Lloyds Banking Group

Technology Engineering Graduate Scheme - SouthWest/WestYorkshire/Edinburgh

Lloyds Banking Group

Use your love of innovation to build products for millions of people and play an important part in our new digital future.

Duration: 2 years

Qualifications

There are various qualifications (such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform certifications) you can work towards based on your individual development requirements

Help us create technology for millions

We’re the UK’s largest digital bank, with 20 million digitally active users. But there’s still so much more we want to achieve. That’s why, we’re investing up to £2bn each year in innovative tech like robotics, machine learning and cloud technology. It’s transforming our business in a multitude of ways, from advancing our collaboration with fintechs to the technology learning culture we’re creating.

Join our team of expert Technology Engineers and you can play an important role in our digital transformation. Learning new skills and applying your ideas to a range of innovative projects, you’ll help pioneer better, faster, and safer ways for our Group to serve customers and move forward. And with so many opportunities to grow with us, your own journey can be every bit as exciting as ours.

Is our Technology Engineering Graduate Scheme for you?

Passionate about tech? Love playing with code? Relish the challenge of making digital tools even better? Engineering at Lloyds Banking Group could be for you.

Our programme gives you the chance to explore the many varied and exciting disciplines within Engineering and make a real, positive impact to millions of customers, businesses and communities. Our learning pathways can take you into Software, DevOps, Infrastructure, Quality, Security Engineering and more. As you explore, you’ll develop detailed knowledge of leading technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, , Azure and Google Cloud.

Our Engineers collaborate widely with other technology teams on the design, development, strategy, implementation and testing of quality software solutions. So, if you like the idea of working and learning from others on a range of pioneering projects, this scheme could be for you.

Like our other Engineers, you’ll be a strong communicator and a great team player. Not to mention, keen to always keep learning. We look for people who are forward-thinking – people who are always looking ahead to the next big breakthrough. We’ll want to see ideas that can put us at the heart of future trends, optimise new opportunities, and make every feature and function count.

What you’ll learn on the Technology Engineering Graduate Scheme

Over two years, you’ll gain a fantastic insight into the variety of engineering roles we offer, helping you find an area you really enjoy.

You’ll join a different team on each of your three rotations and experience a diverse range of projects. You could be working on large-scale projects, writing code in different languages, creating DevOps pipelines, building new features for our mobile app or creating a robot that automatically restores our core banking services.

Whatever the challenge, you’ll learn how to use agile methodologies to tackle it and see first-hand the difference your contribution can make. Supported by your Engineering Lead, you can take up extra learning and accreditations such as cloud training and certification courses. You'll also have access to our market-leading on demand learning platform, as well as the chance to network with other engineers at our hackathons, which are sponsored by partners such as Google, Microsoft and IBM.

The work you could be doing

  • Developing your coding skills using languages like JavaScript, C#, Python, Swift, Node and Kotlin
  • Helping to automate processes that save colleagues and customers time
  • Testing new software to make sure it provides a seamless customer experience
  • Stress-testing customer journeys and finding ways to improve them
  • Helping to build customer service infrastructure that’ll be used in branches

Is this for you?

What you need to apply

A 2:2 degree or above in any subject area from any university. PhD and Masters students are also welcome.

Due to the technical nature of this scheme, you’ll need a good understanding of at least one modern programming language or framework, a love of technology and a strong desire to learn.

Locations

Our Technology Engineering roles are based in our main regional hubs in Birmingham, Edinburgh, North West (Manchester & Chester), South West (Bristol & Cardiff) and West Yorkshire (Halifax & Leeds). You’ll select one of these locations and be based there throughout your programme. Places are limited, so if you’re willing to consider locations other than the one you’ve selected tell us on your application.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is 31st October. Our graduate schemes may close early if we receive a high number of applications, so it’s best to apply as soon as you can.

The application process

Our application process is designed to give all candidates the opportunity to excel. You’ll find everything you need to know, including stages of the process and tips to help you succeed, on our how to apply page.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

Our working practices

For many of our office-based colleagues, we work in a hybrid way, which involves collaborating in the office at least two days per week.

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