This is an opportunity to join a Government department as a DevOps Engineer and influence the DevOps culture there. You will also be put through SC Clearance on the job.
Support all aspects of the software development lifecycle, applying DevOps principles and to lead on developing, implementing, enhancing, and managing DevOps practices following agreed processes and best practices.
Applying industry best practices and patterns across infrastructure and application components e.g., availability, security, performance, and scalability.
Leading on the design, release and implementation of automated, repeatable, efficient delivery pipelines and holds responsibility for the management, delivery, and improvements of the deployments onto Production.
Lead delivery, integration, administration, and configuration of DevOps tools, seeking continual improvement and ensuring effective transition onto operational support (where applicable). This includes tools for source control, build, CI & CD support, code reviews, security scans, test automation, monitoring and agile management etc.
Implementing and configuring DevOps specific monitoring, alerting, auditing and notification strategies and be an advocate for security and performance standards in the organisation
Identifying, tracking and support managing of DevOps specific risks and issues in adherence to established reporting standards.
Contributing to technical decisions and directions in a collaborative team environment, including solution architecture, estimations, product planning, user stories (requirement) creation.
Attending Team and Agile Scrum meetings.
Sharing knowledge and expertise and providing mentorship and training to other members of the team, enabling them to work in an automated, repeatable fashion.
Promoting and encouraging the use of test automation and infrastructure-as-code within delivery teams.
Strong understanding of DevOps principles and experience of working in a DevOps or iterative development culture.
Excellent knowledge and proven experience implementing continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) tools, including pipeline design and administration.
Experience with automated testing and embedding this in CI/CD pipelines.
Demonstrable experience in service support including troubleshooting and incident resolution.
Experience in identification and tracking of risks and issues.
Experience of knowledge sharing and mentoring junior members of the team.
Azure DevOps Repos, YAML Pipelines
Deploying applications via pipelines
Azure AppService and/or Azure API Management
Azure Service Bus, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps
Shift left strategy: security scans, code analysis, monitoring
Knowledge of build/deploy of Node/next.js (React framework)