Devops Engineer

Job Title: Devops Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland
Salary: £500 - £600 per day + OUTSIDE IR35
Start Date: June 2021
Reference: BBBH27064_1621416308
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 19, 2021 10:25

Job Description

Devops Engineer
6 Months Initially, up to 23 months in total
£500-600 Outside IR34
Remote for foreseeable but when offices open, work will be at the Glasgow Office on a part time/as required basis.


  • Implement high-level technical requirements in a reliable, scalable and performant way
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to more junior colleagues
  • Ensure due technical consideration is given to make processes repeatable, scalable and secur
  • Have deep technical knowledge and experience in DevOps environments, providing support to delivery teams and solving complex problem
  • Attend all associated Agile ceremonies and make use of collaborative tooling (Slack, Confluence, Jira
  • Be proactive on identifying improvements
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decision
  • Be able to work with clients with low technical expertise

Essential skills

  • 3+ years in a practical DevOps role
  • Expert level Kubernetes infrastructure build and operate experience
  • Demonstrable experience building secure solutions on Kubernetes at scale, ideally using AWS EKS
  • Experience with Istio service mesh
  • Experience building secure solutions using Hashicorp tooling: Terraform and Vault
  • Able to demonstrate ability to containerise services using best practices
  • Can demonstrate practical experience with RedHat/CentOS/Amazon Linux
  • Can demonstrate practical experience with containers and container orchestration Experience of managing infrastructure as code, catering for multiple environment differences
  • Demonstrable experience of using VCS (Version Control System) in team environments (eg, git, GitHub, BitBucket)
  • Demonstrable experience delivering CI/CD pipelines
  • Able to demonstrate mentoring colleagues in automation, security, and reliability, within a DevOps context
  • Demonstrable experience of identifying manual processes suitable for automation
  • Can demonstrate a firm grasp of DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Experience of managing infrastructure as code, catering for multiple environment differences

Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrable experience of Terragrunt
  • Worked in a GitOps driven environment
  • Able to demonstrate they have worked in regulated environments (eg, finance, government)