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  • Remote working
  • £660+ per day
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our Government client is currently recruiting for a Digital Dev Ops positions on a 6 months contract paying £660 P/D inside IR35.

Role: Digital Dev Ops Engineer

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Remote for now (, London)

Expenses: Travel and accommodation will be arranged by and paid for if the post holder is required to travel outside London.

IR35: Inside

Salary: £660 Max umb

Security Clearance: Active SC or higher

CV Deadline: 30th 4pm

Platforms (Infrastructure as a Service provisions) currently host around 80 live services and microservices, with more in development.

Our Client is modernising its Platform provision to enable greater automation of development including automatic scaling, reduced support costs, as well as reduced risks of human error.

Migration of services to the new platform reutilises shared central Home Office infrastructure and will allow us to decommission the existing CHDP platform, thereby enabling cost savings.

Platform modernisation plays a significant part of the HMPO strategy to exit its contracts with DXC in April 2021 and is a key enabler for new digital services to operate.

Continued maintenance of our existing CHDP platform is mission critical in being to support HMPO digital services including the management of existing relationships with key stakeholders

Utilising existing knowledge greatly de-risks platform maintenance and re-utilises existing knowledge to ensure incidents can be managed in accordance with SLA’s and supports migration efforts to the EBSA platform.

A Dev-Ops engineer is therefore required to oversee incidents, meet security standards and maintain service continuity for our critical services.

Deliverables for the engagement

Item No Business Requirement/ Roadmap No. Deliverable Outcome/ Output Acceptance Criteria

1 TP042

Infrastructure (INF) Ongoing Cloud Hosting Digital Platform (CHDP) Platform critical server maintenance

Maintenance completed on a regular basis

Security patching completed for the agreed servers in the maintenance window in accordance with the security agreed timescales as prioritised by the Delivery Manager

2 TP042

INF Support Data seeding for Data Replication Data seeding complete Completed data seeding to Security agreed design and standards

3 TP042

INF Set up connectivity between Home Office Data Centre (HODC)

and CHDP Connection set up between HODC and CHDP Connectivity in place and completed and application(s) running on the servers to the HM Passport Office (HMPO) Technical Design Authority (TDA) and Security agreed design and standards

4 TP042

INF Ongoing HODC Platform maintenance and upgrades Maintenance completed on a regular basis Upgrades and security patching completed within the security agreed timescale as prioritised by the Delivery Manager

5 TP042

INF Provide on-call services for the platforms On-call services provided. On-call services provided or swapped with other engineers as per the rota

Skills (including specialist skills) and/or knowledge required

Server maintenance Operating and maintaining services within the HMPO digital estate

Security patching to maintain servers

Live Service Management of digital services, including DDaT approach to service management

Coaching and mentoring

Knowledge of agile delivery context

  • Quote ref: 990027/39797

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