Lead DevOps Engineer

Contract Type
Expiry Date
01/07/2022 16:12:00
Lead DevOps Engineer - Up to £87,933, 30% pension contributions, 60% work from home

Job Description

Lead DevOps Engineer - Up to £87,933, 30% pension contributions, 60% work from home

This is a real DevOps leadership role. You will have the freedom and autonomy to drive the development of our technical landscape in the DevOps space.

We're looking for someone who has the vision to lead multiple teams in the adoption of cutting-edge infrastructure and development technologies.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Can you lead multi-functional agile delivery teams? Do you like the idea of guiding and supporting a strong community of DWP DevOps Engineers to be better, and to build better products and services?

DWP is the UK's biggest department. The products we work on will be used by millions of people every day, to access support and payments, and to find work.

As a Lead DevOps Engineering in Hybrid Cloud Services, you will be working on our Kubernetes platforms which underpin our future technical and architectural direction for application hosting.

We host Kubernetes platforms in both AWS and Azure and new DWP services will be hosted on our shared platforms.

You will need to demonstrate experience in building, managing and updating a shared Kubernetes platform, as well as creating reusable pipelines for automated testing and deployment.

You're a DevOps Expert and an ace Engineering Leader. That's why we're hiring you, and that's what we want you to do here.

You'll need skills and experience in:

  • Experience of providing technical leadership and support within a team of DevOps Engineers.

    Significant experience of Linux Operating Systems.

    * Significant experience of Scripting systems for example Terraform.

    * Significant experience of Version Controls systems (Git and GitLab CI).

    * Significant experience of working in an agile environment building, deploying, supporting, patching and operating cloud applications (in particular AWS and Azure).

    * Significant experience of containers and containerised workloads e.g. orchestration services such as Kubernetes and ISTIO.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs based in Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield, whichever is most convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly. We work a hybrid model and you'll be in the office about 40% of the time, and 60% home working

We offer competitive pay of up to £87,933.

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions up to 30%, and a generous leave package rising up to 30 days, (based on your working pattern).

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.

The Process

  • Stage 1: Application

  • Stage 2: Interview

Here at DWP Digital we know how valuable your time is and that finding a new job is stressful enough without having to do umpteen stages and round after round of technical exercises.

That's why we have a clear and succinct hiring process with only TWO STAGES - So click the link below and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.