Dev Ops Engineer 2 (D)

Closing date for applications: 15/02/2022
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Come join a team focused on building a cloud based platform.DS's work is vital to safeguarding Scotland’s children and vulnerable adults. We are embarking on a challenging programme of delivering a system capable of implementing the new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 2020, as well as continuously improving the existing system.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Contract will be let in 6 month increments, up to 23 months.
Organisation the work is for
Disclosure Scotland
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The existing team is comprised of contract and Civil Service resources. The specialist will be expected to be embedded into the Digital team as well as working with the other members of the business.
What the specialist will work on
-Working with delivery teams, design & implement high-level technical requirements in a reliable, scalable, secure and performant way.-Contributing expertise on information system options, risk, and operational impact.-Able to communicate technical solutions (verbally and written) to audiences of varying technical skillsets.-Provide coaching and mentoring to junior colleagues.-Ensure due technical consideration is given to make processes repeatable, scalable and secure.-Have deep technical knowledge and experience in DevOps environments, providing support to delivery teams, solving complex problems.-Overseeing routine maintenance procedures.-Documenting processes.-Monitoring performance metrics.-Conforming to best practices in cloud based (AWS) network administration and cybersecurity.
Address where the work will take place
Work remotely for now, when office opens, work will be at the below address and specialist may have to attend this office address as required. It is likely a large proportion of the week will be remote working.1 Pacific QuayGlasgowG51 1DZ
Working arrangements
• The specialist will be working remotely to start. It is expected we will return to the office on a part time basis/as required.• The specialist will be expected to attend meetings using MS Teams or once office working resumes, face to face.• Make use of collaborative tooling (Slack, MS Teams, Miro, Confluence and Jira).• The specialist will be pro-active
Security clearance
Must have BPSS or SC Clearance to begin work. Must be willing to go through SC clearance if not already in place.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Evidence ability to effectively collaborate & engage with DS to deliver this engagement.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • 5+ years in a hands-on platform engineer / devops role working at a senior level
  • Expert level Kubernetes infrastructure build and operate experience
  • Demonstrable experience building secure solutions on Kubernetes at scale, ideally using AWS EKS
  • Ability to contribute to architecture roadmap for business area through leading and participating in Proof Of Concept (POC)/prototyping initiatives
  • Experience implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience designing, documenting and presenting secure solutions to stakeholders
  • Experience implementing service mesh technologies (Istio)
  • Experience building secure solutions using Hashicorp Terraform
  • Worked in a GitOps-driven environment
  • Able to provide ongoing and appropriate mentorship for DevOps Engineers
  • Be eligible for SC level Security Clearance
  • Provide a CV for the candidate being submitted to before the closing date. Please ensure the name of the agency submitting is at the top of the CV
  • Significant practical experience and able to evidence detailed technical knowledge of: AWS technologies (Compute, Networking, Security, Organisations, Toolsets), Linux, Containers and container orchestration, Helm, Terraform, Git
  • Significant practical experience and able to evidence detailed technical knowledge of: managing infrastructure as code, catering for multiple environment differences, Configuration Management, Secrets Management, TLS, mTLS and Authentication technologies
  • Some experience with: Coding in Python, Interacting with APIs and Production support of Java applications
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience with any or all of: Terragrunt, ArgoCD, Ansible

Closing date for applications: 15/02/2022

Dev Ops Engineer 2 (D)

Closing date for applications: 15/02/2022

Specialist role:





Disclosure Scotland

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