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Job description

    Company Info

    We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that's thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility' is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you'll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.

    Department Info

    At Legal & General Insurance we look after our customers throughout life, death and everything in between so that you know that everything that's important to you is protected. With over 180 years' experience in providing Insurance policies, our customers trust us to be there and to do the right thing.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

    Job Duties

    Join us as a Developer and take responsibility for designing, developing, documenting and deploying software components to deliver high quality solutions to our business.

    Design, develop, document and deploy software components to deliver high quality solutions to our business and their customers that are fit for purpose, align with IT strategy, integrate with the existing IT architecture and technology, contribute to continuous improvement of our IT systems and support all stages of the Software development and deployment lifecycle including design, Build, testing, deployment and warranty.

    • Assist wherever required with analysis and resolutions of issues in the Live environment
    • Collaborate with Enterprise Application Designer/s, Solutions Architects, Senior Developers and other IT and Change team members at various 'touch points' throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure high quality, solutions are designed, built and delivered to the Live environment
    • Liaise closely with Third party software and Infrastructure providers to ensure the quality and suitability of their technical design and solutions including non-functional design and development considerations. Collaborate with service provider teams to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of their deliveries
    • Ensure Technical documentation of code and within code is accurate, knowledge is shared and LGI intellectual property is safeguarded
    • Work closely with Senior Developers to ensure adherence to LGI coding standards across all deliveries Ensure security of LGI data and intellectual property is ensured, without exception Work closely with Service management and senior developers to refine system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance
    • Ensure all solutions have our customer at their core and align with L&G's commitment to Treating Customers Fairly, without exception

    Skills Required


  • Degree in computer science would be beneficial.

  • Any computer science, data science or machine learning courses that you have recently taken on Coursera, EDx or Udacity

  • Applicable professional industry standard qualifications: ITIL, PRINCE2, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), SAFe Agilist (SA)


  • The ideal candidate will have technical experience developing E-commerce applications using hexagonal microservices architectures

  • Spring framework (MVC, Dependency Injection, Data Access), Micronaut or similar

  • Experience with modern front end frameworks such as Angular or React would be beneficial

  • Knowledge of legacy technologies such as IBM Websphere Application Server would be beneficial

  • Full understanding of relational database technologies (PostgreSQL, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server). Knowledge of NoSQL technology would be beneficial

  • Experience of application integration with multiple platforms and data sources (Mainframe, midrange, SOA, ESB technologies) would be beneficial

  • IT security (e.g. OWASP, WS-Security)

  • Experience of open source rules and workflow engines would be helpful

  • Experience with Agile development methodology is essential

  • Working with distributed teams including off-shore service providers would be beneficial. Leading off-shore teams in a matrix organisation would be especially relevant

  • Benefits

    Whatever your role, Legal & General rewards ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after things that matter to you.

    Our employees have a wide range of benefits including:

  • A generous pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • 25 holiday days

  • Overtime Pay

  • Private medical insurance

  • Performance related bonuses

  • A variety of share schemes

  • Discounts on high street and our own great products

    Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us

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