payments areas
  • New Payments Architecture

Our culture

A role within our team will provide the chance to work flexibly from working full time, part time or compressed hours. Our learning culture is important, and we’ll continuously strive to improve your knowledge and skills in the role. We’ll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a positive difference to the overall teams’ mission.

We’re an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

Furthermore, we’ll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

What we can offer you:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a great package that includes a 4% flexible benefit (take a cash-sum / paid with salary), a variable discretionary bonus reward, generous 15% pension contribution, 30 days holidays plus bank holidays, private medical as well as access to a range of share schemes and financial products!

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

Together we’ll make it possible. Are you interested in joining us? Apply today; we’d love to hear from you…



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