Lead Cloud Engineer-GCP-Leading Bank

Lead Cloud Engineer-GCP-Leading Bank


One of the worlds leading Banking institutions is looking for a Cloud Engineer (GCP) you'll be an active and leading member of a cloud-focused team of engineers - working on the Group's flagship projects to deliver a strategic platform on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) that will enable the business to realise the next generation of services that form the Bank's vision for 2021 and beyond!



The Cloud Engineer will have end-to-end accountabilities including: Shaping GCP and Cloud-technology roadmaps Finding opportunities & use-cases for new features and cloud-based products Collaboratively working with the business and other engineering teams to design then build and release enterprise-class solutions that progress the programme's roadmap



Appreciation for implications of operating in an enterprise environment Ensuring released services are resilient and optimised for cost and scalability
The role will require you to be 'hands-on' and able to lead from the front - setting an example of behaviours and practices for team members to learn from and adopt in their own careers and development.


What you'd get involved with:
Driving identification of opportunities for and delivery of enterprise-class automated solutions


End to End accountability for GCP and Cloud Technology Roadmaps


Lead the design and delivery of cloud platforms and automation systems Identifies shortcomings and opportunities, including use cases for new features and cloud products, then suggests and implements improvements to existing business practices



Analyses and evaluates the feasibility/relevance of proposals for complex products/services, then develops and amends as necessary Develops and/or delivers elements of a strategic planning system with guidance from senior colleagues.


At this level the role is looking for leadership and blend of both deep domain and technical expertise within a team and show great passion, coaching and developing people in a "player-coach" model.


What's needed to be considered for this job?
The Cloud Engineer must have leadership experience - not necessarily line management, but experience of leading and guiding colleagues/a team through projects of work from inception to delivery Experience working with a broad set of GCP services



Ability to write scripts in the following languages: BASH, Python, Groovy Delivered platforms based on the principles of Infrastructure as Code: Terraform A solid understanding of Cloud Security Recent practical experience using Google SDK to deliver APIs + automation Pipeline + automation:
Understanding of Jenkins and how to extend it


About you: Recent experience designing and delivering hybrid-cloud platforms and services, automated API-driven systems with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and agile delivery models Able to follow and iteratively improve domain-owned services as GCP and other cloud-based products mature + develop new features where other emerging technologies present an opportunity



Ability to work with architectural, business and other engineering leads to shape, design and engineer solutions Ability to work with a team of engineers to deliver domain-owned deliverables and dependencies Continuous curiosity to learn and develop themselves with industry best practice methods and tooling in the cloud function Technology agnostic and are willing to adapt their approach in pursuit of the best solution



What you'd get in return: The role offers you both opportunity and profile - you will be provided you with a diverse, energising and lively environment that focuses on equal opportunity and real career progression.

We'll take your personal and professional development very seriously and enable you to make a genuine difference to millions throughout your career with us.


Together we make it possible.


You will receive a broad remuneration package which includes: A performance share bonus, a flex cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle Private health cover Various share schemes including free shares




ITHR Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

ITHR Group is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £85000 - £90000 per annum + flex bens, bonus
  • Location: City of London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: ITHR Group
  • Tel: 0207 747 1038
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2021-01-19 14:49:22 -

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