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Software Engineering Lead (DevOps - Senior Management)
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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 26th July
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £55800 - £74400
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 024294_1564146904
Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group

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Software Engineering Lead (DevOps - Senior Management Position)
Company: Lloyds Banking Group
Location: Bristol - Canons house, BS1 5LL
Salary: £55,800 to £74,400 base salary, plus significant annual personal bonus %, car allowance, 13% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays. We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and home working opportunities at least 1 day per week! Working for Lloyds is great.
Want a Summary of the Role?
The Software Engineering CoE (Centre of Excellence) at Lloyds Banking Group is looking for an experienced and passionate Engineering Lead (DevOps) with strong hands-on experience building large scale Web Application in a modern DevOps environment. This is your chance to transform the way financial services are built and delivered to customers by creating best in class technology in the UK's leading organisation.
What would you get involved with?
As our mission is to be a catalyst for change, our team is mainly focused in accelerating adoption of modern engineering practices: DevOps, CI/CD, Cloud First, Agile, etc...
As an engineering centric team, we have fair degree of autonomy about what we work on and we strive to dedicate our effort on the most impactful work.
We generally engage in two broad categories of work:
- Vertical: We work alongside other teams to provide support and guidance on how to accelerate their transformation
- Horizontal: We leverage the experience matured in the Vertical work to create or share existing cross cutting tools and practices that can be used by any team in the organization
What do you need to be considered for this job?
Generally, you are comfortable in an hands-on technical leadership role, blending both solid leadership experience and technical expertise.
We welcome people from a range of role backgrounds but do need to see the following as a minimum for consideration: 1) Software Engineering background with experience in building large scale applications with at least one of the following languages: C++, Java, JavaScript or C#. 2) great interpersonal skills and a good communicator with technical and non-technical people, 3) Experience of working with cloud providers (e.g. GCP, Azure, AWS), ideally GCP, and 4) Passionate about driving a true modern DevOps culture.
Oh, and if you have exposure to the following that would be ideal, but please still apply if you don't! Kubernetes, proficiency in Shell scripting and in one or more open source scripting languages, such as Python or Bash, experience working on projects, an awareness of security considerations and security tools.
Who are the Software Engineering Centre of Excellence?
We're a group of people pulled together by our passion for coding, experimenting, designing and learning everything that makes us better engineers and we're relentless in putting our skills and passion at the service of our customers.
Lloyds Banking Group vision is to be the best bank for customer and to realize it we have the mission to make it the best bank for Engineers!
Who are Lloyds Banking Group
As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear strategy to put customers first and achieve our vision of being the best bank for our customers.
We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve - where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.
We're proud to have received the following industry recognition:
'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women', 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum - each demonstrating our commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.
What support will I get and how will my career grow?
As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of training and development opportunities, helping you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.
You will also work in a particularly awesome area of the bank, so you'll be surrounded by passionate and progressive people who will help you develop!
Together we make it possible.
If you perhaps don't have your CV ready yet, or would like to discuss the role before applying please e-mail or for more information.