Senior DevOps Engineer

Contract Type
Newcastle upon Tyne
plus bonus and pension
Expiry Date
27/10/2021 10:40:00
We are looking for Senior level DevOps Engineers to join DWP Digital and power one of the biggest digital transformations in Europe.

Job Description

Up to £64,656 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We're looking for Senior 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.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

  • Together we'll build next gen Cloud native infrastructure using technologies such as Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes.
  • You'll need experience of Linux Operating Systems
  • You have experience of infrastructure-as-code across cloud providers using Terraform
  • You have experience of configuration-as-code across cloud and on-premise environments using Ansible
  • You have experience of Version Controls systems (Git and GitLab CI)

We're growing an incredible engineering community who are transforming government services through tech.

We work in a highly agile, team-oriented digital environment. We're test-driven, innovative and iterative in our approach.

We work across a huge portfolio of projects, creating modern services that work for the people that need them.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join our teams in a base location in your choice of Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Sheffield.

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

We offer a competitive salary up to £64,656 and a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days (25 days annual leave plus a day for the Queen's Birthday).

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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