Network Security Engineer
Lloyds Banking Group
£36405 - £42472
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The world is changing. Our ambitious, new strategy will respond.
At Lloyds Banking Group, we have already built the market leader in digital banking. But we need talented people like you if we're to continue to innovate, collaborate and adapt to the meet the ongoing digital needs of our customers.
We currently have an opportunity for you to join a talented team, that has grown considerably over the last three years and who are dedicated to providing the necessary check point security appliances protection to the organisations networks. As part of this team, you'll be key in the delivery for any security support and project requirements, including implementation, design activities and embedding best in class solutions.
You'll share the responsibility of successfully protecting the 1 in 3 people who use our systems in the UK, as well as our 10 million active online banking users. You can expect much of your time to be split between support and project work, as we continually improve our offering to become the Best bank for Customers. This means driving the technical solutions to real life service issues, using your depth of technical understanding and capabilities.
In addition to your support responsibilities, you'll demonstrate an ability and willingness to engage with programmes and initiatives throughout the project life cycle, delivering their requirements. This role is both proactive and reactive in terms of approach to workload and daily activity and combines the responsibilities of a being a support role, but also includes the planning and implementation of planned changes role for projects.
There'll be a 24/7 shift pattern in place across the team, which is designed to provide the most robust level of defence to the services our customers rely on us to provide. Working alongside a senior team member, you'll use your technical skills and problem solving ability to quickly resolve issues as they arise, at any time.
Here's a flavour of your day-day responsibilities:
Planning the implementation of complex changes
Delivering changes of all sizes and complexities for our customers
Working on modern infrastructure, including cloud providers such as Azure
Monitoring the estate and working with colleagues and the wider IT community to identify and close down service issues
Delivery of infrastructure and service improvement plans, including gateway upgrades and new builds
What you'll bring to this role?
CCSE/CCSA or qualified through experience with Checkpoint Security Appliances
A range of wider Cisco Networks skills and knowledge is desirable
Ability to deliver into a multi-vendor, enterprise-level environment, working from being hands on with the devices, to planning larger changes and implementations.
Finance Services knowledge/experience is desirable, with the knowledge of regulated environments, but not essential
What will you get in return?
We foster a culture which brings together intelligent people from diverse backgrounds who enjoy a collaborative and creative environment as well as genuine equal opportunity.
We'd also consider flexible and agile working practices to suit you.
You'd also get a benefits package that includes:
A performance related bonus
Generous pension contribution
30 Days leave plus bank holidays
A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits
Private health cover
Wider corporate benefits and perks
We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.
As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.
Together we make it possible. So if you possess the skills we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...
****This role can be based in Halifax or London. If based in London the salary range will be reflective of this****