Senior Infrastructure Devops Engineer

lbgcareers Lloyds Banking Group

Senior Infrastructure Devops Engineer

London based (2 days in the office)

Salary & Benefits: £61,176- £80,293 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.

Who are Lloyds Banking Group?

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK’s leading digital franchise, with over 13 million active online customers across our three main brands – including Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows – as well as the biggest mobile bank in the country. Group Transformation is one of the Divisions which is leading the way through new ways of working to implement our strategy and react faster to market developments.

Where will this role sit?
A key area of our Transformation is our investment in removing the mundane and repetitive tasks colleagues undertake and replacing these with Robotic Process Automation (RPA). We’re building one of the largest RPA workforces in the country – enabling colleagues to reinvest their time into more meaningful work for our business and customers.

Join them as an Infrastructure Devops Engineer and you’ll never be short of new challenges, new processes and new people to engage with and influence RPA good practice…

What will I do?

  • Server deployment, configuration and basic administration, with an understanding of database optimisation techniques.

  • Monitoring and analysing VDI /Server infrastructure and system logs, allowing basic diagnostic and configuration of the Windows devices, including Windows Firewalls and IIS.

  • Investigation of incidents and underlying Root causes

  • Creation of Transact SQL, Batch and PowerShell scripts.

  • Use of the Elastic stack to ingest large amount of log data, by creating data transform and load scripts

  • Data analysis and discovery to provide insight into system operation and efficiency.

  • Investigations into the use of DevOps Tools and techniques in an RPA environment.

What we’re looking from you……

We’re looking for somebody with the knowledge to gain a deep understanding of the underlying RPA technologies with the flexibility to work with other engineers within the team to undertake “Run” and Change Management activities with the goal of improving the service offered to customers of the RPA estate.

We want someone who is going to be stretched and get the opportunity to use your creativity and curiosity to bring about some amazing RPA solutions at scale to this huge organisation.

We need someone who’s also going to get some horizon-expanding exposure to a host of wider technologies and processes to automate.

We believe that it’ll be an enjoyable, energising and intellectually challenging environment where you’ll see our real passion for innovation and robotics!

Technical Skills and experience:

IT Infrastructure

  • Google or Azure Cloud deployment

  • Windows Server and Client Infrastructure

  • SQL Database Server

  • Dashboarding tools such as Elastic

  • DevOps Tooling eg Chef

  • Virtual desktop infrastructure

Data Analysis

Our team use our dashboarding tools to understand and optimise the behaviour of the platform. The ability to set up the tools would be a bonus.

  • Knowledge of log ingestion and analytic solutions

  • Ability to build basic data transformation scripts and perform data loads

  • Ability to perform analysis and data discovery

RPA Technologies

  • Understanding of RPA concepts

  • Experience of RPA scripting would be beneficial (particularly Blueprism)

  • Understanding or RPA architecture patterns

Non-Technical Skills:

We’re looking for:

A good knowledge of the full IT SDLC, including software development, testing and release practices.

Practical experience of Agile delivery, preferably using Scrum. methodology

You’ll able/willing to undertake travel to our RPA Hubs in locations around the country and may get opportunities to travel internationally.

Leadership

As a Senior engineer, you’ll be expected to provide coaching and leadership to a small team of junior engineers building infrastructure for robotics.

What you I get 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, 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 welcomed 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 are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We’re an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

So if joining us at a critical and exciting time in our RPA future appeals and you have the background we’re seeking then we’d love to hear from you!

Together we make it possible!

To apply for this job please visit www.aplitrak.com.