Public Cloud Support Engineer

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Location:Edinburgh, Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Monday 15 March 2021

Salary Range

£31,167 - £34,630

We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours, Job Share, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s biggest Retail, Digital and Mobile bank with over 30 million customers so we have a big responsibility to help Britain Prosper.
We’re investing £3bn into our People, Platforms and Data to become the best bank for customers and rapidly transforming into a leading UK FinTech.
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.
One area seeing incredible levels of investment is Cloud technology.
We’ve embraced a hybrid cloud strategy – using a combination of vendors and cloud platforms allowing us to contend in a world of open banking, increased artificial intelligence and improved fraud detection.
We’re transforming the products and services we offer and Cloud technology supports these initiatives by letting us manipulate and access the required data in real time.
Join us and you’ll find yourself at the forefront of innovation in engineering Public Cloud within LBG...

Job Description

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper.

We’re on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need your help do it. Continuing our extensive transformation programme, we're redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing to craft a true engineering-led organisation.

Our Cloud Engineering team is looking for a passionate Cloud Engineer with strong hands-on development experience. As a Cloud Engineer you’ll be an active and leading member of a cloud-focused team of engineers – working on one of the Group’s flagship projects to deliver a strategic platform on Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform (depending on your skills and experience) that will enable the business to realise the next generation of services that form the Bank’s vision for 2021 and beyond!

Want to know more?

The role will have accountabilities including:

  • Delivering against Microsoft Azure, GCP and Cloud-technology roadmaps

  • Collaboratively working with other engineering teams to build and release enterprise-class solutions that progress the programme’s roadmap

  • Maintaining, supporting & improving our Public Cloud platforms using SRE principles

What you’d get involved with:

  • Assisting with developing the framework of Public Cloud products for application developers to consume

  • Delivering Infrastructure as Code according to the engineering backlog

Do you have previous experience built around the following?

  • Knowledge of a broad set of Public Cloud technologies and services

  • An understanding of Cloud Security

  • Demonstrates a passion to learn new engineering skill


  • Any experience using Kubernetes (or another containerization technology)

  • Training or certifications in any cloud platform, such as Azure, GCP, AWS

  • Good at solving problems and troubleshooting, fixing and resolving issues

  • Ability to write scripts in at least one language such as PowerShell, BASH, Python and Groovy

  • Any experience in developing DevOps pipelines or scripts to automate tasks

  • Basic understanding of source control

So what about you?

You’d need a positive approach to relationship building and developing both yourself and others,

And you should also be prepared to provide 24x7 support to the supported cloud platforms but outside of this we could consider working patterns that work for everyone.

What would you get in return?

We'd ensure you get real stretch whilst benefitting from an environment that supports its people and gives them real equal opportunities.

You'd also benefit from a package that includes:

  • A salary in the region of c£33,000-c£42,000 depending on location (London only to £42k), skills and experience levels

  • A performance share bonus

  • Generous pension contribution

  • Private health cover

  • Share schemes

  • 28 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • Generous out of hours and on call payments

  • Discounted products and shopping

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.

So if you have the background we're looking for and our Cloud sounds like your ideal environment then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you...

Together we make it possible.

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.