DevOps Engineer - Remote

Job Title: DevOps Engineer - Remote
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: £625 - £675 per day + inside IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH29613_1645527979
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2022 11:06

Job Description

Dev Ops Engineer

  • central Government
  • Inside IR35
  • fully remote working
  • Day rate: £625 - £675
  • 6 months initially

Job Description

  • Support all aspects of the software development lifecycle, applying DevOps principles and to lead on developing, implementing, enhancing and managing DevOps practices following agreed processes and best practices.
  • Applying industry best practices and patterns across infrastructure and application components e.g. availability, security, performance and scalability.
  • Leading on the design, release and implementation of automated, repeatable, efficient delivery pipelines and holds responsibility for the management, delivery and improvements of the deployments onto Production.
  • Lead delivery, integration, administration and configuration of DevOps tools, seeking continual improvement and ensuring effective transition onto operational support (where applicable). This includes tools for source control, build, CI & CD support, code reviews, security scans, test automation, monitoring and agile management etc.
  • Implementing and configuring DevOps specific monitoring, alerting, auditing and notification strategies and be an advocate for security and performance standards in the organisation
  • Identifying, tracking and support managing of DevOps specific risks and issues in adherence to established reporting standards.
  • Contributing to technical decisions and directions in a collaborative team environment, including solution architecture, estimations, product planning, user stories (requirement) creation.
  • Attending Team and Agile Scrum meetings.
  • Sharing knowledge and expertise and providing mentorship and training to other members of the team, enabling them to work in an automated, repeatable fashion.
  • Promoting and encouraging the use of test automation and infrastructure-as-code within delivery teams.

Essential Criteria

  • Strong understanding of DevOps principles and experience of working in a DevOps or iterative development culture.
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience implementing continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) tools, including pipeline design and administration.
  • Experience with automated testing and embedding this in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Demonstrable experience in service support including troubleshooting and incident resolution.
  • Experience in identification and tracking of risks and issues.
  • Experience of knowledge sharing and mentoring junior members of the team.

**Technical Essential

  • Python
  • Azure DevOps Repos, YAML Pipelines
  • Git
  • Azure
  • Terraform
  • Azure AppService
  • Docker
  • Knowledge of build/deploy of .Net Project
  • Shift left strategy: security scans, code analysis, monitoring

**Nice to have

  • Knowledge of build/deploy of React, Node.js, .Net Project