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End Date Thursday 19 September 2024 Salary Range £68,202 - £75,780 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working, Job Share Job Description Summary...

End Date

Thursday 19 September 2024

Salary Range

£68,202 - £75,780

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary

See below.

Job Description

SALARY: £66,861 - £90,000 per annum
LOCATION: Edinburgh or Leeds 
HOURS: Full-time – 35 hours per week
WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites in either Edinburgh or Leeds.



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join out Modern Workplace Lab as part of our Infrastructure Engineering team at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), based in Leeds or Edinburgh.

As one of our Azure Virtual Desktop Automation (AVD) Engineer you'll participate in a team developing, testing and maintaining virtualisation solutions for across the bank.

In addition, you will play a pivotal role in:

  • Developing these visualisation solutions which will bring genuine benefit based on business requirements;

  • Mentoring and furthering the skills more junior colleagues to improve capabilities within the team. 

  • Innovating within our technology space and challenging conventional thinking;

  • Influencing a new approach to technology change underpinned by modern principles; and

  • Liaising and working closely with vendors to align their products with our strategic goals at LBG.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the bank at a pivotal time in our transformation journey and operate in a stimulating environment with the opportunity to work across the Azure technology Stack.


We’re on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we’re shaping finance for good. We’re focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you.


We like our teams to be as diverse as the customers and communities we serve and are really looking for someone passionate, ambitious and has a good problem-solving mindset. On your CV, we need to see the following experience as a minimum to consider you for interview:


Infrastructure and Virtual Desktop

  • AVD engineering in a commercial environment (including being able to evidence capability up to AZ104 and AZ140 level)

  • AVD architecture, deployment options, management tools, and security standard methodologies

  • Infrastructure & Configuration as code concepts and tools: Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, Bicep, Terraform, or similar

  • Building and deploying secure and AVD environments through CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps 

  • Image development and management using Packer or Azure Image Builder 

  • Azure Monitor and Log Analytics for proactive monitoring and problem solving of Infrastructure as Code based AVD environments

Automation and Programming

  • Automation tooling (e.g. Logic Apps, Functions, Azure Automation, Event Grid etc.)

  • Knowledge of PowerShell, KQL, YAML for automating AVD-related tasks


  • Ability to learn and adapt: The cloud landscape is constantly evolving, so staying updated with the latest technologies and standard methodologies is critical

  • Resilience and stress management: Working in a high-pressure environment with demanding SLAs requires composure and the ability to handle challenges effectively

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills: Collaboration and communication with users, customers, and other IT teams are crucial

  • Attention to detail: Ensuring security, compliance, and optimal performance requires meticulous attention to detail and proactive monitoring


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

  • 30 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.

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