Public Cloud IaaS SRE Lead

at Lloyds Banking Group
Published January 17, 2023
Location Halifax
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


End Date

Friday 03 February 2023

Salary Range

£70,784 - £88,480

Agile Working Options

Flexible / Variable Hours, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary


Job Description

Public Cloud IaaS SRE Lead

Lloyds Banking Group

Leeds, Edinburgh, London, Halifax, Bristol, Manchester – We’re happy with home working the majority of the time, however you’ll need to be in office 1 or 2 days per week under your own cost.

Salary & Benefits: The base salary banding for this role is £81,928 - £122,892 in London and £70,784 - £106,176 outside of London plus annual personal bonus, 15% employer pension contribution, 4% flexible cash pot, private medical insurance, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays.

We also offer flexible working hours, agile working practices flexibility to suit your lifestyle and ensure a good work-life balance.

Who are Lloyds Banking Group and where does this role sit?

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 to 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.

Cloud Services is looking for a Managed IaaS Lead in the SRE, Service and Automation team. Cloud Services offer a range of products and services to consumers of our cloud platforms. The Managed IaaS Lead will lead the SRE and operational teams to support and improve the Cloud Services IaaS platforms and to work with the IaaS Product Lead to define prioritise and deliver the IaaS backlog.

Specific activities which you’ll be responsible for include things like;

Managing the operation of the IaaS platforms

Ensuring the LBG IaaS platforms are operating effectively, constantly improved and automated as far as possible

Managing and getting the best out of the team of partner resources


Operating within LBG governance and specifically the Lloyds Cloud Control Framework to ensure the platforms comply with the LCCF and working with the Governance Lead to ensure the platforms have fully effective controls in place that can be evidenced automatically where possible

Operational Efficiency

Eliminating toil (tasks that are manual, repetitive, automatable, tactical or devoid of enduring value)

Improving the Service

Representing the service consumers teams in identifying and supporting resolution of impediments and issues as well as providing visibility of service status, metrics and performance (working with the Service Availability Lead)

Skills we need to see from applicants?

Solid understanding and experience working with IaaS in Azure and / or GCP

Experience managing teams in a large, complex, highly regulated industry

Negotiator to influence technical and leadership decisions to achieve the right consumer outcomes and operational needs

A good understanding of public cloud security

Experience in managing risks and controls across technical platforms

Desire to learn and cross skill to other public cloud platforms

Desirable Skills

Experience working with a broad set of Azure or GCP services and products

Previous experience running a team, managing a Virtual Machine estate

Azure or GCP Certification

What can I expect in Return?

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both professionally and personally to optimise your potential!

As a new colleague to the team, 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 equal opportunity and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

Together we’ll make it possible!

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'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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