Lead Data Engineer

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End date

Monday 08 April 2024

Salary range

£86,964 - £102,310

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JOB TITLE: Lead Data Engineer – Personalised Experiences & Communications Platform

SALARY: £86,964 - £102,310

LOCATION(S): Bristol

HOURS: [Full-time]

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week currently, or 40% of our time, at our Bristol Office

About this opportunity…

A great opportunity has arisen for a Data Engineer to work within the Personalised Experiences and Communications Platform to join product engineering cross functional teams. As a Data Engineer your responsibilities will be delivering the highest quality data capability, drawing upon your engineering expertise, whilst being open minded to the opportunities the cloud provides.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Building reusable data pipelines at scale, work with structured and unstructured data, and feature engineering for machine learning or curate data to provide real time contextualise insights to power our customers journeys.

  • Using industry leading toolsets, as well as evaluating exciting new technologies to design and build scalable real time data applications.

  • Spanning the full data lifecycle and experience using mix of modern and traditional data platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Kafka, GCP, Azure, Teradata, SQL server) you’ll get to work building capabilities with horizon-expanding exposure to a host of wider technologies and careers in data.

  • Helping in adopting best engineering practices like Test Driven Development, code reviews, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery etc for data pipelines.

  • Mentoring other engineers to deliver high quality and data led solutions for our Bank’s customers

  • Being a team player who can build relationships and work productively with other teams across a variety of domains

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…

Specifically, we’re looking for people who have….

  • Best practice coding/scripting experience developed in a commercial/industry setting (Python, SQL, Java, Scala or Go).

  • Working experience with operational data stores, data warehouse, big data technologies and data lakes (Teradata DW, BigQuery)

  • Experience working with relational and non-relational databases to build data solutions, such as SQL Server/Oracle/Teradata, experience with relational and dimensional data structures.

  • Experience in using distributed frameworks (Spark, Flink, Beam, Hadoop)

  • Good knowledge of containers (Docker, Kubernetes etc) and experience with cloud platforms such as GCP, Azure or AWS.

  • Strong experience working with Kafka technologies

  • Computer science fundamentals: a clear understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design, design patterns and core programming concepts.

  • Good understating of cloud storage, networking and resource provisioning

It would be great if you had…

  • Certification in GCP “Professional Data Engineer”

  • Certification in Apache Kafka (CCDAK)

  • Strong experience in data analysis

  • Proficiency across the data lifecycle

Our focus is to ensure we are 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 is why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. We are disability confident. So, if you would 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 performance-related bonus

•            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

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow, and thrive? Apply today and find out more.

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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. 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.