Cloud Senior Security Engineer

Manchester Westminster House

Lloyds Banking Group

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End Date

Wednesday 26 June 2024

Salary Range

£68,202 - £75,780

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Cloud Senior Security Engineer

SALARY: The salary banding for this role is £68,202 - £75,780

LOCATION: Manchester is preferred location but we would consider Edinburgh and Halifax

HOURS: 35 hours, full time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites.

About this opportunity

Our Cloud Security Services department is looking for a motivated individual to ensure that the appropriate security controls are in place and effective. You’ll be focusing on keeping bank services safe while simultaneously supporting programme timescales and business outcomes. You should be able to define security requirements, create designs, identify risks and define controls to mitigate the risks. These skills will help you to guide technical programmes ensuring that security is embedded in the best manner for the Bank. As a Senior Cloud Security Engineer, you will be working across the Group’s Google and Azure cloud platforms to realise the next generation of services that form the Bank’s vision.

This role is within our Network and Perimeter Security team. Our remit includes delivering new security products and services whilst continually improving our existing ones. Our approach to Cloud is product aligned which means that this role will include tasks that related to the end to end shaping and support of our product. This can include strategy, roadmaps, build and run.

The role will have end-to-end accountabilities including:

  • Providing security leadership, guidance and consultation to diverse teams built from a mixture of LBG employee’s, contractors and 3rd party consultants

  • Working with architects and engineers to collaboratively define the high level and low level security requirements into a collection of design and engineering activities to ensure that the programme is delivering against agreed security standards and principles

  • PoCs of new products / use-cases

  • Operational documentation for support and consumption of products

  • Proactively identifying security risks

  • Owning the end-to-end security view for specific platform components and shared services

  • Becoming an SME for Products / Services in your aligned Product Team: delivering change, fulfilling run tasks and scoping then delivering enhancements to existing capabilities / processes

  • Working with the Lead Security Engineer and Product Owner to define a roadmap for Product Team owned Products + Services 

  • Be ‘hands-on’ and collaborate with peers to engineer new or enhance infrastructure level capabilities

Why Lloyds Banking Group

From building a truly sustainable business to creating a place where people love to work, we need colleagues who are up for the challenge of our bold ambitions. Who are excited to push boundaries and make change happen. Together, we can grow with purpose.

What you’ll need

  • Hands on engineering experience working with: Terraform, Python, Azure DevOps, GitHub, CI/CD, IaC, PaaS

  • Conceptual knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins

  • Significant DevOps / Engineer experience

  • Experience working on a Public Cloud – Azure or GCP

  • Have a drive to improve the environment you operate within: ownership and proactiveness in identifying constraints, and idea generation to mature and deliver improvements 

  • Practical / theoretical experience of Cloud Security

  • Able to demonstrate completion of technical, hands-on tasks (writing code, interacting with APIs, deploying / managing infrastructure, Cloud / Security focused qualifications)

Desirable Skills:

  • Exposure to multiple Public Clouds - Azure, GCP or AWS

  • Cloud and Security certifications

  • Worked within a Cyber Security engineering team

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 underrepresented 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

  • 30 days’ holiday, 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.

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 keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

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.

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Perks/benefits: Career development Equity / stock options Flex hours Health care Parental leave Salary bonus Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom

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