IT Environment & Release Analyst



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Legal and General
Published
05.06.2024
Location
Hove, United Kingdom
Job Type
Hybrid Working Opportunity
TELECOMMUTE
  • Hove, Brighton and Hove BN3, UK
  • Full-time
  • Permanent or Fixed Term Contract: Permanent
  • L&G Business Unit: Legal & General Group Functions
  • L&G sub Business Unit: GROUP FINANCE
  • Primary Location: Hove, One City Park
  • Job Family: IT & Change

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 Affairs – 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 fantastic new opportunity for an IT Environment & Release Analyst to join usin Hove!

Bringing stability and control to L&G IT environments, you’ll own non-production environments, orchestrate their usage and act as a gatekeeper for all releases to ensure the integrity of the environments.

If you’re looking for a role where you’ll be able to deliver new ways of working to an IT function then this could be the ideal next move for you!

What you'll be doing:

  • Managing and supporting the application environments facilitating definition, creation, build, deployment, and maintenance (including upgrades) where applicable - ensuring to protect integrity of environments. Managing the full configuration status of each of the environments from OS versions, patch status, software versioning
  • Defining, establishing and maintaining Environment Strategies, auditable policies, processes, and IT Controls for Environment Management in line with industry best practice (ITIL)
  • Managing application environments allocation, multiple bookings, or shared usage and maintaining the schedule of environment usage
  • Working with Solution Architects to ensure environment design and purpose meets strategic objectives and supports change flexibility. Maintaining environment cost profile and supporting in reducing associated costs
  • Negotiating, planning and managing all release/deployment activities to forward plan the release windows and cycles across the estate from an environment perspective, including task/resource/dependency management. Producing and maintaining Run Books
  • Supporting project delivery through defining and agreeing requirements and providing expert knowledge on best practice environment types, configurations, connectivity, and functionality to meet expectations. Providing guidance to project teams on environment utilisation and efficiencies
  • Defining and maintaining management information and publishing KPI on a periodic basis which includes environment usage/utilization, forward planning/schedules/bookings, performance, capacity, and availability across in-scope environments
  • Proactively monitoring the incidents related to the environments and facilitating closure of incidents. Analysing the incident data to perform trend analysis and contributing to continual improvement. Managing risks and resolving issues pertaining to environments

Qualifications

Who we're looking for:

  • Naturally you’ll be well versed in IT Environmental Management
  • Perhaps you’re working in a Release Management role and looking for a new challenge?
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure
  • Experience in a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Cloud experience with either AWS or Azure would be a huge plus!

Whatever your role, we reward performance and behaviour with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Here are some of the benefits we offer: 

  • The opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance (permanent employees only)
  • At least 25 days holiday, plus public holidays, 26 days after 2 years’ service. There’s also the option to buy and sell holiday
  • Competitive family leave
  • Participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand-new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice
  • There are the many discounts we offer – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online
  • In 2023, some of our workspaces were redesigned. Our offices are great spaces to connect and collaborate and have your wellbeing at the heart

Additional Information

Legal & General is a leading financial services organisation, named Britain’s Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.

We’re one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurers. Connecting to form a unique business model which drives value for our customers and society. And enabling our people to create impact through work that is meaningful and valued.

If you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views, and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.

We strive to be open, mindful, and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs. It doesn’t matter if you don’t meet every single criterion in this advert. Instead, think about what you excel at and what else you can bring in terms of strengths, potential and connection to our purpose.

If you’re open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

 

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