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Lead DevOps Engineer

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Finance

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Company Description

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind-the-scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Comms to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives, and contributing to the success of the business every day.


Job Description

We have a new opportunity for an AWS DevOps Engineer to lead the development and deployment of changes to our AWS environments in an automated first methodology while working closely with solution architects to ensure the integrity and consistency of end to end technology solutions in order to deliver the L&G Strategy, meet requirements and costs. Ensure alignment to Group IT technology strategy and enterprise architecture, policies and standards. In Addition, this person will support Tableau patching and upgrades as necessary.

 

What you'll be doing 

  • Ensuring the solutions developed and deployed are fit for purpose and fit for use, meet the business requirements, adhere to quality standards and deliver value within cost constraints. The scope of development involves all areas of AWS including account settings, networking, security and primarily building containers using Docker.
  • Helping design and implement the 3 Pillars of DevOps across all of Group Data Operations
  • Ensuring all developments follow the agreed change governance and SDLC
  • Working with security architecture to ensure all solutions are fully approved
  • Providing input into project and resource plans and support business case production.
  • Working within an agile methodology framework.
  • Overseeing solution development with a focus on utilising Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines ensuring tests covering each development are integrated into our automated test framework.
  • Applying knowledge of technology options and survey external market landscape for solution insights, direction, and vendors, as required.
  • Identifying issues and risks and lead their resolution as required.
  • Identifying and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in existing services.
  • Treating Customers Fairly – Ensure that our application estate has core values embedded around ensuring value is provided fairly to all of our customers.

Qualifications

  • Degree in appropriate subject preferable or equivalent qualifications or demonstrable evidence of relevant business/work experience at this level.
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional or equivalent experience (3+ years in AWS DevOps role).
  • Demonstrable experience of building and maintaining AWS Cloud solutions (essential)
  • Demonstrable experience of building and maintaining Tableau (essential)
  • CDC and streaming technologies such as Attunity/Qlik Replicate, CR8 or Kafka (Desirable)
  • API and Web Services (Desirable)
  • Team Leadership
  • Requirements gathering and documentation
  • Delivering change within a highly regulated environment
  • Building containers using Docker
  • Building CI and/or CD pipelines using cloud platforms, GitHub Actions, CircleCI or similar.
  • Building Containers with Docker on ECS and implementing with Terraform whilst adhering to infrastructure as code principals.
  • Linux
  • Bash scripting
  • Python coding
  • Demonstrable experience of using GitHub for source control and peer review via Pull Requests following a git flow approach

Additional Information

When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, 27 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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