DevOps Engineer

Harvey Nash
Closing date
9 Feb 2022
DevOps Engineer - Public Sector - Edinburgh - Inside IR35

Day Rate - Market Rates

Duration - 3 month with a view to extend

Harvey Nash's Client are looking to bring in a contract DevOps Engineer, you will be joining a multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering team that will take the lead in facilitating the transforming a key public service in Scotland.

  • Designing and building a cloud based DevOps facility to support the concurrent delivery and maintenance of multiple products to a cloud environment;
  • Designing and building a cloud based GitOps facility to support the creation and management of infrastructure in a public cloud;
  • Feeding into programme technology roadmaps and target architectures;
  • Contributing to engineering principles, guidelines, and standards for the programme;
  • Working with project teams to ensure the DevOps and GitOps facility are able to meet project specific needs;
  • Transferring knowledge to a nominated member of the staff;
  • Working as part of agile service delivery teams;
  • Communicating complex technical concepts to nontechnical audiences;
  • Collaborating with third party vendors;
  • Creating an operations manual for the DevOps and GitOps facilities;
  • Defining, managing, and assuring vendor deliverables.

Skills & Experience Required
  • DevOps on Azure expertise, ideally with experience of other hyperscale cloud platforms
  • A working knowledge of cloud engineering, networking and security
  • Experience with DevOps & GitOps practices & tooling (DevSecOps, IaC, CI/CD, etc.)
  • A working knowledge of containerisation, e.g. Kubernetes, Openshift, etc.

Desirable Skills & Experience
  • Public sector experience, including delivery models such as Digital First Service Standard or similar
  • Agile experience
  • Confident engaging with users
  • Azure or RedHat DevOps Engineering certifications
  • Experience of contributing to the definition of work packages for suppliers and delivery partners and Working knowledge TOGAF or similar frameworks.

Please note that a BPSS Clearance is required for this post.

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