Senior Infrastructure Engineer

DWP. Digital with Purpose. DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society. We are looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to work within our Hybrid Cloud Services (HCS) team, creating and deploying innovative, cutting edge technology infrastructure for essential DWP services. You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions. The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us. Delivery. Work. Projects. As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, you'll be working on the design, build and maintenance of cutting-edge, cloud-based technology infrastructure, helping to ensure essential services are more secure and accessible for millions of UK citizens. What skills, knowledge and experience will you need? IT Infrastructure: Implementing, supporting, and maintaining infrastructure technologies, products, and services such as compute, storage, and open source packages and solutions in AWS Public Cloud. Technical Breadth: Has a good understanding of the technical concepts required for the role and understands how these fit into the wider technical landscape, specifically in relation to AWS Public Cloud with skills and experience in some of the following: Using DevOps tools such as, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker, and Sonar Qube Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) delivery methodologies, tools, and best practice Microservice and API-led architecture and integration tools, techniques and best practice Understanding of writing Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), using tools like CloudFormation or Terraform Experience of using monitoring and visualisation tools such as Prometheus and Grafana Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cloud-based application deployment technologies Windows and/or Linux Operating Systems Managing a quality service: Demonstrate positive customer service by understanding the complexity and diversity of customer needs and expectations, with a focus on the delivery of high quality, efficient, secure, and cost effective services in AWS Public Cloud. Problem Management: Ensures that the right actions are taken to investigate, resolve and anticipate problems. Making Effective Decisions: Clarify your own understanding and stakeholder needs and expectations, before making decisions. Communicating and Influencing: Communicate with others in a clear, honest and enthusiastic way in order to build trust. Explain complex issues in a way that is easy to understand. Details. Wages. Perks. You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield, whichever is most convenient for you. We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19. In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £73,151 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 25 days. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes: Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home Family-friendly policies Time off volunteering and charitable giving Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP' Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference Sports and social activities Working in an award-winning environment and culture Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities. CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

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