Java Senior SME

Lloyds Banking Group
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At Lloyds Banking Group, our vision is to be the best bank for customers. Working for us means you'll have a role that matters in helping Britain prosper. With a presence in nearly every home and community in the UK we are playing a central role in creating a thriving UK economy…

For IT professionals who can combine both technical credentials and the ability to communicate, there couldn't be a better time to develop your career with the UK's leading bank, as we continue to build an exciting future for our people and our customers...

We're currently looking for a Java Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Information Management directorate of Group IT, Group Operations Functions Exterprise.


The ideal candidate will share a passion for tackling complexity with simplicity and building distributed and micro-services that can scale.


* Building high-performance, scalable Java based micro-service applications

* Participating in the design and engineering of new services within the platform.

* Developing, deploying and managing software across the full Continuous Delivery life-cycle.

* Leading and mentoring other engineers as well as liaising with stakeholders from across the group.

* Leading on Devops and Agile transformations of the platform.
Essential skills:


* Deep subject matter expertise in Java programming and runtime environments

* Expert knowledge developing and debugging distributed applications

* Solid experience with concurrency, multi-threading, server architectures, and distributed systems.

* Outstanding Core Java development skills, and deep understanding of Core Java libraries

* Solid understanding of RDBMS', ideally DB2

* Understanding and practical application of unit, integration and performance testing

* Understanding continuous deployment and SCMs, such as Git and Jenkins

* Cassandra and Big Data highly advantageous

* Experience with Hibernate and Spring

* JS React Skills

You'll possess knowledge of Java technologies having operated at enterprise scale, ideally in the financial sector using specifically the Hortonworks suite of products and will leverage quality and innovation within the area of expertise.

As well as being the technical expert within this field, you'll work with and coordinate a technical community, including other SMEs on a range of projects.

Using your industry experience and knowledge, you'll contribute to the technical capability of the team whilst taking an active role in hands on development and engineering of big data solutions.

In return you'll enjoy our total commitment to your ongoing personal and professional development. Making you feel valued is important, so we're also one of the first major employers to promote flexible working to all its employees - we understand the importance of good work-life balance.

In addition to the salary range offered we also provide a performance-related bonus, car/allowance, flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, generous contributory pension scheme amongst a host of wider benefits.

So if working with a leading organisation delivering high value, large-scale technical transformations appeals, and you've the skills and background we're seeking, then get in touch…
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