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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Posted April 29, 2024
  • £60000 - £75000 per annum + 2k Flex, 1k Training
  • Cheltenham or London - base location
  • Permanent

Senior DevOps Engineer – SC Cleared or Clearable

  • Location(s): London or Cheltenham
  • Hybrid: 2/3day split
  • Salary: £60,000 – £75,000
  • Clearance: SC Active or Clearable


A specialist Data Consultancy, working with government clients across Cyber Security, National Security, Law Enforcement and Telecommunications.

They’re looking to bring in a talented and motivated DevOps Engineer to join their team and contribute to their mission of protecting the UK through data-driven insights and solutions. As a DevOps Engineer, you will work closely with public sector clients and project teams to design, develop, and implement DevOps solutions that meet clients’ requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with clients to understand their DevOps engineering needs and objectives
  • Design, develop, and implement high-quality solutions for cloud and on premise environments
  • Utilise your expertise to architect robust and scalable systems with network and cyber security best practices
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and clients to gather project requirements, analyse feasibility, and provide technical recommendations
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends, tools, and technologies in DevOps engineering and share your knowledge with the team
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure successful project delivery within the defined timelines and budget
  • Accurately delivering high quality work to agreed timelines, including taking the initiative and knowing how to jump straight in
  • Supporting client engagements, including pitches and presentations

Skills/Knowledge (Non Exhaustive List):

  • Experience with working with working with one or more Cloud service providers – AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Experience developing cloud solutions that can be ported to on premise
  • Good understanding of infrastructure-as-code principles, and experience in practical application (e.g. provisioning/deployment via Ansible, Terraform, Helm)
  • Network Security
  • Good understanding of networking concepts such as Private VPCs, Security Groups, NAT Gateways
  • Unix/Linux
  • Agile or Scrum. In particular iterative approaches to software development in conjunction with the client
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills or Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with clients and team members
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly in fast-paced environments
  • CI/CD pipelines for verifying, building, testing and pushing deployment artefacts
  • Experience in OCI containerisation (e.g. Docker) and associated orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes)
  • Experience in setting up centralised logging and monitoring of deployed infrastructure

If interested and keen to learn more, apply or reach out to [email protected]

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