Associate DevOps – Civil Service Vacancies

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Job Description:

The Associate DevOps is responsible for supporting our platforms. Your role is to resolve tickets relating to the maintenance of the platforms, often needing to make updates to resolve the issues reported.
You will work under the guidance of your technical peers, developing your understanding of our platforms, pipelines and automation approaches.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Writing simple automation components (scripts/playbooks) for our platforms.
  • All our engineers will be expected to embody an open and positive approach, supporting the Home Office in:
  • Helping execute test and deployment activities with teams.
  • Providing helpdesk support to resolve platform operational issues and support system and service uptime.
  • Learning more advanced automation and cloud skills to advance as an engineer.
  • Improving our skills and approaches as well as keeping up to speed with the technology landscape.
  • Working and assessing to appropriate standards: for instance, accessibility, the GDS service standard and our own community practices.
  • Signposting users to appropriate people and technical resources.
  • Progressing the DDaT Profession, understanding all roles and helping to build our community.

Job Requirements:

  • The configuration and use of cloud services to achieve high availability, fault tolerance, scalability & elasticity.
  • Using Docker and Kubernetes commands.
  • Operations using virtual machines, infrastructure as code and associated patterns.
  • Recognized skills through your AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner qualification.
  • Use and knowledge of Linux and Windows plus basic scripting using Python, Bash and Powershell.
  • Defining and implementing VPCs, cloud networks, security & access groups, Security keys & key management systems and automated deployment (as well as CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins or Drone).

Job Details:

Company: Civil Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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