DevOps Engineer - Major Core Programmes - QA

£52912 - £66140 per annum
30 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
Full Time
Contract Type

Location: Halifax

Salary & Benefits £52,912 -£66,140 (depending on experience) base salary, plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution (when you put in 6%), 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices and regular home working. We aim to ensure you have a good work-life balance and positive mental health!

About Lloyds Banking Group

Want to be part of our journey as a Bank to redefine from the inside out how we serve over 26 million customers? Passionate about the power to be unleashed when combining next generation cloud technology with customer data and insight? Want to join a diverse and ambitious team that is building the Bank of the future? If the answer to these questions is yes, we would love to hear from you…

What team does this sit in
Major Core Programmes Quality Assurance provides a Quality Assurance Centre of Excellence to deliver and continuously improve Quality Engineering through innovation and automation, driving excellence in testing, as well as test environments and test data provisioning. Supporting the whole of LBG with an expertise in Major Programmes, with a shared goal of building the best bank of the future.

Major Core Programmes are committed to providing equal opportunities! We recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to our business success. Our customer base is very diverse and ensuring that we understand and meet their needs is crucial. Reflecting the diversity of the UK in our own workforce helps us to achieve that goal. As a result, we encourage an environment where everyone can provide excellent service to our diverse customers and develop their individual careers, whatever their background.

About the role:

Joining us as a DevOps Engineer, you'll provide DevOps and technical solutioning to programmes to ensure effective environment provisioning alongside inhouse development for the Environment Self Service Portal.

You'll need to have experience in modern cloud engineering including experience in connecting legacy applications with new cloud platforms. You'll also provide consultancy support / deep dive activities on DevOps pipeline improvements for programmes.

So what would you be doing for us?

You'll assess current Programmes/Projects ways of working in relation to:

  • Develop / Deploy / Test

  • Understand how long the speed to market is, e.g. average time from checking in code to deployment in live

  • Understand and assess any pain points or bottlenecks and what can be done to alleviate them by automation

  • Discover repeatable manual process, can they be automated?

  • Assess current CI/CD pipelines

  • Produce a report detailing the areas of improvement

  • Estimate time and effort to implement remedial work

  • Detail required applications/infrastructure

Provide Programme/Project assistance on tooling recommendations, infrastructure, installations or configurations:

  • Assist in acquiring any infrastructure and/or installation and configuration of required applications

  • Design and set up DevOps intervention, creating frameworks and CI/CD pipeline

  • Work with QA to build and automate tests and integrate them into a CI pipeline

What we need from

  • GIT / GITHUB enterprise

  • Jenkins Pipelines: including the ability to understand and write Jenkins files

  • Urban Code Deploy and/or Chef

  • Nexus Repository

  • Selenium

  • Scripting

  • Sonacube

  • Cloud Associate accreditation or well on the way to obtaining it

We're happy to consider options other than 9-to-5 office-based work. To us "Agile working" is more than working flexibly - it's about entrusting colleagues to think creatively about how, when and where they work, to deliver their very best.

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity, equal opportunity and provides opportunities for flexible working.

We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

Are you interested in joining our team? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you!

Together we make it possible…

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