Software Engineers - Level 6 Apprenticeship at Lloyds Banking Group

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Software Engineers - Level 6 Apprenticeship

There’s never been a more exciting time to join our Transformation team! Our people are driving agility across the bank, and love finding digital solutions to better help customers handle their finances.

Over the course of our Group Transformation Degree Apprenticeship Programme you’ll gain insights into our business that will encourage you to learn more, as you develop both professionally and personally.

Working alongside specialists and leaders, they'll help you develop technical, leadership and customer service skills, as well as your engagement, communication and influencing skills. You’ll also build your knowledge and experience of agile working, so you’ll be prepared to step into a career that could take you anywhere within our Group. There are lots of options!

Our IT Software Development for Business Degree Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University. The programme combines workplace training with a programme focused on IT in business and includes a blend of technology, commercial and project skills. The core units include:

  • Fundamentals of Computing/Software Engineering
  • Object Orientated Analysis & Design
  • Database Development
  • Advanced Programming
  • Cloud Platform Development

As well as the IT content, the Apprenticeship includes sessions on communication, presentation ad team working skills to help you become a confident digital and technology practitioner.

By the end of the programme you’ll have an understanding of how we’re constantly innovating and leading our business into a digitalized future. You’ll also see how, throughout your career, you can make an impact on people, communities, and businesses, in your own way.

Core Purpose

On our IT Software Development for Business Degree Apprenticeship you'll work with more experienced colleagues to achieve the desired outcomes for LBG. You'll develop and apply practical knowledge in your placement as well as practice and develop the workplace skills and behaviours required for this role.

You’ll work in a highly collaborative way to complete specific projects and activities, advise actions and address problems that are often complex and non-routine. You'll take ownership for your actions, exercising responsibility, autonomy and judgement within broad parameters.

Key Accountabilities

Depending on the placement and the specific requirements of the job role, key accountabilities might include:

  • Develop and apply practical knowledge of the data analysis tools, concepts, approaches and techniques that fulfil our organisational requirements.
  • Build and test simple, high quality code across front end logic and database layers. Responsibility might include more straightforward projects or elements of more complex projects
  • Ensure that software operates as intended. Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure that software is fit for purpose
  • Develop and apply practical knowledge of information and cyber security as well as risk management to deliver solutions that fulfil our organisational requirements

Behaviours and Competence

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

Knowledge & Experience

On successful completion of our IT Software Development for Business Degree Apprenticeship you'll achieve a BSc (Hons) in IT Software Development for Business from GCU.

This structured programme will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in Group Transformation. You’ll have the opportunity to practice, develop and demonstrate the skills and experience required to perform competently as a digital leader. As well as securing a BSc (Hons) colleagues on this Apprenticeship are independently assessed to confirm they are able to demonstrate all of the competences required by the Programme.

As part of Lloyds Banking Group we’re proud of the culture we’re building; the Group has been named a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, a Top 10 Employer for Working Families and listed in the Top 10 Employers by Stonewall. The Group has also been named the Best Bank in the World for Diversity and Inclusion by Euromoney, has an award winning Return to Work Programme and is proud to be the first FTSE 100 organisation to set an ethnic diversity target.

Apply today and become part of an inclusive, values-led culture, focused on making it happen for our customers.

About Lloyds Banking Group

As the largest digital bank in the UK, Lloyds Banking Group is helping redefine financial services, using the latest technologies to support our 30 million customers and meet our aim – to help Britain prosper. To achieve this, we need a broader range of skills and experiences than ever before.

If you’re looking for a career with impact – and want to make a difference to customers, businesses and communities – we have a job for you. And the great news is you don’t need a degree to come and work with us.

Our range of apprenticeship programmes will provide you with all the training and development, support and mentoring you need to learn about our industry and develop your strengths.

And because we know that people do their best work when they feel happy and valued, we offer a friendly and inclusive working environment where everyone feels free to be themselves and share their ideas from day one.

We’re looking for motivated, inquisitive school students who can bring their unique perspective to what we do and help drive our business forward. Whether you’re interested in building relationships with well-known clients, or developing the next generation of digital banking solutions, you can help us build the bank of the future.

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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