Developer - Future at Lloyd's FTC

Lloyd's -

Full-time (Permanent)
£47,000 to £55,000 + discretionary bonus
Published on
16 July 2021
Deadline
18 January 2022

Developer (FTC) Fixed Contract 12 Months  

Location: Manchester based contract operating a flexible working policy 

Now is the time

The Future at Lloyd’s strategy is where we seize the moment. It’s where we create and realise opportunities, and where you can discover our vision for tomorrow. That means professional opportunities with an international reach, as we set out to evolve our marketplace, and deliver easier, simpler and better interactions and transactions for both customers and employees.

Working at Lloyd’s on the Future at Lloyd’s strategy

Time moves on, and at Lloyd’s simply staying current isn’t enough. As the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace, we need to be the most forward-thinking and innovative in every respect. That means continually improving our customer-focused marketplace, it means digitisation – a technological transformation. Combining data, technology and new ways of working is the Future at Lloyd’s strategy.

Part of our evolution involves growing our team, and bringing in a range of views, perspectives and backgrounds that will allow us to deliver this transformational culture. That relies upon open and trusting relationships, and a shared vision for that continual improvement. The is an environment where new perspectives are encouraged, where resilience, fresh ideas and different opinions are valued.

Role Description

This role is a Developer role in the Digital & Data Factory, reporting to the Development Lead – API/Platform. This is essential to the delivery of the future of the Lloyd’s and delivery capabilities within the Digital domain.

The role is accountable for the development and engineering of software applications and components to support the delivery of digital product and capabilities as part of the transformation of Lloyd’s described in The Future at Lloyd’s

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within an Agile product team to provide in the delivery of digital software products and service
  • Support and help drive the adoption of test-driven and behaviour-driven development frameworks, along with continuous delivery and automation testing
  • Ensure the quality of code is met through the use of unit, integration and acceptance testing and perform appropriate tuning/refactoring to ensure the system performs to its specification
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team in line with project/product goals and objectives.
  • Conduct and promote the use of peer reviews to provide feedback to developers within the team Identify improvement areas in the delivery process and make recommendations

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong working knowledge of Java 8 and above
  • Strong understanding of API development lifecycle with working experience in API Gateways and Open API Specification 3.0/Swagger
  • Strong understanding AWS
  • Experience in building cloud-native microservices using frameworks like Micronaut, Spring Boot
  • Experience in building cloud-native microservices using container workloads based on Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience in Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools and practices like Jenkins X, BuildKite, CircleCI
  • Experience in build and dependency management tools and frameworks like Gradle, Maven
  • Experience in automated testing frameworks like Junit, TestNg, and mocking and stubbing frameworks like Mockito and Wiremock
  • Experience of working in event-based architectures using Apache Kafka
  • Experience in integration with 3rd parties using different formats and patterns
  • Experience in rule engine based development using tools and frameworks like Flowable, Drools
  • Experience in security practices for back-end development using tools and frameworks like SonarQube, OWASP
  • General knowledge of common challenges in back-end development (eg: memory allocation, garbage collection, etc).

Experience

  • Experience of working within cross-functional Agile teams
  • Experience of working within an Agile delivery framework (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)

Why Us

  • All our employees, are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes;
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension (up to 15% of base salary)
  • Personal performance bonus (up to 17% of base salary)
  • A further market award bonus (up to 9% of base salary, based on Lloyd’s market and Corporation metrics)
  • Private health cover
  • Life assurance (12 x base salary)
  • A competitive and current flexible benefits offering which can be tailored to your own requirements

Realise your professional ambitions as part of an organisation that is trusted to solve some of the world’s most complex problems in an environment that puts a focus on sharing risk to create a braver world.

Please be aware that the recruitment process will comprise of several steps where your CV will be reviewed by our Recruitment team and if successful you will be invited to attend a telephone interview, followed by a more in-depth video interview. We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you. Please click the following link which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

https://cleartalents.com/apply/lloyds-ddda1625667349/

Please note, clicking on this link does not register your application for the vacancy, you will need to click on the “apply” button on the top left-hand side of the advert to complete your application.

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