Automation Test Engineer - Security Data Services

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End Date Tuesday 20 February 2024 Salary Range £45,054 - £50,060 We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options. Agile Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Salary Range

£45,054 - £50,060

We support agile working – click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Automation Test Engineer - Security Data Service
SALARY: £46000 - £53,616
LOCATION(S): Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds and Halifax
HOURS: Full time  
WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in an office site

About this opportunity

Want to develop the next generation of security monitoring solutions for the Group? We have investment to expand so join our growing team as part of the Security Data Services lab!

This is a great opportunity that would suit a Security Data Service Engineer or an experienced software developer that is looking to transition into Cyber Security.
You'll work with a broader team of security experts to design and implement solutions that combat cyber security threats.

Key Accountabilities;

  • Analyse user requirements.

  • Design and write code to automatically test future enhancements, refining and rewriting as necessary.

  • Maintaining the automation strategy and automation framework that others use, as well as training and best practice for others in the programme. 

  • Use Confluence and JIRA to document designs and update development progress.

  • Lead deployments through the Route-to-Live environment.

  • Solve, debug, and upgrade existing solutions.

  • Ability to interact & contribute to the big-picture, (vision led team focus), as well as drive specific task-oriented actions & tasks.

About us

We’re on an exciting journey and there couldn’t be a better time to join us. The investments we’re making in our people, data, and technology are leading to innovative projects, fresh possibilities, and countless new ways for our people to work, learn, and thrive.

We're building the bank of the future and developing the next generation of digital banking solutions securely. The Chief Security Office (CSO) plays a key role in delivering Lloyds Banking Group's vision of putting customers at the heart of everything we do, helping Britain prosper, and protecting the Group and its customers and suppliers from security threats. We define and communicate the Group's security strategy and provide dedicated support and constructive challenge to business areas to ensure the delivery of an effective and compliant security risk management framework.

What you’ll need

  • Quality Engineering/Quality Assurance background, with a proven ability in Test Automation

  • Proficiency in a programming language such as Python, (knowledge of other languages such as JS/NodeJS, HTML, SQL, Groovy Scripting would also be useful)

  • Experience in maintaining automation frameworks, with an eye to the future to ensure they are kept up to date and relevant

  • Understanding of cloud environments and the accompanying infrastructure; Preferably, Google Cloud Platform, (Kubernetes, KMS, Anthos, Helm etc.)

  • Exposure to Docker, Jenkins, Terraform, Spinnaker, AquaSec, GIThub, GIT, all utilized within CI/CD pipelines.

  • Ability to write Cypher queries.

  • Experience in Data Modelling.

And any experience of these would be really useful

  • Experience of Network infrastructure, (IP addressing, subnet, DNS, VPN protocols) and concepts, (such as TCP/IP, DNS and SSL).

  • Interacting with and building REST/Graph QL API’s.

  • Experience with Neo4J Graph Databases.

  • Knowledge of SIEM/SOAR applications

  • Experience in JIRA administration and add-ons

  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux systems.

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.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • 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

  • 28 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

If you’re excited by the thought of becoming part of our team, get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.


At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.