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FULL_TIME 2024-06-21 00:00:00 2024-06-17

DevOps Engineer | Ref: PSR0040325

England, Remote/Home | Technology | Start: ASAP | Duration: 12 months

Posted 1 month ago

Job description

DevOps Engineer (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 12 months   

Contracting Authority: Department for Work and Pensions

Location: Hybrid – Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions, and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department, it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers. As such, we operate on a scale that is almost unmatched anywhere in Europe and most people in Britain come into contact with us at some point in their lives.

Working with DWP, you will be helping us to drive our priorities to:

  • Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment
  • Increase saving for, and security in later life
  • Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children
  • Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants
  • Deliver efficiently: transform the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase productivity


Strategic Modern Analytical Tooling (SMAT) is a project team in Data as a Service responsible for understanding the needs of the Analytical Community (AC) in relation to their use of SAS9.4 so that the AC can move to a agreed solution of SAS Viya 4, a modern analytical tool and the successor to 9.4. SAS Viya 4 is a product provided by SAS who are a company. Viya 4 needs to be on a Hosted Managed Service (HMS) i.e. Microsoft Azure


*SC Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks*


Essential Skills:

  • AWS or Azure – both a broad and in-depth knowledge of a cloud provider, preferably AWS with an appreciation of the other.
  • Knowledge of serverless computing and containers are a distinct advantage, as well as an appreciation of large scale data processing.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of Terraform required, especially around writing reusable and modularised code to current coding standards, as well as integration with Gitlab.
  • Good working experience and knowledge of Gitlab especially in the area of pipelines, deployment, creation and use. Integration with Ansible or other CaC beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of a container and orchestration system, eg Docker/Kubernetes, Podman, etc


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with rebecca.nolan@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk


Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, DWP guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

DWP guarantees to interview veterans or spouses / partners of military personnel who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates / military spouses or partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on PSRapplications@publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.


In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.

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