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Google Cloud Site Reliability Engineer

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Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 13th May
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £52,912 - £72,754
Type: Permanent

***The base salary banding for this role is £61,176 - £84,117 in London and £52,912 - £72,754 outside of London, plus the benefits listed below.***

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper.

We're on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need your help to do it. Continuing our extensive transformation programme, we're redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing to craft a true engineering-led organisation.

Our Cloud SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team is looking for an experienced and passionate Engineer with strong hands-on development experience. As a Google Cloud SRE you'll be an active and leading member of a cloud-focused team of engineers - working on one of the Group's flagship projects to run and maintain a set of products and services on the Google Cloud Platform that will enable the business to realise the next generation of services that form the Bank's vision for 2022 and beyond!

The role will have accountabilities including:

  • Delivering against GCP and SRE Public Cloud technology roadmaps
  • Collaboratively working with other engineering teams to build, release and evolve enterprise-class solutions, that are reliable and evergreen as cloud technologies continue to mature as a fast-pace
  • The role will require engineers to be responsible for the operations of a large set of Cloud products and services (including 24x7 coverage by participating in pager-duty/on-call rota)

What you'd get involved with:

  • Hands-on engineering, maintaining our Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD pipeline based product and services by responding to change, implementing enhancements & improving reliability and customer experience
  • Observability, investigating & fixing service issues, with an engineering mindset - resolving via code changes and implementing improvements to prevent repeat issues
  • Implementing further automation and reducing toil, by utilising existing Cloud tooling or implementing new technologies

What's needed to be considered for this job?


  • Strong DevOps understanding, including experience of Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD pipelines, such as Terraform and Jenkins, or alternatives such as Azure DevOps
  • Experience working with a broad set of Public Cloud technologies and services
  • Ability to quickly understand, update and write new scripts in languages such as Python, Groovy, PowerShell, BASH
  • A strong understanding of Cloud Security
  • Experience in problem-solving, able to demonstrate logical thinking and excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrates a passion to continue to learn and develop your engineering skills
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable use of source control practice and collaborative working as part of an engineering team
  • Exposure and ideally some experience of developing for, or administrating Kubernetes clusters in a production environment
  • Experience in developing DevOps pipelines or other methods to deliver automation of infrastructure or applications


  • Leadership experience including line management, team leadership, mentoring and task management
  • Recent practical experience using SDKs and APIs to deliver automation
  • Certifications in GCP or another cloud platform, such as Azure, AWS
  • Candidates with less direct experience in cloud engineering, who can demonstrate strong skills in other areas such as sysadmin, software engineering or other technology/engineering disciplines who also are able to quickly adapt and pick up new skills will also be considered

About you:

  • Ability to work with architectural, business and other engineers to shape, design and engineer solutions.
  • Ability to work with a team of engineers to deliver domain-owned deliverables and dependencies.
  • Continuous curiosity to learn and develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling in the cloud function.
  • Technology agnostic and are willing to adapt their approach in pursuit of the best solution.

What you'd get in return:

Offering you both opportunity and profile - we'll provide you with a diverse, energising and lively environment that focuses on equal opportunity and real career progression.

We'll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a genuine difference to millions throughout your career with us.

We are flexible on location across any GT hub location. As a team we have all embraced working from home. We fully support the new developing workstyles, taking a flexible approach to 'future of work' as we emerge from lockdown!

We know that a 9-5 doesn't work for everyone so can be flexible to a variety of working patterns. Whilst we can't accommodate every option we are happy to consider any request.

We're committed to building a team which re?ects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.

If this role this sounds like it could be for you, please click apply.

Together we make it possible.

We'll also give you a broad remuneration package which includes:

  • A performance share bonus
  • A generous pension contribution
  • A flex cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle
  • Private health cover
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Various share schemes including free shares

So, if you have a desire to work in a challenging Engineering role in a dynamic environment with quality at the heart of thinking, whilst gaining skills and experience within a friendly and motivated team then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group
Reference: TJ/6158/057080_1652439170
Job ID: 3089046

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