The Grade EU Engineer aims to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring and supporting their engineering teams. They will work in cross-disciplinary teams delivering exciting customer driven solutions and high quality software and showcase excellent interpersonal and communication skill whilst efficiently working across the project life cycle to ensure software operates as intended. This is a leadership level role and will blend both deep domain and technical expertise within a feature team and great passion for coaching and developing people in a “player-coach” model.
Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers and a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.
We’re in the middle of a £3bn investment into our People, Platforms and Data – with a Software Engineering led approach, all as part of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.
And it's the role of our Chief Information Office (CIO) who provide the backbone and infrastructure upon which this bank of the future will sit.
We're supporting the infrastructure of a number of these strategic transformational initiatives through the provision of a new Workplace Engineering team.
The Workplace Engineering function is responsible for client and collaboration capability development and key to the delivery is a new modern Digital Workplace proposition for in excess of 90,000 colleagues. The function is looking for Infrastructure Developers with varying levels of experience to assist with its development. These developers will be hands on and will be working as part of a number of engineering teams to develop and implement the components that will make up the overall proposition.
They’re responsible for technical change to the colleague services and strategic direction across:
Device, Application & Data Management
Collaboration & Unified Comms (Voice, Video, SharePoint, Email)
Office Engineering (Telemetry, Add On management & governance)
Active Directory/Identity & Access Mgt
Application & Desktop Virtualisation
Cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IoT)
Could you help them make it possible?
As one of our Workplace Engineering Infrastructure Engineers you'd act as the primary CIO point of contact for infrastructure solutions delivery for an aligned Lab, Programme or Project. You’d then be accountable for the development of solutions to time and quality standards against the requirements of the business.
What would you be doing?
You'll transform business requirements and specifications into capabilities and explore the infrastructure delivery options, developing design ideas as you go.
You'll participate in virtual squads specifically to develop capabilities and gain advocacy for your solutions through building effective working relationships.
It’s a truly collaborative set up where you’ll get to discuss solutions with domain authorities, technical subject matter experts and vendors, to agree, develop and deliver solutions.
Key Technical Skills Required for Role:
Strong hands on technical experience of Azure core security services such as Security Centre, AIP, Key Vault and an awareness of emerging services such as Sentinel
Privileged Identity Management, solutions and tokenisation
Strong experience with cloud native or hybrid third party security solutions
MFA, SSO and identify federation
Office 365 including security, compliance & auditing
Additionally we're looking for varying levels of technical experience across the following areas:
Performing penetration testing / vulnerability scans with proven tools such as Nessus
Intune or other MDM / MAM solutions & enabling BYOD policies
IDS / IPS / ATP & DLP solutions
Zero trust models/architectures
SoC / CSIRT environment
SIEM & SOAR solutions and cloud-based logging / analytics
Experience using automation with security services
Validated experience in auditing, reporting & remediating customer cloud deployments
Certifications Azure Security, ISC2 CISSP / CCSP / CISMP, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
An awareness of emerging Azure services & Microsoft roadmap
Knowledge of monitoring & logging integration
Distributed systems architectures
Azure networking, vNETs, NSGs, Azure Firewall Sentinel, Log Analytics and Appliances
E-mail and Internet gateway platforms
Securing containers, Kubernetes (AKS) and Microservices
You'll also have strong partner management skills, with the ability to self-start and organise your own workload and a working knowledge of Agile Development Methodology
Whilst skills, knowledge and prior experience are meaningful to us we want people who are highly motivated with an inquisitive approach to work and a willingness to challenge the status quo.
We keep our group values of Keeping it Simple, Making a Difference Together and Putting Customers First at the heart of our culture so you should be committed to similar values and combine this with a love of learning.
We’re also a people business and to support these huge technical endeavours you’ll need a range of interpersonal skills and take a collaborative approach.
What will you get in return?
We'll give you stretch whilst you work on some of the largest and most fascinating Engineering projects around today. We'll also commit to furthering your skills and career in an environment that celebrates both diversity and 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 infrastructure skills we’re seeking then get in touch, we’d love to hear from you...
****This role can be based out of our offices in West Yorkshire, Edinburgh, or Bristol****
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.