Senior Devops Engineer

£68,139 - £75,710
24 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Our Mission

We're on a journey to build the bank of the future, and we need your help. We're continuing our extensive transformation Programme, with an investment of £3bn, redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Become part of our diverse team, and you'll experience a rare opportunity to impact the lives of more than 26 million customers through brands including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows. We need people who can make this transformation a reality.

Want to know more?

The overall vision within the PFFC Value Stream is to promote social well-being for our customers by enabling them to make and receive payments and protect them from financial crime.

We do this by supporting the Payments, Fraud and Financial Crime Business Areas in processing compliant, fast, secure and flexible transaction management services and covering rising threats from social engineering and real time payments by implementing new and improved digital ways of meeting and exceeding our customer needs.

You'll be presented with technical challenges on a scale unmatched in other industry sectors, but with this also the satisfaction of knowing your expertise will be making a difference to millions of customers. It's a very hands-on role, with your time spread among short term support-related tasks, longer-term initiatives, problem-solving, optimising, forecasting, planning for the future and personal development, as well as leading others. There really is no such thing as a typical day as a DevOps Engineer in our team!


Key Capabilities

We're looking for the following qualities from our Senior DevOps Engineer

Behaviours & Competencies

  • Hands-on experience in delivering DevOps pipeline for the feature teams and supporting them in this journey

  • Thought leadership in all aspects of DevOps tooling. This will involve defining and contributing to the overall strategy of the Group

  • Collaborating with Engineering teams to up-skill their capabilities in their relevant technology area

  • Taking ownership of specific problems and delivering customer focused outcomes

  • Being an ambassador for the DevOps brand both internally and externally to the division


What we're looking for in you

  • You're a team lead who can build relationships, work efficiently with others across a variety of domains, fields and locations, but also be able to work autonomously and proactively

  • You're passionate about technology and its application to real-world problems, such as software automation and delivery

  • You'll bring the right mind-set to the role.


What we're looking for on your CV?

  • An excellent understanding of the entire pipeline, both breadth and depth, and hands-on experience in modern web technologies - Terraform, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Docker and Kubernetes.

  • A deep and proven understanding of GIT, source code management and managing change.

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of agile development practices, continuous integration and delivery for fast and secure route to live.

  • A good understanding of how to craft low-latency, high-availability and performant applications and environments with specific knowledge on security and networks

  • Plus technical understanding of Spring boot, Maven, JSON, Kafka/WMQ, REST APIs, Database SQL, Helm, JKube.


We understand in such a diverse and disparate world no one person can be a specialist in all DevOps tooling. If you have the right technical background, a willingness to be part of a team dedicated to transforming the landscape and are willing to develop yourself then we want to hear from you!


So what can we offer you in return?

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.


You'll also receive a package that includes

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%

  • Share plans

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays


Tempted to apply but something holding you back?

We ensure our workforce represents every corner of society and we celebrate diversity.

We further ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to join the application process.


Are you interested in joining us? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you...

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