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  • UK, London
  • from £650 to £700 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 12 months
  • Full time
  • Industry: IT & Telecoms, Government
  • Discipline: DevOps, Cloud, Cloud Computing , Software Engineering, Testing (Software) , Developing (Software) , Cloud Architect

Our government client are currently looking for x3 DevOps Engineers to join their team on a new contract.  


Contract Length: 12 months  


Location: London – min 2 days a week in office  


IR35: In scope  

Pay Rate to Candidate: £650-£700/day  


Dev Ops Engineer  

We are looking for an outstanding Dev Ops Engineer, who can make a positive impact, and wants to contribute to one of the most demanding and important Government services for the UK. Let’s be clear about the impact of your work – helping the government to better support millions of citizens who need help across the UK by developing and operating a reliable and secure platform for Universal Credit.  

Candidates must be ready to quickly get to work within an agile multi-disciplinary team of developers, designers, analysts and architects.  

We are looking for the kind of person who enjoys a challenge. You will be working with hundreds of microservices across hundreds of instances alongside tens of delivery teams. Day-to-day you will be using your experience and technical skills to support the programme to design, implement, operate and evolve new and existing services and infrastructure. You’ll be using well established technologies within strict security constraints, that you’re welcome to challenge.  


Technical Skills  

For each item we would like experience with one or more of the named topics or technologies  

• Linux Operating Systems: RHEL/CentOS 7/8, Use, operate, configure, patch and secure  

• Security: TLS& PKI, Cloud Security, CIS Benchmarks, NCSC Cloud Security Principals  

• Networking: TCP/IP, Routing, DNS, VPC Peering, VPC Endpoints  

• Cloud Provisioning: Terraform, CloudFormation, Packer, Cloud-init  

• Cloud Experience: Deploying, Supporting, AWS (compute, networking, storage), GCP (compute, networking, storage)  

• Virtualisation: EC2, VMWare  

• Monitoring and Metrics: Graphite, Prometheus, Zabbix, Alert Manager, Pagerduty, Cloudwatch, Splunk  

• Development Languages: Python, Go, Bash, Ruby  

• Testing: Unit Testing, Infrastructure Testing  

• Containerisation: Docker, Podman  

• Configuration Management: Ansible, Puppet  

• Version Control: Git  

• Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment: GitLab CI, Jenkins  

• Container Orchestration: Kubernetes, Nomad, Docker Swarm, Docker Compose  

• Clustering and load balancing: haproxy, traefik, nginx, service mesh (linkerd, istio, consul connect)  

  • Quote ref: 990035/55337

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