Software Release Engineer

  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • 11/08/2021
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Job Description

Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Design and implement bespoke implementation strategies to support complex/non-standard changes, viewing change from various perspectives – customer, service, performance, operations.

Job Description

At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re passionate about having a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's leading Digital Bank and biggest mobile bank with nearly 14 million active online customers across our three brands. Now that we have already created the market leader in digital banking, we are on a journey to create the bank of the future, for which we are investing £3bn across platforms, people and data capabilities to truly become the best bank for customers.

Want to know more?

Lloyds Banking Group are transforming the way we do Engineering. We’ve created “LBG Labs” and we're building multi-functional, co-located teams giving them freedom to bring technology to the forefront of our business. This will help us create new, and improve existing, products and services to help us really make a difference to our customers.

A Lab is a co-located team who work together on key projects to deliver value at pace by designing services that people find useful, easy and engaging to use. Typically, a Lab has a strong focus on complex problem solving in an agile environment where engineers are free to experiment and create innovative products which will transform the way our customers engage with us.

Our Financial Planning & Retirement Labs are focused on improving support to our customers throughout their financial lives, with clear, straightforward customer journeys, helping empower them to make the right decisions on their long-term Saving, Investment & Retirement needs.

About the role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Software Release Engineer to join our Financial Planning & Retirement Lab where you will be responsible for coordinating and delivering the completion of all readiness activities for the implementation of complex or multi-platform changes (support) into digital and non-digital channels, ensuring that a clear schedule of events is agreed and all governance requirements are met.

So what would you be doing for us?

Design and implement bespoke implementation strategies to support complex/non-standard changes, viewing change from various perspectives – customer, service, performance, operations.

  • Lead a team within the digital environment space, work with digital stakeholders on activities and responsible for day to day management of the Route to Live Environments.

  • Run and Coordinate the overall calendar approach for Releases, Defect management, Environment Provisioning.

  • Handle and coordinate appropriate governance and meetings, working in partnership with all key stakeholders to ensure their expectations are handled and that all aspects of the service are clearly understood.

  • Accountable for producing all reports and service metrics and reviewing with client managers.

  • Leading new resource requirements and other operational requirements.

  • Responsible for co-ordination and management all the relevant test activity as part of the route to live from sandbox to Production.

  • Responsible for ensuring any risks are identified and raised and handled in accordance with risk processes and procedures.

  • Act an escalation point for any issues and coordinate any supply and demand requirements, feeding into Senior Management as the need arises.

What we need from you:

  • Ability to lead and deliver software infrastructure and configurations

  • A specialist understanding of software development lifecycle

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills resulting in the ability to build and develop strong working relationships

  • Excellent risk and issue management

  • Structured thinking

  • Experience in coordinating multi-functional work teams up to task completion

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...

So what can we offer you in return?

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

You'll also receive a package that includes

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Pension, where we'll contribute up to a max of 15%

  • Share plans

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays

Are you interested in joining us? Apply today; we’d love to hear from you...

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. 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.

In order to meet regulatory requirements under the conduct rules, the Group expects that all colleagues applying for or undertaking a role which is covered by these rules must abide by them at all times. You must keep the interests of customers and clients at the forefront of your daily activities and exercise appropriate skill, diligence and integrity in all aspects of your role to avoid any breaches of the conduct rules