Senior Security Engineer (Cloud)

at Lloyds Banking Group
Published January 13, 2023
Location Leeds
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


End Date

Friday 10 February 2023

Salary Range

£52,912 - £66,140

We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options

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

Job Description Summary


Job Description

Senior Security Engineer (Cloud)

Lloyds Banking Group

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

Salary & Benefits: The base salary banding for this role is £61,176 - £84,117 in London and £52,912 to £72,754 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?

We’re on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need your help do it! 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.

Our Cloud Services department is looking for a motivated individual to ensure that the appropriate security controls are in place, focusing on keeping bank services safe while simultaneously supporting programme timescales and business outcomes. You’ll be responsible for security requirements, designs, risks and defining controls to mitigate these risks and guiding other areas of technical programmes to embed security in the best manner for the Bank.

Security is at the heart of everything we do at LBG, and our Engineers contribute to building a secure culture. It’ll feature as a key part of your role - having a secure mindset to provide strong and resilient business solutions that safeguard our business and customers from security threats.

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

  • Working with architects, product owners and engineers to collaboratively define the mid and low-level security requirements into a collection of design and engineering activities to ensure we are delivering against agreed security standards and principles

  • Curating new cloud products ready to be utilised across the LBG estate

  • Delivering platform maturity through the development and enhancement of products and delivery of new security custom guardrails

  • Proactively identifying and managing security risks not exclusively as part of the design/engineering process

  • Owning the end-to-end security view for specific platform components, shared services, or application integration items

  • Performing threat modelling against architectures, engineered solutions, and as-is platforms

What do we need to see from applicants?

  • Practical experience as a Security Engineer

  • Public cloud experience including AWS and/or GCP, Azure

  • Threat modelling experience both platform and application/product level

  • Ability to detect and raise appropriate security, technical and business risks

  • Ability to draft and review designs reconciling back to the LBG Security and Industry Standards

  • Take ownership of security from end-to-end to drive the best outcomes

  • Prioritise your work, considering the balance of all outcomes not only the Security outcomes

  • Focus on collaboration, thinking creatively and working with other teams

  • Focus on communication with stakeholders in a way that ensures understanding by the recipient

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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