Cloud Lead Security Engineer

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Greater London, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire
Job Type:Full Time

End Date

Monday 19 April 2021

Salary Range

£70,080 - £87,600

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Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

As we continue to support security for the bank, we are building a Cloud focussed centre of excellence within GCIO IT Cyber Security. This team will be primarily responsible for the daily running, managing, configuring, monitoring and optimising of the Cloud native security offerings (of the various Public Clouds, whilst also identifying, reporting on and remediating (where relevant and appropriate) any vulnerabilities/non-compliance/recommendations. The Team will also support the development of policy as code, automation of reporting requirements alongside other continuous improvement initiatives that may be identified.

In addition, the team will contribute to the Cloud vendor’s and bank’s security product roadmaps by working with our stakeholders (CSO, VS, etc.), vendors as well as the product owners for each Cloud platform to identify new requirements, use cases and exploit opportunities to use other vendor offerings/features. A new focus area will be the introduction and support of a “canary” role to support the strategic cloud evergreen approach by understanding, developing and testing any new native security features or products and associated risks, as they are introduced by the vendor.

While this role is advertised in Pudsey, Manchester and London where we have team members, we will be flexible with the location for the right candidate.

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.

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As we continue to support security for the bank, we are building a Cloud focussed centre of excellence within GCIO IT Cyber Security. This team will be primarily responsible for the daily running, managing, configuring, monitoring and optimising of the Cloud native security offerings (of the various Public Clouds, whilst also identifying, reporting on and remediating (where relevant and appropriate) any vulnerabilities/non-compliance/recommendations.

The team will also support the development of policy as code, automation of reporting requirements alongside other continuous improvement initiatives that may be identified. In addition, the team will contribute to the Cloud vendor’s and bank’s security product roadmaps by working with our partners, vendors as well as the product owners for each Cloud platform to identify new requirements, use cases and exploit opportunities to use other vendor offerings/features.

A new focus area will be the introduction and support of a “canary” role to support the strategic cloud evergreen approach by understanding, developing and testing any new native security features or products and associated risks, as they are introduced by the vendor.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Through technical leadership support a high performing team, developing colleagues through stretching objectives, feedback and coaching.

  • Be seen as a Cyber Cloud security specialist with demonstrable experience and a track record of administering/ running/ delivering a specialist Cyber Security discipline or toolset (such as application security, vulnerability management or forensics).

  • Establishing and building relationships with partners to support the provision of quality and timely information and analysis to inform business decisions and optimise business results.

  • Providing insightful information, guidance and advice to influence business decisions which enables business area to gain a full understanding of the implications linked to their decisions.

  • Notify, review, evaluate and mitigate potential risks ensuring adherence to relevant risk policies and frameworks or to ensure compliance with internal/external regulations.

  • The ability to demonstrate core Lloyds Banking Group values & behaviours as an active team member.

  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality ensuring that information is shared only with the appropriate teams.

What we'll need from you:

  • Solid understanding of Azure cloud platform.

  • Associated Security offerings e.g. Azure Security Centre, Sentinel, Policy etc.).

  • Programming / coding / scripting experience for policy as code work.

In return, you’d get a benefits package that includes:

  • A discretionary performance related bonus.

  • Generous pension contribution.

  • 30 Days leave plus bank holidays.

  • Private health cover.

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.

***This role can be based out of Manchester, Pudsey or London - predominately we're looking for people with the skillsets above. The broad base salary banding across the UK is from £65,700pa to £101,000pa. Salaries in the London area will be reflected towards the upper end of this bracket***

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.