DevOps Engineer - SC Cleared

  • Job Reference: 305493
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: ShareForce
  • Location: United Kingdom - London & South East
  • Salary: £500 to £525 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £500-525/day (Outside IR35)
  • Sector: IT and Telecomms
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for an SC Cleared DevOps Engineer to join a fully agile multi disciplinary team designing a new AI based combat and communication system in the Defence sector. The DevOps Engineer will be responsible for sharing expertise and best DevOps practice for the benefit of the team.


Required Experience Profile:
  • A positive and proactive consultant who can work independently, as well a part of a close knit team
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment building and/or supporting automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience using Kubernetes (OpenShift and Istio Service Mesh an advantage)
  • Competent working with Linux
  • Experience using Docker and managing images via container registry
  • Experience working with Source control (GitHub)
  • Experience of Certificate management
  • An understanding of running a secure environment (firewalls, CI/CD pipeline and source control security)
  • Appreciation of automation technique
  • General infrastructure knowledge (firewalling, switching, connectivity, VPN, storage)
  • Desirable experience in: AWS, Ansible, Terraform, VMware, Scripting language such as bash/python or other coding background, GPG encryption, Helm, Kafka/messaging, authentication & authorization (Keycloak), Monitoring/alerting, API's, Design patterns, Hashicorp Vault, Tekton, ArgoCD

Additional Information
  • Location:  Home Based / Portsmouth
  • Rate Offered:  £525 per day
  • Initial Duration:  6 Months
  • Expected Duration: 12-18 Months
  • IR35 Status:  Outside
  • Start Date:  ASAP
  • Required: Active SC Clearance