Bristol
£49,608 - £55,120 a year

Summary

Here at Lloyds Banking Group we are recruiting a Senior Developer (SQL) role.

Job Description

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best bank for our customers. What we do makes a genuine difference to families, businesses and communities and we’re playing a central role in crafting a growing UK economy. Finance is key to that success by securing and building the financial strength and performance of the Bank.

Are you a senior developer working, or aspiring to work, in a finance change delivery team?

Do you have the drive and ambition to become part of a leading MI function supporting Lloyds Banking Group to become 'Best Bank for Customers'? If so, an exciting opportunity and challenge is waiting for you.

Here in Insurance Finance we have an opportunity in the Data Systems & Change (DS&C) team for an individual with strong SQL development skills to undertake project delivery and application support. The DS&C team is a dynamic business intelligence team supporting the Insurance division to be the best Bank for Customers.

As a Finance colleague you will have exposure to senior stakeholders and across a variety of functions within the Insurance division and Finance functions, and you’ll be involved in change initiatives critical to our general insurance and life, pensions & investments business.

What would you get involved with?

You’ll design and develop software solutions in an agile environment to solve complex financial business problems. You’ll be hands on, delivering on projects and growing the team’s technical capabilities. In addition, y ou’ll contribute to the overall technical direction of the team in combination with you effective leadership, communication and stakeholder management skills.


You’ll ensure the delivery of project and BAU driven change to our finance applications and database systems, ensuring a high quality of output under traditional and agile delivery methodology. As a senior member of the DS&C team, you’ll demonstrate a collaborative approach in your delivery, working with and influencing across teams to share best practise and deliver to project objectives.


You’ll build and manage effective stakeholder relationships across LBG and have the ability to find creative solutions to unfamiliar problems and will create new solutions, configure existing systems and provide end user support. Innovation is at the heart of our team, so you’ll have a passion for exploring new ways of working and adopting new technologies.

Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of finance database applications and data solutions for strategic and BAU change using a variety of technical and analytical skills
  • Provide proactive leadership in technical matters, drawing upon own expert knowledge of SQL Server and associated technologies
  • Collaborate with internal teams to produce database design and architecture
  • Develop, test and implement code to departmental standards
  • Develop documentation throughout the software development life cycle
  • Proactively develop and maintain customer relationships, in order to meet current and future business needs
  • Stakeholder influence at all levels, work closely with business colleagues to understand and shape requirements and solutions
  • Manage and minimise operational risk; effectively work within and maintain internal networks for the purpose of optimising business results
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Group and DS&C procedures, guidelines and reporting requirements as well as any relevant regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Mentor and coach other team members in a range of skills and behaviours, to include both technical and development lifecycle best practice
  • Positively influence others by demonstrating core Lloyds Banking Group values and behaviours

What skills and experience can you bring to the role?

Technical competencies:

  • Expert level SQL developer using SSIS, T-SQL and Stored Procedures
  • Significant experience using proven database design methodologies such as Kimball
  • Good knowledge of software development practices, testing standards and design principles
  • Strong communication skills, able to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Analytical skills
  • Programming skills
  • Business Partnering
  • Business Testing

Generic competencies:

  • Ensure that communication to the business is professional, clear and appropriate
  • A good understanding of design principles and writing clean code
  • Understanding of testing concepts, methodologies and processes
  • Keen advocate of Agile methodologies
  • Strong communication skills, able to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders

Desirable competencies:

  • Financial Services industry background
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft VBA, C# or other applicable MS Office integrated technologies
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • GIT or Gerrit version control system experience
  • DevOps Automated Continuous Integration knowledge and experience

And in return?

It is a very exciting time to join LBG. Together we'll continue our market leading, ground breaking transformation and you'll help us realise the Group's vision to become the Best Bank for Customers. Here, you'll grow as a person and develop your career.

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll receive:

  • Car / Car Allowance
  • Discretionary Performance Share Award
  • Generous pension contribution
  • A flex benefits cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle (4% on top of your basic salary)
  • Private health cover
  • Share schemes
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy our total dedication to your ongoing personal and professional development. We'll help you perform at your best today, so you can fulfil all your potential in the future.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

Did you know we've won awards?

We've gained industry recognition including Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Top 30 Employer for Working Families, Gold Standard 2014 from the Business Disability Forum and Top 50 Employer for Women.

So if you have the skills we’re seeking and you’re looking for your next step, 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.


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