Senior DevOps Engineer

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  • Location:

    Farnborough, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Cameron

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Senior DevOps Engineer

+ Role Type: Permanent
+ Location: Farnborough (Hybrid - 2 days on site per week)
+ Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
+ Must hold or be eligible for SC Clearance

Your role will include

  • Be a member of the project technical leadership, taking ownership of the Linux integration, and support elements of the solution.
  • Analyse, develop, and implement configurations and solutions based on requirements whilst adhering to Engineering governance and best practice.
  • Create and maintain documentation for installations, changes, and upgrades.
  • Train less experienced engineers on updates and new installations.
  • Perform troubleshooting, incident response, and patching in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems in timely and accurate manner to improve application performance and functionality.
  • Evaluate system architecture and make recommendations as required.
  • Develop and implement standard processes and procedures for installation, maintenance, and enhancement of applications.
  • Act as a SME to drive continuous improvements.
  • Collaborating with and influencing colleagues, internal stakeholders, and 3rd party suppliers, ensuring timely delivery of solutions which support the business.
  • Help transform the systems to be operational in AWS cloud.
  • Be aware of the future pipeline and keep yourself current in the latest technologies.


  • Experience of build and administration of Red Hat Linux environments ·
  • Experience building and managing Red Hat Virtualization (RHV)-hosted infrastructures.
  • Experience of using configuration management tooling such as Git.
  • Ability to write low level design documents.
  • Ability to expand on a given goal with a documented delivery approach.
  • Experience delivering solution implementation in line with provided high level design documentation.
  • Aptitude and motivation for continued learning and expansion of skills.


  • Knowledge of ITIL and Service Management.
  • Experience of working with the Atlassian toolset (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo).
  • Experience of RHEL management with Satellite. Should include automation/orchestration experience using Puppet.
  • Experience in deploying third party and Cloud native services, leveraging PaaS services to deliver best practice monitoring and management.
  • Demonstrable experience of designing and implementing solutions using AWS with Terraform, and Ansible.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience of applying security to all workloads.
  • Experience of working with or implementing CI/CD infrastructure pipelines.
  • Demonstrable experience of automating deployment and configuration of COTS software and promoting deployments through multiple environments.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment, such as Scrum or Kanban.

Reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays, and a cycle to work scheme)
  • Dynamic Working