Cloud Architect

Edinburgh,City of Edinburgh,United Kingdom
  • Salary average
    68202  -  102303YEAR
  • Type of employment
    Permanent, Full-time


Lloyds Banking Group is a leading UK-based financial services group. We provide a wide range of banking and financial services, focused primarily on retail and commercial customers.


Skills used at work

    End date

    Saturday 29 June 2024

    Salary range

    £68,202 - £102,303

    We support agile working

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    Agile Working Options

    Hybrid Working

    Job description

    JOB TITLE: Cloud Architect

    SALARY: £68,202 to £83,358 depending on experience

    LOCATION: Edinburgh, Bristol or Leeds

    HOURS: Full time

    WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in an office site

    About this opportunity:

    We recognise our tremendous potential in helping Britain prosper. To do this, we need to unlock the great power in our data – which is where you come in. We are looking for an Architect with excellent skills to help to shape and define our solution landscape across the Insurance, Pensions and Investments business.

    We are building contemporary, services-driven architecture which creates opportunities to digitise & deliver excellent customer journeys, business outcomes and meets group strategic goals. We need to simplify and redefine our technology and data landscape. And we need to deliver a set of flexible, future-focused core platform capabilities to the benefit of all our customers. You can help shape this future.

    Job Summary:

    Act as a key partner to our software engineers, ensuring that our architecture roadmap is a key input into our technical delivery, as well as listening, understanding, and responding to the needs of the engineers. Aim to deliver the highest quality customer driven software whilst continually challenging, motivating, mentoring, and supporting engineering teams. You will understand technology implications for people and process, and you will bring this to your holistic view of design.

    To be considered for this job we would like you to have the following:

    We encourage people from a range of role and industry backgrounds but do need to see the following as a minimum for consideration.

    Essential Skills & Experience

    Must have:

    Hands on software development experience with one or more modern programming languages

    Technical knowledge and experience in the domains of database management, data integration, cloud/SaaS integration, cybersecurity, and authentication.

    System design for Highly available distributed systems

    Working experience of cloud architecture (GCP, Azure or AWS)

    Experience of both batch and event driven architecture


    Great interpersonal skills and a good communicator with technical and non-technical people

    Experience with ETL and ELT

    Experience in working with product oriented teams

    Don't worry if you don't tick all these boxes; we're open minded and keen to invest in enthusiastic and positive people!

    About working for us

    Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

    We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

    And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

    We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

    • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
    • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
    • Share schemes including free shares
    • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
    • 30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top
    • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

    Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

    Job posted: Jun 19, 2024

    Expiration date: Jun 30, 2024