Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £700 per day + option to extend by 12 months

  • Contact:

    Sidrah Hussain

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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A Senior DevOps Engineer is required to support the development of the design, strategy, execution and capability building of the DevOps function in a cloud platform development programme.

Latest start date Wednesday 1 April 2020

Expected contract length 12 months with an option to extend for another 12 months.


About the work

reporting to the Programme's Lead Technical Project Manager and Scrum Master.
Will need to engage with multidisciplinary team members and wider directorates.
To deliver against the backlog as set by the programme leads.

What the specialist will work on

Reviewing and contributing to high-level architectural, security and service design artefacts.
Developing solutions from approved designs with focus on best practice and security.
Maintaining/managing tooling in cloud platform.
Documenting solutions built with LLD artefacts, alongside translating technical details and complexities with AWS cloud services, with view to obtaining accreditation.
Developing Cloud Solution reference architectures standards/best practice.
Developing/implementing DevOps processes identifying efficiency savings.
Ensuring common understanding between different technical stakeholders.
Leading timely resolution of technical issues within delivery cycle.
Supporting development and mentoring of Junior technical resources within team.
Provision of some level 3 support of capabilities developed by programme.

Working arrangements

Some remote working is acceptable, supported by a HO laptop to enable collaboration and sensitive material to be exchanged.
Some meetings can be by conference call, but significant design meetings are expected to be face-to-face at a HO location or partner visit.

Travel & Subsistence will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to consideration

Security clearance SC & NPPV3 clearance is required ideally this will be in place already (or an existing clearance can be confirmed) for an immediate start.

Skills and experience

Be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of how AWS services hang together and the underlying technology.
Have a strong awareness of networking capability including: Direct Connect configuration, Routing, Firewalls, Security Groups and the respective configuration tasks in a secure cloud environment.
Demonstrable ability to solve business problems by applying technology.
Demonstrable experience of Cloud Infrastructure Architecture.
Demonstrable experience of building Infrastructure as a Code.
Demonstrable experience working within Government and Policing.
Demonstrable strong understanding of and exposure to AWS Cloud Environments.
Demonstrable experience of developing designs for secure environments.
Demonstrable experience of working within DevOps Environments.
Demonstrable experience of engaging with senior stakeholders.
Demonstrable experience of influencing peers and stakeholders without having to depend on reporting lines.
Demonstrable experience of creating LLD documentation.
Demonstrable experience in all following enterprise-tooling-solutions & monitoring-solutions: Terraform, Pecker, Ansible, Linux, GitLab, CloudFormation, Confluence, JIRA, Jenkins, Sparx-EA & Pro-Cloud, Consul, Vault, Artifactory, JfrogX-RAY, SonarQube and Selenium-Splunk
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Show demonstrable experience of AWS Certification.
Show a demonstrable Linux / Unix background.

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