DevOps Engineer

Contract Type
Newcastle upon Tyne
Expiry Date
11/02/2022 17:19:00
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer, working on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK Up to £55,666 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We're looking for DevOps Engineers to join our DWP Digital community.

We design, develop, maintain and modernise digital services that millions of people across the UK rely on to access payments, support and to find work. And we need top digital talent to be part of our transformation.

Our DevOps Engineers build fully automated and verifiable infrastructure and pipelines for the UK's largest and most complex government department. We work with multi-functional agile delivery teams in a hybrid cloud environment using tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Kubernetes.

We're working at home at the moment because of Covid-19, and our offer includes hybrid home/hub based working.

Our pension offer is great too - with 27% pension contributions - so you can look after your own future while creating solutions that empower others to do the same

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Providing technical leadership and support within a team of DevOps Engineers.
  • Linux Operating Systems, Python and Helm.
  • Infrastructure-as-code across cloud providers using Ansible.
  • Configuration-as-code across cloud and on-premise environments using Ansible.
  • Version Controls systems (Git and GitLab CI).
  • Working in an agile environment building, deploying, supporting, and operating cloud applications (in particular AWS and Azure).
  • Containers and containerised workloads e.g. orchestration services such as OpenShift, Kubernetes and ISTIO.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in London, Manchester, Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle or Birmingham.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £55,666 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

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

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out 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
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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