Lloyds Banking Group

Cloud Identity Engineering Lead - open to flexible working

Leeds, Edinburgh, Halifax
£58,941 - £68,764 per annum
12 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Lloyds Banking Group
Contract Type

IT Cyber Security provides Lloyds Banking Group with a secure operating environment, safe from malicious attack or abuse of privilege by applying controls on behalf of Data Owners and promoting the secure use of IT across the Group. Key to this goal is creating a transparent, flexible model for securing Identity that enables the Group to react to both opportunities and challenges at pace.

The importance of Identity & Access Management across Cloud, platforms and increased demand for Identity SMEs has triggered seeing the expansion of the Identity and Access Management team, who are responsible for providing a secure service and set of processes for Identity & Access Management across Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. The expanding remit of this team will provide opportunities to grow individual skills and gain experience across a number of security service areas and technologies.



Want to know more?


As investment delivers new and changing services and tools roles in this area will adjust and reshape over time, we're looking for individuals who embrace this culture of continuous change and improvement; who can help us on our journey towards automation. You'll challenge the existing processes and ways of working, with a view to eliminating waste; improving the colleague experience will be the norm, and will be actively encouraged.


The successful candidate will join the Cloud Identity Services team as an Identity Engineer, responsible for leading a team of Engineers on implementing and automating the identity and access processes and controls across the bank's public cloud platforms (primarily focused on Microsoft Azure, although Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform may come into scope of the role). You will drive targeted improvements in both performance and compliance activities, in the process helping to define the strategic direction of the team.


Core purpose of the role;


  • Lead, manage and coach a team of engineers in the Cloud Identity Services team to deliver identity and access management processes and controls across Cloud Platforms

  • Proactively identifying and driving automation and improvements across the Cloud estate.

  • Collaborating with Value Streams and projects to understand and deliver their Identity & Access Management requirements, as well as projects delivering enterprise wide Identity Tools (Identity Governance and Privileged Access Management)

  • Ensure compliance to SOX, ITEC and other internal standards are maintained whilst building relationships with IT Risk, SOX and Audit partners.

  • Identify, escalate and proactively manage risks to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained.



So what about you?



  • Experience working in an Identity & Access Management or IT Security function

  • Experience in working on Cloud, including appropriate vendor security qualifications

  • Proven track record of delivering technical solutions and automation of solutions at scale

  • Proactively seeks out opportunities and implements service improvements whilst building customer satisfaction

  • Lead, coach and motivate a team of technical staff, encouraging and enhancing capability.

  • Capability to identify technical risks, articulate the associated IT costs and business impacts, and propose options for resolution

  • Ability to operate and influence in a complex, large scale and diverse environment

  • Highly articulate with good verbal and written communication

  • Demonstrates strong values and behaviours at all times

  • Ability to influence at all levels, effectively communicate complex topics and build confidence

  • CISA, CISM, CISMP, CISSP or equivalent is desirable




What will you get in return?



We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly 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 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 are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.



You'd also get a benefits package that includes:


  • A performance related bonus

  • Generous pension contribution

  • 30 Days leave plus bank holidays

  • A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits

  • Private health cover

  • Wider corporate benefits and perks


So, if you have the experience we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.



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