DevOps Engineer – SC Cleared

  • 6 Months
  • Contract
  • England, Shropshire

DevOps Engineer – SC Cleared

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a DevOps Engineer on a remote basis with travel to Shropshire for an initial 6-month contract.



Technical Skills:
– Knowledge/experience working with tools/capabilities in Production environments, to include:

Essential Skills:
– Cloud Knowledge – AWS working knowledge
– User Administration – RBAC controls, create/amend/delete
– Tooling Administration – CI/CD, Monitoring, Alerting, Logging
– Operating System – Unix, Shell scripting, housekeeping activities

Desirable Skills:
– Service Management – ServiceNow, Jira, Confluence
– Data Analytics Platforms – SAS 9.4, Viya and associated tools/modules
– Database Administration – Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL

– Flexible and swift response to system issues
– Pro-active analysis of service performance to enable predictability of issues and pro-active response
– Delivery of minor enhancements to continually support improvements
– Attends workshops, working with the architecture group and other engineers to highlighting any risks or areas of special concern around the service support
– Able to act as the main point of contact for communicating the status of the services supported and feed back to the SDM / Scrum Team
– Shares knowledge / responsibilities amongst the team members to ensure the team is balanced in knowledge and skills to avoid single points of failure
– Works with the Product Owner to identify release schedules and flags any conflicts / concerns
– To be commercially aware and able to explain any variance from impacts and deviations from scope through change or service improvements
– Continuous improvement approach by identifying opportunities for automation, simplification, shorter cycle times, minimising technical debt
– Manage their core management activities like holiday, on-call rota, calling in sick
– Open to potential for on-call / out of hours support

– Should actively learn and stay up to date with key technologies
– Proactively identify their training needs
– Is able to advise on the manday effort for completing known activities on the service they support and provide an estimate for similar activities
– Can review manday impacts and comment on their suitability / flag gaps or risks to the service
– Can provide high level review and guidance for live service manuals to the project teams to assure suitability
– Can provide feedback on any system relevant risks, e.g. performance/capacity of the service
– Stakeholders – Scrum Team, Service Delivery Manager, Product Owner, Architect, Scrum Master

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Whitehall Resources are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

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Emily Brett

Emily Brett

Executive Consultant | Key Accounts Contracts
T: +44 (0)1206 212101