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Public Cloud Support Engineer

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 30th April 2019
Location: City Of London
Salary/Rate: £35600 - £42000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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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 Support Engineers you'd be building and then running the Cloud capability and the associated eco-system of service partners.

You'd lead provision and support of Public Cloud environments across Microsoft Azure, Azure Stack, Google Cloud and IBM Bluemix Platforms.
It'll be technically hands on, leading and 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 develop you skills within a DevOps environment with a culture of self-development across other cloud vendors as requirements arise.
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?

A developing knowledge of aspects of a platform product offering.
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 within complex organisations.
Hands on coding skills scripting languages like Ruby, Groovy, Python, Bash and/or JavaScript
Ability to 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
Evidence of product roadmap creation/delivery, expanding to end-to-end lifecycle management.
Understanding around DevOps, Agile and Scrum practices.

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 benefitting from an environment that supports its people and gives them real equal opportunities. You'd also benefit from a package that includes:

A salary in the region of c£33,000-c£42,000 depending on location (London only to £42k), skills and experience levels
A performance share bonus c10%
Generous pension contribution
Private health cover
Share schemes
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...