CICS System Programmer, Open to flexibility

London, West Yorkshire, Central Scotland
£40,869 - £56,342 per annum
12 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018
Lloyds Banking Group
Contract Type

CICS System Programmer, Open to flexibility

At Lloyds Banking Group we've built the UK's largest Digital Bank. We have increased the number of active online banking users to 12.5 million, with mobile users increasing to over 8 million. We invested £750 million in digital between 2012-2014 and have committed a further £1 billion in the three years to the end of 2017 to provide our customers with the opportunity to bank with us how, when and where they want to. We strive daily towards our vision of being the best bank for our customers, and we're well on our way thanks to the efforts of our people and their passion of making a difference.

The role sits within Enterprise Infrastructure which is responsible for delivering and maintaining core IT services for the Bank. Within the CICS team your role will be to apply your domain specific knowledge to ensure that all the CICS regions are operated, maintained, designed and delivered in accordance with service levels and agreed standards for the Bank. This is a senior role with the team and the incumbent is expected to be passionate about driving the platform forward.

Together we make a difference….

Your accountabilities will include;

  • Supporting and implementing changes to the CICS estate within LBG as required.
  • Resolution of incidents and problems across the LBG estate in line with LBG KPI's.
  • Represent z/Transaction support team in WAR room/conference calls with incident management and technical teams in order to restore service.
  • Supporting testing cycles; providing feedback to test managers on results
  • Managing the Sign-off that solution/service is fit for Production environment as part of Gateway.
  • Working effectively with the wider z/Platform team to ensure the smooth transition of projects into live service.

What we'll need from you;

  • Extensive knowledge of CICS infrastructure, displaying the required skill set to assist Service Managers and colleagues with the expertise, leadership and consultancy to deliver the business requirements.
  • Proven and extensive experience of installing, maintaining and configuring CICS and associated ISV tools in all z/Platform environments.
  • Excellent knowledge of CICS and associated ISV Product usage across the LBG estate.
  • Experience of supporting and troubleshooting critical on-line systems.
  • Strong experience of CICS system performance tuning and diagnosis.

In return we'll offer you a great package including a performance related bonus, generous pension contribution, 30 Days leave plus bank holidays, car allowance, a flexible cash pot to spend on benefits and other wider corporate benefits and perks.

We also support work/life balance friendly options such as occasional home-working and we're passionate about diversity in the workplace.

So if you're excited by high-value, large-scale Big Data transformations, and you've the skills and background we're seeking, then do get in touch - we'd like to hear from you…