Platform Dev Ops Engineer North

  • Job Reference: Ref_79507
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
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  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Base locations include Trafford - Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Successful candidates must be willing to undergo SC level Security Clearance.



The Job On Offer

We want passionate Platform Engineers to work as part of an agile team to help public sector clients build and continuously improve digital services using the best of open source software. We're looking for Engineers that aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and get stuck-in. You should learn quickly and love a challenge. Join Our Client and help grow their already large and strong community of digital specialists, share ideas and innovate. You'll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find. They have a team of great engineers who work together in a community and help each other to deliver and develop as professionals. They work on large scale, technically challenging projects

Your Role

  • You'll undertake cross-functional engineering projects, working in small teams with other engineers in different knowledge spheres, building supportable, sustainable and reliable services

  • You'll work with great technology - the UK Government has an IT strategy based on user centric design, modern open source technology, continuous integration/delivery, and modern software architectures such as microservices and cloud technology to name but a few

  • You'll help achieve their vision - the chance to make a real difference at the heart of the digital transformation within the UK Public Sector

  • You'll get opportunities to develop and progress - working on large scale, technically challenging projects. You will be constantly learning through modern learning environments

Your Profile

Are you a Platform/DevOps Engineers with an appetite to extend your knowledge and apply new skills rapidly on challenging projects?  Do you have a broad range of experience in modern open source stacks? Don't worry if you haven't got strong experience in every skill listed below. If you can demonstrate a good selection of these skills, and a passion for developing exciting new technical skills, then we'd really like to talk to you.


What you'll need

  • Experience debugging complex, multi-server service in a high availability production environment.

  • Good communication skills both in written and verbal format with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and concisely

  • Extremely sound knowledge of Linux. 

  • Docker 

  • Kubernetes

  • Experience of building infrastructure in AWS using Terraform

  • Automation tooling such as Ansible 

  • Strong Understanding of CI environments and how they facilitate the automation process with other orchestration tools.

  • Ability to converse with both internal and external stakeholders, holding the appropriate level of conversation at all times


Things we like;

  • Core Networking & Loadbalancing

  • Jenkins / Concourse / Gitlab CI

  • Git / GitHub / GitLab          

  • Graphite / Grafana / ELK / Prometheus

  • SQL / NO-SQL DB's

  • HashiCorp (Packer / Terraform / Vault / Consul)

Why is our CLient is unique

  • Employee wellbeing is vitally important to them as an organisation.  They see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for them to achieve their organisational ambitions.  To help support wellbeing they have trained Mental Health Champions' across each of the business areas.  They have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. 

  • They work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions.  Working for Our Client you get to be at the forefront of designing future experiences, which truly impact their clients and wider society for the better.  

  • Benefit from learning for life with their unique and innovative L&D offering.  This is driven by their digital learning platform Next' and their Learning for all' mindset.

  • They offer opportunities to contribute to society, make a difference to the world and help Architects of Positive Futures. Through their sustainability framework Our Client is at the cutting edge of helping organisations accelerate their net zero and wider sustainability ambitions. 

Get the future you want

Growing clients' businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask.  But when you join the organisation, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts.  A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology  can help  reimagine what's possible.  It's why, together, they seek out opportunities that will transform the world's leading businesses. And it's how you'll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future.   By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you'll build the skills you want. And you'll use them to help their clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.  Get The Future You Want.


About The Company

Our Client is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Our Client is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.

Please apply with CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations and earliest availability.