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3 months ago
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £48,636 - £54,040
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
End Date

12 March 2019

Please note, this vacancy will close at 00:01am on the specified closing date rather than 11:59pm. Please ensure all applications are received before 00.01am on the specified closing date.

Salary Range

£48,636 - £54,040

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Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

Join our new Bristol Engineering team at a critical and exciting time, as we build the bank of the future.

As part of our three year, £3bn, transformation programme, our new Bristol Engineering team has an opportunity for a talented Environments & Release Engineer.

Job Description

You'll use your extensive knowledge and skills to enhance and manage the Environment and Release strategy for the Finance Engineering team in the Finance Ledger and Sub-ledger Lab (FLS Lab).

Within the FSL Lab, there are a number of applications that are impacted by the change portfolio across the group and as a result of this there is a need to manage the change on a daily basis.

You’ll be required to manage a number of on premise and cloud applications and the intricacies of those environments and release schedules.

To enhance our agility in order to deliver faster for our customers, you’ll also play a crucial part in developing our Dev Ops tooling across the FLS Lab.

Helping us develop and enhance the Dev Ops toolsets on the Finance Ops application environments estate.

To do this, you’ll be familiar in containerisation & code management.

Working closely with our run team, together, you’ll be resolve any support incidents on these applications.

You’ll have or gain an understanding of industry best practice and share the knowledge to shape solutions to problems where it may not have been done before and implement in the most appropriate way.

You’ve got a lot of knowledge to share and we’d really like you to mentor and grow our more junior colleagues that will create opportunities for further learning and growth.

So, if this sounds of interest & you have a real delivery focus and share our passion for making things happen, we would love to hear from you.

Key accountabilities

•Responsible for managing the Finance Ledgers & Sub Ledgers Lab application Environments and Release processes ensuring all change is managed without impact to live service.

•Proactively develop and enhance the Dev Ops toolsets on the Finance Ops application environments estate.

•Maintain high level of technical knowledge of the application estate, including currency and risk management.

•Contribute to the ongoing strategy of the Fin Ops platform in the Environment and Release space.

•Proactively work with the Finance Run team ensuring service is accordingly maintained in the Finance Ledgers & Sub Ledgers application estate

•Ensure key stakeholders are aligned with the Environment and Release strategies as appropriate e.g. Testing teams, Business Areas

We would like to hear from you, if you have strong engineering knowledge of or experience in or with:

•Oracle Database

•Application installations / upgrades

•Dev Ops tooling – GIT, Jenkins, Containerisation

•Cloud and integration with On-Premise applications

•Automated release and build process (preferably using Jenkins).

•Configuration and deployment management tools

•Experience of complete Development Lifecycle, Release Engineering, DevOps and Configuration management.

It would be great if you also had experience of or working in:

•Working with Financial ERP systems

Personal Qualities

We all learn and develop with our experience but we know that having the right approach is the key to being successful. So whilst skills, knowledge and prior experience are important to us we want people who are highly motivated, and enthusiastic with an inquisitive and curious approach to work.

Our group values of Keeping it Simple, Making a Difference Together and Pitting Customers First are at the heart of our ethos so a commitment to improvement, combined with adaptability, a love of learning, and a collaborative approach are crucial to us.

To support this excellent communication and interpersonal skill will be key.

So what can we offer you in return? A package that includes:

•Performance related bonus

•A generous pension contribution


•30 days holiday plus bank holidays

•Private Health cover

•A flexible benefit cash pot to craft around your lifestyle

•Share schemes including free shares

•Discounted products and discounted high street shopping

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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