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Lead Infrastructure Engineer

DWP Digital
Eccles, United Kingdom
Posted 17 days ago Hybrid Permanent GBP60740 - GBP87933 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Lead Infrastructure Engineer, working on some of the most exciting projects in the UK Up to £87,933 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

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 Lead Infrastructure Engineer to work within our Hybrid Cloud Services (HCS) team, leading the creation and deployment of 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 Lead Infrastructure Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of innovation, steering 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.

Our Tech Stack / Your Tech Skills

You'll need skills and experience of some - not all - the following:

  • AWS Public Cloud
  • Using DevOps tools such as Gitlab.com, 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

We're also looking for experience of:

  • Implementing, supporting, and maintaining infrastructure technologies, products, and services such as compute, storage, and open source packages and solutions in AWS Public Cloud.
  • Giving 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.
  • Leading a team focused on the delivery of resilient, performant, and scalable Cloud solutions, enabling Product Development Units to drive transformation of critical services at pace.
  • Communicating 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. We work a hybrid model and you'll be in the office about 40% of the time.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £87,933.

On top of a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%. For a starting salary of £70,000 that would mean DWP puts around £20,000 in your pension pot each year,

and a generous leave package starting at 26 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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