Front End opportunities to join the largest team in UK's largest Digital Bank
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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. We've built the UK's largest Digital Bank. We have increased the number of active online banking users by to 12.5 million, with mobile users increasing to over 8 million.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join us as a Front-end Engineer in one of our cross-disciplinary feature teams. As a highly experienced member of our wider Engineering team we expect that you to demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills in addition to mentoring our more junior team members.
In return, you’ll enjoy an exciting, innovative environment which supports flexible and agile working. You will work in a highly collaborative way and enjoy seeing the impact of your work by creating digital experiences on our web, mobile and tablet applications that are being used by millions of our customers every day.
Writing modular, well tested front-end applications that remain easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale.
Setting the strategic direction for how front-end applications are developed within the team.
Ensuring software is built in a way which is consistent with - and exploits where possible - the collective frameworks, patterns and practices that exist across the wider Engineering community.
Understand and apply industry best practices, foster knowledge sharing to provide solutions for complex business problems where no precedent may exist, and ensure implementation of solutions where appropriate.
Mentor and develop more junior front-end engineers, providing clear and constructive feedback and creating opportunities for learning and growth.
Relentless focus on delivering business value through sound engineering methods and principles.
What we’re looking for;
A "can-do" attitude, capability of bootstrapping projects and ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary, internal and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle,
Strong professional experience with frameworks such as AngularJS or Backbone, ideally React and Redux.
Strong understanding of source code repositories and change management tools, particularly Git.
Knowledge of agile development practices and test automation (Unit testing – Karma/Jasmin/Mocha/Chai, TDD, BDD, Cucumber/Selenium).
Experience with build processes and release automation (Jenkins, Nexus).
Strong knowledge of the entire software development life-cycle from inception, through build to production.
Passion for coaching other engineers and building a strong team culture.
Confidence to express own opinions and be pragmatic about modifying them when appropriate.
Excellent team working and communication skills.
Familiarity with development aiding tools such as npm, yarn, Bower, Bundler, Grunt, Gulp, etc. is advantageous.
The ultimate measure of success is working software in production and a team that is continually challenged, motivated, mentored and supported where necessary.
So, if being at the cutting edge of Digital Banking appeals and you have the background and skills we are looking for then get in touch, we would be keen to hear from you.
Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference. Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.
Together we make it possible.