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Senior DevOps Engineer

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23 May 2022

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Senior DevOps Engineer
We're looking for a visionary DevOps leader to join a Government Department team focused on Agile Developer Operations. They will be responsible for defining and enabling the organisational strategy and approach to DevOps, focusing on culture, process, practices, and tools to increase the organisation's ability and capability to deliver applications and services at high velocity and in a sustainable manner. They will contribute to key components and shared common services as well as be keen to open source and share their work with the open community and other Government Departments.

They will understand key technologies in the DevOps domain and have experience in using these to deliver cloud native, large-scale nationally critical projects. They will have the ability to lead and influence the organisation's overall DevOps strategy and approach, engaging effectively with cross functional teams, and senior stakeholders across the Home Office and wider government to build supportable, sustainable and reliable services.

What you'll bring
  • An ability to define a clear Vision and Strategy and to promote and advocate it's adoption across a diverse range of stakeholders,
  • A proven track-record in leading implementation of DevOps strategies and transformation at scale,
  • An ability to lead from the front, inspiring and motivating others towards a common goal,
  • Strong expertise in cloud native and virtualisation platforms (AWS, OpenStack, VMWare, etc.), operating systems (Linux, Windows), infrastructure automation (Ansible, Chef, Packer, Puppet, Terraform, etc.), and application hosting technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, etc.).
  • Solid understanding of the practical application of DevOps philosophy, Agile methods, Infrastructure as Code, and leading infrastructure and operations teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment
  • Experience in designing and architecting enterprise and/or web-scale hosting platforms with a focus on security
  • Understanding of the issues our end users face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant solutions that truly transform industries
  • Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role
  • Experience working with CTO/CIO/COO to create technical strategies
  • Experience contributing to the professional community as a speaker, author or online contributor
  • Ability to work in a variety of client settings and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • An active interest / background in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
  • Experience in SDLP (software delivery lifecycle process) optimisation and Business Process modelling; Test automation and Service Virtualisation and Infrastructure and Application monitoring.
  • A strong IT background with a history of software development (Java, Python, Ruby) through to delivery of on-prem/off-prem/hybrid architectures utilising modern technologies and approaches: API's Micro-services, Containers, PaaS, SaaS.
  • Comfortable in leading rainbow teams from multiple vendors as well creating the technical solution yourself
  • Enjoy learning new technologies and be willing to cross skill as necessary in this rapidly, fast moving IT world as well as highly developed evaluation skills, the ability to assess the potential impact of emerging technologies and strong presentation skills

In order to be successful in this role you will have a passion for everything DevOps and would thrive on delivering some of the most important digital transformation projects for UK government

Why Us?
Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It's all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you. Work Life Harmony We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance. So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.
About Capgemini:
Capgemini 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 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini 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 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.
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