We currently have an opportunity to join a talented team dedicated to providing the necessary firewall protection to the organisations networks. As part of this team, you will be a key person for any Firewall support and project requirements, including implementation, design activities and embedding best in class solutions.
A little bit about us and the role......
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers. Our products touch the lives of millions so we have a big responsibility to Help Britain Prosper.
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.
What you'll be doing?
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 across the team 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
Strong communication skills
Ability to troubleshoot technical challenges
What you'll get in return?
You’ll also have our full support, training and opportunities for personal and professional development. The team work a rotating 12 hour shift pattern and in recognition of this a shift allowance is paid.
You'll also benefit from a package that includes:
A performance share bonus
Generous pension contribution
Private health cover
A 4% flex cash pot to spend on benefits (or take as cash)
28 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Generous out of hours and on call payments
Discounted products and shopping
So if you have the background we're looking for and we sound like your ideal environment, then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you…...
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.
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.