Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00018891-1
  • Date Posted: 10 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £49,171 to £59,589
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Digital with Purpose.

We're looking for talented Engineers with experience in DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure to join our DWP Digital team.

We build next gen Cloud native infrastructure using technologies such as Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes with Istio. We implement services built on infrastructure in both AWS and Azure and work on immutable, containerised microservices solutions.

We're growing an incredible engineering community who are transforming government services through tech, creating modern services that work for the people that need them. We work in a highly agile, team-oriented digital environment. We're test-driven, innovative and iterative in our approach.

And we're the UK's largest government department; millions of people access our services and support every day. So we do all this at a scale, and with a purpose, unlike anywhere else.

What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?

Experience of building, deploying and operating cloud applications in AWS.
In-depth experience of infrastructure as code eg Terraform/Ansible.
In-depth experience of continuous deployment release strategies and integration/continuous delivery tooling such as GitLab CI, Jenkins.
In-depth experience of using Linux operating systems.
In-depth experience of converting technical requirements into best in class solutions. Experience of working in an agile environment building, deploying, supporting, patching and operating cloud applications.
Experience of container-orchestration systems such as Kubernetes is desirable.
Experience of Kubernetes related technologies, such as service mesh using Istio, also desirable.DevOps within Projects.

What will you work on?

You'll work on projects that are critical to people all through their lives. Specifically, we want people for our Universal Credit, DataWorks and Working Age teams. Click apply for more info on each of those projects.
You'll craft and implement solutions that are resilient, scalable, extensible, and maintainable within Cloud environments.
You will be responsible for CI/CD pipelines and DevOps toolchains, and put automation at the heart of everything you do.
You'll deliver re-usability, consistency, security and quality across new and existing platforms and ensure they mature in ways that are feature-rich, robust, evergreen and automated.We want our people to be at their best, with access to the right tech, training, and tooling. We work in highly agile teams with a focus on iterative, test-driven methods.

We're developing our capability all the time. As an experienced engineer and senior part of our DevOps community you'll help us grow by sharing your knowledge and experience with our teams, and promoting DevOps culture and practice across DWP.

Details. Wages. Perks.

Your base will be in either Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Sheffield. Find out more about each of our hubs here: https://(url removed)/our-locations/

We also have the tech, tools and culture to enable flexible working options. Many of us are currently working from home due to Covid-19.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £59,589, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
Be yourself. We have a culture of inclusion and diversity.
Discounts and savings on shopping, travel and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Tailored learning, development, coaching and mentoring
Career pathways and progressionAPPLY

For further information and to start your application click apply