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    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

    With around one million customers, our retail business helps turn customers' pension savings into lifelong retirement income and our corporate business looks after our defined benefit pension schemes ensuring they are effectively managed to protect against risk and achieve their maximum potential.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

    Job Duties

    The Solution Engineering team in LGR IT is responsible for the coordination and control of all technical delivery of analytical technology solutions across the LGR portfolio. They are responsible for development and delivery standards to ensure fully integrated and consistent delivery of technology.

    The ALGO Integration Engineer within LGR IT i...

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The ALGO Integration Engineer within LGR IT is responsible for their own software development within the team, on a variety of solutions and operating systems. This involves the full software development life cycle from initial specifications and requirements in conjunction with senior members of the team, through to estimation, development, testing, and release coordination with the Lead Developer.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Work with senior members of the team to define and scope configuration, interfacing and enhancement work with the supplier, project managers, and financial engineers
  • Undertake setup and configuration of the Algorithmics and third party products (database, middleware, reporting solutions), troubleshooting, testing (functional and volume) for original installation and system upgrades
  • Ensure analysis and requirements are detailed enough to implement solutions right first time, track changes to requirements and impact analysis to timings and plans. Own and drive business analysis of changes to software
  • Keep up to date with latest technology and code advances and suggest improvements
  • Develop customised solutions and modules in a range of development tools
  • Design and implement interfaces between source systems and AlgoOne products
  • Provide new ideas to ensure the batch process is automated and as efficient as possible
  • Define and scope configuration, interfacing and enhancement work with the supplier, project managers, and financial engineers
  • Ensure that the principles of Conduct Risk are embedded into your day to day operations to deliver good customer outcomes at all times. Ensure that all business processes and internal controls within your role are designed and performed in a way that delivers good customer outcomes and demonstrates effective management of Conduct Risk

Skills Required

  • Degree level or equivalent, in a technical or numerate field

  • Experience of AlgoOne risk suite is beneficial
  • Proven ability to address and use initiative to deliver solutions to technical and business problems
  • Proven experience in software or database systems development and/or support with experience of project life cycles and complex product installation, customisation and commissioning
  • Software development life cycle, including Agile and Continuous Integration
  • Capacity to estimate, work with line managers to manage own work and keep within plan
  • Knowledge of automated unit test design

  • Good hands on use of Unix commands / file systems and Unix application installation and shell scripting is beneficial
  • Development experience and coding skills. Python is desirable, plus one of: VB, Java, C++, Shell, Risk++
  • Sound documentation and communication skills in a client / customer facing environment
  • Familiarity with database essentials (SQL, installation, sizing, performance), experienced DBA skills not essential, but familiarity with using Oracle or MS SQL Server required, including SSIS
  • Source control, issue management software, and continuous integration software (Perforce, Subversion, JIRA, Jenkins, Confluence)
  • A degree of technical, application and data architecture skills


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Developer
£60,000.00 - £65,000.00 / year
London, UK Show on map
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