DevOps Engineer SC Cleared

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DevOps Engineer SC Cleared (Contract)
Up to £850 per day

DevOps Engineer (SC Cleared)

Location: Remote / Possibly 1 or 2 days a week in London some weeks

Rate: £600-£850 DOE

Clearance: Active SC Clearance required

Evolution Recruitment Solutions are currently hiring multiple DevOps Engineers of all different skillsets and experience to work with our large defence client. Their customers include a variety of government departments and defence, telecommunications and critical national infrastructure companies.

We are recruiting for additional DevOps Engineers to join our client’s development teams, implementing DevOps principles, and to provide technical guidance both across their projects, and to external suppliers. The programmes requires that all Engineers be cleared to Security Check (SC) level.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Contribute to refinement of non-functional requirements
  • Drive the prioritisation of non-functional backlogs
  • Implement security best-practices and recommendations; often through the means of developed services and automation
  • Facilitate an effective relationship between third party suppliers and client platform teams
  • Take 3rd-line escalation responsibility for applications deployed into a live, production Kubernetes environment
  • Participate in workstream and project Scrum ceremonies
  • Advise on delivery dependencies between third party suppliers and the client
  • Raise issues and risks appropriately to Delivery Manager

Some desirable skills:

  • Ability to operate in small cross-functional engineering teams to build supportable, sustainable, and reliable services
  • Experience of deploying, running, and troubleshooting distributed systems
  • Experience with either AWS, Azure, Docker or Kubernetes
  • Fluency in at least one programming language
  • Shell scripting
  • Good working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems
  • Experience of configuration management tools (e.g Puppet/Ansible)
  • Solid understanding of CI and build engineering
  • Strong version control skills with git

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