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Please note:  In order to complete an apprenticeship there needs to be a significant learning need.  You need to consider your previous qualifications or significant relevant work experience which may mean you cannot proceed with this application.

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Job Description Summary
Deliver a range of technical business support tasks to provide high quality outputs which satisfy stakeholder needs to aid change initiatives, implementations and overall business decision making processes. Act as a point of reference for information, procedural advice & queries from other business areas.
Works under supervision.

Job Description
Could you be one of our Engineers of the Future?
Do you love analysing and solving problems? Are you fascinated by the latest tech? Do you dream of creating next-generation software with the help of an expert team?

Are you curious about how we’re redefining banking to meet our customers’ needs and help us to be the best bank for Britain? Are you a strong communicator and a great teammate, who is always keen to keep learning and developing?

If this sounds exciting and you want to help build the bank of the future, this Trainee Software Engineer Apprenticeship is for you. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

Do you display the right skills and behaviours?
We’re looking for people with the potential, passion and drive to embark on their journey to become a Software Engineer of the Future. You’ll be a great teammate who loves using data and tech to find innovative solutions to problems and help the team to deliver the best for our customers.

The key strengths we’re looking for are:

    • Logical and creative thinking skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently and to take ownership
    • Use own initiative
    • A detailed and organised approach
    • Ability to work with a range of internal and external people
    • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations
    • Maintain productive, professional and secure working environment

Essential Qualifications:
5 GCSE’s grade C or above including English and Maths (or equivalent level qualifications)

How will the Apprenticeship programme support you?
As a Trainee Software Engineer you’ll be supported by your Line Manager, in work Buddy and Apprenticeship Learning Mentor. 20% of your time whilst you’re on the Apprenticeship scheme will be dedicated to ‘off the job learning’, which can include attending workshops, shadowing, reading, completing assignments etc. Which means that 80% of your role is applying your learning in the workplace, in a safe environment.

You’ll have up to 18 months to complete your apprenticeship and after this period, you’ll be a competent software engineer.

What will you do?
Trainee Software Engineers are the people who decide how mobile and online banking looks and works. You’ll build, test and implement mobile and online software for millions of our customers up and down the country – using coding skills to create seamless user experiences.

As a Trainee Software Engineer, you’ll:

    • Learn about writing code and effectively link it to the Lloyds Banking Group ecosystem
    • Test code and analyse results
    • Develop user interfaces for our customers on mobile and online
    • Understand the structure of our programmes inside out in order to identify and resolve issues
    • Create simple data models and software designs
    • Understand and undertake basic user face analysis
    • Build, manage and deploy code into customer and business environments
    • Operate at all stages of the software development lifecycle, with increasing breadth and depth over time with initial focus on build and test
    • Learn about and develop DevOps and Automation capabilities
    • Develop skills in agile ways of working

Whilst learning about our current technologies, you’ll build up experience of our systems to support the critical services we provide for our customers. By staying curious about developments in the world of tech, you’ll also have the chance to help create innovative new solutions for our customers.

Application Process
If you’re interested in joining this ground-breaking programme, please register your application and take the first step towards a rewarding career in Engineering within Group Transformation. You’ll undertake a virtual assessment centre as part of the selection process.

STOP, LOOK & LISTEN!

What is stopping you from applying? You might be looking at this vacancy, worrying whether you’re right for this role, we know it is daunting thinking about embarking on something new, but Apprenticeships are one of the best ways to make this happen. You’ll be supported by the team, on a structured learning programme and learning in a safe environment.

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.

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About Lloyds Banking Group

For over 320 years we’ve been making a difference to the lives of customers, businesses and communities. With us, you’ll be helping Britain recover.

You’ll be part of an ever-changing industry, playing a key role in shaping the financial services of the future whilst supporting our customers’ changing needs.