Enterprise Architect - Cloud


Lloyds Banking Group

Listed on

7th November




£85,255 - £105,000



JOB TITLE: Enterprise Architect - Cloud SALARY: £85,255 to £105,000 LOCATION: Leeds, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Halifax, Manchester

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least

two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites HOURS: Full Time

About this Opportunity

Our culture brings together inquisitive, dedicated and driven people from a diverse group of backgrounds; people are core to our success!

We connect through partnership, provide innovative solutions, and support the creation of an environment where all can thrive.

You'll be joining a small, dynamic team of strategy setting Enterprise Architects, focused on the Cloud that support all our colleague and customer services.

We collaborate closely with business and engineering leaders across the organisation to drive strategy, deliver strategic roadmaps, provide thought leadership, and inspire adoption of modern technologies. We must view problems from many different perspectives and our architectural decisions must balance strategy with pragmatism to deliver the best outcome.

You'll be joining a senior team of dynamic enterprise architects who are passionate about collaboration.

You'll be involved in:

  • All architecture decisions made for the area you support.

  • Build compelling architecture strategies and roadmaps with comprehensive inputs from Business, Engineering, Operations, Industry and Vendors. Pro-actively publicising and guiding the Group.

  • Pro-actively drive forward the agenda to simplify and modernise our technology landscape.

  • Keep pace with the latest industry direction and vendor offerings to ensure our strategies capitalise on new opportunities.

  • Influence our investment portfolios and the direction of major change programmes to ensure strategic architecture outcomes.

  • Build strong relationships and credibly communicate with key business and engineering collaborators across the organisation including CxOs.

  • You're an authority for an architecture domain with deep and broad knowledge of technology, methodology and assurance techniques.

  • The ability to translate the complex and ambiguous into clear and simple strategies.

Desirable technical experience: Broad experience covering many of the following, with a deep knowledge of at least one ('T' shaped):

  • Cloud platform technologies covering IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services on Azure, GCP and AWS.

  • Appreciation of sophisticated enterprise strategies covering services being delivered across a hybrid hosting architecture of cloud and tradition platforms including Midrange Unix and Mainframe technologies.

  • API architecture standards including OpenID Connect profiles, API gateways, microservices including event driven architectures, and domain driven design methodology.

  • Data repositories including relational and NoSQL databases, data warehouses and data lakes.

  • Designing critically important systems which have challenging service parameters, for example RPO/RTO Zero.

  • Broad appreciation of cyber security (e.g., zero trust) and the architectural implications it has on application design.

  • Modern progressive technologies - e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence, block chain etc.

Why Lloyds Banking Group?

We're on an exciting journey and there couldn't be a better time to join us. The investments we're making in our people, data, and technology are leading to innovative projects, fresh possibilities, and countless new ways for our people to work, learn, and thrive.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • Any generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive?

Apply today and find out more.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.



Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group

Reference: TJ/6158/084518_1699355114

Job ID: 3286859

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