Lloyds Banking Group
London, 125 London Wall
£85,208-£106,510 per annum
Benefits also include:
Annual personal bonus percentage;
Employer pension contribution (up to 15%);
4% flexible cash pot;
private medical insurance, and;
30 days holiday plus bank holidays;
We offer flexible working hours around the 9-5 and are a very family friendly company. Please note, the team observes a hybrid working pattern, and the successful candidate will be expected to be in the office 1-2 times a week.
About the team and the role
This vacancy is in the Business and Commercial Banking (BCB) division, within the Client Servicing & Engagement (CSE) platform. Our purpose is to create and deliver products that enable clients to grow their businesses.
We’re seeking to recruit a strong DevOps Lead Engineer to support our continued journey onto the Cloud. This is a key time in our journey, and we’re seeking people who enjoy the opportunity to shape the direction and success of a team and lead on delivering some initiatives.
The role gives opportunities to drive the technical leadership and direction of DevOps engineering that underpins the BCB digital servicing journeys. You will also be exposed and expected to be involved in Site Reliability engineering. Our focus is on building and running large-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems and providing mentorship to other teams so they can be self-sufficient on public cloud.
You will have the opportunity to deal with complex challenges, while using your expertise in coding, build/release pipelines, simplifying complexity, forensic analysis and various system design strategies to tackle those challenges.
This role will be pivotal in transforming legacy systems into cloud native distributed applications.
We believe that people don’t always fit neatly into roles, and we value everyone’s individual skills, experience, and knowledge – it’s what makes you unique! As such, we encourage applications from different backgrounds, however, to secure an interview for this role, you would need to have experience of and demonstrate the below as a minimum:
Very strong DevOps skill set with expertise in tools like Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Nexus, and Git
Kubernetes & Service Mesh (AKS & Istio an advantage)
Building and Maintaining micro service architectures with REST API’s
Azure technologies such as App Gateway, API Manager, AKS, Cosmos DB, Azure SQL, Azure Firewall
Provisioning components and services using ARM & Helm Templates
Experience in the below would also be highly desirable:
CI/CD Automation for Build & Release (Important to have experience in 1 or more tooling solutions)
Designing and coding Micro/Application Services
Automated Unit/Integration/Load/Performance Testing
Observability, Logging, Monitoring & Alerting
Container Image Management & Security
API Gateway Management
IAM – Identity & Access Management
About Lloyds Banking Group
We’re focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.
We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunities employer and if you require any reasonable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment and selection process, or as an employee, please let us know – we would be happy to help you showcase your best self!
And we’re proud to have received these industry recognitions: Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer, Top10 Employer for Working Families, The Times Top 50 Employer for Women and both Gold Standard and Best Workplace Adjustments Process from the Business Disability Forum.
Does this role sound like a match? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Together we make it possible.