Public Cloud Specialist Engineer - Flexible Working Available

Sowerby Bridge
£45,360 - £50,400 per annum
22 Feb 2021
15 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

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:

  • Developing the framework of Public Cloud products for application developers to consume

  • Delivering Infrastructure as Code according to the engineering backlog

  • Analysing and evaluating the feasibility/relevance of proposals for products/services, then developing and amending as necessary

Do you have previous experience built around the following?

  • Strong dev ops understanding, "Infrastructure as Code" using technology such as Azure DevOps, Terraform, Chef and Jenkins.

  • Experience working with a broad set of Public Cloud technologies and services

  • Ability to write scripts in languages such as PowerShell, BASH, Python and Groovy

  • A strong understanding of Cloud Security

  • You need to be experienced at solving problems and troubleshooting, fixing and resolving issues

  • Demonstrates a passion to continue to learn and develop your engineering skills

  • Good understanding and demonstrable use of good source control practice as part of an engineering team


  • Recent experience using Kubernetes (or another containerization technology)

  • Recent practical experience using SDKs and APIs to deliver automation

  • Experience in developing DevOps pipelines to deliver automation of infrastructure or applications.

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

So what about you?

You'll have the ability to work with architectural, business and other engineers to shape, design and engineer solutions. Also you'll have the ability to work with a team of engineers to deliver domain-owned work and dependencies.

Additionally you'll possess continuous curiosity to learn and develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling in the cloud function and will be technology agnostic with a willingness to adapt your approach in pursuit of the best solution.

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£46,200pa - c£63,000pa depending on location (London only to £63,000pa), skills and experience levels

  • A performance share bonus

  • Generous pension contribution

  • Private health cover

  • Share schemes

  • 30 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.

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