Enterprise Cloud Architect

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Monday 12 October 2020

Salary Range

£76,050 - £101,400

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Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours

Job Description Summary

Lloyds Banking Group is changing. We are investing in simplifying, modernising and transforming our IT landscape and are looking for architecture leaders to help drive this transformation. Our goal is to make Infrastructure and Security enablers of agile, efficient change through platforms and capabilities that deliver secure, resilient, cost effective solutions at pace.

Job Description

We're recruiting an experienced and forward-looking Enterprise Cloud Architect who can combine deep technical thought leadership with strong leadership skills to drive strategy and adoption of a variety of cloud based solutions. Experience of delivering enterprise scale solutions on both private and public clouds is expected together with the ability to keep your skills and knowledge up-to-date as the industry continues to transform at a rapid pace. The role is not a hands-one role, but you need to be able to communicate and work closely with our engineering and operations teams as well as our executives to ensure your strategy and architecture delivers the outcomes we're seeking.

This role is not just about technical skills, the ability to command the respect of and provide leadership to stakeholders from across the organisation is absolutely critical. We expect you to be able to view challenges from many different perspectives and create and drive strategies and solutions that are not only technically sound, but also include regulatory, commercial and organisational aspects when appropriate. We're looking for experienced enterprise architects who produce their own deliverables and can lead and mentor others without direct authority.
You’ll bring the experience, skills and passion to lead us further along our cloud journey… and we’ll bring opportunities on a scale not many organisations can match. So if being a part of this journey appeals to you and you’ve the cloud enterprise architecture experience we’re seeking then get in touch.
Must have expertise & experience:
  • Proven background as an Enterprise Architect
  • Solid understanding of Cloud deployment models, strategies and supporting technologies e.g. Multi-cloud, hybrid-cloud etc.
  • Cloud Service Provider technologies e.g. Azure, GCP, AWS.
  • Cloud based workloads, at web-scale.
  • Cloud Native principles and supporting technologies e.g. Microservices, DevOps, Containers & CI/CD
  • Large-scale workload migrations, from traditional hosting environments to Public Cloud
  • Public Cloud security tools & technologies
  • Open Source Software, principles & culture

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!
You’ll be joining a leading digital organisation with the support and career potential you’d expect. We’ll also provide a competitive benefits package with includes:
  • A performance related bonus;
  • Generous pension contribution;
  • 30 days holiday, plus bank holidays;
  • A flexible cash benefits allowance;
  • Wider corporate benefits.

If you have the motivation, passion and experience to join our transformation journey… we’ll bring opportunities on a scale and breadth not many organisations can match!

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.