Cards & ATM Self Service Technical Specialist

Our vision is to make Lloyds Banking Group the best bank for customers. As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and to put customers at the heart of everything we do. To achieve this, we also need to be the best bank for our colleagues and our communities - and we have a clear strategy in place to make this a reality. We are building on our many strengths: iconic brands, strong heritages and great people. To unlock the great potential in our business, we are becoming more efficient, more transparent, and more responsive to customers. Already the UK's largest community investor, we are giving even more back. Above all, we are putting customers first.

We are the UK's leading provider of current accounts, savings, personal loans, credit cards and mortgages. We've also got Britain's largest network of ATMs. All of which means over 40% of the nation's domestic payments pass through our systems. We process tens of billions in value every day. Our Payments, Cards & ATM and Financial Crime IT team is at the heart of it all. You will be part of the Cards & ATM team, joining them at the start of a major investment programme and helping to shape an incredible future.

Making full use of your knowledge of our platform and your analytical skills, you'll develop valuable technical solutions. Whether you're working independently or as part of a team, you will provide efficient, effective software solutions and share your knowledge of best practice to ensure ongoing improvement. This will include involvement in coaching and mentoring. Your varied responsibilities will range from reviewing platform deliverables and documentation, through to requirement assessment and option definition. Along the way, you'll work with a range of key stakeholders, external partners and our Quality Assurance team, to support the successful achievement of IT strategies. If you have extensive relevant knowledge, skills and experience, you'll enjoy the scope to play a coordinating role.

Having strong skills in software development lifecycle is essential, and you should be able to demonstrate this through your experience to date.

We are looking for individuals that have experience in one or more of the following technologies:

* IBM Z Series Mainframe
* HP Non Stop Tandem
* Cobol, TAL and PL1
* C#, C++, Java, J2EE and XML
* MQ messaging and TCPIP
* JCL (Job Control Language)
* Connect:Direct
* DB2, Enscribe Database
* SQL Script Language and Oracle 11 G
* Windows 7 & XP, Windows Server, SQL Server, Linux
* Power Shell
* Rational Tool Set & Unified Modelling Language

In addition, candidates should have a breadth of knowledge across the Cards and ATM domain, with specialist skills / knowledge in one or more of the following domain areas and / or systems and familiarity with a number of others:

* Base 24 Classic ACI Product
* ISO 8583 Scheme Messaging
* Proclassic Enterprise and Smart Client
* Procash and NCR Direct Connect
* EiManager
* Debit / Credit Card Issuer and Acquirer processing
* Visa and MasterCard systems knowledge / experience
* Supplier interaction / experience - ACI, VocaLink, Card Schemes etc
* EMV & Cryptography

You should have extensive understanding of design and coding standards (both technical standards such as code control, industry compliance and the SDLC) and be experienced in Produce/Review platform deliverables in scope to support change within agreed timescale (this can apply to both project deliverables and change management)
As part of this role you would be expected to review and sign-off platform/cross platform specific documents created by others, and ssupport the assessment of requirements and their impact on the platform and supporting / downstream applications. Once assessed you would provide appropriate guidance and direction to define options and make recommendations

Occasional travel to other sites (both domestic and overseas) may be required as will weekend working to support implementations. You will eventually be required to provide out of hours support for the Falcon application.

To be equal to the challenge, you'll need specialist knowledge, together with insight into products and procedures. As a skilled technical analyst, you're familiar with various software applications. Highly organised and self-motivated, you have a flair for change management.

21 days ago
Job Type
Lloyds Banking Group