Public Cloud Engineer
Lloyds Banking Group
£35000 - £41000
Lloyds Banking Group
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Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers so we have a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper. We're investing £3bn into our People, Platforms and Data to become the best bank for customers and rapidly transforming into a leading UK FinTech. And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) who provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit. One area seeing incredible levels of investment is Cloud technology. We've embraced a hybrid cloud strategy - using a combination of vendors and cloud platforms allowing us to contend in a world of open banking, increased artificial intelligence and improved fraud detection. We're transforming the products and services we offer and Cloud technology supports these initiatives by letting us manipulate and access the required data in real time. Join us and you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation in engineering Public Cloud within LBG... Want to know more? As one of our Public Cloud Engineers you'd be building and then running the Cloud capability and the associated eco-system of service partners.
You'd work on provision and support of Public Cloud environments across Microsoft Azure, Azure Stack, Google Cloud and IBM Bluemix Platforms.
It'll be technically hands on, undertaking a variety of tasks such as large scale server deployment (Windows and Linux), virtual network configuration (VNET / Subnet), handling maintenance tasks and break fix support.
You'll support more junior Public Cloud Engineers within a DevOps environment and support a culture of self-development across other cloud vendors as required.
You'd work closely with programme delivery teams working on Public Cloud projects to deliver new solutions that meet our needs.
And you'll need to ensure the product remains secure and compliant to Bank policies and standards
All our Engineers need to be multi-skilled with a deep understanding of IT technology as well as being specialists in a core Cloud technology.
We're building a team that possesses a systematic approach to problem solving, able to implement service-focussed solutions and monitoring technology trends for risks and opportunities. Do you have previous experience built around the following?
Knowledge in all aspects of a platform product offering.
Influencing engineering decisions and capability
Strong DevOps understanding, "Infrastructure As Code" using technology such as Terraform and Chef as well as knowledge of Jenkins, Docker etc.
Experience of building/deploying Cloud strategies at a technical level.
Actively exploit product features and enhancements
Understanding tooling and technology dependencies and offering solutions.
We'd also love to see:
Experience of cloud-based architectures (as-a-service), cloud-based design and provision and technology innovation experience in a multi-vendor environment
Understanding around DevOps, Agile and Scrum practices.
Hands on experience of at least one cloud transformation programme.
So what about you? You'd need a positive approach to relationship building and developing both yourself and others. And you should also be prepared to provide 24x7 support to the supported cloud platforms but outside of this we could consider working patterns that work for everyone. What would you get in return? We'd ensure you get real stretch whilst benefiting from an environment that supports its people and gives them real equal opportunities. You'd also benefit from a package that includes:
A salary ranging between c£36,000 and c£49,000 depending on location, skills and experience levels
A performance share bonus of c10%
Generous pension contribution
Private health cover
28 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Generous out of hours and on call payments
Discounted products and shopping
So if you have the background we're looking for and our Cloud sounds like your ideal environment then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...