Dev Ops Engineer (D)

Closing date for applications: 28/09/2021
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Disclosure Scotland’s work is vital to safeguarding Scotland’s children and vulnerable adults. Having undergone an ambitious programme of technical transformation, we are embarking on an equally 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
•Implement high-level technical requirements in a reliable, scalable and performant way•provide coaching and mentoring to more 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 and solving complex problems•Attend all associated Agile ceremonies and make use of collaborative tooling (Slack, Confluence, Jira)•Be proactive on identifying improvements.•Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions•Be able to work with clients with low technical expertiseSome out of hours working may be required during release schedules and hotfixes.
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. Once the Scottish Government confirms the return to office based working, 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
  • Expert level Kubernetes infrastructure build and operate experience and able to demonstrate examples of this
  • Demonstrable experience building secure solutions on Kubernetes at scale using AWS EKS
  • Experience with Istio service mesh – able to give an example of involvement in this
  • Experience building secure solutions using Hashicorp tooling: Terraform and Vault and can supply evidence of this
  • Containerise services using best practices and clearly able to demonstrate ability to do this
  • 5+ years in a practical DevOps role

Closing date for applications: 28/09/2021

Dev Ops Engineer (D)

Closing date for applications: 28/09/2021

Specialist role:





Disclosure Scotland

Maximum day rate:


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