JOB TITLE: Site Reliability Engineer - Homes Platform
SALARY: £66,861 - £74,290
LOCATION(S): Halifax or Leeds
WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week currently, or 40% of our time, at our Halifax or Leeds Office
About this opportunity
Our Cloud SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) team is looking for an experienced and passionate Engineer with strong hands-on development experience. As a Cloud SRE you'll be an active and leading member of a cloud-focused team of engineers - working on one of the Group's mortgage platform to run and maintain a set of products and services on the Azure CNE Cloud Platform that will enable the business to realise the next generation of services that form the Bank's vision for 2024 and beyond!
Lloyds Banking Group is the largest provider of Mortgages in the UK, with over 2 million active Mortgages. We have placed Mortgages at the heart of our strategy to become the best bank for customers.
The role will have accountabilities including:
Delivering against Azure and SRE Public Cloud technology roadmaps
Collaboratively working with other engineering teams to build, release and evolve enterprise-class solutions, that are reliable and evergreen as cloud technologies continue to mature as a fast-pace
The role will require engineers to be responsible for the operations of a large set of Cloud products and services (including 24x7 coverage by participating in on-call rota)
Why Lloyds Banking Group
Like the modern Britain we serve, we're evolving. Investing billions in our people, data and tech to transform the way we meet the ever-changing needs of our 26 million customers. We're growing with purpose. Join us on our journey and you will too.
What you'll need
Experience working with a broad set of Azure products (or extensive experience with another Public Cloud platform, such as GCP or AWS)
Strong DevOps understanding, including experience of Infrastructure as Code and CI/CD pipelines, such as Azure DevOps and HELM, or alternatives such as Terraform and Jenkins.
Ability to quickly understand, update and write code in languages such as Python, Groovy, BASH, PowerShell
A strong understanding of Cloud security and networking
Experience of developing for, or administrating Kubernetes clusters in a production environment
Experience in automating/scripting to remove toil
Experience in Cloud monitoring tools, preferably Dynatrace
Leadership experience including line management, team leadership, mentoring and task management
Recent practical experience using SDKs and APIs to deliver automation
Certifications in Azure or another cloud platform, such as GCP, AWS
Candidates with less direct experience in cloud engineering, who can demonstrate strong skills in other areas such as sysadmin, software engineering or other technology/engineering disciplines who also are able to quickly adapt and pick up new skills will also be considered
About working for us
Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.
We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative. And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups. We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know
We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:
A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
An annual performance-related bonus
Share schemes including free shares
Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
Generous holiday allowance, with bank holidays on top
A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies
Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.