DevOps Engineer

Posted 29 December 2021 by Walsh Employment

Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading cutting edge Public Sector and Government projects throughout the UK. We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their successful, stable, and growing team. This can be working from home anywhere in the UK.

The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.

DevOps Engineer

Working from home anywhere in the UK

£60-70K plus extensive benefits package

Due to the secure nature of this work all applicants will be required to gain UK Security Clearance to at least SC level. You must have been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years and cannot have been outside the UK for more than 28 days on any one occasion within this time.

To be successful in this role:

You will be a confident DevOps Engineer who is comfortable leading and who has plenty of demonstrable hands-on experience. You will also be able to show experience and skills across the majority of the following:

  • Linux sysadmin
  • Cloud platform (Azure, AWS, GCP etc.)
  • Networking
  • IaC tooling (Terraform, etc.)
  • Automated Configuration Management tooling (Ansible, etc.)
  • Problem solving, in particular around connectivity issues
  • An understanding of distributed systems
  • Containerisation (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes)
  • Secret Management
  • Pipelines (Jenkins, Azure DevOps, etc.)
  • GitOps and an understanding of the importance of everything as code
  • Software development lifecycle (Agile/Lean methodologies)
  • JIRA, collaboration
  • Comfortable in a working from home environment

Position summary:

Our client is looking for a skilled DevOps Engineer to help further grow their digital teams of agile service design specialists within their Central Government Business. This role will see you build and deliver transformative user centred services and solutions in partnership with high profile clients across England and Wales.

Job role and responsibilities:

As a DevOps Engineer your work will include a multitude interesting projects, learning modern tooling and techniques to facilitate cutting-edge products on a variety of cloud and bare-metal platforms. You will also get opportunities to lead projects as well as to contribute towards process and technology choices that help deliver the best solutions for our clients. This role can be working from home anywhere in the UK.


The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.

Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme. This role is also working from home anywhere in the UK.

Required skills

  • Cloud Computing
  • Linux
  • Networking
  • Software Engineering
  • DevOps

Application questions

Have you been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years?
Have you been outside the UK for more than 28 days on any one occasion within the last 5 years?
Are you an experienced hands on DevOps Engineer of at least 3 years?
Are you happy to work remotely from anywhere in the UK?

Reference: 44708824

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