Technical Lead - Desktop Virtualisation
Lloyds Banking Group
£41688 - £48636
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.
Want to know more?
As Technical Lead within our Client Infrastructure team, your role will be key in supporting over 25,000 users, consisting of Internal and Partner colleagues in both IT and business departments.
This is an exciting time to join a growing area of the business, with a predicted significant increase in user base client virtualisation and cloud based offerings in the near future.
Intrigued to hear more?
The Technical Lead is an expert in specific technology areas and the processes by which they operate. This role builds the balance of combining hands on delivery and supporting activities, with the requirement to co-ordinate small virtual teams and suppliers, in order to deliver complex pieces of work and input into solution design.
Still intrigued? Here's what you'd be doing in more detail...
You'll review, assess and feedback on Technical designs provided by both architects and designers. Part of your role is to influence those designs to ensure they are operationally fit for purpose and meet IT operational and policy requirements.
You'll lead and coordinate complex projects, developed and delivered to agreed objectives and quality standards, by providing technical leadership of virtual teams.
You'd review and assess validation criteria at project initiation and ensure success criteria are met at each project gateway.
You'll need to provide a technical focus point for the team, mentoring and coaching other colleagues and acting as a technical escalation point with the aim to improve overall team capability
You'll design and implement detailed technical solutions to meet the requirements of high level designs provided by Technical Architects and Designers
You'll also identify and implement improvements to technical processes and toolsets to improve resource and cost efficiency, and/or reduce risk
And you'll carry out technical activities in support of project delivery, service improvement and ongoing support of the platform as required
You'll become part of an on-call rota, either providing technical break fix capability or technical co-ordination of recovery teams.
What we're looking for...
You'll be able to demonstrate the following technical capabilities in a large enterprise Virtual Workspace focused environment:
Virtualisation - VMWare and Citrix XenDesktop
Networking - Network Fundamentals and it is desirable to have Cisco network equipment
Storage - Storage Concepts with EMC VMAX / XIO desirable
Cloud Technologies - Cloud Concepts, with Azure and Citrix Cloud desirable
Scripting experience is essential, PowerShell experience is desirable
Visualisation skills using Power BI is desirable
Windows Client Operating Systems - Windows 7 and Windows 10
Finally, you'll also have experience of coordinating small teams and delivering complex solutions. You'll be self-sufficient in terms of the planning and delivery of both personal and team level objectives and the ability to work to high quality under pressure. So come and help us make it possible and apply today!
What would you get in return?
We'll ensure you get real stretch, whilst benefitting from an environment that supports its people and creates real equal opportunities.
You'd also benefit from a package that includes:
A performance share bonus
Generous pension contribution
Private health cover
A 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
30 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 we sound like your ideal environment, then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...